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Apr 12 2022

Mastercard Files 15 Metaverse And NFT Trademark Applications – A ‘Priceless’ Move?

A prominent financial services institution has jumped on the cryptocurrency trademark bandwagon, filing fresh trademark rights for virtual worlds, nonfungible tokens, and more. Mastercard has filed 15 trademark applications for its brand name, the tagline "Priceless," and its circles logo, all of which allude to metaverse and NFT objectives. This is a significant step for the payments processing giant following the launch of...

Mar 31 2022

Visa Introduces NFT Program to Support Creators

NYSE-listed multinational financial services provider, Visa has recently launched a program to help creators expand their small businesses through non- fungible tokens (NFTs).

Mar 15 2022

Russian Crypto Volumes Slump After Binance Blocks Visa, Mastercard

Mar 15 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  binance bitcoin news crypto kaiko mastercard

Russian crypto trading volumes sank after Binance blocked cards issued by Visa and Mastercard in the country. While Russian citizens still have access to crypto exchanges, it appears that sanctions on conventional payment systems are affecting their ability to trade. While most crypto exchanges have opposed blanket bans on Russian users, they have stopped accepting...

Mar 08 2022

Breaking: Binance To Stop Accepting Mastercard, Visa Cards in Russia

Mar 08 2022 Published at Coingape under tags  binance mastercard news regulation news russia

Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange said on Tuesday that it will stop accepting cards issued by Mastercard and Visa in Russia, effective from Wednesday. All transactions initiated through the two outside Russia will also be unavailable in the country. The move, announced on Binance's blog comes after the world's largest card operators said they...

Mar 06 2022

Mastercard, Visa, Paypal Suspend Russian Operations – No Love For Russia?

Mar 06 2022 Published at Bitcoinist.com under tags  bitcoin mastercard news paypal russia

Payment processing is likely to become significantly more difficult, as Paypal, Mastercard, and Visa have said that they will cease Russian operations in response to Russia's attack on Ukraine. The three payment giants have now joined a growing list of global entities that have refused to do business with Russia as a result of its actions. The steps, which came in response to...

Visa, Mastercard and PayPal Suspend Operations in Russia

Three of the largest financial companies in the world, Visa, Mastercard and PayPal, suspended their services in Russian territory. This comes as a financial sanction imposed on Russia […]

Mar 02 2022

Visa and Mastercard Block Russian Banks, Crypto Could be Used to Circumvent Sanctions

In light of strict and extensive economic sanctions enforced against Russian financial institutions, global payments giants Visa and Mastercard have now joined the list of companies refusing to provide their services to Russian banks.

Mar 01 2022

Visa and Mastercard Announce Plans to Blacklist Russian Banks

Mar 01 2022 Published at Ethereum World News under tags  mastercard news russia ukraine visa

In brief: Both Visa and Mastercard plan to block Russian banks from accessing their networks The move is part of sanctions against Russia for invading Ukraine Visa and Mastercard have each pledged $2 million towards humanitarian efforts in Ukraine The global payment platforms of Visa and Mastercard have announced plans to block Russian banks from accessing their networks. The plans by the two...

Feb 01 2022

How did Visa Reached $2.5 Billion in Transactions with Crypto Cards?

Feb 01 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  crypto cards cryptocurrency news visa

The blockchain and cryptocurrency space has continued to grow exponentially in recent times. We have seen an ever-increasing interest in crypto as a reliable method of executing cross-border transactions compared to other payment transactions. This opinion is furthermore buttressed by renowned payment giant Visa. The payment platform has recently...

How did Visa Do $2.5 Billion in Crypto Card Transactions?

Feb 01 2022 Published at Altcoin Buzz under tags  crypto cards cryptocurrency news visa

The blockchain and cryptocurrency space has continued to grow exponentially in recent times. We have seen an ever-increasing interest in crypto as a reliable method of executing cross-border transactions compared to other payment transactions. This opinion is furthermore buttressed by renowned payment giant Visa. The payment platform has recently...

Jan 31 2022

Visa Records Unprecedented Growth In Crypto Card Payments

Visa has recorded massive growth with its crypto payments. The payments giants had been one of the first to step into the crypto space to take advantage of the unique payments capabilities of blockchain technology. Between the time the company first announced its move into the blockchain and now, it has grown its offering widely with its crypto cards accepted by thousands of...

Jan 30 2022

FTX Partners with Dreamfield, to Offer Athletes FTX Cards

FTX, a cryptocurrency derivatives exchange partnered with Dreamfield Sports, allowing athletes to receive payments in crypto. Dreamfield allows collegiate to earn money from their Name, Image and L...

Jan 22 2022

FTX, Nexo to launch crypto debit cards

Jan 22 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  exchanges ftx mastercard nexo payments

Debit cards are becoming increasingly popular among crypto users. Leading the pack, Coinbase and Crypto.com cards, among others, are already in the market. As announced today on, American crypto derivatives exchange FTX...

Jan 14 2022

Visa Survey: Majority Of SMBs Will Adopt Crypto In 2022

As New Year begins to take shape many crypto platforms are unveiling plans to boost the adoption of digital currency and provide users with top-notch services this year. Visa has disclosed that a large percentage of small and micro businesses (SMBs) are ready to adopt crypto this year. The leading payment platform in a recent survey found out that 82% of SMBs will...

Jan 09 2022

Top Solana Updates | Solana Is Growing Remarkably | Jan Week 2

It was a bearish week for the crypto space as traders gave into the selling pressure, and tokens dropped significantly. Therefore, the $SOL price dropped considerably. However, despite the struggling crypto market, the Solana ecosystem performs remarkably. The blockchain network continues to record more projects and is also gaining attention among institutional investors. Here are the latest Solana Updates: 1...

Jan 05 2022

Visa onboards first Solana project to its Fintech Fast Track program

Jan 05 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  adoption solana visa

Zebec, a programmable cash stream protocol, has partnered with Visa to join the exclusive Visa Fintech Fast Track Program. According to a press release shared with CryptoSlate, Zebec is the first Solana-based project accepted to the Visa program, which supported companies such as Stripe, Chime, and...

Jan 03 2022

Chamath Palihapitiya: Visa and MasterCard biggest business losers for 2022

Jan 03 2022 Published at CryptoSlate under tags  analysis defi investments mastercard payments

In an episode of the "All-in-podcast" released Wednesday, Billionaire investor and former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya expressed some very bold views and predictions on payment companies Visa and MasterCard. In essence, Palihapitiya predicts the downfall of both businesses during 2022 because...

Dec 23 2021

Visa Pays $925 Million for Ripple’s Partner CurrencyCloud

Visa continues its expansion in the cryptocurrency market with the acquisition of the fintech company CurrencCloud. This company offers different solutions for firms to get access to foreign […]

Dec 21 2021

Just-In: Visa completes £700 million acquisition of Ripplenet partner Currencycloud

Dec 21 2021 Published at Coingape under tags  blockchain news btcbrl btcbusd btcdai btceur

The payment processing giant, Visa confirmed that it has completed the acquisition of Currencycloud for £700 million, i.e., $950 million. Visa's acquisition of Currencycloud is aimed at providing transparency, flexibility and...

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