Thursday, July 18, 2019

Crypto Platform Unveils 4-Step Plan to Tackle Pain Points in Trading

sponsored An aggregated liquidity platform says enhanced payment channels, brokerage tools and services for professional traders are vital for the crypto industry to thrive. An…

Report: Facebook’s Calibra Digital Wallet Will Not Be Available in Its Largest Markets

A spokesperson for Calibra, Facebook’s new digital wallet, says it will not be available in U.S.-sanctioned countries, or those that have banned cryptocurrencies. Facebook’s Calibra…

Visa Set to Join the Expanding Field of Blockchain-Based International Payment Providers

Visa launches a blockchain-based centralized payment settlement service for international business transactions, challenging USC and Ripple. Visa has launched a payment system for business-to-business (B2B) transactions partially…

Internet Authority: History of Centralized Companies Being Hostile Toward Crypto

In the wake of CCN’s Google saga, CT looks at which centralized companies have been hostile to crypto firms in the past. On June 10,…

Facebook’s Crypto Division Brings on Uber, Visa & PayPal as Backers as Globalcoin Nears

Traditional fintech firms, save for Bitcoin pundit Jack Dorsey’s Square, have been slow to adopt cryptocurrency. While PayPal has dabbled in the arena, purportedly launching…

WSJ: Facebook Crypto Project Seals $10M Investment Each From Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Uber

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Uber and others have allegedly each invested around $10 million in the governance consortium. Facebook has allegedly sealed backing from over a…

Visa, Paypal Say They’ll Pay $10 Million to Run ‘Facebook Coin’ – Report

Big companies like Visa and PayPal are reportedly willing to pay millions for the privilege of running a node on the Facebook cryptocurrency network. Facebook’s…

Visa Unveils Its Payments Network Powered by HyperLedger Fabric Blockchain Framework

Payments powerhouse Visa has made another foray into the cross-border payments arena, this time deploying a network underpinned by the distributed ledger technology of Hyperledger…

Coinbase Launches Crypto Debit Card in 6 European Countries

Coinbase Card is being made available in six new countries across Europe. The service enables users to spend their digital funds in-store and online, supporting…

Bad News For Ripple As Visa Enters Cross-Border Payments Market

Visa has launched a blockchain-based platform for cross-border payments between financial institutions. This sees it enter the increasingly crowded marketplace that Ripple has been trying to carve…
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