FinTech

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FinTech

Is Visa’s $5 Billion Acquisition of Plaid a Good Sign for...

Credit and payments giant Visa Inc. has reportedly paid over $5 billion for a fintech firm that provides services to connect payments apps to bank accounts. It could be good news for...

Martin Young | 1 week ago
PNC bank vs fintech firm venmo
FinTech

When Will Fintech Firm Venmo and PNC Bank Settle their Scuffle

Customers of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania based bank holding company and financial services corporation PNC are having a tough time. But why? It has become exceedingly difficult to connect...

Himadri Saha | 1 month ago
crypto krona sweden
News

Sweden Joins China and Others in Central Bank Crypto Race

It seems that not a day goes by without another central bank jumping on the crypto train. Yesterday it was South Korea, today it is Sweden as plans to roll out the crypto krona gather...

Martin Young | 1 month ago
binance chain stablecoin
FinTech

Africa’s First Stablecoin is Built on Binance Chain

Africa’s first stablecoin, the Africa Stable-Coin(ABCD) is backed by Nigeria’s national currency, the Naira. Also, the fiat-backed crypto is built on Binance’s native...

Himadri Saha | 1 month ago
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News

Lithuanian Central Bank Publishes Crypto (CBDC) Research

This year has seen the beginnings of a global race to launch central bank crypto-assets (CBDCs). No country has managed it yet but China is emerging as the clear favorite. This has...

Martin Young | 1 month ago
crypto coins in lithuania
News

World’s First Collectible Crypto Coin to be Issued in 2020

In an effort to further establish itself as an emerging fintech and crypto hub Lithuania will be issuing the world’s first collectible crypto coins. The commemorative issue coin is...

Martin Young | 1 month ago
china central bank crypto
News

PBoC to Test Crypto Yuan with Telecom Firms, Commercial Banks

People’s Bank of China is entering another stage of its tests for a crypto payment system. The central bank announced it had completed the preliminary tests and has turned to create...

Christine Vasileva | 1 month ago
etoro thinks libra should not issue stablecoins
Press releases

Trusted Third Parties Should Issue Stablecoins, Not Facebook

eToro believes the key to success for Facebook’s Libra is in partnering with authorised partners. If Facebook’s Libra project is to succeed it should use stablecoins issued by...

Bitcoinist | 2 months ago
what is ripple, what is xrp
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What is Ripple? How is XRP Related to Ripple?

Ripple is a financial settlement protocol to facilitate near-instant monetary transfers between two parties.  It is a product of the San-Francisco based fintech company Ripple Labs...

Bitcoinist | 2 months ago
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FinTech

Mastercard Announces ‘Fintech Express’ In Asia-Pacific...

Mastercard proudly announced its new ‘FinTech Express’ platform at the Singapore FinTech Festival. In an interview with Bloomberg, Mastercard Asia Pacific Co-President, Ari...

Emilio Janus | 2 months ago
Elon Musk SpaceX IEO Appears on LAToken Exchange
Altcoins

Elon Musk SpaceX IEO Appears On LAToken Exchange

Increasingly questionable cryptocurrency exchange, LAToken, is currently listing an IEO purportedly run by Elon Musk for SpaceX. Although this would be many a tech-fan’s dream...

Emilio Janus | 3 months ago
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Bitcoin Wallet

Edge Wallet Eases Bitcoin Purchase With LibertyX & MoonPay

Digital wallet operator Edge announced that it has integrated two new options – LibertyX and MoonPay. Both additions will enable Edge wallet users to buy bitcoin and cryptocurrencies...

Anatol Antonovici | 6 months ago