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Visa Head of Crypto Sees Bright Future for Bitcoin

Cuy Sheffield, Head of Crypto at credit card giant Visa, envisions Bitcoin Sats as the internet native unit of account for purchases less than one cent. He sees this as the main use...

Ricardo Martinez | 1 month ago
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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 | 3 months ago
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US Senators Threaten CEOs: Dump Libra or Face Regulatory Wrath

Facebook’s crypto woes are deepening as more partners are jumping the Libra ship before it even sets sail. It appears that US senators are urging them to do so as letters to CEOs...

Martin Young | 6 months ago
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US Senators Directly Caution Visa, Mastercard On Libra After PayPal...

Facebook Libra backers Visa, Mastercard and Stripe have received a direct warning from US politicians about their involvement with the project. Senators: ‘You Should Be...

Anja van Oosterhout | 6 months ago
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Visa And Mastercard Start To Get Cold Feet Over Facebook’s...

Visa, Mastercard, and other early Libra Association members are having second thoughts about their involvement with Facebook’s ‘cryptocurrency’. The change of heart...

Emilio Janus | 6 months ago
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Revolut Seeks 3,500 Staff in Push for VISA Partnership Expansion

The Revolut fintech app is on an expansion drive, adding 3,500 people to its staff in a bid to outcompete VISA. The challenger bank is also a crypto-friendly app allowing exchanges to...

Christine Vasileva | 6 months ago
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Visa, Paypal Say They’ll Pay $10 Million to Run ‘Facebook...

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 foray into crypto has...

Martin Young | 10 months ago
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Altcoins

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...

Emilio Janus | 10 months ago
Bitcoin

‘Facebook Coin’ Will Be More Like Bitcoin Than Starbucks...

Speculations about the purpose of Facebook’s planned digital coin are getting wilder. Ignoring key features like independence and decentralization, one analyst predicts that...

Julio Gil-Pulgar | 11 months ago
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Bitcoin Set to Be ‘World’s Main Payment System’ in...

Bitcoin will “surpass all competition” from other payment systems such as Visa and MasterCard within ten years if current growth continues, new research has concluded. Bitcoin Will...

Esther Kim | 12 months ago
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Visa Hiring Blockchain Expert for ‘Visa Crypto’

Visa is hiring a Technical Product Manager for its Fintech division, according to a recent job listing on SmartRecruiters.  Visa Crypto American multinational financial services giant...

Elsa Saikkonen | 1 year ago
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Venezuela: Bitcoin to the Rescue as US-Led Visa, Mastercard Boycott...

With the United States government threatening to prohibit payment companies from processing transactions in Venezuela, citizens may be forced more than ever before to adopt Bitcoin. No...

Osato Avan-Nomayo | 1 year ago