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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 | Jun 14, 2019 | 01:30
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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 | Jun 12, 2019 | 07:00
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 | May 11, 2019 | 19:00
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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 | Apr 03, 2019 | 07:30
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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 | Mar 18, 2019 | 12:30
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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 | Mar 15, 2019 | 10:30
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Bitcoin

Analyst: ‘Bitcoin Poses Existential Threat To Visa, Mastercard...

Investors should not ignore cryptocurrencies’ threat to incumbent payment services like Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal, according to Lisa Ellis. In a note to clients, the...

Emilio Janus | Mar 05, 2019 | 19:00
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Bitcoin Acceptance

Major US Retailer Ditches Visa – Now Considering...

US retail giant, Kroger, is no longer accepting Visa credit cards at its chain of Smith’s food and drug stores. So Anthony Pompliano tweeted an offer to hook them up with...

Emilio Janus | Mar 03, 2019 | 11:00
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Bitcoin

Visa, Mastercard Plan To Increase Transaction Fees; Cryptocurrencies...

Visa and Mastercard are planning to increase transaction fees for US merchants who accept card payments, Reuters reports. The hikes, which come into effect in April...

Emilio Janus | Feb 16, 2019 | 14:00
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Satoshi’s Vision ‘Not a New VISA’ But An...

Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto wanted it to be an “alternative to banks,” not a “new VISA,” cryptocurrency veteran and former Blockchain executive Dan Held has said...

Esther Kim | Jan 15, 2019 | 21:00
You’ve Got a Message: Former Visa Ceo's Startup Introduces a Way of Transferring Crypto via SMS
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You’ve Got a Message: Former Visa CEO’s Startup Introduces a...

A blockchain based fintech startup Crypterium introduces an alternative way of transferring crypto. It now allows anybody to send any amount of funds by just putting in a phone number...

Bitcoinist | Aug 13, 2018 | 14:00

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