Payments

New IMF Blog Considers Pros and Cons of Adoption of Stablecoins

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has released a blog in which it outlines the potential benefits and downsides associated ...

32% of Europeans Believe Crypto Is the Future of E-Payments

Most Europeans believe cryptocurrencies can be spent in most stores, according to the results of a survey conducted by ING Bank...

Wells Fargo to Pilot DLT-Based Cross-Border Settlement Platform

American financial services company Wells Fargo & Company is planning to launch a pilot of a distributed ledger technology ...

Big Four Auditing Firm Deloitte Allows Staff to Pay Lunch in Bitcoin

Big Four auditing firm Deloitte is now allowing its staff to pay for food in the cantine using a mobile Bitcoin (BTC) wallet. E...

Cryptocurrency Payments Processor BitPay Adds Support for Ether

Major cryptocurrency payment services provider BitPay has added support for the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capital...

Share of SegWit-Spending Bitcoin Transactions Now Over 50%

The percentage of Segregated Witness (SegWit)-spending Bitcoin (BTC) transactions has reached 50.5%, or an all-time high, accor...

‘A Lot of Work’ Still Needs to Happen for Libra to Become Real

PayPal representatives have said they remain cautious about the future of Facebook’s planned stablecoin Libra, according to a S...

Founder of Payments Network Zelle Joins Stellar-Focused Startup as CEO

Stellar-focused (XLM) crypto development company Interstellar appointed the founder of digital payments network Zelle Mike Kenn...
September 14, 2019
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After Multiple False Starts, Venezuela May Have Its First Bitcoin ATM

According to data by Coin ATM Radar, Venezuela has finally gotten its very first Bitcoin ATM. Multiple attempts to install Bitc...

Square’s Cash App Is Testing a Stock Trading Feature

Square’s cryptocurrency-friendly payment app Cash App is reportedly testing a new feature allowing customers to buy and sell st...
September 13, 2019
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