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Visa, Mastercard and PayPal Are Changing Their Tune on Bitcoin and Crypto

Payments giants Visa, Mastercard and PayPal have had a rocky relationship with bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in recent years (though have been softening their stances for some time).

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Crypto.com Expands Card to 31 Countries

Crypto.com Expands Card to 31 Countries

Digital-payments company i2c Inc. has unveiled a partnership to power the expansion of Crypto.com’s end-to-end crypto ecosystem, which consists of a Visa crypto debit card and a wallet app to buy and sell crypto and earn cash-back rewards in crypto form. Crypto.

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Head of Chinese Crypto Exchange Disappears

Head of Chinese Crypto Exchange Disappears

The CEO of Chinese cryptocurrency exchange Idax has gone missing prompting fears that users of the platform have lost their virtual assets. On November 29th, an official announcement on the echange’s website announced that Lei Guorong had “gone missing with unknown cause and Idax Global staffs were out of touch with Idax Global CEO”.

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Wells Fargo to Pilot Dollar-Linked Crypto for Internal Settlement

Wells Fargo to Pilot Dollar-Linked Crypto for Internal Settlement

U.S.-based financial giant Wells Fargo is developing a U.S. dollar-linked cryptocurrency that will run on the firm’s first blockchain platform. Dubbed Wells Fargo Digital Cash, the stablecoin will be used in a pilot initially for internal settlement across the company’s business.

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Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Uber Back Facebook’s Crypto Initiative

Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, Uber Back Facebook’s Crypto Initiative

Four technology and Payments giants Visa, Mastercard, PayPal, and Uber have invested in Facebooks upcoming cryptocurrency project, The Wall Street Journal revealed. According to the June 13 report, the companies formed a consortium to govern the digital currency, and each has invested 10 million in the social media giants project.

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FSB Eyes Crypto Regulation

FSB Eyes Crypto Regulation

Cryptocurrency prices have been nothing if not volatile over the span of years. Bitcoin is only the marquee name, but shows enthusiasm for crypto in the wake of a trade war that may (or may not) see the digital coins embraced as a hedge against stocks and bonds.

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Facilitating Crypto Payments via Text Messaging Applications

Facilitating Crypto Payments via Text Messaging Applications

The new generation is hungry for technological innovations. Where the older ones are too hesitant to accept a new technology, youth leaps to the front and embraces it with open arms. That has been the case for almost every technological innovation that has appeared to date.

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Leading Crypto Wallet Adds Bluetooth Support for Mobile Bitcoin Access

On Sunday at CES, the crypto wallet company Ledger revealed its latest device — the Bluetooth-enabled Ledger Nano X. The device is roughly similar to the previous Nano S, offering more support for multiple wallets and coin types but leaving internals otherwise the same.

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Australians Can Use Crypto Debit Card at 30,000 ATMs and Up to 1 Million Payment Terminals

Australians Can Use Crypto Debit Card at 30,000 ATMs and Up to 1 Million Payment Terminals

Finding easy ways to spend cryptocurrency can be nothing short of a nightmare – and even when you discover a platform where your digital assets can be used for purchasing everyday goods and services, you’re normally faced with delays and high transaction fees.

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South Korean National Assembly Holds Regulation Debate With Local Crypto Exchanges

South Korean National Assembly Holds Regulation Debate With Local Crypto Exchanges

South Korea’s representative body, the National Assembly, has held a crypto regulation debate arranged by major local cryptocurrency exchanges, IT media oulet ZdNet Korea reports Monday, Dec. 10.

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Silvergate Is Largest Bank for Cryptocurrency Startups

Silvergate Is Largest Bank for Cryptocurrency Startups

Silvergate bank is now serving more than 483 cryptocurrency startups in United States by providing them with banking services within a legal framework of traditional banking, and is an example of a go-to bank for many crypto fintech startups at a time when many are struggling to access banking services.

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29% of Freelancers Wish to Be Paid in Crypto

According to a survey conducted by Humans.net, a job recruitment platform, 29 percent of freelancers would rather get paid in crypto over legacy systems and banks. The survey, which covered 1,100 U.S.

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