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Bank payments going global with stablecoins and CBDCs, Jan. 15–22

Editor's noteIt may be too late for resolutions and too early for Lent, but lacking any discrete occasion, I would still like to...

DeFi payments protocol Celo readies launch of a euro-pegged stablecoin

The developers behind Celo, a decentralized digital payments protocol, are plotting the launch of a new stablecoin which will be pegged to the...

OCC: Banks’ Stablecoin Payments & Running Nodes

The Office of Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) issued a notice last week that further paves the way for the mass adoption of...

Las Vegas luxury auto dealership rakes in Bitcoin payments

A luxury auto dealership in Nevada has reported a steady increase in Bitcoin (BTC) payments, a testament to the bull market currently underway as...

IMF leader on digital payments for skilled trades workers

The continuing transition to digital finance is likely to affect sectors across the board. Artisans, or skilled craftsmen and women, are no exception....

SWIFT enables instant cross-border payments

SWIFT, the Brussels-based interbank cooperative, has unveiled its first active instant cross-border payment connection — a move that could have major implications for...

Visa will facilitate USDC payments, thanks to fresh partnership

Visa has teamed up with blockchain services company Circle to make USD Coin (USDC) stablecoin transactions compatible with certain credit cards.“After Circle itself...

Libra Association Taps Saumya Bhavsar as General Counsel for Payments Subsidiary

The Libra Association, the organization developing the Facebook-backed cryptocurrency project libra, has hired a former banking regulator and industry veteran as general counsel...

US Fed researcher says CBDCs should beat Big Tech payments on privacy protection

Cash use has lost a ton of ground to digital payments as the pandemic has changed the way people transact worldwide. Some experts...

Crypto cross-border payments, explained

It’s cheaper and faster… and could also help clamp down on money laundering. There’s a lot of excitement surrounding how crypto could...

Crypto payments set for mainstream via compliance

Mainstream interest for cryptocurrency is becoming ever-apparent as major online payment systems such as PayPal begin to offer support for digital currencies. While a...

Bitcoin chose decentralization and immutability over payments, says Fidelity

"Bitcoin has failed as means of payment" is one of the prevalent criticisms of Bitcoin (BTC) that Fidelity Digital Assets is seeking to rebut....

BitPay launches mass crypto payments for businesses

Crypto payment services provider BitPay has launched BitPay Send, a new blockchain-powered mass payout platform for businesses.BitPay Send allows organizations who do not...

PayPal to offer crypto payments starting in 2021

PayPal announced on Wednesday its entry into the cryptocurrency market, according to multiple reports.PayPal customers will be able to use cryptocurrencies to shop at...

Blockchain in Payments Report 2020: From Adoption To Growth

For the third straight year, Ripple is excited to share its annual Blockchain in Payments Report—a comprehensive...

Libra Hires HSBC Veteran Ian Jenkins as CFO, Risk Chief of Digital Payments Unit

Ian Jenkins joins fellow HSBC alum James Emmet, now the stablecoin group's CEO. Source

6 Stimulus Packages Have Been Proposed to Provide Second Direct Payments to Americans

Six stimulus packages have been proposed to provide second stimulus checks for Americans. The latest proposal came from the White House on...

Payments firm Rocketfuel Blockchain sues co-founder over expired patents

Blockchain payments company Rocketfuel Blockchain is suing its co-founder for allegedly misrepresenting patent applications and defrauding the firm. In a complaint filed with the...

Fund Instant Cross-Border Payments With a Line of Credit From RippleNet

Today, Ripple launched Line of Credit, a new beta service on RippleNet that allows customers using On-Demand...

Lemonway Leverages RippleNet To Unlock Faster Euro-To-Euro Payments

Marketplace businesses are expanding access to new global customers and consumer access to new products—allowing sellers to...

OFAC Warns Americans Against Facilitating Ransomware Payments

The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) recently issued an advisory highlighting the sanctions risk American citizens...
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