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A Mailbomber in the Netherlands Wants a BTC Payment to Stop Blowing Things Up

A Mailbomber in the Netherlands Wants a BTC Payment to Stop Blowing Things Up

Two letter bombs exploded in the Netherlands on Wednesday and an anonymous criminal is asking for a Bitcoin payment to prevent future attacks, Dutch police say.

14 FEBRUARY 2020

Coinbase Hires Google VP as Chief Product Officer

Coinbase Hires Google VP as Chief Product Officer

Coinbase has hired a former vice president of product at Google to be its chief product officer.

30 JANUARY 2020

Hong Kong and Thailand Pilot DLT-Based Project for Cross-Border Payments

Hong Kong and Thailand Pilot DLT-Based Project for Cross-Border Payments

Hong Kong and Thailand’s central banks have stepped closer to implementing a joint central bank digital currency (CBDC) for cross-border payments.

23 JANUARY 2020

Traditional Payment Processing Companies Are Increasingly Focusing on Crypto

Traditional Payment Processing Companies Are Increasingly Focusing on Crypto

More than two decades after the dot-com bubble ushered in a new era of digital commerce, the payment infrastructure is still very much in flux. That reality is even more prevalent as 2020 approaches, and the cryptocurrency movement is offering a new tool and a unique complication into today’s approach to executing payments.

23 DECEMBER 2019

Cryptopia Liquidation: Refund Deadline ‘Not Practicable’ as Users Wait

Cryptopia Liquidation: Refund Deadline ‘Not Practicable’ as Users Wait

Liquidators of hacked New Zealand cryptocurrency exchange Cryptopia have recovered almost $11 million in the past six months, but say the process remains difficult.

12 DECEMBER 2019

Ripple-Powered Nium Partners with Visa to Enable Instant Payments to Indonesia

Ripple-Powered Nium Partners with Visa to Enable Instant Payments to Indonesia

Another RippleNet member boosts its global presence – Nium enables remittances to Indonesia via Visa Direct after it has received a license from Bank of Indonesia

14 NOVEMBER 2019

Revolut partners with Mastercard to issue debit cards in the US

Revolut partners with Mastercard to issue debit cards in the US

Crypto-friendly fintech startup Revolut has partnered with payments giant Mastercard to launch debit cards in the U.S.

22 OCTOBER 2019

Cambodia’s Central Bank Testing Digital Wallet to Ease Cross Border Payments

Cambodia’s Central Bank Testing Digital Wallet to Ease Cross Border Payments

Cambodia’s Central Bank wants to slash the cost of cross-border payments and is studying how its in-house digital wallet, the Hyperledger Iroha-powered Bakong, might get the job done.

18 OCTOBER 2019

Ohio businesses can no longer pay taxes in bitcoin as the method gets suspended

Ohio businesses can no longer pay taxes in bitcoin as the method gets suspended

Ohio, which became the first U.S. state to allow taxes to be paid in bitcoin last November, is no longer accepting cryptocurrency tax payments.

3 OCTOBER 2019

Ripple’s Xpring Looks to Build XRP DeFi Products With New Acquisition

Ripple’s Xpring Looks to Build XRP DeFi Products With New Acquisition

Ripple has made its first move towards building decentralized finance (DeFi) products based on XRP.

27 SEPTEMBER 2019

You Can Now Buy Lightning-Powered Bitcoin With a Credit Card

You Can Now Buy Lightning-Powered Bitcoin With a Credit Card

The feature, made possible thanks to a partnership with fiat-to-crypto broker MoonPay, is available to users in 35 countries. According to the company, it simplifies the currently long-winded procedure for lightning payments.

12 SEPTEMBER 2019

Mastercard and R3 Partner to Develop New Blockchain-Powered Cross-Border Payments Solution

Mastercard and R3 Partner to Develop New Blockchain-Powered Cross-Border Payments Solution

Mastercard and R3, a leading enterprise blockchain software provider, have today announced a strategic partnership to develop and pilot a new blockchain-enabled cross-border payments solution that will initially focus on connecting global faster payments infrastructures, schemes and banks supported by a clearing and settlement network operated by Mastercard.

11 SEPTEMBER 2019

Facebook’s Libra seeks payment system license from Swiss regulator

Facebook’s Libra seeks payment system license from Swiss regulator

The Libra Association, the non-profit organization behind Facebook-led cryptocurrency project Libra, is looking to get a payment system license from Switzerland’s financial regulator.

11 SEPTEMBER 2019

Swift to reveal European E2E payments pilot

Swift to reveal European E2E payments pilot

Swift is gearing up to announce its latest end-to-end international payments pilot held across European borders.

10 SEPTEMBER 2019

WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia

WhatsApp in talks to launch mobile payments in Indonesia

Facebook Inc’s (FB.O) messaging service WhatsApp is in talks with multiple Indonesian digital payment firms to offer their mobile transaction services, in a bid to tap the nation’s fast growing e-commerce sector, people familiar with the matter said.

23 AUGUST 2019

South Korea’s Woori Financial Teams up with Kakao’s Crypto Payments Group

South Korea’s Woori Financial Teams up with Kakao’s Crypto Payments Group

Woori Financial Group, one of South Korea’s largest banking companies, has agreed to work with Ground X in developing blockchain financial services.

21 AUGUST 2019

Over 5 Million Merchants Throughout Thailand Now Accept Zcoin Payments

Over 5 Million Merchants Throughout Thailand Now Accept Zcoin Payments

Privacy-focused cryptocurrency Zcoin is now available for spending in Thailand at any merchant registered with the Thai QR code system through Satang App.

17 AUGUST 2019

UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT

UK Pension and Welfare Agency Examining Blockchain and DLT

The United Kingdom pension and welfare agency has identified blockchain and distributed ledger technology (DLT) as technologies that could disrupt the payments industry.

13 AUGUST 2019

Andrew Yang Super PAC Will Accept Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Donations

Andrew Yang Super PAC Will Accept Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Donations

This could be the first time the Lightning Network, a bitcoin scaling solution, officially impacts the U.S. presidential election.

25 JULY 2019

Expert talked about the role of cryptocurrencies in payment systems
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Expert talked about the role of cryptocurrencies in payment systems

Today, the role of cryptocurrencies in payment systems is absolutely negative and criminal. That’s what said the chairman of the association “Association of Blockchain developers of St. Petersburg" Dmitry Plakhov in an interview for LetKnow.News.

23 JULY 2019

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