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NFTs are described as a “promising medium for fan engagement” in a Visa whitepaper

According to a recent whitepaper published by Visa. The company’s entry into the NFT market motivated by a review of the underlying technology. And it’s potential as a “promising medium for fan engagement.” Nonfungible tokens cited in the Aug. 23 publication as a key innovation during the pandemic, when strict shelter-in-place orders restricted live sports, […]

Alchemy Pay

Alchemy Pay to introduce virtual crypto cards with Visa and Mastercard support

Alchemy Pay, a hybrid crypto-fiat platform, announced on Monday, that it will launch virtual crypto-linked cards accepting more than 40 cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC). The new cards can link to Google Pay and PayPal digital wallets. And they can make payments across the Mastercard and Visa networks. As well as popular e-commerce platforms such […]

IMF

Making Bitcoin a national currency, according to the IMF, is a “inadvisable shortcut”

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has issued a new warning as El Salvador prepares to make bitcoin (BTC) legal tender in September. The move is “an inadvisable shortcut,” according to the IMF. While governments must “step up” to provide the benefits offered by the technology underlying cryptoassets. As well as leverage new, digital forms of […]

Visa Files Patent Application for Digital Currency

Visa Has Filed for a Patent to Create Digital Currency

Visa has applied with the United States to create digital currency on a blockchain. Department of Patent and Trademark. Inventors Simon J. Hurry and Alexander Pierre, along with the Visa International Service Association in San Francisco, pursued a patent for a digital currency based on a blockchain and operated by a central entity machine, according […]

Coinbase crypto debit card

Coinbase becomes Direct Visa Card Issuer with Principal Membership

Coinbase is now a principal member of VISA, according to the Feb 19 announcement. This will allow it to issue debit cards without relying on third parties. The membership is an evolution of Coinbase’s current relationship with VISA, with the cryptocurrency exchange providing a Visa debit card. Called Coinbase Card, it allows customers residing in […]

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MoneyGram Reveals Real-Time Remittance Tech, Based on Visa not Ripple

Remittances giant MoneyGram announces a new service allowing real-time money sending, but the solutions of its blockchain partner Ripple aren’t involved. MoneyGram recently makes FastSend public. It’s a brand new service that allows its customers to send money in real-time to a phone number via a dedicated website or mobile application. Still, the firm’s answers […]

Blockchain-based visa token service

Blockchain-based Visa Token Service in US; Global Expansion by EOY

Blockchain-based Visa Token Service (VTS) is all set to launch this year by the world’s largest digital payment platform, Visa. With this release, VISA will process a combined eCommerce volume of $1 trillion. The Visa simplified online checkout experience will replace Visa Checkout in the US starting in January 2020. And will continue to expand […]

Work Visa program for blockchain techies

Malaysia Initiates Work Visa Program For Blockchain Geeks

Malaysia is launching a work visa program for blockchain techies. This program will acknowledge the tech demands for blockchain-based talens. The blockchain body Nem Foundation and job marketplace Jobbatical co-launched this program. Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) is supervising the tech sector. It is a government organization.  This work visa program intends to provide stay rights […]

Blockchain based payment service

Line Pay Partners With Visa For Blockchain Based Payment Service

The operator of fintech services of the LINE messaging app, LINE Pay has partnered with Visa, an American payments service. Together both the firms are going to work on a blockchain based payment Service This will develop new innovative solutions for global payments, fund transfer platforms, and blockchain-based projects. The users of the Line App […]