Category: Payments & Commerce

Ripple Pushes Its XRP-Powered xRapid Solution to Argentina and Brazil

Photo: Pexels According to the announcement made by Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, their XRP-powered cross-border payment solution xRapid has reached two new countries. Now it is available in both Argentina and Brazil. It has already become a tradition that namely the CEO himself makes announcements of the key developments […]

Coinbase Debit Card Will Soon Be Available in the U.S.

The US customers will soon enjoy the benefits of a Coinbase Debit Card after it launched in the UK successfully letting users pay for their daily bills using crypto. Brian Armstrong, the Coinbase CEO, announced in a recent interview plans to introduce the “Coinbase debit card” in the US. He […]

eBay: ‘Cryptocurrencies Aren’t Part of Our Payment Strategy’

Photo: Shutterstock Earlier this week, eBay pretty much added sparks to the crypto community with adds plastered all over Hilton hotel in New York where the latest Consensus conference was held. One add said “Virtual currencies. It’s happening on eBay”, and others were also mentioning digital collectibles among other topics […]

Samsung Will Expand Crypto-Support to Budget Galaxy Models

Samsung Electronics plans to expand crypto and blockchain functions on budget Galaxy phones. It is only one of the steps undertaken by tech giant in adoption and integration of cryptos. Samsung, South Korean multinational conglomerate, is ready to integrate blockchain and cryptocurrency functions into its budget Galaxy models. The senior […]

Winklevoss Twins Make Amazon Subsidiary Accept Bitcoin and Three Other Cryptos

Due to a partnership between a payments startup Flexa and the Winklevoss-owned exchange Gemini, customers of Amazon’s Whole Foods can use Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, and Gemini Dollar as a payment method. Despite some are staying skeptic about digital currencies, every day there appears more evidence that cryptos are taking […]

Will eBay Finally Accept Cryptocurrencies Or It’s Just a Clever PR

Photo: Wikimedia Commons Today few photos emerged on Twitter that show that one of the world’s largest online marketplaces eBay, may be open to the possibility of accepting cryptocurrencies. According to photographs of marketing material from the ongoing Consensus 2019 Conference in New York, eBay, which has 180 million users, […]

Telegram Gets Set to Emerge with Secure Crypto Revolution

Photo: Telegram Blockchain technology is delivering solutions to the world’s most evasive problems. Secure payments, data storage, logistics, encryption, commodity digitization – you name it and blockchain has the power to make it happen. Meanwhile, cryptocurrencies have arrived to liberate the masses by decentralizing functions carried out by governments and […]

PayPal Still Isn’t Sold on Bitcoin Being The Future of Payments

Photo: Shutterstock Recently PayPal CFO John Rainey said something about PayPal’s crypto plans that revived the whole story about “PayPal Mafia” in general. While Rainey said that he doesn’t think that Bitcoin is mainstream enough to be a big focus for them claiming that PayPal added Bitcoin to the list […]

Berkshire Hathaway Buying Amazon (AMZN) Stocks, Buffet Says He Didn’t Do It

Berkshire Hathaway just bought its first Amazon shares but Warren Buffet said it wasn’t him who did it even though he publicly praises both Amazon and its CEO Jeff Bezos. Pretty much everybody have jumped on the news that Berkshire Hathaway has been buying shares of Amazon. However, their CEO […]

Visa Inc. Debutes Visa Next Platform Opening Up New Approach to Consumer Fund Management

Visa introduced its Visa Next platform complete with APIs that will enable issuers and issuer processors to create and test new digital products. On Monday, Visa Inc. introduced its new platform that is enhanced with complete with beta application programming interfaces (APIs) that are intended to provide issuers and issuer […]