Category: Visa

Malaysia Launches Visa Project to Attract Blockchain Talents

The Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), has joined forces with the NEM Foundation and Jobbatical, an Estonian cross-border job marketplace to organize a new work visa programme for tech and distributed ledger technology (DLT) talents, in a bid to enrich the nation’s technology sector, according to a report by The […]

Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Libra May Not Be Launched in India

Photo: Pixabay Libra, the awaited cryptocurrency by Facebook, may likely be abandoned in India. This can deprive the social media giant of one of its largest markets. The news came out with the recent report by The Economic Times, India’s biggest business daily. The report cites two people aware of […]

Report: Facebook’s Calibra Digital Wallet Will Not Be Available in Its Largest Markets

Facebook’s Calibra digital wallet will not be available in some of the social network’s largest markets, including India, according to a TechCrunch report on June 19. A spokesperson told the website: “The libra blockchain will be global, but it will be up to custo dial wallet providers to determine where they will and will […]

Max’s Corner 6: Breakthroughs in Cryptography

Photo: Shutterstock For this week’s edition of Max’s Corner, I’d like to take a look at a few different developments that I think deserve our attention. The first is the Google Core Update and the effect it had on online media – in particular, crypto media. The second is the […]

Max’s Corner: Slouching Towards Silicon Valley

Photo: Shutterstock For this week’s edition of Max’s Corner, I’d like to take a look at a few different developments that I think deserve our attention. The first is the Google Core Update and the effect it had on online media – in particular, crypto media. The second is the […]

Visa Set to Join the Expanding Field of Blockchain-Based International Payment Providers

Visa has launched a payment system for business-to-business (B2B) transactions partially based on blockchain technology. The United States payment behemoth says its platform, called Visa B2B Connect, offers seamless cross-border payment processing for institutional clients without going through the complex web of third-party intermediaries. In doing so, Visa becomes the latest entrant into the […]

Internet Authority: History of Centralized Companies Being Hostile Toward Crypto

On June 10, one of the top cryptocurrency media sites, CCN, initially announced that it would shut down, citing a June 3 Google Core Update for stifling its traffic. Writing on the website, the director and founder of CCN Markets and Hawkfish AS, Jonas Borchgrevink, blamed the update for an […]

Facebook (FB) Stock Upsurges to All-Year High Prior to Globalcoin Cryptocurrency Launch

Photo: Shutterstock Since Facebook announced the launching of its crypto-related venture, the social media powerhouse has enjoyed recognition like never seen in the past year. Mark Mahaney and Zachary Schwartzman of RBC Capital Markets in an interview by CNBC, stated: “We believe this may prove to be one of the […]

Concerns Over Facebook Data Use Derailed at Least 3 Crypto Partnerships

Facebook’s GlobalCoin project, also known as Project Libra, may face significant hurdles as the social media giant works toward a prospective launch. Despite reports that Facebook is gearing up to reveal its new cryptocurrency as early as next week, a source with knowledge of Facebook’s operations said the project’s software […]

Facebook’s Crypto Backed by Visa, PayPal, and Uber; Whitepaper Due in Days

In the lead up to Facebook’s official cryptocurrency reveal, the social media titan has signed up gigantic backers for its “Project Libra” as well hiring senior UK bank lobbyist, Ed Bowels. This, according to reports from The Wall Street Journal (WSJ) on June 13, 2019, and the Financial Times. In addition, […]