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    Mastercard Will Support Government Backed Cryptocurrencies but Not Junk

    Mastercard has announced that it is receptive to using nationally backed central bank issued digital currency in the future while holding on to its stance that all others are “junk”, The Financial Times reported. Mastercard Will Deal With National Digital Currency In an interview with the FT Ari...

    newsbtc | March 20, 2018 | 8:00 am
  • patent

    Bank of America Holds 45 Crypto-Related Patents

    A patent grants its holder exclusive rights to an invention, such as a piece of technology, for a certain period of time. While designed as a means of protecting the intellectual property of inventors, the system is not without its critics who believe that patenting deters innovation and...

    newsbtc | February 17, 2018 | 12:30 am
  • creditcards

    Visa and Mastercard Made Buying Cryptocurrency More Expensive

    The price of buying Bitcoin just went up! If you use your credit cards to buy cryptocurrency on Coinbase (or any other exchange) expect to pay at least 10% more in fees. Using credit cards to buy cryptocurrency is over Both Mastercard and Visa have decided in the...

    newsbtc | February 6, 2018 | 7:30 am
  • Ethereum Enterprise

    Ereum Enterprise Alliance Wel Big Names Including Mastercard & Cisco

    Interesting things are happening for the Ethereum Enterprise Alliance these days. This open-source blockchain initiative is attracting a lot of attention lately. With several dozen members on board after just seven months, things are looking quite good. The latest companies to join the EEA include Cisco, MasterCard, Scotiabank,...

    newsbtc | July 19, 2017 | 11:00 am
  • uphold

    Uphold’s Virtual MasterCard to Make Online Payments with BTC Easier

    The adoption rate of Bitcoin leaves a lot to be desired. The slow rate of adoption is attributed to limited spending options when it comes to making payments for regular, everyday needs. Uphold, the cryptocurrency platform has made spending digital currency a bit easier by introducing virtual cards....

    Gautham | November 28, 2016 | 9:30 pm
  • Bitcoin

    Mastercard President Doesn’t Care for Bitcoin; Only Blockchain

    Mastercard president Rob Reeg admits he doesn’t particularly care for bitcoin, but thinks the blockchain holds promise. In a recent interview with the Business Standard, Reeg opened up about some of Mastercard’s ongoing projects surrounding blockchain technology, and how they plan to implement further security for card holders....

    Guest Author | October 4, 2016 | 11:00 pm
  • HomeSend Cash Remittance Ethiopia

    MasterCard-backed Home Send Wants Reduce Cash Remittance

    Cash is the dominant form of transferring value in the remittance sector. Even though users can fund the transfer with bank transfers or credit cards, recipients will always get paid out in cash. Over in Ethiopia, the competition is heating up, as HomeSend plans to reduce cash usage...

    newsbtc | September 25, 2016 | 3:06 pm
  • Visa

    Visa Wants Maximum Revenue Regardless Of Retailer Concerns

    Despite the convenience factor associated with credit and debit card payments, there are a lot of drawbacks as well. Despite introducing new security measures to reduce fraudulent payments, Visa forces retailers to swipe cards as well, which are far more prone to fraud. Does Visa Even Care About...

    newsbtc | May 15, 2016 | 7:30 pm
  • Bitcoin vs. Credit Cards Can They Co-Exist-

    Cryptocards : A Whole Customer Segment for e-Payments Industry

    The electronic payments sector is a huge industry that is growing at a rapid pace. The growth of population increased spending power combined with multiple payment options has been the greatest contributing factor for its growth over the years. The advent of cryptocurrencies opened up a whole new...

    Gautham | March 27, 2016 | 6:48 pm
  • bitcoin debit card

    Bitcoin Debit Cards — Savior of the Tourists

    Bitcoin is considered to be the best companion of the tourists. Thanks to the universal nature of the digital currency, it can be used anywhere in the world, provided the merchant accepts it. But now we have bitcoin-powered debit cards. These cards are like normal debit cards issued...

    Gautham | March 13, 2016 | 9:30 am

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