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Twitter readies Bitcoin payments, explores NFTs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Sep 2021

Twitter has announced it is integrating bitcoin payments through Strike, and adding support for non-fungible tokens (NFTs).

Bitcoin, Twitter, blockchain, NFT

China bans crypto transactions

News | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Sep 2021

According to Bloomberg, China has banned all crypto transactions and vowed to stop illegal crypto mining. 

cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, regulation

Argentina-based crypto platform Ripio raises USD 50 million

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Sep 2021

Ripio, a Latin American platform focused on crypto brokerage, has announced a USD 50 million Series B investment led by Digital Currency Group, according to LABS.

cryptocurrency, investment, digital wallet, blockchain, Bitcoin

Will CBDC gain popularity across the globe?

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Sep 2021

As CDBCs are being explored by several governments, Petr Kozyakov from Mercuryo explores some of the benefits they offer such as improved economical transparency, traceability, and security

CBDC, cryptocurrency, blockchain, digital currency, Bitcoin, Ethereum, banks, digital euro, online security, fraud management

Zip to enter cryptocurrency space

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Sep 2021

Australia-based Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) provider Zip has announced it will let merchants accept Bitcoin payments in 2021 and also plans to launch a cryptocurrency trading feature.

cryptocurrency, expansion, merchant, Bitcoin

Allied Payment Network partners Finastra to launch Bitcoin wallet

News | Cryptocurrencies | 15 Sep 2021

Allied Payment Network and Finastra have introduced Allied Bitcoin Wallet, a new app to be launched on Finastra’s FusionStore.

Bitcoin, e-wallet, banks, Finastra, financial institutions, partnership

UATP, BitPay to tap into cryptocurrency's growing payment popularity

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Sep 2021

Global payment network UATP has partnered with BitPay, a provider of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency payment services, according to the official press release.

partnership, Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Ethereum, blockchain

Flexa adds support for Lighting Network payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Sep 2021

Flexa has announced that it will be enabling its merchants to receive payments via the Lightning Network in stores, in mobile apps, and online.

Flexa, fraud prevention, merchants, Bitcoin

IMF warns El Salvador about risks of Bitcoin, again

News | Cryptocurrencies | 31 Aug 2021

The IMF has revived the warnings published in a blog post in July 2021 and recapped that recognising Bitcoin as national currency represents an ‘inadvisable shortcut.’

Bitcoin, digital assets, digital currency, CBDC, risk management

Central Bank of Brazil to regulate digital currencies

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Aug 2021

The Brazil-based central bank has reportedly planned to regulate digital currencies as the country takes to digital payments, according to

central bank, cryptocurrency, digital currency, PIX, digital payments, Bitcoin, Binance

Nuri launches crypto savings plans

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Aug 2021

Germany-based neobank Nuri, formally known as Bitwala, has launched a crypto savings plans.

product launch, cryptocurrency, neobanks, Bitcoin

Worldline and Bitcoin Suisse launch omnichannel payments solution in Switzerland 

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Aug 2021

France-based payment and transactional services company Worldline and crypto service provider Bitcoin Suisse have launched an omnichannel crypto payments solution for Swiss merchants in the Worldline network.

product launch, expansion, cryptocurrency, payment processing, Bitcoin

Iran to allow crypto mining once again

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Aug 2021

Iran has announced it will once again allow Bitcoin and crypto miners to operate in the country from the last week of September 2021.

mining, cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, regulation

PayPal to enable cryptocurrency services for UK consumers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Aug 2021

PayPal has announced plans to enable British customers buy, hold, and sell digital currencies, starting this week.

cryptocurrency, PayPal, Bitcoin, Ethereum

Monetary Authority of Singapore builds a Bitcoin inspired currency

News | Cryptocurrencies | 20 Aug 2021

The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) has announced it is planning to change how money moves across borders using Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDC) inspired by Bitcoin.

central bank, banks, Bitcoin, JP Morgan, CBDC, Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS)

Crypto adoption increased 880% over 2021

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Aug 2021

Chainalysis has reported that the global crypto adoption increased 880% over 2021, mainly thanks to P2P trading activity and the nature of Bitcoin as a store of value-free from government control.

cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, report, CBDC

LINE rolls out its crypto asset 'LINK' on Bithumb

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Aug 2021

LINE Tech Plus, a subsidiary of LINE Corporation and operator of LINE's crypto asset and blockchain-related businesses, has made LINE’s crypto asset LINK available on Bithumb.

Bitcoin, blockchain, cryptocurrency exchange, Token

BitPay updates wallet app with Google Pay for US cardholders

News | Cryptocurrencies | 12 Aug 2021

BitPay, a global provider of crypto payment services, has announced that US cardholders of the BitPay Prepaid Mastercard can add their card to Google Wallet and spend using Google Pay.

cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, mobile payments, e-wallet

Mi Store Portugal now accepts Bitcoin payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Aug 2021

Mi Store Portugal has started to accept Bitcoin (BTC) payments, according to CoinTelegraph.

cryptocurrency, payment processing, Bitcoin, Ethereum

Binance, Alchemy Partnership to enable Bitcoin payments on Shopify

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 Aug 2021

Crypto exchange Binance has partnered with hybrid fiat and digital currency gateway Alchemy Pay, according to

partnership, cryptocurrency exchange, Bitcoin, Shopify, cryptocurrency