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Meta launches a new Metaverse experience in Africa

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 Nov 2022

US-based Meta has launched its first Metaverse experience in Africa to help Nigerian creators explore new ways to connect with their communities.

metaverse, NFT, product launch, Augmented Reality

Crypto Payments and Web 3.0 for Banks, Merchants, and PSPs Report

Report | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Nov 2022

How to tap into Crypto Payments and Web 3.0 For Banks, Merchants, and PSPs is an essential guide to accepting crypto payments and the cash management around it.

cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, crypto asset, DeFi, web3, digital wallet, stablecoin, CBDC, tokenization, blockchain, banks, fintech, merchants, metaverse

At the intersection of fintech and academia | Interview with Prof. Karen Elliott

Interviews | Online & Mobile Banking | 21 Nov 2022

Professor Karen Elliott, Chair of Practice in Finance/FinTech, discusses the key role academia plays in accelerating the development and growth of fintech innovation

fintech, financial services, metaverse, financial inclusion

DBS successfully tests FX and government securities with DeFi tools

News | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Nov 2022

Singapore-based DBS has announced a successful test of foreign exchange and government securities trading using permissioned DeFi liquidity pools.

DeFi, banks, metaverse, smart contracts

Exclusive wrapup of Money 20/20 Las Vegas: Open Banking, crypto, the Metaverse and beyond

Voice of the Industry | Payments General | 01 Nov 2022

Richard Neve, managing director at Cognito Media Amsterdam, has done a full rundown of the most relevant topics that buzzed on the show floor of Money 20/20 Las Vegas.

Open Banking, metaverse, cryptocurrency, digital payments, digital banking

JP Morgan invests in Tilia's virtual payment system

News | Cryptocurrencies | 21 Oct 2022

Tilia, a virtual payments system provider built for games, virtual worlds, and mobile application developers, has secured a strategic investment from JP Morgan Payments.

metaverse, cryptocurrency, funding, digital payments

Flipkart launches metaverse offering in India

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Oct 2022

India-based Flipkart, a Walmart-backed ecommerce store, has launched a metaverse offering for consumers to discover and shop new products more interactively.

metaverse, ecommerce, blockchain, product launch

Shopify, Telegram exploring Web3.0 possibilities

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Aug 2022

Canada-based ecommerce platform focusing on solutions for merchants, Shopify, and encrypted social media platform Telegram have announced that they are both exploring Web3.0.

Web 3.0, web3, dark web, blockchain, NFT, gambling, ecommerce, ecommerce platform, funding, metaverse, AML

India and China showcase strategies for promoting web 3 and the metaverse

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Aug 2022

India has initiated the Blockchain Forum to promote blockchain and web 3, while Beijing announces ambitions for the metaverse.

cryptocurrency, metaverse, blockchain, NFT, Web 3.0

The emergence of crypto commerce and payments

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 24 Aug 2022

Cryptocurrency payments are finally emerging with massive long-term potential. Flagship Advisory Partners presents the value crypto can bring in mainstream digital commerce. 

cryptocurrency, metaverse, Bitcoin, blockchain

Tiffany follows other luxury brands to launch NFTs

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Aug 2022

Canada-based creator of NFT collection on the Ethereum blockchain, CryptoPunks, has announced that users can buy a handcrafted pendant modeled after their NFT from American luxury jewellery brand, Tiffany & Co.

NFT, blockchain, Ethereum, luxury goods, cryptocurrency, crypto, crypto asset, digital assets, Web 3.0, web3, metaverse

The importance of identity verification in the new digital economy

Interviews | Digital Identity, Security & Online Fraud | 21 Jul 2022

Can we use identity verification to drive business growth for digital assets and build a solid foundation for the metaverse? Dave McGibbon, CEO of Passbase, says yes.

identity verification, digital assets, metaverse, fraud management, data protection, crypto, fintech, transactions , data, web3

UBI rolls out metaverse and Open Banking services

News | Online & Mobile Banking | 12 Jul 2022

Union Bank of India (UBI) has rolled out a Metaverse Virtual Lounge and Open Banking Sandbox environment, according to mint

 

product launch, metaverse, Open Banking

Demystifying the pains and gains of web 3.0 in 5 steps

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 08 Jul 2022

With everyone talking about web 3.0, we thought we might help you navigate this space by presenting the pains and gains of web 3.0 by answering 5 questions around this topic. 

blockchain, tokenization, cryptocurrency, Web 3.0, web3, DeFi, metaverse, digital assets, CBDC, payments

Meta discontinues Novi crypto digital wallet

News | Mobile Payments | 05 Jul 2022

Global social media platform formerly known as Facebook, now Meta, has announced it discontinues its digital wallet for cryptocurrencies, Novi.

digital wallet, e-wallet, metaverse, Meta, cryptocurrency, crypto, crypto asset

Meta launches Meta Pay, digital wallet for metaverse

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jun 2022

Mark Zuckerberg, Meta’s CEO, has introduced Meta Pay and a digital wallet for the metaverse via a Facebook post, according to newsroompost.com.

 

Meta, metaverse, digital wallet

Sella launches startup acceleration programme focused on the metaverse

News | Cryptocurrencies | 22 Jun 2022

The Sella Group has introduced the Metaverse 4 Finance Accelerator, reportedly representing the first Italian acceleration programme.

metaverse, startup

Kiya.ai launches India Banking Metvaerse

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Jun 2022

Kiya.ai, a digital solutions provider serving financial institutions and governments, has launched one of India's first Banking Metaverse – Kiyaverse.

product launch, metaverse, financial institutions, digitalisation, artificial intelligence

New Oracle research: three thirds of travellers prefer self-service tech-enabling hotels

News | Mobile Payments | 06 Jun 2022

US-based computer technology corporation Oracle has launched its ‘Hospitality in 2025: Automated, Intelligent… and More Personal’ report in which it identifies travellers’ plans for the upcoming years and future market trends.

travel payments, online platform, artificial intelligence, customer experience, metaverse, mobile payments, e-wallet, report

Esports platform GEMS gets USD 50 mln in token funding

News | Cryptocurrencies | 03 Jun 2022

Esports 3.0 platform GEMS has secured a USD 50 million investment commitment from GEM Digital, preparing for a listing in the coming months.

funding, metaverse, cryptocurrency, digital assets, blockchain, Token