Articles with tag: stablecoins

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Facebook's Libra to launch in January 2021: CoinDesk Report

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Nov 2020

Facebook’s stablecoin, Libra might get off the ground as early as January 2021, albeit in a more limited format than the original multi-currency basket envisioned, according to CoinDesk.

LibraUSD, LibraEUR, LibraGBP, LibraSGD, Libra, Facebook, stablecoins, regulators

Facebook's Libra team conducts research on payment protocol 7x faster than Visa

News | Cryptocurrencies | 11 Nov 2020

The team behind Facebook’s Libra have done an experimental research into a payments protocol called FastPay that is seven times faster than the Visa system.

Facebook, Libra, permissioned blockchain, payment system, FastPay, Novi, stablecoins

Bank of Canada furthers digital currency plan

News | Cryptocurrencies | 06 Nov 2020

Plans for a national digital currency have now moved beyond the trial phase, according to the governor of the Bank of Canada.

central bank digital currency, CBDC, Canada, Bank of Canada, banks, stablecoins

Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) – building together the future of money (and humanity)

Voice of the Industry | Cryptocurrencies | 02 Nov 2020

We can do better than build back the pre-pandemic world – we can build forward to a world that is more resilient, sustainable, and inclusive. We must seize this new Bretton Woods momentKristalina Georgieva, IMF Managing Director, Washington, DC on 15th October 2020

central bank digital currency, CBDC, Covid-19, payments digitalisation, Libra, cross-border payment, cryptocurrencies, tokens, stablecoins, reserve currency, SWIFT, fiscal stimulus, FED, interest rates, central banks, commercial banks, BIS, IMF

Central banks set out to regulate stablecoins like Facebook's Libra

News | Cryptocurrencies | 13 Oct 2020

Central banks have set out to regulate cross-border stablecoins with a common approach, adding that more rules may later be needed to ensure stability.

stablecoins, cryptocurrency, Libra, Facebook, banks, central banks, CBDC, bank capital, anti-money laundering, regulation

Blocklete Games to receive cryptocurrency payments via BitPay

News | Cryptocurrencies | 07 Oct 2020

Crypto payment services provider BitPay has announced that Turner Sports' blockchain-based videogaming experience Blocklete Games is accepting cryptocurrency as a form of payment. 

Blocklete Games, Bitpay, crypto payments, cryptocurrency, blockchain, blockchain gaming, payments, digital payments, digital golf game, Blocklete Golf, digital golfer, digital athletes, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, XRP, ETH, stablecoins, USDC, GUSD, PAX, BUSD, fraud, chargeback

EU to launch crypto-assets regime by 2024, EU documents say

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Sep 2020

The European Union aims to introduce new rules within four years to modernise cross-border payments using of blockchain and crypto assets like stablecoins, two EU documents showed.

Stablecoins, cryptocurrency, blockchain, Libra token, Instant payments, crypto assets, Europe

Coinbase to allow Bitcoin loans to US-based consumers

News | Cryptocurrencies | 17 Aug 2020

US-based digital asset exchange Coinbase has announced plans to offer crypto loans to consumers interested in purchasing and selling cryptocurrency.

Coinbase, Bitcoin, BTC, loans, US, United States, digital asset exchange, crypto exchange, cryptocurrency, investing tools, crypto market statistics, tradable digital assets, stablecoins, USDC, Dai, passive returns

Visa to offer Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple payments

News | Cryptocurrencies | 27 Jul 2020

Payments provider Visa has announced plans to incorporate cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (BTC) into its payments network.

VISA, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, payments, BTC, merchants, cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, Tether, payment method, regulators, Coinbase, Fold, digital currencies, payment network, crypto wallets, cards, prepaid cards

W3BCLOUD raises USD 20.5 mln to rollout data centres dedicated for the blockchain economy

News | Cryptocurrencies | 26 Jun 2020

W3BCLOUD has completed its initial close of USD 20.5 million in convertible notes from Advanced Micro Devices and ConsenSys, along with several family offices in the United Arab Emirates.

blockchain, ethereum, funding, stablecoins, data centers, enterprise, business, banking, UAE

European Commission promises 'strong' rules for Facebook's Libra

News | Cryptocurrencies | 25 Jun 2020

The European Commission has announced plans to present later in 2020 new rules to develop a ‘sound’ crypto-asset market in the EU.

European Commission, Facebook, Libra, stablecoins, crypto assets, cryptocurrency, regulation

IXOPAY, Finrax to offer crypto payments to emerchants

News | Cryptocurrencies | 10 Jun 2020

The payment management platform IXOPAY has connected to Finrax, an exchange and wallet provider for cryptocurrencies, to enable emerchants process crypto payments.

APM, crypto payments, stablecoins, emerchants, partnership, invoices, IXOPAY, Finrax

Eidoo rolls out Visa-enabled crypto debit card for users in the UK and Europe

News | Cryptocurrencies | 28 May 2020

Eidoo, a decentralised finance (DeFi) platform, has announced the launch of a Visa-enabled crypto debit card that aims to bring crypto payments to users in the UK and Europe.

Eidoo, Contis, Visa, europe, money licence, cryptocurrency, tokens, fiat, stablecoins, decentralised finance, debit card

Samsung Pay, Swipe partner to offer cryptocurrency payment option

News | Cryptocurrencies | 05 May 2020

Crypto payments enabler Swipe has announced a partnership with Samsung that allows Samsung Pay users to initiate mobile payments from their cryptocurrency debit card balance.

Swipe, Samsung, Samsung Pay, Visa, cards, mobile payments, cryptocurrency, debit card, Europe, UK, Apple Pay, Google Pay, fiat, stablecoins, APAC, SEA

US regulators to act against illegal use of crypto

News | Cryptocurrencies | 19 Mar 2020

The US law enforcement and regulatory agencies have set a Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program.

Cryptocurrency Intelligence Program, stablecoins, illegal use of crypto, cryptocurrency, taxes, dark net, money laundering, Monero, US, Crypto exchanges, P2P payments

Digital assets bill to outlaw crypto trading in Russia

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Mar 2020

Bank of Russia (BoR) has announced that the new version of the bill on digital assets will include a ban on issuing and selling cryptocurrencies.

Bank of Russia, digital assets, crypto trading, issuance, Bitcoin, Ether, tokenisation, security tokens, Nornickel, stablecoins

Adoption and potential of central bank digital currencies, study

News | Cryptocurrencies | 18 Feb 2020

Central banks in established countries appear to be taking a cautious stance on the transition from fiat currencies to central bank digital currency (CBDC), Cointelegraph reported.

central bank digital currency, CBDC, digital currencies, cryptocurrencies, stablecoins, China, banks, central banks

Huobi, UAE real estate firm join forces for crypto payments solution

News | Cryptocurrencies | 14 Jan 2020

Cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has teamed up with a real estate firm in the United Arab Emirates to allow real estate investors to pay in cryptos.

Huobi, exchange, partnership, UAE, real estate, cryptocurrency, payments, stablecoins, Bitcoin, Ether, estate market, compliance

Digital currencies like Facebook's Libra not allowed in the EU until risks are addressed

News | Cryptocurrencies | 09 Dec 2019

EU finance ministers have agreed that stablecoins, private digital currencies like Facebook’s Libra, should not be allowed in the European Union until the risks they could pose are clearly addressed.

stablecoins, digital currencies, Facebook, Libra, EU, Bitcoin, Europe

Circle moves non US Poloniex customers to new Bermuda office

News | Cryptocurrencies | 23 Jul 2019

Circle, a crypto company, has moved the majority of its exchange operations offshore, due to regulatory pressures in the US.

Circle, Poloniex, cryptocurrency, cryptocurrency exchange, stablecoins, Bermuda office