Life has become a lot harder for people who enjoy using cryptocurrency debit cards. A few months ago, Visa announced it would suspend all crypto debit cards outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). It now turns out MasterCard will be doing the exact same thing. This is bad news for a lot of people outside […]
“Non-government mandated currency is junk”: Mastercard CEO Ajay Banga
A new patent application from Mastercard indicates that the payments giant may be looking to integrate blockchain into its payments infrastructure.
While the rate of cashless transaction is increasing worldwide, it does not influence cryptocurrency adoption. This might change soon.
EEA welcomes new members to its legal group.
Swedish bitcoin exchange Safello is back on the radar, announcing credit card payments across the EU and other plans for growth.
Mastercard has filed a patent application with the US Patent and Trademark Office for the creation of refund services for digital currency users.
A new patent application from Mastercard suggests the company is exploring ways to build refund-capable services for cryptocurrency users.
The Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA), the world’s largest open-source Blockchain initiative, has recently added 34 new members expanding to a total of 150 organizations.
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, and others. The whole world wants to […]
A state government in India, Mastercard and Cisco are among 34 new members of the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance. Source
Germany’s largest food delivery web portal, Lieferando.de, which boasts over 11,000 partner restaurants, recently announced that it has started accepting bitcoin for payments. The company is owned by one of the largest online food ordering websites in the world, Takeaway.com. Also read: Poland’s Largest Food Delivery with 5000+ Restaurants Starts Accepting Bitcoin Lieferando.de Leads the […]
An action group pressuring payment entities to block funds destined for white supremacists has successfully lobbied PayPal and is going after Visa and MasterCard.
Today Bitcoin’s price set yet another all time high, this time coming in at $2315 on Bitstamp. With the Japanese exchanges leading the rally, the question on everyone’s mind is: “Are we in another bubble?” A bubble is when a stock is driven to such a high price by traders, that the underlying assets becomes […]
Fingerprints have long been used in biometric national IDs and have seen wide use in police investigative work since the late 1800’s and still is today. We may now have a way of using fingerprints to secure our finances as well, as Mastercard is looking to use your thumbprint instead of a PIN. There are […]