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Bitcoin Startup Lolli Looks to Global Expansion With Hotels.com Partnership

| Leigh Cuen

The bitcoin rewards app Lolli is going global in 2019, starting with the travel industry.

Crypto App, Debit Card 2Gether Adds Dash to Roster of 9 Tokens

| Anna Baydakova

2gether, a European payment app allowing users to spend crypto via a Visa debit card, is adding dash to its list of nine supported coins.

Breez Reveals Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone

| Daniel Kuhn

Now in beta for the iPhone, Breez's app harnesses lighting, Neutrino and atomic swaps to make bitcoin P2P payments feasible for daily transactions.

Visa and App Provider LINE Pay to Use Blockchain in New Fintech Offerings

| Benedict Alibasa

JapaneseĀ app provider LINE Pay Corporation has inked a deal with Visa to create new fintech services for their retail and merchant customers.

Russian Retailer Dixy Using Ethereum Tech to Streamline Trade Finance

| Anna Baydakova

Grocery chain Dixy has partnered with a blockchain startup to greatly reduce the time it takes to pay suppliers

SBI Plans Launch of In-Store Payments With Ripple-Powered ‘Money Tap’ App

| Daniel Palmer

SBI Ripple Asia is live testing in-store payments using its Ripple xCurrent-powered Money Tap app before a full launch "this year."

Coinbase Now Lets Merchants Accept Payments in USDC Stablecoin

| Yogita Khatri

Coinbase Commerce, the crypto exchange's merchants payments offering, has added support for dollar-pegged stablecoin USD Coin.

Payments Firm Wirex Launching 26 Stablecoins on the Stellar Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

U.K.-licensed payments platform Wirex is launching 26 fiat-backed stablecoins on the Stellar blockchain network.

Nestle, Carrefour Team Up to Feed Consumers Data With IBM Blockchain

| Yogita Khatri

Swiss food giant Nestle and French retailer Carrefour are now letting consumers access product data via IBM's Food Trust platform.

‘Crypto Stripe’ Flexa Raises $14 Million So You Can Buy Coffee With Bitcoin

| Leigh Cuen

Payments startup Flexa is using funds from a private token sale to make shopping with bitcoin at brick-and-mortar stores a reality.