Digital Payments

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Ripple Obtains In-Principle Approval for Major Payments Institution License in Singapore
Authorities in Singapore have awarded 190 Major Payment Institution Licenses, with 11 going to Digital Payment Token companies.
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Financial Messaging System SWIFT Says It Has Proved It Can Lead Global CBDC Framework
Financial Messaging System SWIFT Says It Has Proved It Can Lead Global CBDC Framework
SWIFT, a key part of the conventional financial system that helps make cross-border payments between banks, has presented a framework for a global central bank digital currenc...
Financial Messaging System SWIFT Says It Has Proved It Can Lead Global CBDC Framework

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Digital Payments Firm Flexa to Buy Drop Party to Engage With Customers
Drop Party uses merchandise drops to connect brands and consumers
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Coinbase's Trading Launch in India Hits Snag With Payments System
The entity that governs UPI, India's payment system, say it's "not aware" of any crypto exchange using the system.
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Digital Euro Isn’t Guaranteed After Experiment, ECB Advisor Says
The European bank’s two-year digital euro experiment will focus on a retail CBDC.
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Bermuda to Pilot Digital Dollar for Rum Sales
The pilot is the latest development in Bermuda’s plan to create a comprehensive crypto payments system.
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India's State-Led Payment Network Is Growing. Now Nation Wants to Export It
India’s state-led payments system, United Payments Interface (UPI), was first rolled out in 2016 and is currently used by 175 million people.
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India’s State-Regulated Digital Payments Network Is Dominated by Google and Walmart
A shared payments infrastructure initiated by the state and joined by major Indian banks, the United Payments Interface (UPI) accounted for over 2.2 billion transactions in No...
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Libra Plans Dollar-Pegged Stablecoin Launch in January 2021: Report
Libra might eventually get off the ground as early as January albeit in a more limited format.
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In India, a Clash of Digital Innovation and Internet Censorship
Among democracies, the Indian government tends to shut down the internet most frequently. Can crypto thrive in this environment?
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