Visa and App Provider LINE Pay to Use Blockchain in New Fintech Offerings
Japanese app provider LINE Pay Corporation has inked a deal with Visa to create new fintech services for their retail and merchant customers.
The makers of Japan's popular messaging app LINE is launching a crypto lending service through its BITMAX exchange.
Messaging giant LINE has launched a blockchain platform where developers can issue tokens and run decentralized applications, and a wallet that helps users manage digital assets.
LINE reportedly said it has several "major" Asian nations in discussions over using the CBDC platform.
The blockchain subsidiary of the messaging app giant has made its LINK (LN) token available to Japan-based traders for the first time.
The messaging app firm launched a new U.S.-based crypto exchange, Bitfront, last week, offering traders dollar-to-crypto trading pairs.