Philosophical disagreements with crypto experts have slowed the development of Facebook's GlobalCoin, sources say.
Visa, Mastercard, PayPal and Uber are all backing Facebook's new cryptocurrency, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Accenture has announced a prototype blockchain-based supply chain app designed to reward business practices that conserve natural resources.
Payments giant Mastercard claims to have developed a new way of keeping cryptocurrency transactions private using intermediary addresses.
A new Mastercard patent outlines how a permissioned blockchain can store multiple types of transaction info, including with different currencies.
A group of Mastercard patent applications outline how blockchain technology can be used to securely record transaction information.
Mastercard suffered an outage last week that led to a hold-up for some transactions – and crypto supporters on social media quickly pounced.
Mastercard is looking to improve crypto by designing a payments system that will link accounts holding both fiat currency and cryptocurrencies.
A patent filing from Mastercard explores how to use public blockchains to securely verify card credentials at the point of sale.
A patent application from Mastercard suggests that the payments giant is eyeing blockchain as part of a way to verify the authenticity of coupons.