Payment Systems

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Web3 Payments Firm Transak Joins Visa Direct to Streamline Crypto-to-Fiat Conversion
The deal allows the Web3 payments infrastructure provider's users in over 145 countries to easily convert crypto into local currencies.
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European Central Bank Shows It’s Serious About Enabling Digital Euro Offline Use
The bank plans to allocate the lion’s share of its $1.3 billion contract budget for providers to work on enabling offline payments for a digital euro.
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Mastercard Plans Web3 Collaborations With Self-Custody Wallet Firms
The payments processor is working with MetaMask and Ledger among others, according to a Web3 Workshop presentation.
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Gnosis Pay leadership: Martin Koeppelmann, Stefan George, Marcos Nunes, and Dr. Friederike Ernst (Gnosis).
Gnosis Lets Crypto Users Make Everyday Purchases From Wallets With Visa
The crypto-based debit card will allow web3 users to use their stablecoins to pay for products in everyday life.
Gnosis Pay leadership: Martin Koeppelmann, Stefan George, Marcos Nunes, and Dr. Friederike Ernst (Gnosis).

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Crypto Long & Short: Could Scalable Payments for Bitcoin Undermine Its Value?
A stream of crypto payments services coming to market give new life to the debate around whether bitcoin can be both a store of value and a payments token.
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UPS Might Be Making a Locker That Accepts Bitcoin
A new patent application filed by UPS indicates that bitcoin could be used as a payment system.
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