Browsing the "Payments" Tag

Two Startups Are Partnering to Enable Amazon Purchases with Ethereum

| Daniel Palmer

Two blockchain-focused startups are teaming up to enable Amazon purchases with ethereum via an app-like browser extension.

Visa Goes Live With Blockchain-Powered Business Payments Service

| Daniel Palmer

Visa's B2B Connect payments service, in part built with Hyperledger Fabric, has officially gone live.

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

| Benedict Alibasa

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

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."

Barclays Leads $5.5 Million Round for Blockchain Business Payments Startup

| Yogita Khatri

Barclays Bank has jointly led a $5.5 million Series A funding round for blockchain-based B2B payments startup Crowdz.

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.

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Can Bitcoin Win the Digital Payments ‘Gauge War’?

| Simon Johnson

Bitcoin could learn a lesson from the railways, says Simon Johnson: For the customer, it’s just about getting from A to B fastest and cheapest.

You Can Now ‘Spedn’ Bitcoin at GameStop, Barnes & Noble and More

| Leigh Cuen

Payments startup Flexa has released a crypto wallet called SPEDN to help brick-and-mortar retailers accept cryptocurrencies.

Facebook in Talks to Build Ecosystem for Planned Stablecoin: WSJ

| Yogita Khatri

Facebook is said to be in talks with firms, including Visa and Mastercard, to support and fund its planned fiat-backed cryptocurrency.

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.