Browsing the "Payments" Tag

Facebook Seeks Counsel to Forge Blockchain Partnerships for New Products

| Anna Baydakova

Facebook is looking to hire a lead commercial counsel for blockchain to negotiate "partnerships needed to launch new products."

Fortune 500 Tech Firm Avnet Now Accepts Crypto Payments via BitPay

| Yogita Khatri

Avnet, one of the world's largest distributors of electronic components and services, is now accepting crypto payments through BitPay.

Banking Startup Launching Visa Card That Lets You Spend 7 Cryptos

| Yogita Khatri

Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows eurozone-based users to spend cryptocurrencies.

Bitfury Integration to Bring Bitcoin Lightning Payments to More Merchants

| Yogita Khatri

The Bitfury Group has partnered with business payments processor HadePay to bring lightning network-based bitcoin payments to merchants.

IBM Scores Deal With US Credit Union Group to Use Hyperledger Blockchain

| Anna Baydakova

Credit union consortium CULedger will use IBM's Hyperledger Fabric, in addition to several other blockchains it's been working with.

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UNICEF Explores Blockchain to Improve Internet for ‘Every School’ in Kyrgyzstan

| Christine Kim

International children's charity UNICEF is exploring how blockchain technology could be used to help connect local schools in Kyrgyzstan to the…

LinkedIn Founder, Fidelity Latest to Carry Bitcoin’s ‘Lightning Torch’

| Daniel Palmer

The latest big names to join the bitcoin payments experiment are financial giant Fidelity Investments and LinkedIn co-founder Reid Hoffman.

JPMorgan Has Its Own Crypto and It’s Starting Real-World Trials

| Daniel Palmer

JPMorgan has built a crypto token and it's moving to real-world trials in "a few months," according to a CNBC report.

Japan’s Biggest Bank Launching Blockchain Payments Network in 2020

| Yogita Khatri

Japanese banking giant Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is launching a high-throughput blockchain-based payments network next year.

Two Remittance Firms Go Live With Ripple-Based Payments to Thailand

| Yogita Khatri

Remittance firms UAE Exchange and Unimoni now offer blockchain-based payments to Thailand using RippleNet.