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B2B Payments Startup Paystand Acquires Mexican Peer Yaydoo
While the companies will operate independently, there is hope for cross-selling opportunities.
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Russian President Vladimir Putin. (DimitroSevastopol/Pixabay)
Vladimir Putin Signs Law Banning Digital-Asset Payments in Russia
He has signed a bill that adds to a previous prohibition against cryptocurrency payments in the country.
Russian President Vladimir Putin. (DimitroSevastopol/Pixabay)

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Blockchain Payments Firm Roxe to List via $3.6B SPAC Deal
The company is planning to trade on Nasdaq next year.
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Elon Musk Buys Twitter
Musk Sees Logic for Twitter as a Crypto Payments Platform
The Tesla CEO has agreed to purchase Twitter for about $44 billion and spoke Thursday at an all-hands meeting for the social network company.
Elon Musk Buys Twitter

PayPal CEO Dan Schulman (Geoffroy van der Hasselt/Getty Images)
PayPal's Move to Allow Crypto Transfers to External Wallets the First Step Away From Fiat World, CEO Says
The payment services giant will allow users to turn crypto into fiat for use at any one of 35 million merchant accounts.
PayPal CEO Dan Schulman (Geoffroy van der Hasselt/Getty Images)

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Mastercard Now Allowing Cardholders to Buy NFTs on Several Marketplaces
Mastercard is partnering with multiple platforms including Immutable X, The Sandbox and MoonPay.
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Digital Payments Firm Flexa to Buy Drop Party to Engage With Customers
Drop Party uses merchandise drops to connect brands and consumers
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How Bitcoin Could Power a New Wave of Small Business Innovation
Bitcoin payments are dramatically underutilized – and transacting in bitcoin introduces more ways for a small business to capitalize.
Small business owner calculating figures

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San Diego-Based Edge Unveils Privacy-Focused Crypto Card
The card doesn't require users to input any personally identifiable information to set up or use it.
Young woman using credit card reader at coffee shop counter (MoMo Productions/Getty Images)

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Fireblocks Deepens Payments Push With Checkout.com USDC Settlement
Merchants will be able to settle transactions through USD coin with Fireblocks’ payment technology.
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