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Western Union Integrates With Crypto Wallet to Expand Philippines Remittances

| Daniel Palmer

The money transfer giant has teamed up with blockchain startup to enable residents of the Philippines to directly receive cash remittances.

Western Union Reveals Pilot Coinbase Integration

| Noelle Acheson

Western Union could soon be sending people's funds via an integration with Coinbase, the remittance firm's CTO has revealed.

Western Union Seeks Patent for Digital Currency Analysis

| Stan Higgins

Money transfer giant Western Union is seeking a patent for a transaction analysis system that could be applied to digital currencies like bitcoin.

MoneyGram: Bitcoin Will Fail to Disrupt Remittances

| Pete Rizzo

CoinDesk speaks to MoneyGram executive vice president Peter Ohser about why he believes bitcoin will fail to disrupt the remittance market.

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8 Companies That Have Filed Crypto Patents

| Yessi Bello Perez

Often a topic of contention in the bitcoin community, CoinDesk has rounded up some of the most high profile patent submissions filed to date.


Western Union: ‘Too Early’ to Discuss Ripple Labs Pilot Project

| Pete Rizzo

Global payments giant Western Union is keeping quiet about its rumored plans to tap distributed ledger technology.

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Western Union ‘Exploring’ Pilot Program With Ripple Labs

| Pete Rizzo

Global remittance giant Western Union is reportedly working on a pilot program with decentralized payment protocol provider Ripple Labs.

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Western Union BitLicense Response is Pro-Bitcoin, Legal Experts Say

| Pete Rizzo

Western Union's BitLicense comment suggests it may be seeking to learn how it could adapt its services in the face of competition from bitcoin.


Amazon, Walmart and Western Union BitLicense Comments Revealed

| Pete Rizzo

The NYDFS has published all public comments on the BitLicense, revealing concerns from Amazon, Walmart and Western Union.

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Western Union Faces Backlash Over Removal of Spoof Bitcoin Ad

| Nermin Hajdarbegovic

Western Union has forced Facebook to remove a bitcoin parody of one of its ads.