Browsing the "Western Union" Tag

Western Union Integrates With Crypto Wallet to Expand Philippines Remittances

| Daniel Palmer

The money transfer giant has teamed up with blockchain startup Coins.ph 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.

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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.

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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.