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E-payment & Security, Technology

Tag Heuer accepts crypto as payment

May 24, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

Tag Heuer’s announcement comes as other LVMH brands and rival luxury fashion houses at Kering are investing in the metaverse and Web3, which is the concept for a new stage of the internet relying on blockchain technology. Two brands owned […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Crypto, privacy lead legislative priorities for payment trade group

January 7, 2022

Via: Payments Dive

Pinpointing the 2022 priorities is a way for the trade group to signal to congressional members and the Biden administration which legislative proposals and executive actions it will pay special attention to this year. With respect to the crypto and […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

SEC Chair Gensler to crypto platforms: Come to us before we come for you

December 3, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

Securities and Exchange Commission Chair Gary Gensler’s views on crypto regulation came into sharper focus this week, making clear he sees a need to bolster investor protections. In remarks to the SEC’s Investor Advisory Committee Thursday, Gensler reiterated the need […]


News

Walmart looks for a cryptocurrency strategy leader

August 17, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

From Prime Day to pharmaceutical discounts, Walmart and Amazon are often in sync as the rivals dance around each other and compete for dominance over the unknowable future of retail. As noted by MarketWatch, which previously reported on Walmart’s job […]


Platforms, Technology

How Blockchain Can Affect Business

July 7, 2021

Via: B2B News Network

Blockchain is a new technology that is already having a huge impact on business. In essence, it is a new kind of database that stores data in a unique way. It collates data in groups, known as blocks. Each block […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Newegg Embraces Dogecoin Cryptocurrency for Customer Payments

April 21, 2021

Via: CMSWire

Online tech-focused retailer Newegg got in on the Doge Day fun on Monday by announcing that it will now be accepting Dogecoin as an official payment method. Newegg has been eager to accept the shift to digital currency. In 2014, […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Crypto Parrot: one crypto ATM installed every hour globally

April 7, 2021

Via: B2B News Network

Data acquired by cryptocurrency trading simulator Crypto Parrot indicates that as of April 6, 2021, the total number of cryptocurrency ATMs globally stood at 17,827. Based on the daily installation rate, projections suggest that at least 1.6 cryptocurrency ATMs are […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Visa rolls out stablecoin pilot program with partner Crypto.com

March 29, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

Major card network provider Visa, is rolling out a pilot program to settle transactions with a digital stablecoin via the cryptocurrency Ethereum. San Francisco-based Visa said in a press release today that it’s tapping a pack of partners to make […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Goldman Sachs bows to clients, embraces ‘digital money,’ bank president says

March 11, 2021

Via: Payments Dive

Wall Street bank Goldman Sachs is a doubter no more. This week the president of the storied financial institution, John Waldron, labeled his bank’s ranks “believers” in the future of digital money and blockchain technology. “We’re big believers in digital […]


News

5 ways cryptocurrency benefits ecommerce

September 6, 2019

Via: Get Elastic

Issuing as a mysterious concept narrowly known by those in IT and developing into worldwide hype, cryptocurrency has become a controversial phenomenon in today’s world. Recently, experts, as well as ordinary people, were sharing the same question: is it a […]


E-payment & Security, Technology

Research: Cryptocurrency exchanges have pretty weak password security

March 22, 2018

Via: TheNextWeb

Paranoid cryptocurrency traders might want to go the extra mile and set up an even stronger password than their preferred exchange desk suggests. New research indicates that most exchanges in the blockchain space allow users to create accounts with poorly […]


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Fintech: 7 Ways Finance Is Getting A Makeover with Tech

June 21, 2016

Via: itCurated

Our finances are evolving, and the banking industry does not seem to be a huge part of that. Technology is making our financial services faster, cheaper, and more efficient, but it is mostly tech startups and fintech (financial technology) firms […]


E-payment & Security

Here’s what the future of bitcoin looks like — and it’s bright

February 15, 2016

Via: itCurated

Bitcoin has been proclaimed dead 89 times. It has been labeled a Ponzi scheme and a failed experiment. Writers have argued for it to be forgotten and for developers to move on to greener pastures. But moving beyond this rhetoric, […]