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Digital assets in the future will begin to play an important role in making payments of payments. This was announced in an interview with Yahoo Finance by the technical director of Walmart Suresh Kumar.
Google cloud platform will begin to receive payments through Coinbase bitcoin-foreign
Google technological giant will allow customers to pay cloud services with cryptocurrencies through Coinbase.
Ukrainian supermarkets Varus began to accept cryptocurrencies
Binance cryptocurrency exchange announced partnership with the Ukrainian retail chain of supermarkets Varus.
FINTETETSTAP CHECKOUT.COM will reduce 5% staff
CHECKOUT digital payment platform team.COM will fire about 100 employees to strengthen the focus on “strategic priorities”. This is written by Bloomberg.
Vitalik Buterin announced the superiority of cryptocurrencies over other payment tools
Cryptocurrency payments surpass other forms of calculations because of their convenience, and not due to the ability to resist censorship. This was stated by Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin.
Whitepay introduced payment by cryptocurrencies to Ukrainian stores of equipment
Whitebit’s ecosystem, WhiteBit, the WhitePay platform has launched payment of goods with cryptocurrencies in the largest networks of equipment stores in Ukraine, including techno їZhaak and Stylus.
In South Africa, they presented the Bitcoin Travel Service through SMS
KGOTATSO developer NGAKO launched Machankura SMS service in South Africa. It allows you to carry out bitcoin translations without access to the Internet.
The tourist region in Honduras began to accept payment in Bitcoin
Santa Lusia municipality in Honduras integrated payments in the first cryptocurrency to attract tourists from around the world.
The US Senate was proposed to exclude cryptotransa from taxation in the amount of up to $ 50
The bill designed to free transactions with digital assets in the amount of up to $ 50 in the equivalent from the tax on capital.
Research: 85% of merchants see a tool for attracting customers in bitcoin payments
For 84.8% of the merchants, the payment option using cryptocurrencies has become a way to expand the client base. Such estimates are contained in the study of the news aggregator PymNTS and the process of the Bitpay processing service.
American Express evaluated the prospects of crypto payments
Cryptocurrency payments will become a reality in the future, but at present they are economically ineffective. This was announced in an interview with Cointelegraph by interaction with American Express government agencies in southern Europe Gonzalo Perez del Arko.
Panama President rejected the bill on cryptocurrencies due to Fatf recommendations
President of Panama Laurentino Kames made a partial veto that regulates the circulation of digital assets, saying that it requires refinement in part in compliance with the financial rules of the country.
The Ministry of Finance of the Russian Federation discussed international calculations in Bitcoin
Cryptocurrencies can potentially be used by Russia in international calculations, according to the Department of Financial Policy of the Ministry of Finance.
The Fed has the popularity of cryptocurrencies as an investment tool recognized
Most Americans consider digital assets as an investment tool, not a payment means. This is stated in the annual report of the Fed on the well -being of US Households.
Balenciaga boutiques in the United States will begin to take bitcoin and Ethereum
Balanciaga, owned by Kering, has announced the possibility of cryptocurrency payment in flagship stores in the USA and online platform, WWD reports.
Sam Bankman-Fried doubted in the future of Bitcoin as a payment means
CEO FTX Sam Bankman Fried doubted the ability of Bitcoin to become a popular payment system due to inefficiency and high environmental costs of its blockchain. About this writes Financial Times.
Emirates Airlines announced support for bitcoin
One of the largest world airlines Emirates Airlines announced the receipt of payments in Bitcoin and the release of the NFT collection.
BVNK payment startup attracted $ 40 million from Tiger Global and other investors
Cryptocurrency companies, oriented to maintenance of cryptocurrency companies, BVNK closed the round of financing of the series A by $ 40 million when estimated at $ 340 million. He was headed by Tiger Global.
SBI Holdings subsidiary added payment in bitcoin and XRP
SBI HOLDINGS included in the Japanese conglomerate SBI Motor Japan allowed customers from Africa to pay for the purchases of used machines with bitcoin and XRP token.
Gucci will start receiving payments in cryptocurrencies
The Italian Gucci Fashion House in May will launch a pilot project to receive digital assets in five US stores. It is reported by Vogue Business.
Twitter will test the USDC board from Stripe
The financial infrastructure provider for online business Stripe added support for payments in the USDC stabelcoin on the Polygon blockchain. The first user of the solution will be Twitter.
Bis revealed the factors of the attractiveness of CBDC for the central banks
Improving the efficiency of payment systems – the main motivation of the central banks of developing countries studying the possibilities of introducing CBDC. This conclusion is contained in the study of the Bank of International Settlements (BIS).
Russia offered to use cryptocurrencies in the calculations with the countries of Africa
The head of the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sergei Katyrin, proposed using digital currencies for calculations and payments with African countries. This is stated in a letter sent to the Prime Minister Mikhail Mishustin.
Binance launched the BIFINITY payment company
Binance announced the launch of Bifinity, which is positioned as an official payment provider in fiat and digital currencies.
Japanese financial giant MUFG closed the draft payment network on the blockchain
MUFG announced the folding of the payment network project on the Global Open Network Japan (Go-Net Japan) blockchain. The largest financial conglomerate in Japan referred to slow business growth.
ZEBEC Defi-Protocol based on Solana attracted $ 15 million
The team of continuous calculations of transactions in real time ZEBEC on the basis of SOLANA closed the round of financing of the series A by $ 15 million. He was led by Solana Ventures and Distributed Global.
The Bulgaria stock exchange added to the ETN listing based on bitcoin and Ethereum
The Bulgarian Stock Exchange (BSE) added eight ETNs based on bitcoin and Ethereum to the list of traded tools. Money writes about this.BG.
The authorities of the Russian Federation unanimously denied Bitcoin in the status of a payment fund
The Bank of Russia, the Ministry of Finance and the Government agreed that cryptocurrencies would not receive the status of a payment fund in the country.
Solana Labs launched a payment protocol for e -commerce
SOLANA Labs launched the SOLANA PAY protocol, which allows online sales to accept cryptocurrency payments directly from consumers.
Visa has been overpassed for three months by the CPEPANSENCENCE OF $ 2.5 mlpd
Users of cryptocurrency cards on the basis of the VISA payment system conducted over October-December 2021 operations worth $ 2.5 billion. Such data was cited by CFO Vasant Prabhu during a conference with analysts, writes CNBC.
A group of American banks has created a consortium for the release of stablecoin
A group of insured FDIC financial institutions by USDF Consortium announced plans to create a network of banks to promote the USDF stableco -issued participants.
Poll: Almost 58% of cross -border companies use cryptocurrencies
Over half of international companies use at least one cryptocurrency in their activities. At the same time, Bitcoin is the most popular coin among those whose annual turnover exceeds $ 10 million.
SOLANA and Lightning Network attracted the attention of the co -founder Stripe
STREPE co -founder and President John Collison did not rule out that in the future a payment company may resume support for cryptocurrency payments. He noted that there were many decisions on the market that attracted his attention.
BITSO uses Circle solutions to create a payment corridor between the United States and Mexico
The largest cryptocurrency exchange of Latin America Bitso integrates Circle’s solutions to launch a payment corridor between the United States and Mexico. The initiative will allow companies and private individuals to carry out cross -border transactions using USD Coin Stablecoin (USDC).
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