Aug 08, 2019 at 13:27
Mastercard is Seeking Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Experts
Mastercard Incorporated, the United States based cosmopolitan financial services company with its headquarters in New York, is hunting for around 28 cryptocurrency and blockchain professionals in order to help strengthen its team within the distributed ledger technology (DLT) field. They are ready to hire a wide range of blockchain experts including many senior roles, as the corporation are proposing to be intense on creating digital asset and wallet products. Mastercard deals in services such as offering credit, prepaid and debit card payment services to its massive clients in over 26,000 financial institutions globally.
Norwegian Air Set to Sell Tickets Via Bitcoin
One of Europe's airline giants, Norwegian air, is set to launch it’s own cryptocurrency exchange and allow ticket sales via bitcoin. The airline plans to add the most popular and biggest cryptocurrency by market capitalization as another payment option its customers.
The US SEC Warns Against the Disclosure Statements
The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC), a self-regulating agency of the US Federal government, has cautioned the public about the use of "may" statements in advisor disclosures. On April 30 this year, the District of Columbia Court of Appeals upheld charges of slipshod abuses of the Advisers Act that were submitted by the agency’s Division of Enforcement against The Robare Group (TRG).
Facebook's Cryptocurrency to Attract Investments from Visa
Recently, we brought you the news about Facebook launching its own cryptocurrency, allegedly called Libra, by next year – others call it GlobalCoin. The news attracted the attention of some big names in the finance industry to come and support this disruptive initiative. Some of the giant companies willing and able to invest in the project include PayPal, Uber, Visa and MasterCard, and many other forward-thinking individuals are also interested. The official announcement from Facebook is expected soon. Facebook is expected to launch a whitepaper for its coin on June 18.