Jun 19, 2019 at 09:54
Coinbase Launches Cryptocurrency Credit Card in Italy
The United States based giant cryptocurrency exchange platform, Coinbase, has rolled out its Credit Card in Italy, a Visa card which a customer can use to pay in stores by drawing on his or her online digital currency portfolio.
Jun 13, 2019 at 10:15
Visa Launches New Blockchain Project to Compete with SWIFT
Visa has announced that it is entering a $125 trillion market using blockchain to carry out these particular payments in the fastest, most economical and most transparent way ever. The blockchain and cryptocurrency industry is among the most lucrative businesses in the world, and this is the reason why popular companies, institutions or people with a big impact on the world’s economy are not hesitating to take advantage of any opportunity available.
Jun 06, 2019 at 11:14
ZB Group’s Vice President’s Take on the Blockchain as an Indispensable Key Technology
On June 6th, 2019, the Vice President of ZB Group, Ms. Aurora Wong, was invited to speak at the Eagle Chain Digital Economy and Culture Festival’s forum, which took place at Ramada Optics Valley in Wuhan, China, during the prestigious Digital Economy Industrial Application Summit. The summit was jointly sponsored by Eagle Chain Fund, Anypay, Jinse, Brlock360, AO Union among other top organizations.
Facebook's Cryptocurrency to be Presented in 2020
The leading social media network, Facebook, the company that owns Instagram and WhatsApp, apps which allow users to make and share content or take part in social networking, plans to put its own cryptocurrency on the market by 2020, the coin will be used to make payments beginning with over 12 different nations globally by April next year (Q1 of 2020).
Central Bank Experiment: Blockchain for Cross-Border Payments
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), in collaboration with the Central Bank of Canada (BoC), experimented with making cross-border (international) financial payments using blockchain technology and CBDC, a digital fiat money created under the government’s regulation. This initiative will help increase payment efficiencies.
Canada Accepts Payments Using Bitcoin & Other Cryptos
A recent voting exercise that took place in the town of Innisfil, Canada, resulted into the beginning of a pilot project which allows paying taxes for property using cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin and others, and this will work for around 12 months.
UniCredit Makes First Transaction via Blockchain in Italy
The blockchain technology has continued to be massively used in banking processes across the world. In Italy, UniCredit has finally made the first commercial transaction via the blockchain. Using the We.Trade platform, UniCredit has allowed the metal packaging manufacturer ASA Group to buy a tinplate game from its supplier, Steelforce, which was supported by KBC Bank based in Belgium.
BitMax.io (BTMX.com) and Fantom (FTM) Form a Strategic Partnership
BitMax.io (BTMX.com), the industry leading next-generation digital asset exchange, has announced a strategic partnership with Fantom, the decentralized nervous system of the smart cities of the future, and the platform for nearly instantaneous payments. Fantom solves the problems of existing distributed ledgers such as Ethereum and Bitcoin, by utilizing its revolutionary technology on a global scale. The Fantom token was listed for trading on the BitMax.io exchange on March 12th 2019.