Amazon has refuted recent speculation it may be readying to support Bitcoin payments, asserting it currently has no plans for BTC.Read more
An anonymous source within Amazon has reportedly told London business newspaper City A.M. that the e-commerce giant is planning to accept Bitcoin (BTC) payments by the end of 2021, possibly setting the stage for broader mainstream acceptance of crypto transactions.Read more
The Reserve Bank of India, or RBI, continues to investigate the issuance of a central bank digital currency, or CBDC.Read more
NatWest, a major United Kingdom-based retail and commercial bank, has blocked all credit and debit card payments to crypto exchange Binance until further notice, multiple users on social media reported on Thursday.Read more
Coinbase Commerce, the e-commerce arm of the United States-based crypto exchange, has added support for Dogecoin payments.
According to a Twitter announcement, Dogecoin became the seventh cryptocurrency for merchants to accept payments on Coinbase’s e-commerce portal.
Cryptocurrency exchange OKCoin has selected merchant service provider Worldpay to aid in its expansion efforts, which includes bringing crypto-to-crypto payments to a global audience.Read more
The European Commission has submitted a new proposal which would require crypto-asset service providers to collect additional anti-money laundering, or AML, information from users who utilize cryptocurrency for money transfers.Read more
American fintech giant Mastercard announced plans to revamp its crypto card program, to enable traditional banks and crypto companies to offer cards to its users for transacting with digital assets.Read more
While Bitcoin (BTC) may be considered as a store of value for many, some consumers across the globe may be thinking otherwise. Recent data has revealed that 46 million people in the United States plan to use cryptocurrency to pay for things such as groceries or real estate.Read more
21 remaining firms become official Libra members after Visa, Stripe, PayPal, and others pull out
The head of Libra, Facebook’s controversial cryptocurrency initiative, has stated the project will continue to develop its planned “new global currency” despite having lost a quarter of its backers, incl