The risks presented by digital currencies far outweigh the benefits, MasterCard has claimed.
The global payment processor made these comments in its submission to the UK Treasury's call for informa... Read More
Leading Brazil-based digital currency exchange BitInvest has launched the Coincard, a bitcoin-friendly prepaid MasterCard.
The concept is simple. The card can be topped up with bitcoins, but you ca... Read More
The Department of Justice has unveiled fraud charges against another co-founder of cryptocurrency startup Centra, a move that comes weeks after two other founders were arrested and charged.
The U.S... Read More
Payments giant Mastercard wants to patent a way to quickly add new nodes to a blockchain network, new filings reveal.
In a patent application published Thursday by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Off... Read More
Moves by major banks to ban their customers from using their payment cards to buy cryptocurrencies led to a dip in cross-border transaction volume during the first quarter of 2018, Mastercard's chief ... Read More
Brazil Moves to Probe Banks After Crypto Exchanges Denied Services
Brazil's antitrust watchdog is investigating whether the major banks in the country worked together to close off access to cryptocurrency services.
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Japan Lost $540 Million to Crypto Hacks in First Half of 2018
After news broke yesterday of yet another hack of a cryptocurrency exchange in Japan, the country's police authority has released figures revealing the rise in such attacks this year.
Coinbase Refutes Claims in New York Attorney General's Exchange Report
A recent report published by the New York Office of the Attorney General (OAG), which claimed several cryptocurrency exchanges it investigated are vulnerable to market manipulation, has drawn backlash
Singapore Central Banker: No Tokens We've Reviewed Need Securities Rules
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the city-state's de-facto central bank, believes that no tokens it has seen need to be regulated under its securities laws.
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