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
Richemont Director Jin Keyu Joins Blockchain Startup as Adviser
Richemont, the Swiss luxury goods giant that owns Cartier, will potentially utilize blockchain in a move aimed to bring transparency to its supply chain.
Jin Keyu, a renowned economist and an assoc
Thailand Is Planning a 'Bond Coin' for Faster Securities Settlement
A self-regulatory organization in Thailand is planning to create a custom token aimed to speed up corporate bond settlement in the country.
The Thailand Bond Market Association (TBMA) said it has r
G20 Watchdog Releases Framework for 'Vigilant' Crypto Monitoring
The Financial Stability Board (FSB), an organization focused on analyzing and making recommendations to the G20 on global financial systems, has presented a framework for monitoring cryptocurrency ass
Report: World's Biggest Asset Manager BlackRock Exploring Bitcoin
Global investment management company BlackRock is reportedly mulling a move into bitcoin.
According to a Financial News London report on Monday, the New York-based asset manager has now set up a wo