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Latest Payments News
Google Pay hires former PayPal executive to expand crypto services
Google pay has hired former Paypal executive Arnold Goldberg to head its payment division, with plans to expand its crypto-related operations.
Coinbase partners with Mastercard to simplify NFT marketplace purchases
The partnership intends to facilitate direct NFT purchases for users via Mastercard debit and credit cards.
Elon Musk’s Tesla now supports Dogecoin payment
Tesla has revealed that users can now purchase some of its merchandise with Dogecoin.
“Pay us in crypto,” one in four small businesses say
Small businesses in Brazil, Singapore, UAE and Hong Kong have expressed willingness to accept crypto payments.
Elrond acquires payments provider Utrust in a bid to bring crypto to millions of merchants
Acqiring Utrust will enable Elrond to offer an innovative product called "Merchant Yield."
Cash App is bringing the Bitcoin Lightning Network to its 36 million users
Bitcoin for payments is becoming a thing as more payment providers join the Lightning Network.
Airbnb CEO hints heavily at adding crypto as a payment option
The travel industry is undergoing change as a result of the health crisis, Airbnb is looking to take things a step further by embracing emerging technologies. But whether that includes crypto payments is unknown at this time.
Chamath Palihapitiya: Visa and MasterCard biggest business losers for 2022
Billionaire investor Chamath Palihapitiya predicts that Visa and MasterCard lose out and be overthrown by Web3-based payment projects in 2022.
Bakkt president Adam White announces his departure from the platform
Adam White, the president, and founding executive of Bakkt, will be leaving the organization after three years of service.
Cardano users can now spend ADA at 40,000 US stores via Flexa network
Cardano (ADA) is now live on Gemini-backed crypto payments network Flexa.
WhatsApp launches crypto payments pilot powered by Meta’s digital wallet
The messaging app has launched a cryptocurrency payment feature for a small number of users in the US.
Bitcoin processes more dollar value than PayPal, could surpass Mastercard by 2026
Bitcoin’s network has overtaken PayPal in the amount of dollar value it processes and could soon match that of Mastercard as it already processes 27% of its value.
Solana’s native wallet Phantom just hit over 1 million active users
Solana’s Phantom is raking in the numbers has the digital asset becomes increasingly popular amongst crypto enthusiasts.
Chainlink now secures over $75 billion on supported dApps
Price feeds powered by the world’s largest decentralized oracle network are now securing smart contracts across numerous leading blockchains.
Luxury homes in Portugal worth $4.7 million paid for in Cardano (ADA)
Real estate and crypto are becoming increasing integrated.
Ripple deploys its first on-demand liquidity tool in the Middle East
The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is home to the world’s top remittance corridors.
Mastercard to soon offer Bitcoin rewards and purchases for merchants
The company would also allow Bitcoin wallets, credit and debit cards that earn crypto rewards to be spent.
You can now buy Bitcoin (BTC) at 200 Walmart locations in the U.S.
Coinstar ATM kiosks at select locations will allow customers to purchase Bitcoin.