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Fiat Freeway: Visa adds a novel CBDC Protocol to its Growing Digital Ecosystem

Fiat Freeway: Visa adds a novel CBDC Protocol to its Growing Digital Ecosystem

Quick Take ‘Fiat Freeway’ is a weekly column providing the latest updates on central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and stablecoins.  This week’s column explores Visa’s novel offline payment system (OPS) protocol, which expands the global payments technology company’s fast-growing digital ecosystem into CBDC.   This research piece is available to members of The Block Genesis. You […]

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Visa partners with Circle to let card issuers integrate USDC payment capability

Visa partners with Circle to let card issuers integrate USDC payment capability

Visa announced a partnership today with Circle Internet Financial — one of the firms behind Ethereum-based stablecoin U.S. Dollar Coin (USDC) — to add USDC payment capability into Visa credit cards. According to Forbes, Circle will work with select Visa credit card issuers to integrate USDC software into their platforms to send and receive USDC […]

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