Tag: MasterCard

Visa and Mastercard run ‘enhanced diligence’ on crypto card issuers

Visa and Mastercard run ‘enhanced diligence’ on crypto card issuers

Payments giants Visa and Mastercard run more stringent checks on crypto firms than on other prospective card issuers. Would-be crypto partners must produce detailed information about their fraud and money laundering checks before being approved to offer cards to their customers. Cuy Sheffield, Visa’s head of crypto, described the process as “enhanced diligence on top […]

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Report: Blockchain Patents ‘Skyrocket’ in 2020, Alibaba Owns the Most Crypto Patents

Report: Blockchain Patents ‘Skyrocket’ in 2020, Alibaba Owns the Most Crypto Patents

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US Consumers Flock To the First Mastercard Branded BitPay Card

US Consumers Flock To the First Mastercard Branded BitPay Card

New data from BitPay shows that American consumers are flocking to load the first Mastercard branded BitPay card with top digital assets. The popular cryptocurrency payment services provider debuted the new card in June 2020 and the company’s transactions reached a new high in July. The data also shows how crypto cards usage is changing, […]

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