WorldPay and VISA now work with Solana Blockchain Tuesday, 5 Sep 2023 8:12 pm
The smart money seems to be finding their way into Solana (SOL). The private equity company GTCR acquired 55% stake in the payment processor WorldPay earlier this year, with Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) as the other major stakeholder. Today, Visa announced that they work with WorldPay and Nuvei to accept USDC stablecoin over the Solana network. Earlier, only USDC payments through the more expensive Ethereum Network was supported. This could be major positive news for Solana reaching mainstream consumers and investors, that are looking for a fast and affordable blockchain and native coin. Solana (SOL) was up over 4.6% following the news from VISA, while Bitcoin (BTC) is down 0.6% for the day and ETH is up a modest 0.2%. Is the next step an increasing amount of Solana casinos, following rather high gas fees for transfers... Read the full newsflash
Tether transactions volume outpaces both Visa and Mastercard Sunday, 15 Jan 2023 4:01 pm
The biggest stablecoin in the world, Tether (UDST), has surprised many in the traditional finance space by outpacing both Mastercard and Visa when it comes to sheer volume of transactions settled. 2022 saw Tether process $18.2tn, with Mastercard and Visa weighing in at $14.1tn and $7.7tn respectively. Want to enter the crypto marker with a fiat-backed stablecoin? You can't go far wrong with USDT. Buy it by signing up for MEXC Global now!
Crypto.com granted to issue their own Visa cards Wednesday, 21 Dec 2022 3:22 pm
Just like Wirex and payment processor Simplex, the global Crypto.com (see review) have been accepted as a Visa principal member in EU. They are now granted to issue their own black cards (Obsidian), along with the frosted and icy white, green, ruby steel and midnight blue visa cards. If you are not a customer yet and want to get up to 5% cashback on... Read the full newsflash
Visa to enable auto payments for Ethereum? Tuesday, 20 Dec 2022 1:22 pm
In a new development for the payments giant Visa, strong rumors are circulating about Ether owners being able to set up auto payments. What's noteworthy is that these would come directly from their own self-custodial wallets... Read the full newsflash
Payments giant Visa files trademark for new crypto wallet Monday, 31 Oct 2022 8:49 am
In noteworthy news from the traditional banking space, Visa has filed trademarks for an upcoming crypto wallet. More specifically, they have filed applications claiming plans for managing digital, virtual, and cryptocurrency transactions which shows they're also keen to enter the metaverse space. And, the management of digital and crypto currency wallets. And NFTs too! But, you can get ahead of the traditional banking giants by getting involved with crypto today at Coinbase. It's one of the most popular platforms in the world and ideal for beginners... Read the full newsflash
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