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Latest news about blockchain and cryptocurrencies

A Closer Look at the Environmental Impact of Bitcoin Mining

Christopher Bendiksen, Head of Research at CoinShares, major European major digital asset manager. Bitcoin (BTC) is a settlement system like FedWire, not a payments aggregator like VisaIt uses energy to deliver that function independently of central authoritiesGlobal energy production continues to rely on fossil fuelsHowever, cryptocurrency mining is mobile… Read more →

PayPal Crypto, Goldman Sachs Vehicle, BTC Bugatti and 20 Crypto Jokes

What a week! (Well, another one.) PayPal will launch a service that would allow its customers to pay with BTC, ETH, LTC, and BCH, Visa partnered with Crypto.com to settle transactions in USDC on Ethereum, Goldman Sachs might offer its first investment vehicles for BTC and other unspecified digital assets in Q2, and Tesla started contributing fixes to open-source software built on the Bitcoin… Read more →

Canadian Company Mogo Offers Bitcoin Rewards for Clients Engaging in a New Mortgage or Refinancing

On Monday, the publicly-listed Canadian company Mogo announced the firm is extending the bitcoin rewards program applied to the firm’s prepaid Visa card to the operation’s Mogomortgage product. Mogo members leveraging the Mogomortgage platform can earn up to $3,100 in bitcoin if they engage in a new mortgage or refinance an existing real estate loan. Read more →

Payment Giant Visa Integrates USDC Stablecoin Support for Settlement

On Monday, the American multinational financial services corporation Visa announced that digital currency payments have arrived on Visa’s settlement platform. The payment giant revealed that the company will leverage USD coin (USDC), the regulated token built on top of the Ethereum network. A lot Has Changed Since Dee Hock founded Visa Visa has announced cryptocurrency […]… Read more →

Visa Starts Settling Transactions in USD Coin On Ethereum

Payments giant Visa partnered with major crypto company Crypto.com in order to settle transactions in the second-largest steblecoin USD Coin (USDC) with Visa over Ethereum (ETH). "Working with Anchorage, the first federally chartered digital asset bank and an exclusive Visa digital currency settlement partner, Visa has launched a pilot that allows Crypto. Read more →

Visa Anticipates Cryptocurrency Becoming ‘Extremely Mainstream’ — Working to Allow Bitcoin Use at 70 Million Stores

Visa CEO Al Kelly anticipates that cryptocurrency could become “extremely mainstream” within five years. He is working to position Visa in the middle of it should cryptocurrency take off. He further confirmed that Visa is working to allow bitcoin purchases, in addition to enabling the cryptocurrency to be used at 70 million stores where Visa […]… Read more →