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Tag: Visa

April 19, 2019

Crypto Vs. Visa/Mastercard/PayPal – Are Bitcoin (BTC), XRP More Viable Options?

For quite a while now, Bitcoin and all digital assets are struggling to overtake traditional payment rails such as Visa, Mastercard, and PayPal. Ripple’s XRP, for instance, has been gaining more mass adoption and Ripple’s xRapid which uses XRP has already managed to overcome SWIFT with much faster, safer transactions and also cheaper fees. Also, … Continue reading “Crypto Vs. Visa/Mastercard/PayPal – Are Bitcoin (BTC), XRP More Viable Options?”

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April 5, 2019

Bitcoin (BTC) Vs. MasterCard, PayPal, And Visa: Comparing Payment Methods

Bitcoin and other digital assets are known to be trying to disrupt the financial system. Ripple, for instance, is SWIFT’s main competitor and it’s trying to eliminate the flaws that the traditional payments system has regarding transaction speed, fees, and security. Now, Crypto data analytics platform DataLight issues a report comparing Bitcoin (BTC) as a … Continue reading “Bitcoin (BTC) Vs. MasterCard, PayPal, And Visa: Comparing Payment Methods”

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March 26, 2019

Western Union Is Reportedly The Main Rival Of Bitcoin (BTC)

Recently, we were reporting that Western Union continues to test Ripple’s solutions for a potential partnership. During the World Economic Forum in Davos, Western Union’s CEO Hikmet Ersek provided the latest update regarding a partnership with Ripple. After that, Western Union made headlines again when news surfaced and reported that they are working with Stellar collaborator Thunes … Continue reading “Western Union Is Reportedly The Main Rival Of Bitcoin (BTC)”

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March 19, 2019

Visa Is Riding The Crypto Wave: Payment Giant Hires Technical Manager For The Visa Crypto Team

It looks like Visa is really interested in crypto these days and, instead of opposing this wave of innovation, they’re riding it. In a brand new job listing, the company just said that it’s looking for a technical product manager for the Visa Crypto Team. The listing details that the new full-time employee will become … Continue reading “Visa Is Riding The Crypto Wave: Payment Giant Hires Technical Manager For The Visa Crypto Team”

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March 8, 2019

Crypto VS. Visa: Binance Backs Huge Crypto Scalability Solution For Mass Adoption, Following Corporate Boycott Against Visa

According to Binance CEO, Changpeng Zhao, scalability-related issues are currently curbing the mass adoption of crypto. CZ is supporting new Visa rival He’s supporting a blockchain startup that could very well rival Visa. “The lack of valuable solutions and good user experiences of blockchain-based technologies are caused by its limited scalability possibilities which have been … Continue reading “Crypto VS. Visa: Binance Backs Huge Crypto Scalability Solution For Mass Adoption, Following Corporate Boycott Against Visa”

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February 18, 2019

Crypto Visa Card Supports Ripple’s XRP, Tron (TRX) And More – Use Crypto In Over 40 Million Locations Worldwide With Spend App

The steps towards crypto mass adoption are getting quicker. The mobile crypto app Spend just added support for Ripple’s digital asset XRP. This will offer users the ability to store the crypto and spend it using the platform’s Visa debit card. Spend adds support for XRP, TRX and more Spend now supports 180 countries and … Continue reading “Crypto Visa Card Supports Ripple’s XRP, Tron (TRX) And More – Use Crypto In Over 40 Million Locations Worldwide With Spend App”

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February 13, 2019

Litecoin Mainstream Adoption: Spend App Brings LTC To Over 40 Million Merchants

Crypto mainstream adoption movements continue and the latest coin that is in the spotlight these days is Litecoin (LTC). Mainstream adoption headed towards LTC The mobile app Spend will start supporting LTC. More precisely, it allows crypto users to buy, sell and pay with LTC at more than 40 million locations which is definitely a … Continue reading “Litecoin Mainstream Adoption: Spend App Brings LTC To Over 40 Million Merchants”

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February 11, 2019

Ripple Donates $2 Million While Visa And Mastercard Reportedly Fight To Buy Ripple Partner, Earthport

Ripple just donated $2 million to the University of Kansas in order for them to start a brand new program that’s dedicated to researching blockchain, crypto, and digital payments. The University of Kansas praises Ripple “The gift, which will provide $400,000 a year for five years, will support research in the Information & Telecommunication Technology … Continue reading “Ripple Donates $2 Million While Visa And Mastercard Reportedly Fight To Buy Ripple Partner, Earthport”

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December 29, 2018

Visa Buys Ripple’s Partner, Earthport Financial Services Company After The Firm’s Shares Drop By 28% In 2018

Just ahead of the New Year’s Eve, Visa is making import financial moves, and they involve one of Ripple’s partners. Earthport Plc is a Ripple partner and payment network for cross-border transactions. The latest reports coming from Reuters U.K. are revealing that Visa Inc, the American payment services giant is buying the network. Earthport’s shares … Continue reading “Visa Buys Ripple’s Partner, Earthport Financial Services Company After The Firm’s Shares Drop By 28% In 2018”

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October 27, 2018

Visa Is Considering Supporting Crypto In The Future, “If Needed”, Says CEO Al Kelly

Visa CEO Al Kelly said that Visa could support cryptocurrencies in the future if the global market moves in the direction of embracing them. Kelly said that in the short to mid term, crypto as an asset class is not a threat to reserve currencies that are the basis of Visa’s products. He also said … Continue reading “Visa Is Considering Supporting Crypto In The Future, “If Needed”, Says CEO Al Kelly”

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