Blockchain 

MasterCard to Build Crypto and Wallet Products

MasterCard Inc. (NYSE:MA) is planning to venture into the cryptocurrency space with a focus on creating a crypto team of 28 cryptocurrency professionals that will spearhead the development of cryptocurrency and wallet products. Recruiting of Crypto Experts On MasterCard’s website, under the career tab, the company notes that it is seeking individuals who will fill the positions of senior blockchain engineer and engineering lead, vice president for product management, product innovation, and development director and product management director for cryptocurrency and wallets. Equally, there are other senior roles that the…

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LiteLink Tech | Digital Wallet and Virtual ATM Technologies

After more than 50 years of dominating retail banking, ATMs might finally be on their way out—and a new force of disruption pushing its way in. The global rise in mobile payment platforms such as PayPal Holdings (NASDAQ:PYPL)’s Venmo and Square, Inc. (NYSE:SQ)’s Cash app has led to a steady decline in automated teller machines (ATMs) around the world. This has impacted traditional ATM companies such as NCR (NYSE:NCR) and Fiserv (NASDAQ:FISV). Whereas banks are now trying to keep up by rolling out ATMs with increased capabilities and “eATMs” featuring…

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Why the uBUCK Pay App Offers So Much More Than Any Other Digital Wallet

The digital wallet industry has grown exponentially in recent years, reaching $100 billion USD in 2017. Analysts expect growth to continue, reaching a whopping $250 billion by 2024, propelled by attractive discounts and enticing cashback offers. One company that has created an impressive mobile wallet that offers a ton of great features is LiteLink Technologies Inc. (CSE:LLT) (OTC:LLNKF). LiteLink just announced the closed beta launch of its uBUCK Pay App, a digital wallet and payment solution that serves as a payment alternative for consumers and merchants. But uBUCK Pay offers much more…

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Cryptocurrency 

HTC’s Blockchain Phone | Native Crypto Wallet Now Available

According to CoinTelegraph, HTC’s blockchain phone, Exodus 1, now allows users to trade cryptocurrency directly from the phone’s native crypto wallet. The Taiwanese technology giant made the announcement early on Tuesday. Exodus 1 Blockchain Phone – Native Wallet Trading HTC’s Zion Vault will now allow swaps between various cryptocurrencies. The new feature is the result of a partnership with Kyber Network—a dedicated platform for cross-token trading solutions. HTC has added Kyber’s liquidity protocol and this allows easy swaps. The swapping pairs include Ethereum-based ERC-20 tokens, including basic attention token (BAT), Kyber…

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Blockchain 

Binance DEX Now Live! Create Your Wallet and Expect Trading Soon

On Tuesday, April 23, Binance announced that its much-awaited decentralized exchange is now live. Here’s what we know so far about the Binance DEX. Binance DEX Now Live Today, Binance, a top crypto exchange, said that the Binance DEX is now live. Trading has not yet commenced, but users can create wallets on the new decentralized exchange (DEX). Tuesday’s launch of Binance DEX is significant for more reasons than one. For starters, the exchange has gone live well ahead of schedule; and it comes one week after Binance Chain, its native…

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Coinbase Upgrades | Wallet App and OTC Desk Get Improvements

Coinbase has released two large announcements regarding features on some of its platforms in the last 24 hours. The San Fransico-based cryptocurrency exchange made a large upgrade to its Coinbase wallet, and it also announced that Coinbase Custody is directly integrated with its OTC trading desk. The new Coinbase upgrades should have crypto enthusiasts thrilled. Coinbase Upgrades: Wallet App You can now easily transfer crypto from your https://t.co/YeuhnKsPJL account to your user-controlled Coinbase Wallet app with just a couple of clicks https://t.co/tpiQ73zb29 — Coinbase Wallet (@CoinbaseWallet) March 12, 2019 Coinbase…

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Coinbase Wallet Expanding with New Support for Bitcoin Cash

The US’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange and wallet provider, Coinbase, announced earlier that it now has added support for Bitcoin Cash to its Coinbase Wallet. The company made the announcement in a press release published yesterday. Coinbase Wallet Adds Support for Bitcoin Cash According to the Coinbase Wallet, the new update is set to roll out in a few weeks: “The new Wallet update with Bitcoin Cash support will roll out to all users on iOS and Android over the next few weeks.” Coinbase Wallet The Coinbase Wallet is an upgraded…

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Cryptocurrency 

Coinbase Wallet Now Compatible with Google Drive and iCloud

As of yesterday, users using a Coinbase Wallet can now back up an encrypted version of their private keys to their personal cloud storage account. These accounts include either iCloud or Google Drive. Coinbase released this announcement via its personal blog yesterday. Coinbase Wallet Upgrades 🔐☁️ Introducing Cloud Backup for your private keys on Coinbase Wallet! Backup to your personal iCloud or Google Drive, and explore the open financial system with peace of mind. https://t.co/6uaHT8AZky — Coinbase Wallet (@CoinbaseWallet) February 12, 2019 This new feature is making many within the cryptocurrency…

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Cryptocurrency 

Buy Ethereum on Opera | Browser Wallet Accepts ETH Purchases

Web browser Opera announced earlier today that Android users can now buy Ethereum (ETH) directly from its browser wallet. For reference, ETH is currently selling for $104.75 USD per coin according to CoinMarketCap. Buying Ethereum on Opera To make Ethereum transactions possible in this manner, Opera has partnered with regulated crypto brokerage Safello to provide the cash-to-crypto exchange. Further, the browser is making life even easier by enabling payments with credit and debit cards. It has also implemented other payment networks such as Sweden’s Swish. According to the web browsing…

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Tangem Crypto Wallet | Japan’s SBI Group Invests $15 Million

Announced today, Japanese banking giant SBI Group has invested in Swiss crypto startup Tangem. The company is the creator of a slimline hardware cryptocurrency wallet. SBI Group Invests in Tangem SBI is offering its support to Tangem with a $15 million USD investment. It will use the capital to expand into areas such as stablecoins, ICOs, tokenized asset offerings, and digital identity. Tangem Crypto Wallet Described by the company as a “smart banknote for digital assets,” Tangem’s cryptocurrency wallet mimics a bank card in that it allows a user to make off-chain physical transactions.…

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