BitOasis partners with Mastercard to roll out crypto-linked cards in the MENA region

    Сrypto platform BitOasis and Mastercard have partnered to launch a series of crypto card programs in the MENA region to enable the use of cryptocurrencies at points of sale and across e-commerce platforms. It will allow BitOasis customers to link their crypto wallet balances to physical or virtual cards and make fiat payments across 90…

    Mastercard partners with Paxos to launch crypto trading for banks

    Mastercard announced on October 17 the Crypto Source program, which will make it easier for banks and financial institutions to offer cryptocurrency trading. The payments giant is teaming up with Paxos to launch the service and take care of compliance and security. The Crypto Source program will act as a “bridge” between the crypto trading…

    Mastercard launches crypto anti-fraud tool Crypto Secure

    Payments giant Mastercard launches Crypto Secure, a new software product designed to help banks and other card issuers identify and block suspicious transactions from crypto exchanges. The service is powered by CipherTrace, a blockchain security startup acquired by Mastercard last year. According to a CNBC report, Mastercard on Sept. 4 debuted a new piece of…

    Mastercard and Hi app launch the first NFT debit card

    Payment giant Mastercard partnered with crypto financial app Hi to launch the world’s first NFT card, an official announcement said. This new card will allow people customize their NFT avatars with an item from a collection comprised of these digital assets. Per the statement, Mastercard and Hi will enable customers to personalize their verified profiles…

    Bitcoin Lightning Network vs Visa and Mastercard: How do they stack up?

    Bitcoin’s Lightning Network has been growing at a slow pace. What’s keeping it behind, given its high transaction throughput? – writes Francisco Rodrigues on Cointelegraph. Bitcoin (BTC) changed the world as a decentralized, nongovernmental form of currency that can facilitate peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions that transcend national borders.  But despite this functionality, Bitcoin’s role as a…

    Binance and Mastercard to issue a crypto card for over 90 million shops worldwide

    On August 24, Mastercard CEO Michael Miebach announced in a LinkedIn post the collaboration with Binance to launch a prepaid card called Binance Card. The card service is set to launch in Argentina first before expanding to other regions. It will allow users to make purchases with a Binance card at over 90 million stores…