Tag: Visa

Dave Rubin
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Dave Rubin: Crypto is the Answer to Censorship and Patreon

Brian Evans - Jan 11, 2019

Dave Rubin, the founder and the host of the Rubin Report, has left Patreon with Dr. Jordan Peterson and has begun to develop an alternative solution, possibly…

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Visa Acquires Ripple Partner Earthport For $250 Million

Brian Evans - Dec 29, 2018

Credit card giant Visa Inc. is acquiring British payments firm Earthport for $250.6 million. Earthport — which provides cross-border payment services to banks and businesses — has been partners with…

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Visa to Purchase Ripple Cross-Border Payments Partner Earthport

Brian Evans - Dec 28, 2018

Payment services giant Visa will reportedly purchase Ripple partner Earthport for over $251 million

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Major Thai Bank to Test Visa Blockchain Solution for Cross-Border Payments

Brian Evans - Sep 24, 2018

Visa blockchain-based solution for business clients to be tested by Thailand’s fourth largest bank, Kasikornbank

Blockchain News
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Thailand’s Kasikornbank to Pilot Visa’s Blockchain Cross-Border Payments Platform

Brian Evans - Sep 24, 2018

The biggest bank by market capitalization in Thailand, Kasikornbank, has become the first financial institution in the Southeast Asian country to get on board the Visa B2B…

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Bitcoin’s Volatility Renders it Useless as a Payment Method, Says Former PayPal CEO

Brian Evans - Aug 18, 2018

Bill Harris has made clear his view on cryptos several times. The former PayPal CEO has in the past described Bitcoin as the ‘greatest scam in history’…

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Blockchain Patents Will Shape Innovation – and That’s a Little Bit Scary

Brian Evans - Aug 11, 2018

There were 1,240 blockchain patents filed last year. That’s not normal. The number of blockchain patent applications, in fact, has grown over 600 percent since 2016. This…

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Is There a Future for Cryptocurrency-Oriented Visa Debit Cards?

Brian Evans - Jul 02, 2018

A lot of cryptocurrency enthusiasts have given up on the idea of using a Bitcoin debit card. Visa has taken some steps meant to prevent this type…

Ben Davenport
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A ‘Visa Cryptocurrency’ Might Only Be Worth $3 Billion: Napkin Math

Brian Evans - Jun 26, 2018

Critics of the Bitcoin community’s decision to pursue a development path that prioritizes the coin’s utility as a store of value often allege that a payments-first focus…

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BitPay, Coinbase or Others: Can Anybody Replace Visa?

Brian Evans - Jun 06, 2018

Visa is down! Not a problem, we have Bitcoin: Crypto payment processors which might avoid payment system failures