Debit Cards

In the UK, people are giving up on cash

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on In the UK, people are giving up on cash
As the saying goes, “cash is king.” Well, not anymore in Britain. For the first time, electronic debit card payments outnumbered those with physical money last year, according UK Finance. The trade association credits the rising popularity of contactless payments, as well as smartphones and online shopping, as reasons for the shift. Consumers in the Read More

‘Smart eCard’ Stores 30 Crypto Accounts, Credit And Debit Cards In One Place

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on ‘Smart eCard’ Stores 30 Crypto Accounts, Credit And Debit Cards In One Place
Buying a bottle of water quickly and spontaneously using cryptocurrency is still a massive challenge, but the company behind a new ecosystem says its technology will make it easy for crypto holders to use their funds for everyday purchases – all without creating a headache for merchants. FuzeX has created a smart eCard that enables Read More

Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased

4 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Survey: 89% of Visa, Mastercard, Unionpay Users Know Crypto – 53% Have Purchased
News A global study of cryptocurrency purchases made by users of Visa, Mastercard, and Unionpay cards shows that 89% of respondents are knowledgeable about crypto and 53% have purchased some in the past 12 months. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space A Global Study Global payment service provider Worldcore reportedly conducted a Read More

Bitcoin Price Doubles in Troubled Zimbabwe

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Bitcoin Price Doubles in Troubled Zimbabwe
A surprise political move by Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe, who fired his deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, has played havoc on the US dollar/bond note parallel exchange rate, as well as on Bitcoin price in the country. Bitcoin was already trading at a highly inflated rate in the troubled African country as its demand skyrocketed as a Read More

Estonia Withdraws 760k E-Residency Cards as Hacker Threat Grows

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Estonia Withdraws 760k E-Residency Cards as Hacker Threat Grows
Estonia has canceled its 760,000 of its national ID cards after researchers found a cryptography flaw they contain is “much worse” than they thought. As Ars Technica reports updating original revelations about the cards’ vulnerabilities last month, hackers could potentially steal holders’ identities at a fraction of the original time and cost. “There were no Read More

Singapore Residents Clamor for Bitcoin-backed Visa Cards

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Singapore Residents Clamor for Bitcoin-backed Visa Cards
According to Bloomberg, Visa is starting to realize they are sitting on a gold mine. This year, cryptocurrency debit cards have become quite popular. Such cards are issued by third party companies that store users’ Bitcoins or other currencies. When the consumer goes to make a purchase with the card, the issuing company sells a Read More

Paytm and WhatsApp are stepping on each other’s toes in India

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Paytm and WhatsApp are stepping on each other’s toes in India
The Indian mobile apps space is in for some curious crossovers. On Nov. 03, the country’s largest e-payments firm, Paytm, announced the launch of a mobile chat app called Inbox that will let users transfer money alongside chatting with each other. The app will debut on Android phones, with an iOS version following soon. “We Read More

Monaco Prepaid Card Bins Asset Contract, Token Dives 40% in a Day

10 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Monaco Prepaid Card Bins Asset Contract, Token Dives 40% in a Day
Bitcoin prepaid debit card operator Monaco’s token is plunging Wednesday after a code rewrite removed a key aspect from its roadmap. At the same time it announced Visa as card issuing partner for its prepaid rollout, Monaco said its asset smart contract scheme would no longer feature in its future. Holders of its MCO token, Read More