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Malaysian Lending Giant CIMB Joins Ripple’s Cross-Border Payment Network

Malaysian lending giant CIMB Group Holdings Bhd has joined Ripple’s (XRP) cross-border payments network RippleNet, Bloomberg reports Nov. 15. The $53.5 billion market cap CIMB will integrate Ripple’s XCurrent product, a software solution for expediting cross-border payments, for its “SpeedSend” remittance product. As Bloomberg reports, CIMB’s product serves multiple Southeast Asian markets, including the Philippines, Vietnam and Thailand. As Bloomberg ...

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Interest in Crypto as Payment Method Makes Small Inroads Among Moscow Residents

Five percent of Moscow residents who use non-cash methods of payment are open to using cryptocurrencies, according to a recently conducted survey, Forbes Russia reported Nov. 13. The investigation into the e-payment market in Moscow was carried out by Russian payment service Yandex.Money and the Moscow Information Technology Department (ITD). The experts purportedly surveyed 1,000 Moscow residents of various age ...

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Mobile Messaging Giant Kakao and Stablecoin Project Terra Have Partnered in Blockchain Payment System

Kakao Corp, the major internet conglomerate and service provider for popular South Korean messaging app KakaoTalk, and a new stablecoin project, dubbed Terra, have signed a partnership agreement to develop the latter’s blockchain-based payment system, local news outlet The Korea Times reported Nov. 14. The new partnership agreement is to apply the former’s blockchain platform technology Klaytn, the brainchild of ...

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Tax Regulator Warns of Fraudulent Requests for Tax Payment via BTC ATMs

The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) has published a warning Nov. 14 about scammers demanding tax payments through Bitcoin ATMs. The post notes that the number of scammers who request payment through BTC has now exceeded those who ask for iTunes giftcards. Kath Anderson, the Assistant Commissioner at the ATO, said this year that the number of scammers pretending to be ...

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Islamic Scholars Approve Swiss-Based Value Preservation Payment Token X8X

X8 AG, a Switzerland-based blockchain technology company and creator of value preservation payment token X8X, has obtained the approval from Islamic scholars in order to be marketed as a Sharia-compliant digital currency. The certification will allow the business to expand in the Middle East as regulators and financial exchange in the region increasingly attempt to encourage innovation in the field ...

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Major US Museum Becomes Country’s Third to Accept Bitcoin as Payment

Great Lakes Science Center, a major museum and educational center in Cleveland, Ohio, is accepting Bitcoin (BTC) as payment as of today, Nov. 13. Local business news source Crain’s Cleveland Business (CCB) reported on the development Nov. 9. According to SpendBitcoins USA – a directory of retail merchants that accept Bitcoin as payment – at least two other U.S. museums ...

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Payment Processing Service Mobilum Partner with P2P Crowdlending Platform EthicHub

Gibraltar, June 25 2018 – Mobilum, the payment processing platform which enables real-time cryptocurrency payments at point of sale – has announced a new partnership with peer-to-peer crowdfunding platform, EthicHub. The new partnership will allow both Mobilum and EthicHub users to benefit from a mutual sharing of investment opportunities on its respective platforms. EthicHub is a social network that directly ...

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The Global Payment Platform Mobilum Announces Technical Partnership with cryptoGEEKS

Gibraltar, GIB – July 4, 2018 – Mobilum the global payment processing platform has announced that it will partnering with blockchain IT solution group cryptoGEEKS. The partnership comes ahead of Mobilum’s token generation event and will see the two work closely together to increase development on Mobilum’s platform. Mobilum, the digital payment platform and token, has revealed the partnership with ...

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South Korean Crypto Exchange Bithumb Lanches Payment Service with ‘Asian Amazon’ Qoo10

South Korea‘s leading virtual currency exchange Bithumb has partnered with Asian e-commerce giant Qoo10 to provide a cryptocurrency payment service, according to an official announcement Nov. 7.   Qoo10, the so called “Asian Amazon,” is a leading South Korean e-commerce company in pan-Asian markets such as Singapore, Hong Kong, China, and Indonesia. The press release notes that the partnership will ...

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The First-Ever BTM Payment in Real World Instant and Cheaper for SeaRates Shipment

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