Payments & Commerce

The latest news in Payments & Commerce industries.

Japan to Begin Developing SWIFT-like Network for International Cryptocurrency Payments
July 18th, 2019

Japanese government to create a network similar to SWIFT, for international cryptocurrency payments. The Ministry of Finance and the Financial Services Agency will deploy this network to also tackle financial crimes.

Avoiding Prying Eyes: Glimpsing Into the Future of Mobile Privacy Powered by Blockchain
July 6th, 2019

Eroded privacy, including mobile one, is the stumbling block of today’s all-around interconnected society. Here’s how blockchain can help create a safer and better environment around the use of mobile phones and the privacy they can provide. 

Flexa Integration Makes Litecoin Payments Possible At Over 39,000 Merchant Locations
July 5th, 2019

Flexa adds support for Litecoin on its payments network allowing users to pay in the cryptocurrency at the point-of-sale terminals at different merchant locations.

NOWPayments Review: Can It Beat the Competition?
June 26th, 2019

With low fees, fast settlements, and an easy-to-use API, NOWPayments has a potential opportunity to corner the market in payment gateway services and help increase user adoption and overall crypto transaction volumes.

Retail Giant Walmart Partners With VeChain, VET Price Shoots 40%
June 25th, 2019

Under this new collaboration, VeChain will provide its entire blockchain infrastructure for real-time tracking of the products in Walmart’s supply chain.

SWIFT Say They are Planning to Use R3’s Blockchain Within Their Global Payment System
June 24th, 2019

From SWIFT they said that banks now know they cannot stand still. They need to adapt their own systems to support them. Only a seamless and open global value transfer system can enable that.

Western Union is Five Times Cheaper Than Ripple, Claims CEO
June 21st, 2019

Western Union CEO is sure: digital currencies and the blockchain have great potential of acting as a processing system for payments, however, he claims that sending money with Ripple is 5-times more expensive than Western Union.

Litecoin Price Rises 4% as Litecoin Foundation Announced Physical Debit Card
June 19th, 2019

The Litecoin Foundation has teamed up with Bibox Exchange and Ternio to bring customers a special edition Litecoin BlockCard, which will allow customers to purchase goods and services with crypto. LTC price adds 4% amid the news.

Things e-Commerce Sellers Should Know About Tablet Users
June 18th, 2019

While tablets might be smaller than desktop and mobile audiences, its usage is expected to continue its rapid adoption. Here’s what you should know about tablet users to e-commerce optimize sales.

Breez Unveils Its Lightning-Powered Bitcoin Payments App for iPhone
June 18th, 2019

The Lightning-powered Bitcoin Payments App by Breez aims to push Bitcoin adoption in daily spendings by making the transaction process seamless and hassle-free.