MasterCard has filed a patent that is anticipated to add bitcoin to its new world online shopping cart.

Ripple, Mastercard and Others Invest $1.7 Million in XRP-Based Remittance Startup SendFriend
February 13th, 2019

SendFriend plans to serve overseas workers from the Philippines, using XRP and Ripple’s xRapid product for cross-border settlements. It is also going to launch in New Jersey.

Binance Partners Simplex to Allow for Credit Card Purchases of Major Cryptos
February 1st, 2019

Binance has partnered with Simplex in a move that is seen to bridge the gap between digital and fiat currencies enabling credit card holders to purchase major cryptos directly.

Researches from MIT, Stanford Set to Replace Bitcoin with Their Groundbreaking Crypto Project
January 18th, 2019

The so-called Unit-e, developed by the researchers, is cryptocurrency able to process 10,000 transactions per second. It is set to launch in the second half of this year.

Future of Banking Will Now Depend on Both TechFin and FinTech Industries
January 9th, 2019

FinTech is increasingly collaborating with traditional banking institutions, combining the innovative mindset of FinTech startups with the scale, strong brand recognition of traditional banking institutions. However, a new disruptive force is on the horizon: TechFin.

Mastercard Develops a New Way of Keeping Crypto Transactions Private
December 8th, 2018

MasterCard has filed a patent application in an attempt to implement a new strategy of maintaining the anonymity of crypto transactions. The company seeks to attract users who prefer transactions anonymity.

Mastercard Makes a U-turn Seeking to Patent Fractional Reserve Banking for Blockchain Assets
October 27th, 2018

In the new patent, Mastercard proposes a Fractional Reserve used for simultaneous storage of fiat and crypto.

Mastercard Reveals Its Interest in Blockchain Technology at the Latest Patent Filing
September 21st, 2018

In this guest post, Professor Gracie Anderson shares her insights into the nature of blockchain, explaining why such large-scale entities as Mastercard choose to adopt the tech.

Mastercard CEO Explained Why Cryptocurrency Is Junk
July 26th, 2018

Ajay Banga, the leader of the multinational financial services corporation, made a number of critical statements on the cryptocurrency. But the logical reasoning backed with striking examples provokes thoughts on the main concepts of the crypto sphere.

Mastercard Wins U.S. Patent for Reducing Crypto Transactions Times
July 18th, 2018

Mastercard has filed a patent application for a method of connecting blockchain-based assets to fiat currency accounts which will help to speed up crypto payments.

Germany’s solarisBank to Manage Corporate Crypto Accounts in the EU
July 9th, 2018

The solarisBank is working on a hybrid model of the future that implies the coexistence of banking and blockchain firms to play a crucial role in the global economy.