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Ripple Raises $200 Million to Push Adoption of XRP Cryptocurrency

“Ripple, a San Francisco-based company that uses cryptocurrency to move money across borders, announced a massive funding round on Thursday that values the company at $10 billion. The $200 million Series C funding round, which was led by global investment firm Tetragon , could help validate Ripple’s claim that more banks and money transmitters will […]
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Visa, Mastercard Draw FTC Inquiry Over Debit Card Transactions

“Visa Inc. and Mastercard Inc. are once again in the crosshairs of U.S. antitrust regulators over policies that can prohibit merchants from routing card transactions over alternative debit networks. The Federal Trade Commission has been reaching out to large merchants and their trade groups over the issue as part of a preliminary inquiry, according to people […]

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Central Bank Digital Currency Policy-Maker Toolkit

“The World Economic Forum’s Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) Policy‑Maker Toolkit seeks to address the need for a concise CBDC decision guide that provides comprehensive and risk‑aware information to policy‑makers. This document serves as a possible framework to ensure that any CBDC deployment fully considers the costs as well as the potential benefits, appraising a […]
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Amazon Launches Business Selling Automated Checkout to Retailers

“Amazon.com Inc ( AMZN.O ) on Monday is set to announce a new business line selling the technology behind its cashier-less convenience stores to other retailers, the company told Reuters.  The world’s biggest web retailer said it has “several” signed deals with customers it would not name. A new website Monday will invite others to […]
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Adyen Launches Card Issuing Offering

“Adyen (AMS: ADYEN), the global payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, today announced the addition of card issuing to its offering. Adyen Issuing will enable clients to provide virtual and/or physical cards to their customers. Cards issued by Adyen can be used online, in-app, in-store, and can be integrated into […]
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