New Wirex Visa Travelcard To Reward Users With 1.5% in Bitcoins on All In-Store Purchases

Wirex payments platform releases new VISA travelcard for APAC region offering with support for 150 crypto assets including Bitcoin, Ethereum and Litecoin. Crypto and fiat multi-currency accounts provider, Wirex has officially launched its travel Visa card as of Monday, November 11, 2019. Considering the fact that the firm focuses on establishing connections around the world…

Omise To Offer PayNow Payment Options In Singapore; Faster And More Secure Transactions

Helping Singaporeans connect to a smarter and faster world, Omise has partnered with 9 major banks to speed up and create easier checkout times with a simple QR code. Asia-focused Payment Gateway, Omise announced that it will be offering PayNow to customers in Singapore reports Finance Magnates. Customers, namely small and medium-sized e-commerce businesses can…

Cryptocurrency Exchanges Pressured to Collect More Private User Information by FATF

New rules require exchanges to collect even more personally identifying information. The FATF’s recent guidelines have widespread implications on what private information exchanges need to track and collect from customers. Here are some insights on the recent regulation from CipherTrace’s Nov. 5 Cryptocurrency Travel Rule Compliance Conference and Hackathon. An event oriented around the integration of cryptocurrency into…

Huawei and the Government of China Set to Collaborate Around Blockchain Technology

In light of China’s President praising blockchain technology’s future, it appears Huawei is partnering with the Chinese government to work on distributed ledger technology implementation. A China-based blockchain industry member recently reported that Huawei could be making forays in the blockchain market. Based on reports from the member by the name of Alice Crypto, Huawei…

Ex-Cinnober Blockchain Lead Joins Nordic Crypto Fund to Bet Big On Bitcoin

Since NASDAQ acquired Cinnober last year, blockchain lead Eric Wall has left the exchange business for a bitcoin investment fund, joining the Oslo, Norway-based Arcane Crypto, he told CoinDesk. Aimed at high net worth Scandinavians and institutional investors globally, the fund is an investment branch of Arcane, a crypto firm running a technology team, trading arm and a…