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Will Blockchain Stop Personal Data Leaks?

Opinion If you are one of the 2.4 billion active Facebook users, the probability that your data has been leaked is around 17%, given the recent news of 419 million accounts being exposed. This means that, unless something changes, every sixth active user could lose control over their personal data..

Next Mastercard Blockchain Move? A Payments Platform with R3

Mainstream payments titan Mastercard continues to make notable forays into the blockchain space. The latest embrace was announced on September 11th, when the company unveiled it had entered into a strategic partnership with the enterprise blockchain consortium R3, the backers of the open-source Cor..

Mastercard Partners With Blockchain Firm R3 for Payments Solution

News Mastercard partnered with blockchain firm R3 to develop a cross-border payment solution. According to a Mastercard press release published on Sept. 1, the two firms plan to pilot a new blockchain-enabled cross-border payment solution. The system will reportedly focus on connecting global fast..

Mastercard Joins Blockchain Software Firm R3’s Marco Polo Network

News American financial services corporation Mastercard has joined blockchain software firm R3’s Corda-powered Marco Polo blockchain network for trade finance. In a press release published on Sept. 3, Mastercard revealed its participation in the Marco Polo Network project, a collaboration of R3 an..

Crypto Lender Nexo Pays Token Holders Over $2.4 Million in Dividends

News Crypto lending firm Nexo has paid its token holders a total of $2,409,574.87 in dividends. Nexo reportedly has reached an annualized dividend yield of 12.73%. Nexo announced the completion of its dividend payments in a press release on Aug. 16. According to the press release, Nexo has a user ..

PR: Australian Bitcoin Cash Conference Brings Cryptocurrency Leaders to Townsville

Global leaders from the Bitcoin Cash community will gather at the first Bitcoin Cash City Conference in Australia, being held in Townsville on September 4 & 5. Townsville has really embraced Bitcoin Cash, so hosting this conference in the cozy, coastal suburb was a natural next step. Australia’s fi..

Mastercard Eyes Top Talent for Cryptocurrency Operations

Financial services giant Mastercard is in the middle of building out a team of blockchain and cryptocurrency experts to work at the “cutting-edge intersection of payments and crypto-currencies.” That’s per the payments powerhouse’s dedicated jobs tracker portal, where the company has posted several..

Mastercard Hints at Future Crypto Wallet Product with New Job Listings

News Mastercard appears to be angling to enter the crypto wallet space with new job ads for blockchain and cryptocurrency-related product development. According to updated job listings from the payments giant as of August 2, the company is seeking to hire for the following roles: “Director, Produ..

MasterCard and Nexo Jointly Launch Crypto Credit Card

News Instant crypto loans firm Nexo and international payment system corporation MasterCard are jointly launching a cryptocurrency credit card. The development was announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 2. “World’s first”Nexo claims the Nexo Card to be the first card in the..

Full House: Crypto Cards Show a Strong Hand in 2019

Analysis Until recently, cryptocurrency debit cards appeared to fall short of expectations. Despite many failed efforts in recent years, crypto debit cards are enjoying a second wind thanks to a surge in crypto prices over the summer. With some of the crypto world’s biggest names launching crypto ..

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