Tag: Merchants

Coinbase Wins Patent for Secure Bitcoin Payments System

A recently printed Coinbase patent attempts to protect a means of earning bitcoin buys more secure for clients. In that the filing, printed August 14, the U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange outlined the way that it may create a payment gateway that would enable users to cover using bitcoin straight from their electronic wallet. “It may be […]

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Northern Trust Is Helping Hedge Funds Invest in Cryptocurrencies

U.S.-based custody lender Northern Trust is assisting conventional “mainstream” hedge funds extend into cryptocurrencies, Forbes reported Tuesday. Northern Trust’s president,” Pete Cherecwich, advised the news organization the financial services company is currently operating together with three hedge funds — whose titles he declined to supply — to include cryptocurrency investments for their portfolios. To that finish, […]

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Ripple Partners With Madonna to Fundraise for Orphans in Malawi

Cryptocurrency payments startup Ripple is partnering with Madonna to raise funds for orphans from the African state of Malawi. The legendary pop star declared the fundraiser Monday as a means to celebrate her 60th birthday, stating all donations goes to Raising Malawi, a nonprofit firm she co-founded with American screenwriter Michael Berg at 2006, to support its […]

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Singapore Airlines’ Blockchain-Based Loyalty Program Takes Off

Singapore Airlines has formally launched its own blockchain-based loyalty program for regular clients. KrisPay, an electronic wallet developed in partnership with KPMG and Microsoft, permits Singapore Airlines clients to flip traveling miles to components of payment, which may be employed with spouse retailers in Singapore. Most especially, but the recently dubbed KrisFlyer program uses a […]

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Google Cloud Inks Deal With Blythe Masters’ Blockchain Startup

Digital Asset declared Monday it warms up with Google Cloud to supply a set of services and tools for solutions architects wishing to develop blockchain software without needing to code them from scratch. Through the venture, Digital Asset will offer both applications and assistance to programmers going into the distance, according to a media release. […]

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