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What’s Visa Going To Do With Plaid?

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[ad_1] Visa Card Payments Disrupted Across Europe (Photo illustration by Leon Neal/Getty Images) Getty ImagesOBSERVATIONS FROM THE FINTECH SNARK TANK Nothing gets venture capitalists to congratulate themselves on how smart they are like a startup that gets acquired for an ungodly amount of money. [There’s even a Twitter account with …

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India’s Payments Platform Varja Gets the Blockchain Ball Rolling

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[ad_1] While the Indian government is uncertain about the use of cryptocurrency, the National Payment Corporation of India, or NPCI, officially announced its permissioned blockchain-based platform, Varja, to make the payment process easier, faster and more transparent.  After detailed research, the NPCI has developed a distributed ledger technology mechanism to …

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China’s Digital Yuan Will Favor Payments and Retail

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[ad_1] China’s digital currency approach will be favoring international payments and domestic retail system, a former senior official said. Zhou Xiaochuan, the president of the Chinese Finance Association and former governor of the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), outlined two types of implementations of central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) speaking …

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