Wirex Approved to Issue Mastercard-Backed Bitcoin Debit Cards

Wirex Approved to Issue Mastercard-Backed Bitcoin Debit CardsMastercard said Monday it had granted Wirex principal membership status, becoming the “first” native cryptocurrency outfit to do so. The membership allows Wirex, a London-based digital payments firm, to issue payment cards directly to consumers, making it easier for people to buy, hold and exchange crypto into fiat money. Raj Dhamodharan, Mastercard’s executive vice president […]

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Online Data Analysis Points to Venezuela Accepting BTC for Passports

Online Data Analysis Points to Venezuela Accepting BTC for PassportsDuring the last week, a number of bitcoiners have been discussing Venezuela’s Administrative Service for Identification, Migration, and Foreigners, also known as SAIME accepting bitcoin payments for passport applications and renewals. A number of crypto journalists couldn’t confirm whether or not it is true, but evidence shows that SAIME was and still might be accepting […]

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Bitpay Reveals Crypto-to-Fiat Prepaid Mastercard, Firm’s Flagship Visa Card Ends in December

Bitpay Reveals Crypto-to-Fiat Prepaid Mastercard, Firm's Flagship Visa Card Ends in DecemberOn June 11, 2020, the cryptocurrency payment services provider, Bitpay announced the firm is launching a prepaid Mastercard that can be loaded with a variety of digital assets. The Atlanta-based company says the card can be spent anywhere Mastercard is accepted and users can “instantly convert cryptocurrency into fiat currency.” For quite some time now, […]

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