Payments

France’s Le Maire Attacks Facebook’s ‘Political’ Ambitions With Libra

France’s economic and finance minister says Libra is “unacceptable,” calling it an intrusion into the state’s political sovereignty. Writing in…

Blockchain-Shy Bank of America Quietly Pilots Ripple Technology

Bank of America, the second-largest bank in the U.S., has quietly tested out Ripple’s distributed ledger technology – and may…

Luxury Car Manufacturer Begins Accepting Bitcoin for Vehicle Sales

California-based luxury electric car manufacturer Karma Automotive has begun accepting digital currency as a means of payment at one of…

Aliant to Pay Part of Employees’ Compensation Packages in Bitcoin

United States merchant services provider and payment processing firm Aliant Payments will be paying each of its employees part of…

Bank of England Governor Carney Defends Facebook’s Libra Stablecoin

Bank of England governor Mark Carney has defended Facebook’s choice to create a new currency. Canadian news outlet TheStar reported…

US Treasury Secretary: Regulatory Fears Forced Libra Exodus

U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said backers of Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra dropped out of the project over concerns that the…

UK Real Estate Firm Accepts Bitcoin for Sale of 150-Year-Old Church

A 150-year-old English church is being sold for $1.5 million with the vendor accepting payment in Bitcoin (BTC). Vendor is…

5 Top Car Makers Enter Field Trials for Automatic Blockchain Payments

Renault, BMW, General Motors, Honda and Ford are set to begin real-world testing of blockchain IDs for cars next month.…

BMW, General Motors, Ford to Start Testing Blockchain Payments in Cars

Five major automakers — Renault, BMW, General Motors, Ford and Honda — will test a blockchain car identification and payment…

Major Chinese Bank Updates Blockchain Platform After $50 B Transacted

China Construction Bank updates blockchain trading platform after transacting over $50 billion Source: Cointelegraph.com

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