Visa and Microsoft join forces for Brazilian CBDC pilot project

The Brazilian central bank’s digital currency (CBDC) pilot project is set to attract the participation of both national and global companies.

Visa Deploys ‘Paymaster’ Contracts on Ethereum Testnest for Gasless Transactions

Visa has begun blockchain experiments to enable the use of ERC-20 tokens for gas fees or remove the need for transaction fees altogether.

Breaking: Visa Deepens Crypto Payments Presence With Ethereum Account Abstraction | Coingape

Payments giant Visa continues to explore digital asset payments and study innovative technologies to enable frictionless crypto onboarding and digital transaction experiences. After studying Account Abstraction to enable secure automatic recurring paym…

Crypto adoption rises despite setback from scams and rug-pulls | Weekly recap

Private firms such as Visa, Mastercard and Google continue to show interest in the crypto scene despite a proliferation of scam schemes observed this week

Mastercard eyes more crypto expansion moves

Payments infrastructure company Mastercard is seeking more partnerships with crypto entities to expand its cryptocurrency payment card offering. Reuters reported that the company’s head of crypto and blockchain, Raj Dhamodharan, disclosed this on April 28. Dhamodharan said: “We have dozens of partners around the world who offer crypto card programmes and they continue to expand. […]

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