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Ripple arms developers with Xpring to accept money easier in apps
Wednesday, October 2, 2019 by Richard Harris
Ripple is enabling the world to move value like information moves today. It’s this vision, known as the Internet of Value (IoV), that drives everything they do: from building our global payments network, RippleNet, to establishing initiatives like Xpring—which is helping scale innovative blockchain projects through partnership and investment.
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The Gates Foundation chats about Mojaloop
Wednesday, November 1, 2017 by Richard Harris
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has released new open-source software for creating payment platforms that will help unbanked people around the world access digital financial services. The software, called Mojaloop, establishes a blueprint for connecting today’s financial services sector and can be used to overcome the barriers to interoperability that banks and ...
Smart Card Alliance 2017 Payments Summit coming end of March
Thursday, March 2, 2017 by Christian Hargrave
What are the latest trends in U.S. payments? What is the status of the U.S. EMV migration? What does the future hold for mobile and contactless payments? How will the Internet of Things (IoT) impact the payments landscape? Top-level payments executives from the EMV, mobile, transportation and IoT industries will answer these questions and more at the Smart Card Alliance...
Vantiv: An open ecosystem approach to integrated payments
Wednesday, December 7, 2016 by Richard Harris
It’s no secret, innovation within the payments industry is at an all-time high and there are no signs of slowing down. By providing developers with the tools to move the payments industry forward, Vantiv looks to be a driving force for growth in the years to come.We recently sat down with Moin Moinuddin, SVP of IP product at Vantiv, to discuss Vantiv’s open-...
Blockchain is gaining momentum in the fintech industry
Monday, October 24, 2016 by Richard Harris
Blockchain is a secure funds transfer system. Essentially, it’s a shared-database technology based around a public ledger of transactions executed using the currency to which it’s connected. The blockchain acts as a permanent record of transactions, with recent transactions moving into a block, and once the block is completed, it is moved into a permanent database. Thes...
The Golden Era for Open APIs is Upon Us
Thursday, March 24, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
We recently visited with Dave Matter, Chief Product Officer for Marqeta, to discuss how the company’s new payment platform leverages open APIs as well as to learn his thoughts on what’s driving the increased adoption of open APIs. Dave is a product and engineering professional whose specialty is designing, architecting and productizing large-scale financial technology p...
Vietnam's First Bitcoin Leverage Trading Platform Launched by VBTC Vietnam and Coinarch
Monday, December 15, 2014 by Richard Harris
VBTC Vietnam Co. Ltd. and Coinarch Pte. Ltd. have announced the launch of “VBTC plus,” Vietnam’s first bitcoin leverage trading platform this month. The partnership between Coinarch and VBTC Vietnam will allow the Vietnamese market to keep up with developments in nations located within the greater(South-)East-Asian area. VBTC Vietnam offers a strong understan...