Tagged: digital wallets

Visa Announces Emergency Card Replacement Service, Providing Digital Card Replacement via Text or Email

Digital wallets have become an essential part of the travel experience for many, with 74% of U.S. travelers now using them on their trips. This, according to an update from Visa (NYSE:V). Kicking off the summer travel season, Visa, a global enabler of digital payments,… Read More

barq, a Digital Wallet for Businesses in Saudi Arabia, Partners with Global Fintech Thunes

barq, a digital wallet for consumers and businesses in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Thunes, a global money movement innovator, announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to expand international money transfer opportunities for barq’s users. In the partnership, Thunes will provide… Read More

Security.org Report Analyzes Credit Card Fraud

Even though credit card fraud is increasing in the United States, a report from security.org said it is still poorly understood. As more people use cards and spend digitally, it opens the door for fraudulent activity; in 2023, an estimated 52 million Americans suffered credit… Read More

Revolut Introduces Fiat-to-Crypto On-Ramp to MetaMask Wallets

Digital bank Revolut has reportedly integrated with self-custody crypto wallet MetaMask, allowing clients to replenish their holdings with crypto-asset purchases via their Revolut accounts. According to the update, the integration offers a frictionless on-ramp for fiat-to-crypto purchases to the MetaMask Wallet, enhancing the process of… Read More

Paze Report Finds Customers Warming to Digital Wallets, Abandoning Online Carts

New research from the Paze PulseSM Report, by Early Warning Services, revealed that over the past year, 71% of online shoppers have abandoned their online shopping carts. While an overly complicated checkout process and security concerns were among the top reasons for cart abandonment cited… Read More

STICPAY, a Digital Wallet Service Provider, Announces Partnerships with Asian Local Payment Providers

STICPAY, a global e-wallet service provider and payment gateway, announces new partnerships with more than 20 Asian local payment providers in a move that makes global payments for Asia’s developing market communities more accessible, integrated, and cost-effective. Across China, India, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Singapore,… Read More

Robinhood’s Digital Wallet Users May Now Transact via Arbitrum

Robinhood (NASDAQ: HOOD) recently announced during the ETHDenver conference that its digital wallet users may now transact via Arbitrum. The latest integration is set to enable seamless access to decentralized finance (DeFi) platforms for new crypto clients by significantly reducing the complexity of L2 transfers…. Read More

Former PayPal and Venmo Professionals Introduce Meso to Link Cryptocurrency Wallets with Banking Accounts

A professional team of Fintech veterans have introduced Meso, a payment platform which brings crypto-assets and fiat currencies closer, thus making it seamless for clients to transfer funds on- and off-chain. In statements shared with Fortune, Meso co-founder and CEO Ben Mills explained that a… Read More

Visa Introduces Extended Digital Wallet Capabilities via Commercial Pay, a B2B Payment Solution

Visa (NYSE:V), a global enabler of digital payments, announced extended digital wallet capabilities within Visa Commercial Pay, a suite of B2B payment solutions built in partnership with Conferma Pay, the provider of virtual payments technology, to enhance how businesses manage transactions globally. The innovation enables… Read More

New Self-Custody Financial App for Digital Asset Investments Now Available Internationally

Sock – the self-custody financial app that acts as the hub for your digital currency and financial life – is now available internationally in over 30 countries across Europe, the Americas, and Asia with Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s most recognized cryptocurrency. Bitcoin, which has recently… Read More

Digitalization: Visa Adds More Online Wallets to CIBC and Simplii Global Money Transfers

Visa (NYSE: V) and CIBC announced a new collaboration that will enable the bank’s clients to send funds to family and friends across borders more conveniently. With the innovative money movement capabilities of Visa Direct, CIBC and Simplii clients will soon be able to send… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Firm Blockdaemon Partners with LayerZero Labs

Blockdaemon is announcing a partnership with LayerZero Labs. This collaboration unites LayerZero Labs’ expertise “in omnichain interoperability with Blockdaemon’s strength in blockchain infrastructure, self-custody wallets, and node management.” This joint effort aims to “enhance institutional access to decentralized finance (DeFi).” This partnership brings together two… Read More

IBM Introduces Cold Storage Solution for Digital Assets

IBM is announcing IBM Hyper Protect Offline Signing Orchestrator (OSO)—a new technology to help deploy cold storage solutions for digital assets, and the latest addition to its confidential computing portfolio. OSO is designed to “address limitations of current cold storage offerings for digital assets, including… Read More

Mastercard Study Reveals Latin American Payment Preferences

This week, Mastercard released findings of its study of Latin American consumer payment preferences. The announcement was part of the Mastercard LAC Innovation Forum. Over the past few years, the use of various alternative payment methods has increased; 77% of consumers have used electronic payments, with… Read More

Blockdaemon Institutional Wallet Supported with Cold Storage, Tokenization Features

Blockdaemon Institutional Wallet is now supported with cold storage, tokenization features as well as Azure support. Blockdaemon says it is unveiling three major enhancements to the Blockdaemon Institutional Wallet, which include: Cold Storage, Tokenization and Azure Cloud support. These features collectively aim to “enhance the… Read More

Canadian Fintech Nuvei Corporation Selected by Curve to Provide Alternative Payment Methods

Nuvei Corporation (Nasdaq: NVEI), the Canadian fintech company, announces that it has been selected by Curve, the financial super app that consolidates your cards into one smart card, to provide card acquiring and alternative payment methods (APMs) for consumer transfer of funds to and from… Read More

Phishing Scams: Binance’s Hong Kong Clients Have Reportedly Lost $450K+ via Series of Fraudulent Texts

Hong Kong’s authorities have claimed that 11 of the city’s Binance clients had been targeted in a series of phishing scams that were reportedly carried out via text messages. Hong Kong law-enforcement agencies have cautioned users of the scam as part of an October 9,… Read More

Alpaca Introduces Funding Wallets for Broker API, Streamlining Fund Deposits for Enhanced UX

Alpaca is pleased to present a product solution that will streamline the way users handle fund deposits and elevate their overall experience: Funding Wallets for Broker API. Alpaca explains that this feature is designed “to eliminate wire transfer hassles and manual errors with an automated… Read More

Digital Wallets: Opera Launches MiniPay, the “Lightest” Payments Wallet, to Onboard Mobile Users to Web3

Opera, the web innovator with over 319M users worldwide, unveils Minipay — a new web3 payments wallet built on Celo. Offering “instant” financial transactions, MiniPay is integrated “with the Opera Mini browser for Android users, making it easier and more affordable for individuals to send… Read More

Digital Assets: Coinbase Prime Introduces Web3 Wallet

Coinbase (NASDAQ:COIN) is announcing the launch of the Coinbase Prime Web3 Wallet. As a digital asset management service provider, Coinbase developed institutional capabilities for their clients. They claim to have always kept security and utility top of mind, and today marks another step in that… Read More

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