Tagged: mobile wallets

CBDCs: Chinese Banks Introduce Central Bank Digital Currency Hardware Prototypes for Multiple Applications

Chinese banking institutions have introduced central bank digital currency (CBDC) hardware prototypes for several different use cases. The People’s Bank of China (PBoC), the nation’s central bank, and the Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) have introduced prototype hardware devices that aim to offer support… Read More

PayPal’s Service Xoom Announces Secure Money Transfers to Mobile Wallets in 12 African Countries

  Xoom, PayPal’s international money transfer service, announced on Tuesday it may now send secure and convenient money transfers directly to mobile wallets in markets across Africa with a focus on the underbanked segment. Xoom reported that the new service expands the company’s offering to… Read More

New Ethereum Smart Wallet from Loopring Feels like Traditional Fintech Apps but Also Self-Custodial and Privacy focused

The developers at Loopring, which allows anyone to create “high-throughput,” non-custodial, orderbook-based exchanges on Ethereum by leveraging Zero-Knowledge Proofs or ZKPs (for financial privacy), have introduced a beta version of the Loopring Wallet – which is notably the first Ethereum smart wallet with built-in zkRollup… Read More

Digital Transformation Report: US Consumers were Already Shifting to Mobile, Online, Contactless Payments Before COVID-19

The COVID-19 outbreak has led to significant changes in consumer behavior globally as many people throughout the world are now working remotely from home. Analysts are now questioning whether the behavioral changes are actually permanent or fundamental shifts that will last even after the Coronavirus… Read More

Bank of America Merrill Debuts Mobile Wallets For Business Cardholders

Bank of America Merrill Lynch

Bank of America Merrill Lynch announced on Thursday it is launching mobile wallets specifically for business cardholders. The banking group reported that starting this September, mobile wallets will begin to make its commercial clients’ lives easier through faster, more secure and more efficient business purchases… Read More

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