Facebook’s Crypto Libra Isn’t Getting Away With Measly Swiss Payments License

Switzerland’s financial regulator will subject the ‘Libra’ project to further scrutiny. | Source: ShutterstockSwitzerland’s financial regulator has indicated that Facebook’s cryptocurrency project Libra will be required to meet additional requirements besides getting a payment system license prior to starting operations.In a press release, the Swiss Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) stated that the various services…

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E-commerce Platform BTEGA To Accept Crypto-Currency Payments For Purchases

E-commerce Platform BTEGA To Accept Crypto-Currency Payments For Purchases Pioneer online platform accepting various crypto-currencies including ERC-20 tokens for payment.E-commerce website Btega integrates Kyber Network solutions into payment gateway.Kyber Network supported ERC-20 tokens are now accepted as payment options on Btega.Btega will run project-centric promotions exclusive to partner token issuers.SINGAPORE – E-commerce platform Btega has…

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UAE Firm Taps Ripple Blockchain RippleNet to Launch Cross-Border Payments

RippleNet, the blockchain-based global payment network of Ripple, is set to increase its footprint in the Middle East with a United Arab Emirates-based remittance firm set to unveil cross-border payments using the technology. According to Reuters, remittance firm UAE Exchange will roll out RippleNet-powered cross-border remittance services to Asia in the first quarter of 2019…

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