Visa, Mastercard Debuts New Buy Button to Make Online Checkout Great Again

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Visa, Mastercard Debuts New Buy Button to Make Online Checkout Great Again
Visa, Discover, Mastercard, and American Express have introduced a single payment button for checkout.
Visa, Mastercard Debuts New Buy Button to Make Online Checkout Great Again

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PayPal Entering China Market by Local Acquisition

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PayPal Entering China Market by Local Acquisition
PayPal is buying a 70% equity state in Chinese GoPay. According to PayPal, the transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2019 and is subject to customary closing conditions.
PayPal Entering China Market by Local Acquisition

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Fidel Payment API Provider Has Raised $18M to Let Developers Build ‘Card-linked’ Apps

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Fidel Payment API Provider Has Raised $18M to Let Developers Build ‘Card-linked’ Apps
Fidel has received funding that it hopes to use in the expansion of its services to other countries. The startup which is in partnership with major card companies, such as Visa and MasterCard, offers developers easy access to the card networks.
Fidel Payment API Provider Has Raised $18M to Let Developers Build ‘Card-linked’ Apps

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New Petition Wants Ripple to Stop Dumping XRP into the Market

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New Petition Wants Ripple to Stop Dumping XRP into the Market
A new petition requires Ripple to stop dumping XRP which could ensure a stronger demand for the coin and would let its price grow naturally.
New Petition Wants Ripple to Stop Dumping XRP into the Market

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American Express Steps on xCurrent’s toes, Tested Ripple’s Latest Product

Ripple is getting a lot more hot these days. Reported recently, American Express or Amex employing xCurrent, one of Ripple’s products. Accordingly, the firm has already gone through the prior testing and satisfied with the positive outcome.
Amex Praises Ripple for Cross-Border Payments
Forbes earlier reported that the American Express which is the multinational financial service corporation is introducing Ripple blockchain for transferring the fund to businesses located in the UK. However, the firm has successfully completed its testing phase and unveiled Ripple’s potential for their international payments. At the Wings of Change Europe conference in Madrid, Amex’s general manager for the corporate payments, Carlos Carriedo claimed that they have partnered with Ripple and Santander, local Bank to streamline the international payment with Ripple’s technology.
In his own words,
“We did a pilot. We did a test, partnering with Santander locally, and with Ripple to just do cross-border transactions. Cross-border transactions continue to be complex and slow. And in a matter of seconds, through this test, our clients were able to transfer funds in a very transparent and seamless way, from one part of the world to the other one,”

xCurrent and Hype of Ripple’s Technology
xCurrent is a new enterprise software solution powered by Ripple to facilitate instant settlement of cross-border payments by the bank with real-time and end-to-end tracking. Despite the year-end crash in the cryptocurrency market, many firms and enthusiasts still see the potential of cryptocurrencies and their underlying technologies. In order to ensure the international payments would perform well with xCurrent’s implementation, Amex heavily invested in fintech research and development. According to Carlos Carriedo, Amex have ‘invested in a fintech lab based on blockchain technology’ which he adds

‘Just to understand how to leverage this better’
Ripple’s latest partnership and launch of various products have eventually raised the eyebrows of major market players and confidently urged founding members of Ripple to bet on its future expansion.
Furthermore, Amex’s FX International Payments (FXIP) partnership with ripple and Santander designed to provide real-time, trackable non-card payments from the US to Britain.
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