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Bitcoin Payments in Alipay Banned as Payments Giant Takes Anti-Crypto Stance

Digital payment arm of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, Alipay, takes an anti-cryptocurrency stance and bans all Bitcoin and cryptocurrency transactions on its platform.Alipay has indicated that it will ban Bitcoin transactions and all others related to cryptocurrency payments. In what seems like an extension on the cryptocurrency war that the

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Chinese Government Blockchain Standardized Certification Received by Lenovo, Alipay, and Aelf

While most governments around the world are guarded against the challenge of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, surprisingly, the Chinese Government, though vehemently against cryptocurrencies, regards Blockchain technology with a positive view. Since 2017, the China Electronics Technology Standardization Institute (CESI) has been conducting Standard Blockchain System Function Test in order

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Alipay and WeChat Pay Require Huobi to Remove Payment Methods from OTC Desk

Alipay and WeChat Pay reportedly requested that crypto exchange Huobi remove their payment services from its over-the-counter (OTC) trading desk, local media agency Sina reported on Jan. 25.Major Chinese digital payments providers, Alibaba’s Alipay and Tencent’s WeChat Pay, have reportedly sent legal letters to Huobi, claiming that using both their

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Pakistan Uses Blockchain Developed by $150B Alipay, But No Bitcoin

The government of Pakistan is reportedly using a blockchain platform developed by Alibaba’s Alipay. But, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin remain banned in the country for payments. The initiative of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of Pakistan to utilize a blockchain application to combat money laundering demonstrates the typical “blockchain not Bitcoin”

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Pakistan Taps Blockchain Developed by $150B Alipay, But Forbids Bitcoin

The government of Pakistan is reportedly using a blockchain platform developed by Alibaba’s Alipay. But, cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin remain banned in the country for payments. The initiative of the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) of Pakistan to utilize a blockchain application to combat money laundering demonstrates the typical “blockchain not Bitcoin”

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Alibaba’s Alipay Reveals Government Partnership to Track Rice With Blockchain

Alipay and its parent company Ant Financial announced a partnership with local Chinese authorities to use blockchain for ensuring the authenticity of rice, local media report August 28. A major player in the Chinese market, Alipay boasted 400 million users in August 2017. The company is owned by Alibaba affiliate

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China’s Payments Giant AliPay Takes Measures Against OTC Crypto Trading via Its Platform

Chinese mobile payment app Alipay is toughening its stance towards users who use their Alipay accounts for over-the-counter (OTC) Bitcoin (BTC) trading, Beijing News website reports August 24. The overwhelmingly popular Alipay counted 400 million users as of August 2017, and is run by Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial, which has

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