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UK Bank Starling Blocks Payments to Crypto Platforms — Claims Crypto Is High Risk, Heavily Used for Criminal Purposes – Finance Bitcoin News

Starling Bank has informed its customers that the bank no longer supports fund transfers to cryptocurrency platforms, including crypto exchanges. The bank stated that cryptocurrencies “are high risk and heavily used for criminal purposes and, as such, we no longer support them.” Starling Bank Blocks Fund Transfers to Crypto Exchanges London-headquartered Starling

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Payments company Curve bids for BlockFi’s 87,000 credit card customers

Payments company Curve is in active discussions to acquire crypto lender BlockFi's more than 87,000 credit card customers — whose credit cards have been suspended since Nov. 11. A Curve spokesperson told Cointelegraph that “outreach and negotiations” started on Nov. 12 and are still in the process with Banking as a

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Africa-Focused Payments Firm AZA Finance Slams ‘Erroneous Inclusion’ in FTX Bankruptcy Filing – Featured Bitcoin News

The founder and CEO of an Africa-focused payments firm, Elizabeth Rossiello, claimed on Nov. 11 that the beleaguered crypto exchange FTX had incorrectly included AZ Finance in its chapter 11 bankruptcy protection filing. The CEO insisted that her firm does not hold customer funds and is presently taking steps to

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Russian IT Firms Lobby for Crypto Payments in Software Exports – Bitcoin News

Companies developing software solutions for foreign customers are urging Russian authorities to allow them to accept crypto payments. The proposal is part of a package of measures aimed at supporting IT exports suggested by an industry organization to the executive power in Moscow. IT Businesses Call on Russian Government to Permit

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DeFi at the crossroads of the trucking industry to ensure efficient payments

The trucking industry is one of the most important sectors in the world. According to recent statistics, the global freight trucking market was worth over $2.7 trillion in 2021. In addition, it’s been found that millions of commercial driver’s license holders are employed by trucking companies within the United States,

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Singapore’s MAS Starts Wholesale CBDC Project Ubin+ for Cross-Border Payments

Project Mariana, the measure aimed at foreign exchange and liquidity management, involves MAS, the central bank of France, Banque de France, and the central bank of Switzerland, Swiss National Bank, along with the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) Innovation Hub centres. The project will explore foreign exchange transactions with Swiss

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