Facebook-led Libra Association secures 21 signatures at inaugural charter meeting

Twenty-one organizations have formally joined Libra after Monday’s Association meeting. The commitments follow a string of significant departures, as Visa, PayPal, MasterCard, Stripe, eBay and Booking departed from the Facebook-led stablecoin project. During a meeting in Geneva, the twenty-one organizations formally signed…

Venezuelan Exchange Rolls Out Crypto Debit Card With Petro Support

Two Venezuelan companies have partnered to release a cryptocurrency debit card and point-of-sale (PoS) system. “Crypto transfer device” supports four currencies According to a social media release by state-sanctioned exchange CriptoLAGO on Oct. 1, the joint offering with so-called “investment cryptobank” Glufco is already taking orders.…

BitPay Now Lets Merchants Accept Ethereum’s Cryptocurrency

Payment solution BitPay will soon accept ethereum, the second-largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, according to an announcement from the company today. With BitPay, subscribing businesses will be able to pay in bitcoin, bitcoin cash, and ether, along with a handful of stablecoins. Launched in 2011, BitPay…