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Governments have long been suspicious of private currencies for good reasons, and Libra is no exception. We must not be distracted by its proposed technical complexity, and instead, focus on how this technology is organised, put to work, and how its rewards are distributed.
Given how easy it is to make payments and how NFC enabled credit cards they require no user input, they present a security risk.
Paystack, a Nigeria-based FinTech startup that provides payments tools to businesses in Afrika, has concluded its Series A funding round of $8 million. The Series A funding round was led by Stripe with Visa also participating while Tencent and Y Combinator also participated by providing follow-on funding. ![Nigeria Paystack FinTech
Analysis of the spending habits of those attending the matches at the 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ has revealed that 50% of purchases used contactless transactions, including cards, mobile devices and wearables. This comes after global payments company, Visa, released an analysis of spending inside the 2018 FIFA World Cup
VISA's CEO, Alfred Kelly, has said that the global payments company will not process any Bitcoin, or any other cryptocurrency, transactions. Kelly said this in an interview where he explained that the company doesn't consider Bitcoin a payments systems player. Kelly further added that VISA will continue to only process
A report released by payments company, Visa Inc., indicates that more South African consumers are becoming more comfortable with making online purchases through various e-commerce platforms. The report also highlights that online security remains a major factor in the adoption of digital payments and eCommerce. Consumers who were interviewed and