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Insurance Giant AXA Allows Swiss Clients to Pay for Services With Bitcoin

The French multinational insurance firm AXA is now allowing clients in Switzerland to pay for services in bitcoin. The newly added support is part of the company’s “digital future” and stems from customer demand for crypto payments. AXA Supports Bitcoin…
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US President Biden Pushes for More Stimulus, One Million ‘Plus-up’ Payments Go out This Week

U.S. politicians are talking about stimulus again in order to bolster American jobs and President Joe Biden’s infrastructure plan. At the end of last week, White House press secretary Jen Psaki explained that Biden would meet with bipartisan members of…
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Citi and IADB complete cross-border payment pilot with blockchain tech

IADB disbursed tokenized funds to a recipient in the Dominican Republic using the LACChain blockchain network. Banking giant Citigroup has successfully completed a proof-of-concept for blockchain-based cross-border payments in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank, or IADB.According to a Thursday…
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Sweden’s central bank completes first phase of digital currency pilot

The Riksbank said that CBDC technology still requires further investigation. After completing the first phase of its digital currency pilot project, Sveriges Riksbank has found some critical issues that must be addressed before Stockholmers can buy coffee and kanelbullar with e-krona.In a…
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