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Mastercard R&D boss says Facebook digital currency has ‘good intentions’

Ken Moore said Mastercard believed the social network was trying to remove some of the challenges around cryptocurrency Facebook’s new digital currency has “good intentions” in wanting to remove some of the challenges around cryptocurrencies, a Mastercard executive has said. The social network has announced plans to launch its Libra digital currency as part of… Read More

Mastercard granted patent for multicurrency blockchain

Mastercard has been awarded a patent for a technique to split a blockchain so that multiple transaction formats and types can be stored on a single blockchain. As the patent – published by the US Patent & Trademark Office – explains, a technical roadblock impeding the wider use of blockchain technology to record transactions is the… Read More