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Visa working on Blockchain-based remittance project

For a quicker and consumer-friendly remittance service, Visa Inc is working on a proof of concept for Blockchain-based remittance system through its subsidiary Visa Europe.

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Investors see better, cheaper payment technology potential in Bitcoin- report

Investors see in Bitcoin the potential to provide a payment technology that could undermine the dominance of Visa Inc, Western Union or Citigroup Inc in the industry, Bloomberg reported.

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UK buyout firm Apax mulls Travelex exit -sources

Private equity group Apax Partners is considering selling its stake in London-based foreign exchange firm Travelex in the form of a probable initial public offering (IPO), according to two sources.

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BitPesa to challenge Western Union, money remittance players via Bitcoin

BitPesa Chief Executive Officer Elizabeth Rossiello claimed that the startup will reduce money remittances transaction costs and its turnaround time, which will challenge major players Western Union and MoneyGram International Inc.

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WikiLeaks donations decline in past 2 years

WikiLeaks donations declined in the past 2 years.

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