Payment systems

EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) Retail POS Terminal Market Report 2020-2024: Impacts of COVID-19, Brexit, Societal Influences

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:30pm

DUBLIN, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "EMEA Retail POS Terminal Market Study" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Key Points: 
  • DUBLIN, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "EMEA Retail POS Terminal Market Study" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This 22nd annual EMEA POS report explores the market climate for EPOS terminals in the Europe/Middle East/Africa region.
  • Macroeconomic issues in the Europe/Middle East/Africa region continue to cause fluctuations in the POS Market.
  • The report includes country by country shipments, installed base, forecasts and trends for the electronic point-of-sale terminal market in EMEA.

Online Retailer PulseTV Puts Bitcoin Center Stage In Its Financial Strategy

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:00pm

Ill., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --PulseTV.com an online retailer since 1998 has announced its "Bitcoin Strategy" for 2021.

Key Points: 
  • Ill., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ --PulseTV.com an online retailer since 1998 has announced its "Bitcoin Strategy" for 2021.
  • PulseTV has zero debt and tremendous cash flows, so we decided to utilize those cash reserves for accumulating Bitcoin.
  • Future plans include accepting Bitcoin as a payment for online purchases, but PulseTV is content to take advantage of this unique time in the economic history of the world.
  • PulseTV.com is a North American online retailer that has been marketing exclusively online since 1998.

CoinShares Contributes to MIT Digital Currency Initiative to Fund Independent Research and Open-Source Development

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:19pm

The MIT DCI will use the funds to support open-source software development and advance the security of the Bitcoin protocol.

Key Points: 
  • The MIT DCI will use the funds to support open-source software development and advance the security of the Bitcoin protocol.
  • CoinShares has sponsored a two-year research grant at London's Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering, which resulted in the development of a new indexation methodology.
  • In addition, CoinShares produces a regular series of events that educate and advocate for the digital asset class.
  • CoinShares is Europe's largest digital asset manager, managing billions of assets on behalf of a global client base.

CoinShares Contributes to MIT Digital Currency Initiative to Fund Independent Research and Open-Source Development

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:13pm

The MIT DCI will use the funds to support open-source software development and advance the security of the Bitcoin protocol.

Key Points: 
  • The MIT DCI will use the funds to support open-source software development and advance the security of the Bitcoin protocol.
  • CoinShares has sponsored a two-year research grant at London's Imperial College Centre for Cryptocurrency Research and Engineering, which resulted in the development of a new indexation methodology.
  • In addition, CoinShares produces a regular series of events that educate and advocate for the digital asset class.
  • CoinShares is Europe's largest digital asset manager, managing billions of assets on behalf of a global client base.

PayPal Partners with CodeHouse, INROADS and National Association of Black Accountants to Mentor and Recruit Black and Diverse Talent

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 5:00pm

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) todayannounced thatit hasentered into multi-yearpartnershipswithCodeHouse, INROADS and the National Association of Black Accountants to develop and hireBlack anddiversetalent.

Key Points: 
  • SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 25,2021 /PRNewswire/ -- PayPal Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: PYPL) todayannounced thatit hasentered into multi-yearpartnershipswithCodeHouse, INROADS and the National Association of Black Accountants to develop and hireBlack anddiversetalent.
  • "PayPal's missionto democratize financial services is inherently inclusive, and not only promotes, but demands diversity and equity," said Tracy Brown, global head of talent, PayPal.
  • "Each of these organizationsisdedicated tocreatingcareerpathwaysfor people of color, andworkingtogether,we canbuild a pipeline thatsustainablyincreasesrecruitmentand retentionofunderrepresented talent at PayPal."
  • "Thispartnershipserves as a testament to PayPal'sbelief inNABA'sability to develop a pipeline of talented Black business professionals who can contribute to PayPal's strategicsuccess."

CardRatings.com Launches 2021 Guide to Credit Cards and Taxes

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:37pm

The leader in online credit card ratings answers tricky questions that include, "Are my credit card rewards taxable?"

Key Points: 
  • The leader in online credit card ratings answers tricky questions that include, "Are my credit card rewards taxable?"
  • Find the new resource here: 2021 Guide to Credit Cards and Taxes
    Are credit card rewards taxable?
  • Lowery is available for comment and can expand on the relationship between taxes and credit cards, including additional reasons to pay taxes on a credit card, what to consider for business owners with credit card rewards and more.
  • CardRatings innovated online credit card ratings and has been offering independent ratings and reviews of credit card offers since 1998.

Global Crypto Investment Fund FD7 Ventures to Sell $750M USD Worth of Bitcoin to Increase Cardano and Polkadot Holdings

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 4:58pm

Dubai-based FD7 Ventures, a global crypto investment fund with $1 Billion USD under management, announced today plans to sell off 750M USD worth of their Bitcoin holdings over the next 30 days to increase the companys positions in Cardano (ADA) and Polkadot (DOT).

Key Points: 
  • Dubai-based FD7 Ventures, a global crypto investment fund with $1 Billion USD under management, announced today plans to sell off 750M USD worth of their Bitcoin holdings over the next 30 days to increase the companys positions in Cardano (ADA) and Polkadot (DOT).
  • The move will effectively sell-off a majority of the companys Bitcoin holdings to purchase rising projects Cardano and Polkadot.
  • According to the company, the increase in these altcoin holdings will better serve the needs of FD7 investors who are looking to diversify their portfolios in the growing cryptocurrency space.
  • FD7 Ventures has already begun the process of converting their Bitcoin (BTC) to Cardano (ADA) and Polkadot (DOT) and expects to complete the conversion transactions by mid-to-end of March.

Great Thunder Gold Receives DTC Eligibility Approval

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:35pm

Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 25, 2021) - Great Thunder Gold Corp. (CSE: GTG) (OTC: GTGFF) (FSE: M4KQ)("Great Thunder" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its common shares are now eligible for settlements through the Depository Trust Company ("DTC"), a subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. that manages the electronic clearing and settlement of publicly-traded companies in the United States.

Key Points: 
  • Vancouver, British Columbia--(Newsfile Corp. - February 25, 2021) - Great Thunder Gold Corp. (CSE: GTG) (OTC: GTGFF) (FSE: M4KQ)("Great Thunder" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that its common shares are now eligible for settlements through the Depository Trust Company ("DTC"), a subsidiary of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corp. that manages the electronic clearing and settlement of publicly-traded companies in the United States.
  • Great Thunder's common shares are now fully DTC eligible and will continue to trade in the United States under the ticker symbol "GTGFF".
  • Great Thunder's President & CEO, Blair Naughty, commented, "We want to assure our U.S. investors that we will strive to make it seamless to invest in our company.
  • Great Thunder Gold is a junior Canadian mining exploration company focused on exploration and development along the Detour Gold trend in Quebec.

Tops Friendly Markets Takes Its Gift Card Program Online

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:00pm

PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hot on the heels of a holiday shopping season that saw more than an 80% increase in digital gift card (eGift) sales and a nearly 40% increase in online gift card sales1, Tops Friendly Markets now sells its company-branded physical and digital gift cards on its website.

Key Points: 
  • PLEASANTON, Calif., Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --Hot on the heels of a holiday shopping season that saw more than an 80% increase in digital gift card (eGift) sales and a nearly 40% increase in online gift card sales1, Tops Friendly Markets now sells its company-branded physical and digital gift cards on its website.
  • Powered by global branded payments provider Blackhawk Network ,Tops' online gift card program provides shoppers with a seamless ecommerce experience that delivers individual or bulk orders of Tops-branded gift cards right to peoples' doors or inboxes.
  • Online gift card programs complement in-store gift card malls and provide added opportunities for consumers to buy company-branded gift cardsa must-have for 2021 marketing mixes."
  • To learn more about Tops' online gift card program, visit https://www.topsmarkets.com/GiftCards/ .

CoinGeek VII will take place in Zurich's Samsung Hall (June 8-10)

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 3:00pm

LONDON, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th installment of the Coingeek Conference series (June 8-10) has confirmed that it will be broadcast online and, hopefully, also be allowing attendees into Samsung Hall .

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Feb. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The 7th installment of the Coingeek Conference series (June 8-10) has confirmed that it will be broadcast online and, hopefully, also be allowing attendees into Samsung Hall .
  • CoinGeek VII will be themed around the hot topic of data; the Bitcoin SV (BSV) blockchain can handle almost limitless amounts of data, all immutably stored and at a very low cost.
  • Zurich is the heartland of the European banking world and will be the latest venue for the seventh CoinGeek Conference next June.
  • As a result, Switzerland will further enhance its reputation, as not only a banking and financial hub, but also, the European HQ of the digital asset space by playing host to CoinGeek VII .