Hodler’s Digest, March 18–24: Hodler’s Digest, Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

The QuadrigaCX story gets stranger as the criminal past of one founder is allegedly revealed, while IBM gets more into blockchain. Top Stories This Week Six Global Banks Sign Up to Issue Stablecoins on IBM’s Now-Live Blockchain Network This week, six international banks signed letters of intent to issue their own stablecoins — which will […]

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JPMorgan Chase Exec: Crypto Innovators Will ‘Ultimately Have to Use a Bank to Move Funds’

JPMorgan Chase’s Ron Karpovich says there is “more partnership instead of competition” between the financial establishment and crypto disruptors. Ron Karpovich, Global Head of eCommerce Solutions at JPMorgan Chase, stated that there is “more partnership instead of competition” between the financial establishment and crypto disruptors when it comes to the payments space. Karpovich made his […]

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Largest Swiss Online Retailer Digitec Galaxus Now Accepts Cryptocurrencies

Leading Swiss online retailer Digitec Galaxus has announced that it now accepts cryptocurrencies. Leading Swiss online retailer Digitec Galaxus has announced that it will now accept cryptocurrencies, according to a press release published on March 19. Per the announcement, the shop is now accepting Bitcoin (BTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin SV (BSV), Ethereum (ETH), Ripple […]

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Amazon Could Be Coming For Brazil’s Pharmacy Market

Following Amazon’s acquisition of PillPack in June, Morgan Stanley Analyst Javier Martinez noted that the eCommerce retailer could take on the drugstore market in Brazil. Such a move could bring competition for Brazil drugstore operator Raia Drogasil SA, which is already planning to open 240 stores, Bloomberg reported. “We argue that investors should start considering potential […]

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First Data, BlueSnap Partner On eCommerce Payment Processing

First Data, the global commerce-enabling technology company, and BlueSnap, a payments technology provider, announced on Wednesday (October 10) a partnership to combine BlueSnap’s All-in-one Payment Platform with the suite of global and local payments solutions offered by First Data. In a press release, the companies said the partnership will also provide BlueSnap with access to First […]

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