Real Estate Platform Pacaso Accepts Crypto Assets for Payments, CEO Says ‘Mass Crypto Adoption Well Underway’

On October 20, the day bitcoin smashed a new all-time price high, the real estate platform Pacaso announced it will be accepting cryptocurrencies via Bitpay. The CEO of the real estate firm that helps people buy and co-own a second home, Austin Allison, says the firm has seen increased crypto adoption “across the real estate … Read moreReal Estate Platform Pacaso Accepts Crypto Assets for Payments, CEO Says ‘Mass Crypto Adoption Well Underway’

Ransomware Payments in 2021 Already Dwarf Last Year’s Total, FinCEN Reports

Payments tied to ransomware attacks in 2021 are already exceeding 2020′s total, the U.S. government’s financial crimes watchdog announced Friday. Exchanges and other financial institutions reported more than $590 million in payments tied to ransomware attacks, including cryptocurrency payments, to the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) in the first half of 2021, outstripping a 2020 … Read moreRansomware Payments in 2021 Already Dwarf Last Year’s Total, FinCEN Reports

Payments Giant Visa Launches NFT Program to Support Digital Artists 

Visa, one of the leading credit and payments companies, has announced the creation of a program that will allow artists to understand how they can use new technologies like NFTs. According to Visa, NFTs have the potential of evening out the field for artists, allowing them to close the gap between art and its potential … Read morePayments Giant Visa Launches NFT Program to Support Digital Artists