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Square sails past profit estimates as bitcoin volumes surge

Payments firm Square Inc has beaten Wall Street expectations for quarterly profit, as surging demand for bitcoin fuelled a jump in cryptocurrency transactions on its peer-to-peer p...

Platform News: PayPal

PayPal’s Venmo launches crypto buying and selling

Venmo, the peer-to-peer payment service owned by PayPal, has said it has started allowing users to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies on its app, a step that could inspire more ma...

Platform News: Opening the WhatsApp app on a smartphone

Facebook messaging service gets delayed Brazil nod for payments

Brazil’s central bank has cleared the way for Facebook-owned WhatsApp to let its users send each other funds using the Visa and Mastercard card networks, months after vetoing...