15 Nov '17, 3pm

New UK Visa card lets you spend Bitcoin like normal money

New UK Visa card lets you spend Bitcoin like normal money

LBX claims that the Dragoncard, which launches in the coming weeks, is the first to let investors instantly convert their Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin and Monero currency into sterling. The platform and accompanying smartphone app are secured by the same systems that underpin the UK banking system and have provisionally been approved by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA). When used on the High Street, customers will be charged a 0.5% fee for converting their cryptocurrency holdings into pounds at the till. The Dragoncard also comes with a one-off £20 charge and will charge a small fee for ATM withdrawals. Public pre-registrations are already open, but institutional investors will only be accepted via invitation. Bitcoin transactions, by default, aren't typically fast. They take several minutes to complete, which has led experts to deem it unsuitable as method of ...

Full article: https://www.engadget.com/2017/11/15/london-block-exchange...

Tweets

After Slamming Bitcoin As A Money Laundering To...

zerohedge.com 17 Nov '17, 12am

Score one for the poetic irony pages. Two months after JPMorgan CEO Jamie Dimon lashed out at bitcoin , calling it a "frau...

Singapore Residents First to get New Bitcoin Monaco-Visa Branded Debit Card

Singapore Residents First to get New Bitcoin Mo...

thefinance.sg 05 Nov '17, 4pm

Singapore Residents First to get New Bitcoin Monaco-Visa Branded Debit Card On Thursday, the Swiss based cryptocurrency de...

Singapore Residents Clamor for Bitcoin-backed Visa Cards

Singapore Residents Clamor for Bitcoin-backed V...

cointelegraph.com 07 Nov '17, 8am

According to Bloomberg, Visa is starting to realize they are sitting on a gold mine. This year, cryptocurrency debit cards...

VISA NFC Enabled Payment Gloves, Commemorative Stickers and Olympic Pins for PyeongChang 2018

VISA NFC Enabled Payment Gloves, Commemorative ...

superadrianme.com 14 Nov '17, 2am

Visa Lotte Card Wearable Pin (VISA photo) Visa has created NFC-enabled payment gloves, commemorative stickers and Olympic ...

UK threatens to shut down popular Bitcoin inves...

thenextweb.com 13 Nov '17, 12pm

It turns out Ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin might have been right to suggest popular Bitcoin investment platform, BitCon...

The City threatens the #security of all of us. ...

neweconomics.org 18 Nov '17, 3pm

3. The G7 countries are: the UK, the US, Canada, Japan, Germany, France and Italy. Our definition of financial system resi...

You could either spend $175k on a #supercar, or The Official #Ferrari Opus book.

You could either spend $175k on a #supercar, or...

techeblog.com 12 Nov '17, 8pm

You could either spend $175,000 on a new NSX, GT3, etc., or The Official Ferrari Opus Diamante Edition. Published by UK-ba...