Mastercard Launches First Crypto-Linked Payment Cards for Asia-Pacific Region

Mastercard Launches First Crypto-Linked Payment Cards for Asia-Pacific Region

Payments giant Mastercard is launching crypto-linked payment cards for the Asia-Pacific region in partnership with three crypto service providers. “For the first time, consumers and businesses in the Asia Pacific region will be able to apply for crypto-linked Mastercard credit, debit, or prepaid cards,” Mastercard said. First Crypto-Linked Mastercards in Asia-Pacific Region Mastercard announced Monday that it has partnered with three crypto service providers across the Asia-Pacific region “to launch the region’s first crypto-linked payment....


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