digital rupee trial begins; Exponential Growth in UPI Payments Supports Optimism in Indian CBDC Experience: Experts

[ad_1] The Indian Digital Rupee CBDC officially entered a retail beta period in four cities – New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Bhubaneswar on Thursday, December 1. Lenders who participate in these trials, and upon completion, will attest whether CBDCs are effective and robust for use in everyday purchases, expanding their usability. Industry experts in India … Read more

Elon Musk Says Twitter Will Add Crypto DMs Payments; Subscription claims are at an all-time high as advertisers leave

[ad_1] Twitter CEO Elon Musk says new user registrations for the social media platform are at an “all-time high” as he grapples with an exodus of advertisers and users fleeing to other platforms over concerns about verification and hate speech. averaged more than two million subscribers per day in the past seven days as of … Read more

Google Payments is not blocked, SBP explains

[ad_1] Representative image of the Google Play Store. news/file The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) clarified that Google Payments was not blocked. The central bank said this in response to reports in some sections of the media claiming that Google Play Store services will not be available in Pakistan from December this year due to … Read more

Coinbase Suspends UPI Payments In India After NPCI Statement; Everything you want to know

[ad_1] US-based cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase does not accept payments made through Unified Payment Interface or UPI in India at this time while buying cryptocurrencies. The cryptocurrency exchange put out a disclaimer saying it had “temporarily” suspended purchases using the method, after the company came under NPCI’s lens for launching the service in India. “Purchases using … Read more