Visa Pilots Option to Settle Transactions With Cryptocurrency
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Visa is embracing cryptocurrency by inviting customers to settle transactions with USD Coin (USDC) over the Ethereum blockchain.

In partnership with federally chartered digital asset bank Anchorage, Visa has launched a pilot program(Opens in a new window) that allows to send USDC, a regulated stablecoin backed by the US dollar, as payment.

Settlement, according to(Opens in a new window) a Visa blog post, is the “unsung hero of the payment lifecycle.” For most people, settling up is as easy as tapping your card and having your payment accepted. But behind the

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