CoinMarketCap Daily Newsletter: Mastercard Looks Set to Support Crypto 💳

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Thu. Feb 11, 2021
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Today’s Top Stories 📰

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Mastercard Gets Ready to Support Crypto 🤝

Mastercard is going to support cryptocurrencies on its network by the end of 2021. It’s a big deal — and means card owners will be able to pay merchants directly using digital assets. The company says crypto is “becoming a more important part of the payments world” — adding that it wants to offer customers as much choice as possible. Learn more about it.

Will Twitter be the Next Company to Buy BTC? 🤔

It looks like the entire corporate world is waiting to see who will be the next to add Bitcoin to their balance sheet. Twitter’s chief financial officer says the social network is considering how it might pay employees in Bitcoin, and could buy some crypto for itself. It’s well known that Jack Dorsey, Twitter’s CEO, is a crypto enthusiast. Find out more here.

Lindsay Lohan Sells NFT for $59,000! 🤑

That’s so fetch. Mean Girls actress Lindsay Lohan has sold a non-fungible token on Rarible for 33 ETH — a crypto haul that’s worth $59,000. In a tweet to her 8.4 million followers, she declared “Bitcoin is the future” — despite the fact NFTs are based on Ethereum. NFTs are becoming increasingly popular among celebs who want to engage with fans. Read more here.

America’s Oldest Bank Set to Support Crypto 🏦

BNY Mellon, America’s oldest bank, has said that it will be adding support for Bitcoin on behalf of its asset management clients. CEO Roman Regelman says “digital assets are becoming part of the mainstream.” Should clients wish to use the service, the bank will enable the flow of crypto through the same systems as traditional assets. Find out more here.

Amazon to Launch a New Payment Project 🇲🇽

After a job advert caught the attention of the world’s media, it appears that Amazon is set to launch a new payment project in Mexico. The posting was asking for computer scientists to apply. The successful applicant would help launch a product that would enable users to exchange cash for digital currencies, which they could then spend online. Read more here.

Crypto Is Hiring 💼

Full Stack Engineer at The Social Network

Senior Crypto Copywriter at Crypto Jobs List (Singapore, Remote)

Crypto Content & Social Media Wizard at Innovion

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Solidity Developer to build the future of market making at Polymarket (Remote / NYC)

Communications Lead
 at Vite Labs

Social Media & Content Manager at Harmony

Thanks for reading! Have a great day — more news tomorrow! 👋