Samsung Pay Teams Up With RippleNet Member Finablr

Samsung Pay, the mobile payments service of South Korean tech giant Samsung, has partnered with payments platform Finablr, Ripple’s RippleNet member, to offer cross-border payments feature Money Transfer to its app’s users. Finablr announced the partnership on Oct. 3, claiming that the new feature “offers users seamless and secure cross-border payments to 47 countries through a variety of payout methods, all within Samsung’s native mobile wallet.”  Furthermore, United States-based Samsung Pay’s clients reportedly can use their debit or credit cards to send money via the service. Tokenized credentials Per the…

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Can Daniel Jones Keep Good Times Rolling, Make It Three in a Row for NYG?

Expectations were low for Daniel Jones when he took over the role of starting quarterback for the New York Giants in week three. All he had to do was play better than how Eli Manning had been playing—and he has. After two starts, he is 2-0, the Giants are 2-2, and they are only one […] The post Can Daniel Jones Keep Good Times Rolling, Make It Three in a Row for NYG? appeared first on CCN.com

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Secure the Bag: Cutting Transactions in Half to Resolve Bitcoin Network Congestion

Bitcoin’s network congestion can vary wildly. During some hours of some days, tens of thousands of transactions are waiting to get included in a block, causing fees to spike and leaving many users waiting. During slower hours, meanwhile, there aren’t even enough transactions to fill all blocks, and the smallest of fees suffice for quick confirmation. Network congestion during peak hours is of course a big problem for services that need to make many transactions, fast. Exchanges, mining pools or payroll services, for example, sometimes pay hundreds of users simultaneously…

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