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Paypal Expands Crypto Abilities: What’s Next?
“The Hash” discusses Paypal’s move to expand its crypto abilities, including allowing U.S. users to transfer supported coins to third party wallets.
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PayPal Ups Crypto Push: Users Can Now Move Coins to Other Wallets and Exchanges
PayPal crypto chief Jose Fernandez da Ponte said plans to let users move their crypto holdings to third-party wallets have been in the works since 2021.
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Aptos Revealed as PayPal Ventures’ First Layer 1 Investment
Aptos Labs announced a $200 million funding round in March and has now revealed that the venture arm of the payments giant was among the backers.
The Pacific as seen from Aptos, Calif. (Cristina Glebova/Unsplash)

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Deplatformed by PayPal, Antiwar Journalists Speak Out
“If they can do this to us, they can do it to you,” says a writer whose outlet has challenged the neat narratives around Russia’s invasion of Ukraine.
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PayPal Deplatforms Independent News Outlets and the Case for Crypto
Veteran magazine journalist Matt Taibbi recently shed light on PayPal’s moves to deplatform alternative news publishers like Consortium News and MintPress in his article “PayPal’s IndyMedia Wipeout.”
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PayPal’s Blockchain Chief on the Future of Crypto in Payments
Blockchains offer unique advantages, but these must be combined with a user experience that feels similar to the one consumers know today, writes Senior Vice President Jose Fernandez da Ponte. This piece is part of CoinDesk’s Payments Week.
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Chandler, Ariz., is taking bitcoin for water bills. (Chandler Utility Services Division)
Phoenix Suburb Now Takes Bitcoin for Utility Bills
Chandler, Arizona, will take PayPal-held bitcoin, ether and litecoin for water payments.
Chandler, Ariz., is taking bitcoin for water bills. (Chandler Utility Services Division)

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Fintechs See Strongest Payments Challenge From Stablecoins and CBDCs, Not Bitcoin: Cowen
The team at Cowen recently held fireside chats with executives from PayPal and Visa, among others.
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The Iron Firewall Descends as Visa, Mastercard and PayPal Leave Russia
Netflix and TikTok also restricted services in the country.
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