This week, the CoinGeek Pulse delves into developments at Wirecard, WhatsApp in Brazil, MetaStreme’s record stress test, and Centbee.
A Brazilian regulator has lifted a ban on WhatsApp payments. However, users still can’t process payments on WhatsApp due to outstanding central bank ban.
The system was not analyzed by monetary authorities in advance, and posed risks to the wider payment system in Brazil, central bank says.
Messaging app WhatsApp is in discussion with a number of local partners on proposals that would see the firm introduce mobile payment services in Indonesia.
Zulu Republic has a new bot for WhatsApp that allows users to send and receive Bitcoin Coin (BTC), Litecoin (LTC) and others.
A group of developers has created a cryptocurrency wallet that integrates directly into WhatsApp, allowing users to trade digital assets from the app.