Tag Archives: Ripple

Ex-Ripple CTO Launches Blogging Platform to Pay Content Creators XRP

Ex-Ripple CTO Launches Blogging Platform to Pay Content Creators XRP

Cryptocurrency startups are increasingly eyeing content creators as a key use case. Coil, the San Francisco-based startup founded by former Ripple CTO Stefan Thomas, just opened the public beta on its blogging platform designed to help scribes earn XRP. Since the closed beta started in August 2018, roughly 1,000 test users have been paying in-browser subscriptions […]

TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN: WHY IT FAILED

TITANIUM BLOCKCHAIN: WHY IT FAILED

On May 22, 2018, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filed a complaint against Titanium Blockchain, an Israeli start up in the middle of its ICO at the time. According to the SEC, the firm had violated the commission’s registration and anti-fraud regulations in the process of raising funding from investors. Charged with securities fraud, company founder, Michael […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, EOS, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 1

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, EOS, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Binance Coin, Stellar, Cardano, TRON: Price Analysis April 1

Bitcoin has closed in the green for the second consecutive month. This is the first such instance since December 2017, which indicates buying at lower levels. However, right now the action is in altcoins. Traders are piling on select altcoins and the positive sentiment is rubbing on to the leading digital currency. In the current […]

Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Most Cryptos See Gentle Green Amid Exceedingly Calm Market Picture

Saturday, Feb. 16: Cryptocurrencies are seeing mild price action, with virtually all of the top 20 coins by market cap seeing fluctuations of within 2 percent in both directions on the day, as data from Coin360 shows. Market visualization by Coin360 Top cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) has seen fractional 0.37 percent growth on the day and is trading at […]

Barclays, Ripple Back $1.7 Million Round for Remittance Firm Using XRP

Barclays, Ripple Back $1.7 Million Round for Remittance Firm Using XRP

Ripple, Barclays and other investors have backed a $1.7 million round for SendFriend, a new remittance startup that will use the XRP cryptocurrency to move funds internationally. Announcing the news on Monday, the New York-based firm said the Mastercard Foundation, MIT Media Lab, Techstars, Mahindra Finance, 2020 Ventures and 8 Decimal Capital also participated in the round. […]

Two Remittance Firms Go Live With Ripple-Based Payments to Thailand

Two Remittance Firms Go Live With Ripple-Based Payments to Thailand

Remittance firms UAE Exchange and Unimoni have gone live with blockchain-based payments using Ripple technology. Finablr, which owns the two brands, announced Sunday that “real-time” cross-border remittances using RippleNet are now live, starting with payments for its international customers to Thailand. Other destination countries are expected to be added going forward. The service was launched […]

Ripple Partners With Chinese University for Blockchain Research Program

Ripple Partners With Chinese University for Blockchain Research Program

Ripple has partnered with a top Chinese university for a blockchain research program. The Institute for Fintech Research (THUIFR) at Tsinghua University in Beijing announced last week that the scholarship program would focus on global regulatory policies and blockchain development. Selected students will also get to participate in corporate visits and events. Ivy Gao, director of international cooperation […]