Tag Archives: Ripple

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 […]

Ecosystem Expands As More Partners Join Ripple

Ecosystem Expands As More Partners Join Ripple

The Swiss crypto wallet company, Tangem introduced physical ways to spend and trade cryptocurrency.“Smart bank notes” and “smart cards” are physical representations of cryptocurrency which could be carried and spent by consumers. The idea is that with a physical representation of cryptocurrency, people can simply hand the note over and make simple no-fee transactions. If you keep the […]

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Drop to Third, Coins Moved to OTC Distribution Wallets

Ripple Price Analysis: XRP Drop to Third, Coins Moved to OTC Distribution Wallets

Latest Ripple News Margins are tight, and after a five-month stint at second, XRP is back to third. Despite high volume activities which XRP and Ripple sleuths point to “abnormal” movement of coins to Ripple owned Escrow addresses. For example, on Jan 1, 2.9 billion worth of XRP worth $1.1 billion at market prices were […]

Big Crypto Recovery as EOS Surges 35%: Can Bitcoin Recover to $4,000?

Big Crypto Recovery as EOS Surges 35%: Can Bitcoin Recover to $4,000?

Over the last 24 hours, the crypto market demonstrated one of the strongest single-day rallies since November, as Bitcoin (BTC)rebounded by more than 11 percent from $3,181 to $3,541. EOS, which was the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency last week ranked behind Tether (USDT) and Stellar (XLM) overtook Stellar with a staggering 35 percent price surge from $1.94 to $2.62. Since […]

Ripple’s Cory Johnson: ‘Ripple Is Not Decentralized… XRP Is Certainly Decentralized’

Ripple’s Cory Johnson: ‘Ripple Is Not Decentralized… XRP Is Certainly Decentralized’

On Monday (3 December 2018), Cory Johnson, who joined Californian FinTech firm Ripple as Chief Market Strategist on 9 March 2018, spoke as part of a panel (at a “CryptoMondays” event held in San Francisco, and streamed live last night on BeFast.TV) discussing cryptocurrencies. Johnson was first asked to review the 2018 and to point out the things that he had found […]