Tag Archives: Ripple

Ripple Partnership Provides New Payment Rail for UK Remittance Firm

Ripple Partnership Provides New Payment Rail for UK Remittance Firm

Distributed ledger startup Ripple has added a new client to its to its global settlements platform, RippleNet. UK-based remittance firm, Xendpay, announced a partnership with Ripple that allows the firm to enter new markets like the Philippines, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Thailand. According to a statement published August 21, RippleNet supports currencies that were previously inaccessible to the […]

Ripple’s XRP Gets Praise from A-List Celebrity Manager Scooter Braun

Ripple’s XRP Gets Praise from A-List Celebrity Manager Scooter Braun

Scooter Braun, a celebrity manager whose roster of clients includes such megastars as Justin Bieber and Ariana Grande, has joined the ranks of XRP proponents. Braun recently took to Twitter to retweet the news about Ripple’s Xpring funding initiative. Notably, he also added the #xrpthestandard hashtag that is constantly spammed by the numerous members of […]

Ripple’s David Schwartz Believes Uber & Amazon Should Adopt XRP For Payments

Ripple’s David Schwartz Believes Uber & Amazon Should Adopt XRP For Payments

The chief technology officer at Ripple, David Schwartz recently sat down at the recent WeAreDevelopers conference which took place in Berlin where he said some of the globe’s biggest companies are able to benefit from the use of crypto and other digital assets. Schwartz went onto talk about Ripple’s work with the numerous financial institutions and banks which improve the […]

WHAT’S BEHIND RECENT GAINS FOR BITCOIN, ETHEREUM, RIPPLE’S XRP AND LITECOIN?

WHAT’S BEHIND RECENT GAINS FOR BITCOIN, ETHEREUM, RIPPLE’S XRP AND LITECOIN?

The year 2019 has been slow for most digital currencies. At the beginning of the year, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Ripple (XRP) maintained the same low price points as the end of the previous year. This was largely owing to a long-running market correction following the post-2017 crypto boom. However, things seemed to pick up in the past few […]

IMF AND WORLD BANK FIND A NEW WAY TO UNDERSTAND CRYPTO

IMF AND WORLD BANK FIND A NEW WAY TO UNDERSTAND CRYPTO

Digital assets have found a place in numerous industries, where they are positioned to make the existing systems more efficient. Some of these industries include finance, art, real estate, food, and shipping — and the applicability will continue growing. For example, Bitcoin is great for sending money from one point to the other and paying for goods and services. It benefits those who […]

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 […]