Tag Archives: XRP

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. […]

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 […]

Bitcoin Move Past $3,700 Resistance as Crypto Market Recovery Continues

Bitcoin Move Past $3,700 Resistance as Crypto Market Recovery Continues

Bitcoin, the flagship cryptocurrency, has recently seen its price move past the $3,700 resistance after enduring a series of sell-offs this month that saw its price drop from a high of about $4,100. Its jump has been accompanied by a wider market recovery. According to CryptoCompare data, BTC is currently trading at $3,736 after rising 2.6% […]

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 […]

Crypto Markets Trade Flat as Equities Markets Drop Following Yesterday’s Pump

Crypto Markets Trade Flat as Equities Markets Drop Following Yesterday’s Pump

Following the recent period of volatility in the cryptocurrency markets, Bitcoin has found support around $3,800, and has led the overall cryptocurrency markets to trade sideways. The crypto market’s stability over the past couple of days comes amidst major volatility in the traditional equities markets. At the time of writing, Bitcoin is trading up marginally at its […]

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 […]