Japan’s Biggest Bank Will Use Ripple for Cross-Border Payments to Brazil

Japan’s biggest bank MUFG and Brazil’s Banco Bradesco are to collaborate on a new cross-border payment service based on Ripple technology. Memorandum of Understanding The two banks signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), agreeing to co-develop the system. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is Japan’s largest banking group and recently announced it would launch its own […]

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Trezor Model T Now Supports 10 More Cryptos Including Monero, Ripple

Popular cryptocurrency hardware wallet Trezor has introduced two firmware updates on both of its models – Trezor Model T and Trezor One. The move comes shortly after the wallet enabled its users to exchange directly through its interface. Trezor Model T Supports More Cryptocurrencies According to the official release, the new firmware for Trezor Model […]

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Forbes Names Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen as Wealthiest from Crypto

Chris Larsen has made this year’s Forbes 400 rich list as the 383rd richest person and is the first to ever make the list with a value accumulated solely from cryptocurrency. Forbes released its latest Forbes 400 list, for 2018, last week, estimating that Larsen is worth $2.1 billion. After gaining $78.5 billion in a […]

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Petition to Make XRP the Official Cryptocurrency of Tokyo 2020 Olympics Garners 7,500 Signatures

A petition to get the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to make XRP the official cryptocurrency of the next Summer Olympics has crossed the 7,500 signatures milestone. XRP Will Ease Forex Tensions at the Games According to Ken Takahashi, the creator of the petition, XRP has the potential to solve many logistical headaches associated with large […]

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Ripple To Launch xRapid ‘Within One Month’, Exec Tells CNBC

Remittance network Ripple plans to launch its xRapid payment network “within the next month,” head of regulatory relations for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East Sagar Sarbhai has told mainstream media. Sarbhai: I’m ‘Confident’ About xRapid Launch Speaking to CNBC in an interview published September 17, Sarbhai said he was “confident” the company would deliver on […]

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Ethereum Price Analysis – Plus NEO, EOS, ADA, XRP

As prominent economists sound the death knell for cryptocurrencies and technical analysts label the current events as part of the bottoming process, investors have one question in mind. Are cryptocurrencies nearly prepped for a turnaround or is this the next leg down in a 7-month bear market? Market Overview Cryptocurrencies continue to waver and fumble […]

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SEC ‘Underwhelmed’ by Lack of Enthusiasm for Regulation

Adam James · June 8, 2018 · 3:00 pm Cryptocurrency exchanges dealing with ICOs are now required to register with the SEC, though one director at the independent agency claims the response has been weaker than expected. He also noted that a statement on either Ethereum or Ripple will be coming in the future.  ‘We’re […]

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Ripple CEO: Bitcoin’s Dominance Over Altcoins May Soon End

Adam James · May 31, 2018 · 6:30 am As anyone with altcoins in their portfolio knows, when the price of Bitcoin takes a hit, the rest of the cryptocurrency market gets hit harder. Likewise, when Bitcoin bounces, altcoins tend to outperform. The correlation between the market leader and its supplicants goes both ways — but […]

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‘XRP is a Game Changer’ — Currencies Direct Successfully Completes International Payment Using Ripple’s xRapid

Adam James · May 30, 2018 · 7:30 am Currencies Direct Ltd — a UK-based foreign exchange broker and international payment provider — has announced the successful completion of an international payment over Ripple’s xRapid platform. The transaction used Ripple’s scalable digital asset, XRP, and represents one of the first successful trials of a cryptocurrency by […]

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Ripple Announces Xpring Initiative to Build Ecosystem Around XRP

Adam James · May 14, 2018 · 1:00 pm Ripple continues to grow its empire with the official launch of Xpring, a new investment initiative that helps fund entrepreneurs in exchange for the utilization of XRP and the XRP Ledger. ‘We’re Uniquely Positioned to Support Entrepreneurs in a Meaningful Way’ Ripple — a San Francisco-based real-time […]

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