Ripple

MoneyGram Reveals Real-Time Remittance Tech, Based on Visa not Ripple

Remittances giant MoneyGram announced a new service allowing real-time money sending, but the solutions of its blockchain partner Ripple are not involved. MoneyGram recently announced FastSend, a new service that allows its customers to send money in real-time to a phone number via a dedicated website or mobile application. Still, the firm’s answers to Cointelegraph’s …

MoneyGram Reveals Real-Time Remittance Tech, Based on Visa not Ripple Read More »

XRP Price Hits 7-Month High as BitMEX Users Reel From 60% Flash Crash

BitMEX continues to field major criticism and even anger from traders who lost huge amounts of money in a flash crash involving altcoin XRP.  The crash, which occurred at 14.00 UTC on Feb. 13, saw XRP/USD fall 60% from $0.33 to just $0.13 — for two seconds. XRP crashes on BitMEX  In that time, traders …

XRP Price Hits 7-Month High as BitMEX Users Reel From 60% Flash Crash Read More »

Price Analysis Feb 14: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XTZ, ADA

Interest in Bitcoin (BTC) has surged significantly after its rally above $10,000 and if the bulls can sustain the price above this psychological level, it is likely to attract further attention. While it is difficult to pinpoint the exact reason for this resurgence, a host of factors such as the China coronavirus scare, the upcoming …

Price Analysis Feb 14: BTC, ETH, XRP, BCH, BSV, LTC, EOS, BNB, XTZ, ADA Read More »

Digital Remittances Reach Record High of $96 Billion, Fees Charged by Traditional Providers Open Door for Cryptocurrencies

</header> <strong>In a globalized world where labor follows capital, the remittance industry has been growing constantly in both volume and users. Traditional providers like banks and money transfer companies have been charging high fees for their services which creates opportunities for alternative digital platforms and decentralized cryptocurrencies. </strong> Also read: Russians Can Use Qiwi, Sberbank, …

Digital Remittances Reach Record High of $96 Billion, Fees Charged by Traditional Providers Open Door for Cryptocurrencies Read More »

XRP Plummets 56% in One Candle, Bitmex Traders Outraged Over Flash Crash

</header> <strong>A number of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/XRP” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>XRP</a> traders are complaining about massive liquidations on Bitmex as the price of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/XRP” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>XRP</a> spiked and was brought down by 56% in a single candle. After the incident, well known traders with leveraged positions took to Twitter to complain about the …

XRP Plummets 56% in One Candle, Bitmex Traders Outraged Over Flash Crash Read More »

Bangladesh Bank with $4 Billion in Assets Now Employs RippleNet

Bangladesh-based Bank Asia has joined Ripple’s RippleNet blockchain-based financial services network. The partnership was only recently discovered after a Twitter user pointed out the Bank Asia logo in an official Ripple document on Feb. 10. Still, the partnership must be well over a month old, given that the document in question was published in December …

Bangladesh Bank with $4 Billion in Assets Now Employs RippleNet Read More »

Mastercard and Ripple’s Xpring Join Industry Group to Promote Blockchain Education

Mastercard has joined a working group that supports blockchain education and research in universities around the world. Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt announced Tuesday it has welcomed 11 founding members into its Blockchain Education Alliance. In addition to the card network, the new members include the innovation arms of payments startup Ripple and crypto exchange Binance; and …

Mastercard and Ripple’s Xpring Join Industry Group to Promote Blockchain Education Read More »

Mastercard, Binance X and Ripple’s Xpring Join the Blockchain Education Alliance

The Blockchain Education Alliance launched by blockchain accelerator MouseBelt has gained several noteworthy new members.  Ashlie Meredith, the university program director for MouseBelt Blockchain Accelerator, told Cointelegraph on Feb. 11 that the new members include payment processing behemoth Mastercard, the innovation arm of major crypto exchange Binance, Binance X, Ripple’s accelerator Xpring and cryptocurrency exchange …

Mastercard, Binance X and Ripple’s Xpring Join the Blockchain Education Alliance Read More »

Bitcoin ‘Best Bet’ in Crypto, XRP Will ‘Underperform’ — Mike Novogratz

Controversial altcoin XRP is still “proving” itself, but Bitcoin (BTC) remains the recommended investment choice in the cryptocurrency world, Mike Novogratz says. In a series of tweets on Feb. 6, venture capitalist Novogratz, who is also CEO of the cryptocurrency merchant bank, Galaxy Digital, delivered modest praise of XRP and Ripple, the company which owns …

Bitcoin ‘Best Bet’ in Crypto, XRP Will ‘Underperform’ — Mike Novogratz Read More »

Market Update: Bitcoin Cash Shines as Crypto Markets Show Bullish Signals

</header> <strong>Digital currency markets are in the green again today after seeing some moderate losses the day prior. The leading cryptocurrency in the top 10 is the fourth-largest blockchain by market cap, bitcoin cash, which is up 14% today. A variety of other digital asset markets are doing well as the overall market valuation of …

Market Update: Bitcoin Cash Shines as Crypto Markets Show Bullish Signals Read More »