XRP Is 10 Times Safer Than Fiat for Intl Payments – Ripple

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According to Ripple, XRP is 1/10th as volatile as fiat for cross-border payments. The current SWIFT system is so slow it exacerbates international payment risk. XRP payments clear so fast that the exchange rate risk is negligible. The math busters over at Ripple have crunched the numbers and conducted a study that concludes that XRP … Read more

Blockchain Friendly Payments Play Leads Stock Market Recovery

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Stock prices were whipsawed in today’s session before ultimately managing to finish relatively flat. Leave it to a payments company to lead the broader stock market higher. FleetCor Technologies, which is a Georgia-based payments company, was the single best performer in the S&P 500 index, gaining 8 percent on a day that was making investors … Read more

Ripple Alum to Spearhead Binance US Crypto Exchange

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After two years as head of XRP institutional liquidity at Ripple, Catherine Coley is moving to greener pastures. Coley was named CEO at BAM Trading Service at Binance U.S., according to her LinkedIn profile. Her experience with both one of the largest cryptocurrencies, XRP, and institutional investors should serve her well in this high-profile role in … Read more

5th-Largest Japanese Bank Abruptly Ditches Ripple Trial

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Ripple, the blockchain-based payment network, suffered a setback after Japan’s Resona Bank said it would no longer use MoneyTap, a consumer-centric retail payments app that uses Ripple’s enterprise blockchain technology. Resona – Japan’s fifth-largest financial institution – did not provide a reason for the abrupt cancellation, which makes it the first Japanese bank to quit … Read more

Does Ripple Control XRP? ‘Absolutely Not’, Insists Ripple CTO

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One of the issues casting a shadow on the XRP cryptocurrency is just how decentralized it is. After all, Ripple owns the lion’s share of XRP’s supply and relies on the cryptocurrency to power its cross-border payment products.

Ripple CTO David Schwartz, however, insists that the blockchain startup is not pulling the strings on the cryptocurrency.

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‘I Don’t Understand!’: Watch Ripple’s CEO Rant Against JPMorgan’s Cryptocurrency

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In a Brad Garlinghouse vs. Jamie Dimon crypto showdown, the Ripple chief is not the least bit intimidated by his Wall Street rival. Ripple CEO Unloads on JPMorgan Cryptocurrency at DC Blockchain Summit Garlinghouse was featured as the keynote speaker at DC Blockchain Summit 2019, where he gave a fireside chat with Nasdaq’s Jill Malandrino. … Read more

5 Bitcoin Billionaires Headline Hurun Rich List: How They Made Their Crypto Fortunes

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The Hurun Global Rich List was released this week, featuring five cryptocurrency billionaires.  Hurun also names blockchain the “fastest-growing new industry” in the world, despite an epic bear market wiping out crypto market value in 2018. The five blockchain billionaires include individuals from Ripple, Coinbase, Binance, and Bitmain. Let’s see how they amassed their fortunes. … Read more

Ripple (XRP) isn’t a Real Cryptocurrency, Claims Exchange that Just Listed the ‘Heavily Centralized’ Token

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Ripple (XRP) is not a cryptocurrency, and it is heavily centralized in the hands of the corporate entity known as Ripple. That’s the opinion of a cryptocurrency exchange which listed XRP on its platform just one day ago. ‘XRP Is Not a Cryptocurrency’ The Coinmotion exchange, based in Finland, released this blog post just hours … Read more