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What Made Ripple’s XRP Gain 9% Against the US Dollar in Just 3 Hours?

Brian Evans - Jan 30, 2019

Ripple on Wednesday posted 9% gains soon after Swift announced a partnership with R3, a blockchain consortium. At 0800 UTC, the XRP/USD was trading at 0.2934 on…

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Ripple CEO to Critics After Obtaining 200 Clients: Banks Will Use XRP

Brian Evans - Jan 09, 2019

On January 9, CCN reported that 13 financial institutions have started to utilize the Ripple blockchain through RippleNet, bringing the total number of banks in the Ripple…

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Bear Market Birthday: The Crypto Bubble Popped One Year Ago Today

Brian Evans - Jan 08, 2019

One year ago today, the crypto bubble reached its fever pitch before the inevitable crash that occurred throughout the remainder of 2018 and has lingered into the…

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It’s ‘Ripple’: Kraken Wades into XRP Cryptocurency Naming Debate

Brian Evans - Dec 31, 2018

As Kraken adds XRP margin trading, it appears to have been drawn into a Ripple versus XRP naming debate that first emerged earlier this year. How the…

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Kuwait Central Bank Taps Ripple for Blockchain Remittance Service

Brian Evans - Dec 29, 2018

The National Bank of Kuwait has launched a product they’re calling “NBK Direct Remit,” a blockchain-based product which uses RippleNet for cross-border payments from within the Middle…

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Visa Acquires Ripple Partner Earthport For $250 Million

Brian Evans - Dec 29, 2018

Credit card giant Visa Inc. is acquiring British payments firm Earthport for $250.6 million. Earthport — which provides cross-border payment services to banks and businesses — has been partners with…

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Coinbase Pro Adds Another Four Ethereum Tokens Including DAI

Brian Evans - Dec 19, 2018

In a slew of additions and developments, and not unexpectedly, Coinbase has added four more Ethereum tokens. Dai (DAI), Golem (GNT), Maker (MKR), and Zilliqa (ZIL) will…

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UAE Firm Taps Ripple Blockchain RippleNet to Launch Cross-Border Payments

Brian Evans - Dec 13, 2018

RippleNet, the blockchain-based global payment network of Ripple, is set to increase its footprint in the Middle East with a United Arab Emirates-based remittance firm set to…

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Ripple Price (XRP) Makes Strong Intraday Rally on xRapid Launch

Brian Evans - Oct 02, 2018

Ripple (XRP) rallied again for an intraday high near $0.60 as the San Francisco-based blockchain startup announced the commercial release of xRapid, its cryptocurrency-powered enterprise blockchain product.…

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TechCrunch Founder Outraged at US SEC, Will Crypto Firms Also Pivot to Asia?

Brian Evans - Sep 30, 2018

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been heavily criticized for its actions against Elon Musk’s Tesla, the crypto market and investment firms within the local…