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Bitcoin Regulation
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Ethereum(Eth) and Ripple(XRP) are ‘Noncompliant Securities,’ Says Fmr. CFTC Chairman

Brian Evans - Apr 23, 2018

The two most valuable altcoins are most likely “noncompliant securities” under US law, claims a former markets regulator. Gary Gensler, a former head of the Commodity Futures…

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Ripple Wants Governments to End ‘Wild West’ Era of Cryptocurrencies

Brian Evans - Apr 17, 2018

A senior Ripple official has called on British regulators to revisit their ‘wait and see’ approach to cryptocurrencies and called for new rules introduced by the likes…

Altcoin Analysis
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Ripple Price Swells 20 Percent as Santander Releases Payment App

Brian Evans - Apr 13, 2018

The Ripple price rallied by 20 percent on Friday following the announcement that Santander had tapped Ripple technology for its new blockchain-based payment app. Ripple Price Posts…

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XRP ‘100 Percent Not a Security,’ Ripple Claims

Brian Evans - Apr 12, 2018

Fintech startup Ripple is pushing back against claims that its cryptocurrency, XRP, is a security under US regulations. The XRP token — which functions as the native…

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Santander Uses Ripple, Launches First Banking Blockchain Retail Payments App

Brian Evans - Apr 12, 2018

Spanish banking giant Banco Santander has announced the launch of its international payments app for retail customers in four countries using xCurrent, Ripple’s blockchain technology. Santander is…

Blockchain Capital
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Ripple Invests $25 Million in XRP in Blockchain Capital’s $150 Million VC Fund

Brian Evans - Apr 11, 2018

Ripple has announced a $25 million investment with its own cryptocurrency, XRP, in Blockchain Capital – the oldest investment fund for the crypto industry. Ripple has confirmed…

Altcoin News
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Ripple Would Pay to Play on Major US Exchanges: Report

Brian Evans - Apr 05, 2018

It’s not every day we get a glimpse into what it takes for a cryptocurrency to get a listing on a major exchange. But today we learn…

Bitcoin Analysis
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Ripple Price Headlines $45 Billion Market Rally as G20 Fears Subside

Brian Evans - Mar 19, 2018

The Bitcoin and Ripple prices headlined a $45 billion cryptocurrency market rally that appeared to be predicated on optimism that this year’s G20 summit will not produce…

Banking
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Thai Bank Will Add Euro, Pound to Ripple Blockchain Retail Remittances

Brian Evans - Mar 13, 2018

Thai ‘big four’ banking institution Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) is adding euros and sterling to its Ripple-powered blockchain remittance platform. The SCB, one of Thailand’s biggest banks,…

Banking
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61 Japanese Banks Tap Ripple Blockchain Consumer Payments App

Brian Evans - Mar 07, 2018

A consortium of 61 Japanese banks, comprising over 80% of the country’s banking assets, are gearing toward the launch of a retail consumer payments app using Ripple…