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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has partnered with blockchain startup Coil as part of its mission to provide payment services for the unbanked. The news comes via a tweet from Miller Abel, the foundation’s deputy director and principal technologist, on Oct. 17. Abel indicated that the organization and Coil will work together to implement …

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In a bear market year, it’s uncommon to see a single project make repeated headlines, in addition to interesting associated price action. Ripple with its XRP token has been the topic of much discussion the past several weeks. Many individuals in the crypto space do not like XRP, due to its centralization, as centralization goes …

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The current overall market cap for the crypto space is a shadow of what it once was. 2018 has tested the patience and skill of everyone involved. Crypto asset prices are down at least 75% across the board for the most part. But strangely enough, institutions and mainstream entities continue to gain interest and involvement. Logically, all …

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This post was originally published here Friday, Oct. 12: after yesterday’s carnage, crypto markets are seeing some relative price stability. The top cryptocurrencies by market cap are seeing mild movement, both red and green. Market visualization by Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has has seen little price action on the day, and is up 0.5 percent to …

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Bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, dropped 4.77 percent on Thursday, pushing prices well below $6,400 for the first time in weeks. At 00:58 UTC, just after Wednesday’s close, the cryptocurrency shed $400 over the course of 30 minutes, a move that found it crossing $6,400, for a time the market’s most reliable …

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This post was originally published here From xRapid launch, comments from Michael Didiuk and recent partnership between Ripple Labs and Santander’s One Pay X, Ripple fundamentals are vibrant.  However, we are yet to see that spill over to price. So far, XRP is down 18 percent from last week’s highs but could pull back above …

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MoneyTap, a consumer-focused blockchain money transfer app built by SBI Holdings and Ripple, has now gone live. Announced by Ripple in a tweet Thursday, the remittance app is the product of SBI Ripple Asia and several participating banks. A new website for the product has also been launched indicating that the app is able to make bank-to-bank …

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This post was originally published here The organizers of Ripple’s two-day Swell conference in San Francisco didn’t beat around the bush when they named the final panel of the event “The 800-Pound Gorilla.” The question of crypto asset adoption was certainly on many of the attendees’ minds, especially since Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse announced the …

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The organizers of Ripple’s two-day Swell conference in San Francisco didn’t beat around the bush when they named the final panel of the event “The 800-Pound Gorilla.” The question of crypto asset adoption was certainly on many of the attendees’ minds, especially since Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse announced the previous day that xRapid, the company’s …

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton didn’t have to say much when he delivered the keynote at Ripple’s Swell conference in San Francisco. And indeed, he barely said anything relevant to the blockchain industry. The 42nd commander in chief has long been recognized for his rhetorical prowess, but there was little pressure on him to rouse …

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After a series of highly-publicized pilots, three companies are now making commercial use of Ripple’s xRapid product. XRapid employs the digital asset XRP, using it as a “bridge currency” in cross-border payments, which according to the company, reduces the cost and increases the speed of these payments by boosting liquidity. The three companies  – MercuryFX, …

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Former U.S. President Bill Clinton highlighted the need to avoid too much regulation of new technologies like blockchain as he took the stage at Ripple’s Swell conference in San Francisco. Clinton was joined on-stage by Gene Sperling, one of Clinton’s advisors in the White House who also sits on Ripple’s board of directors. Clinton – who …

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This post was originally published here Fundamental developments as formation of SAIV, objectives of Coil to turn XRP from a facilitator to a medium of exchange and increase coin listings at various exchanges is bullish. Aside from this, Nigel Green’s comments cement our bullish stand. This is further solidified by candlestick formations of the last …

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XRP sprang back to life in September despite a relatively bearish broader market. Over the course of the 30-day period, the price of the world’s largest cryptocurrency, bitcoin (BTC), dipped a modest 5 percent. Most cryptocurrencies succumbed to the same fate, but some were able to pick up a bid. However, none saw bigger gains than XRP, whose …

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This post was originally published here Sunday, September 30: crypto markets are seeing a mix of red and green today. A little more than half of the top 100 cryptocurrencies have grown in the 24 hours to press time. The daily trade volume has declined, seeing a relatively sharp drop from around $15 billion yesterday …

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This post was originally published here Ripple will lead a group of crypto startups to lobby lawmakers and financial regulators in D.C. to support crypto and blockchain innovation, Bloomberg reported on Thursday, September 27. According to the report, the coalition of San-Francisco-based crypto firms is planning to pay Klein/Johnson Group, a bipartisan lobby group, to …

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Ripple is leading a number of organizations launching a lobbying group in Washington D.C., Business Standard reported Friday. Dubbed Securing America’s Internet of Value Coalition (SAIV), the group includes, apart from Ripple, the RippleWorks Foundation; Coil, a company developing a solution for digital payments; Hard Yaka, an investment firm focusing on digital assets; and PolySign, a …

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A joint venture between SBI Holdings and Ripple has moved a step closer to launching its blockchain-based payments app for consumers. SBI Ripple Asia announced Wednesday it has completed registration with the Kantou bureau of Japan’s Ministry of Finance as a licensed agent for handling electronic payments. The move clears the regulatory path for SBI Ripple Asia …

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The price of XRP spiked as high as 75 percent above its opening price at one point during Friday’s trading session amidst a broader market bull parade. At roughly 14:45 UTC, the price of XRP rose to a peak of $0.77 – representing a 75 percent increase from its opening price of $0.45, according to …

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American banking giant PNC has joined the growing number of financial institutions using payments products from blockchain startup Ripple. The bank’s Treasury Management division will begin accepting cross-border transactions using the firm’s xCurrent product, Ripple’s senior vice president, Asheesh Birla, told CoinDesk Wednesday. One of the top-10 largest banks by assets held in the U.S., …

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