200 Financial Institutions Now Use Ripple XRP

Article was originally published on MintDice. Blockchain technology has garnered much attention over the last few years from both critics and advocates alike. Put simply, blockchains essentially provide a way for untrusted parties to decide on the state of a database without using an intermediary like a bank. And with global banking being a $134 […]

Will Ripple Xrp Surpass Bitcoin In 2019

Article was originally published on MintDice. Ripple (XRP) is indeed one cryptocurrency that has gained momentum within the space over the past few years. Due to its products, xRapid and xCurrent, the platform is gradually increasing the attention of global banks, exchanges, and financial institutions. Although the idea of mass adoption of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum may […]

Ripple Mining: An Impossible Task

Article was originally published on MintDice. In 2018 so far, Ripple (XRP) has had its ups and downs with a few notable developments, which have ensured its continuous presence in the spotlight. Nevertheless, there is way more to this digital currency platform than meets the eye. As the latest addition to Coinbase, XRP has seen an influx of […]

Santander is set to launch an international money transfer app with Ripple

REUTERS/Sergio Perez Santander UK CEO: “This spring, if not one beats us to it, we will be the first large retail bank to carry out cross-border payments at scale with blockchain technology.” Consumer app in partnership with Ripple set to be launched to customers in Spain, Brazil, UK, and Poland. LONDON — Santander is on […]

An early Coinbase and Twitter investor just gave Uphold $57.5 million to add Ripple and insure against hacks

Greg Kidd, an early investor in Coinbase and Twitter, just invested $ 57.5 million toward Uphold, a currency exchange that also trades in cryptocurrencies. Uphold will use part of the money as insurance for its users to guarantee that their deposits to the exchange are protected in the event of a hacking incident. Uphold will also […]

Ripple, the company behind cryptocurrency XRP, is betting big on Asia

Reuters/Kim Kyung Hoon Ripple, the company behind cryptocurrency XRP, is setting its sights on Asia. Asheesh Birla, VP of product for Ripple, told Business Insider that banks on the continent are more open to innovation than US-based firms.  The company is speeding up plans for XRapid, a product that enhances cross-border payments in emerging markets. […]

Ripple rockets past ethereum to become 2nd most valuable cryptocurrency after bitcoin

Published time: 30 Dec, 2017 14:11 Ripple has now gained almost 35,000% this year, overtaking ethereum on Saturday to become the world’s second-biggest virtual currency. Ripple has had the biggest growth in value among notable digital tokens this year. It went from less than a cent ($ 0.006523) in January to $ 2.24 on Saturday, […]

Oil and gas supply disruptions ripple around the world

The Baumgarten blast CALL it the hydrocarbon equivalent of the butterfly effect. As oil and gas supplies tighten during the northern winter, disruptions as remote as a hairline fracture on a piece of Scottish pipeline, and an explosion in an Austrian natural-gas plant, have repercussions felt around the world. Start with the pipeline. After Ineos, […]