Tagged: xrp

Expedia’s 700,000+ Accommodations May Now be Booked with Crypto Payments via Travala.com

  Expedia has revealed that it will now allow its 700,000+ accommodations to be booked with digital currency payments via Travala.com, a crypto hotel booking platform. Travala.com’s management confirmed on July 6, 2020 that the company had added Expedia’s accommodations to its crypto-powered travel platform’s… Read More

Crypto Rating Council Argues that XRP, Tron (TRX), and Polkadot’s DOT Token Might Potentially be Classified as Securities

The Crypto Rating Council (CRC) has previously noted that Tron’s TRX, Nervos’ CKB token, and Polkadot’s DOT token might potentially be classified as financial securities, or at least there’s a fair chance they could. The CRC’s initial report on these digital assets was released in… Read More

Digital Asset XRP Liquidty Sets All-Time High Just Weeks After New Lawsuit Filed Against Fintech Ripple

XRP liquidity via the Mexican and Australian corridor recently reached another all-time high. The digital asset’s European corridor liquidity has also increased significantly. San Francisco-based Fintech firm Ripple’s on-demand-liquidity (ODL) solution has experienced an considerable increase in overall usage and adoption this year. The company’s… Read More

Over 30% of Digital Bank Revolut’s 10 Million Finance App Users have traded Cryptocurrencies in the Past Month

  Data from leading UK-based digital bank Revolut shows that the cryptocurrency trading habits of its users have changed, following the COVID-19 outbreak. Nearly a third or over 30% of Revolut’s 10 million finance app users have been trading virtual currencies. The neobank’s app has… Read More

Fintech Ripple’s Partner, SBI Holdings, to Integrate MoneyTap Settlements Platform to Process Transactions via ATMs in Japan

Ripple company partner and investor, SBI Holdings, is planning to integrate the Fintech firm’s technology, in order to process transactions via ATMs throughout Japan. SBI’s management noted in its recent financial report that it will integrate the Ripple technology-based settlements solution, MoneyTap, with ATMs operated… Read More

Blockchain Infrastructure Firm Blockdaemon Acquires $5.5 Million in Funding from Fenbushi Capital, Hashkey, Others

Blockdaemon, a blockchain node provider, has acquired $5.5 million in capital from major investors including Fenbushi Capital, Hashkey, CoinShares, Blockchain.com, Kenetic, and SPiCE VC. Early investors Boldstart, Comcast Ventures, Heavybit, and Lerer Hippeau also made contributions. The New York-headquartered firm says it’s planning to use… Read More

Blockchain based Transactions on EOS, Tezos (XTZ), and XRP Ledger are Mostly Useless: Report

A group of researchers claims that most of the digital transactions on EOS, Tezos (XTZ) and with the Ripple company-associated XRP virtual token don’t actually transfer any “value.” Research published on arXiv reveals that merely 2% of transactions conducted on the XRP ledger and only… Read More

MoneyGram CEO Says It’s been a “Quiet Quarter” when it comes to Firm’s Partnership with Fintech Ripple

Alexander Holmes, chairman and CEO at giant money transfer service MoneyGram (NASDAQ:MGI), says it was a “quiet quarter” for the company when it comes to developments related to its partnership with American Fintech firm, Ripple. Holmes, whose comments came during an earnings call for Q1… Read More

Switzerland’s Sygnum Bank Now Supports XRP Digital Tokens via its Online Banking Platform

Sygnum Bank, a licensed digital asset bank, confirmed on April 30, 2020, that XRP digital tokens will be available through its banking services platform. Customers now have the option of depositing, trading, and accessing credit services using the XRP cryptocurrency. Headquartered in Switzerland, the FINMA-licensed… Read More

American Fintech Ripple’s On Demand Liquidity Payments Network Triples Transaction Volume in Q1 2020: Report

American Fintech Ripple’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) payments network has reportedly managed to triple its transaction volumes during Q1 2020. San Francisco-based Ripple’s XRP Markets Report confirms that the dollar value transacted using the company’s ODL service grew by over 294%, which may be a positive… Read More

Ripple Has Had Enough. Crypto Firm Sues YouTube for Allowing XRP Giveaway Scams

Ripple has been pushed to the edge, according to a blog post today. The crypto-firm is suing YouTube – part of Google. In a document filed in the US District Court, Northern District of California, Ripple Labs, and Bradley Garlinghouse, slammed YouTube for: “irreparable harm… Read More

Hardware Wallet Provider, Ledger, to Accept Digital Currency Payments via Crypto.com’s App

Ledger, a leading cryptocurrency hardware wallet provider, recently revealed that it’s now allowing its customers to make payments for products through Hong Kong-based Crypto.com’s online wallet app. As noted in an announcement published on April 9, 2020, Ledger will be accepting payments made using Bitcoin… Read More

Qualified Digital Asset Custodian Anchorage Adds XRP Support for Institutional Investors

The Anchorage Trust Company, a qualified crypto-asset custodian, has added XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency by market cap, to its list of supported investment options for institutional clients. Anchorage confirmed that it will begin offering XRP investments on April 2, 2020. Anchorage’s management notes that its… Read More

US-based CoinZoom, a FinCEN Regulated Digital Asset Exchange, Officially Launches Crypto Trading Platform and Company Visa Card

US-based CoinZoom, a regulated digital asset exchange, has announced the official launch of its crypto trading platform and its company Visa card. Users will now be able to purchase, sell, and spend a wide range of cryptocurrencies via CoinZoom’s exchange platform. According to a press… Read More

American Fintech Ripple’s Clients Might Soon be Able to Issue Stablecoins via Cross-Border Payments Platform, RippleNet

RippleNet, a distributed ledger tech (DLT)-enabled gross payments settlement network, allows banks and other financial institutions to securely perform cross-border transactions.  Developed by San Francisco-based Fintech Ripple, the decentralized RippleNet platform has been used to perform international transactions since 2012. The platform’s users might soon… Read More

Over 3.1 Billion Cryptocurrency Transactions Were Conducted Across 24 Different Blockchain Networks in Past Decade: Report

Over 3.1 billion digital currency transactions were conducted across more than 20 different blockchain-based platforms during the past decade, according to a firm that monitors the Ethereum transaction mempool.  The research, carried out by San Francisco-headquartered Blocknative, a company that provides real-time updates on blockchain… Read More

Amsterdam-based Fintech BUX, a Retail Brokerage Firm, to Introduce “Soft Launch” Version of its Crypto Exchange Next Month

Amsterdam-headquartered BUX, a retail brokerage company, confirmed recently that it will be introducing the “soft launch” version of its cryptocurrency trading platform during the first week of next month. However, the Dutch Fintech firm says it’s not aiming for fast customer acquisition. Called “BUX Crypto,”… Read More

Digital Asset Exchange Bitso Aims to Capture 20% of Remittance Market from US to Mexico

Digital asset exchange Bitso managed to capture a little more than 2% of the remittance market from the United States to Mexico in 2019 and now aims to gain a 20% market share by the end of this year. Established in 2014, Bitso experienced significant… Read More

MoneyGram Introduces New Real-Time Cross-Border Payments Service that Doesn’t Use Ripple’s Tech Despite Major Partnership

Global money transfer service provider MoneyGram has introduced a new service that lets users send payments in real-time, however, the new platform notably doesn’t involve the company’s business partner Ripple (which acquired $30 million in MoneyGram shares at a high premium last year). MoneyGram’s management… Read More

Börse Stuttgart’s Digital Asset Trading App Now Has 81,000+ Users, Will Add New Features Soon

BISON, the digital asset trading mobile app created by a subsidiary of Germany-based stock exchange, Börse Stuttgart, recently revealed that it has now onboarded more than 81,000 users during its first year of operations. Börse Stuttgart’s cryptocurrency trading venture also confirmed its plans to add… Read More

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