Tagged: xrp

Uphold Introduces Crypto-Linked Debit Card Offering Rewards in XRP

Uphold, a digital money platform, has announced the launch of its new debit card for UK customers that pays rates of “up to 4% rewards in XRP.” Unlike other comparable cards, the Uphold Card will “not charge non-sterling transaction fees, making it ideal for travel… Read More

Ripple: Judge Tells SEC to Hand Over Documents on Hinman Ethereum Speech, Once Again

While the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) keeps battling the courts, the courts keep telling the SEC to hand over the “emails and drafts” pertaining to the speech given by former SEC Corporate Finance Director William (Bill) Hinman discussing crypto in June of 2018. In… Read More

Fintech Ripple Introduces Crypto-powered Enterprise Payments in Brazil

Ripple, the provider of enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions, announced the launch of RippleNet’s On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) in Brazil with Travelex Bank, “the first bank in Latin America to utilize ODL.” Travelex is the first bank registered and “approved by the Central Bank of Brazil… Read More

Ripple Labs Inc Is Reportedly Looking into Acquiring Assets of Bankrupt Crypto Lender Celsius

San Francisco’s blockchain payments Fintech Ripple Labs Inc, which is currently involved in an extensive legal battle with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), is reportedly interested in acquiring the assets of bankrupt cryptocurrency lending platform Celsius Network. This, according to statements shared by… Read More

FOMO Pay to Utilize Ripple ODL for Crypto based Treasury Management

Ripple, which claims to be the leader in enterprise blockchain and crypto solutions,  announced a partnership with Singapore-based major payments institution FOMO Pay, which will “utilize Ripple’s crypto-enabled enterprise technology to improve its cross-border treasury flows.” On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) leverages XRP, the digital asset “built… Read More

Kraken Is Offering Expanded Margin Pairs for BTC, XRP, ETH, MATIC, LINK, DOGE, SOL, MANA

The team at digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to announce that their crypto trading platform now supports new margin pairs “for Bitcoin (BTC), Ripple (XRP), Ethereum (ETH), Polygon (MATIC), Chainlink (LINK), Dogecoin (DOGE), Solana (SOL) and Decentraland (MANA)!” Margin trading is now available for… Read More

Big Win for Ripple in Recent Ruling in Ongoing Battle with SEC

A recent ruling in the ongoing legal battle between Ripple and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) pertaining to the issuance of XRP and the allegation by the Commission it is in fact an unregistered security took a turn in favor of Ripple this past… Read More

Fintech Firm Ripple Commits 1B XRP to Grants Program, Accelerator to Support XRP Ledger Development

Ripple, which claims to be the leader in enterprise-grade blockchain and crypto solutions, is committing 1B XRP to “accelerate development and new use cases on the XRP Ledger (XRPL).” The fund is “an extension to the XRPL Grants program which launched in 2021 and, to… Read More

Digital Assets: Kraken Supports the Songbird (SGB) Airdrop for XRP Holders

Digital asset firm Kraken is pleased to confirm that they will be supporting the Songbird (SGB) token airdrop for XRP holders. The airdrop’s snapshot of XRP balances was reportedly “taken on December 12, 2020, at ~00:00 (UTC).” Customer accounts  (spot and margin) that held XRP… Read More

Bitcoin #1 on Social Media’s Top 10 Most Popular Cryptocurrencies List

There was no surprises at the top when GlobalData released the top 10 cryptocurrencies for 2021 in terms of how many social media conversations they generated through the year, up to Dec. 9. Twitter and Reddit feeds were monitored. Bitcoin generated close to 900,000 discussions… Read More

EMPOWR Files Lawsuit Challenging SEC’s Inability to Comply with FOIA Requests Pertaining to Crypto Regulation

Empower Oversight Whistleblowers & Research (EMPOWR) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization dedicated to enhancing independent oversight of government and corporate wrongdoing, has filed a lawsuit challenging the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to disclose conflicts of interest regarding the regulation of crypto. EMPOWR has filed… Read More

Sygnum Bank Onboards VZ VermögensZentrum, an Independent Swiss Financial Services Firm

Sygnum Bank has confirmed that it has now onboarded VZ VermögensZentrum, an independent Swiss financial services firm that’s listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange, as the latest partner for its B2B banking solution. VZ VermögensZentrum’s partnership with Sygnum Bank enables them to “expand their offering… Read More

Bahrain’s Digital Asset Trading Platform CoinMENA Secures $9.5M via Seed Round

Bahrain-based digital asset trading platform CoinMENA has acquired $9.5 million via a seed round. @CoinMENA Raises $9.5M Seed Fund #CoinMENA #Blockchain #Cryptocurrency #Crypto #DeFi https://t.co/vVH1vVj6ED pic.twitter.com/V05Ii2CabS — Blockchain Recruiter – Jordan & Blockchain Bully (@JobsBlockhain) November 12, 2021 As mentioned in the announcement, this is… Read More

Digital Bank Revolut Provides Update on Flare Networks Songbird Token Airdrop for XRP Holders

The team at UK-based digital bank Revolut notes that in December 2020, they had published a blog post to let clients know that if they were holding any XRP tokens in their Revolut accounts at midnight UTC on December 12, 2020, then they would qualify or… Read More

Tranglo Launches Mongolian Cross-Border Payment Corridor

Cross-border payment hub Tranglo has launched its new cross-border payment corridor to Mongolia. They said it will aim to improve the cross-border payment services there via a single connection to regional corridors and local partners. According to World Bank estimates, remittance inflows to Mongolia made… Read More

Solana (SOL) Remains Favorite Among Digital Asset Investors with $50M in Inflows, CoinShares Reports

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (September 13) that for the week ending September 10,… Read More

Ripple Asks SEC to Share Digital Asset Transactions of Employees. Will the Legal Strategy Work?

The ongoing legal battle between the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and Ripple and its founders continues to work its way through the halls of justice.  While the SEC continues to pursue its belief that XRP (the digital currency created by Ripple) has always been… Read More

Ethereum (ETH) Investment Product Market Share Now at 26%, Digital Asset Manager CoinShares Reports

James Butterfill, Investment Strategist at London-based CoinShares, a digital asset manager focused on expanding access to the cryptocurrency ecosystem while serving as a “trusted partner” for its clients, notes in a blog post published on Monday (August 9) that for the week ending Agusut 8,… Read More

Hinman Deposition in SEC vs. Ripple Labs Time to Look Back

A judge’s decision to depose former Securities and Exchange Commission director William Hinman in the case of the SEC vs, Ripple Labs has the cryptocurrency industry talking, so now is a good time to revisit Hinman’s comments as a refresher. Hinman made the comments at… Read More

Research Note: Bitcoin Not Alone in Recent Price Woes

Don’t say she didn’t warn you, GlobalBlock sales trader Alexandra Clark said in her latest research notes. As Bitcoin continued plummeting, contributing to the downward spiral was the lacklustre performance of crypto stock Galaxy Digital Holdings, which shed 63 percent of its value from its… Read More