Ripple’s xRapid Solution to be Launched Within ‘Month or So’

Commercial version of Ripple’s payment platform xRapid could launched “in the next month or so,” Head of regulatory relations for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at Ripple Sagar Sarbhai told CNBC on Monday, September 17.

The Panama Papers: Banks and Private Blockchains in the Service of Corruption

Last year, blockchain has effectively become a buzzword for banking organizations. The initiative of R3CEV, an umbrella for several major financial players, is the talk of the town. However, in the light of recent leakage of so-called Panama papers, all those initiatives, from Ripple experiments to R3CEV, should probably be considered from a different point […]

Open Bazaar Release, Ripple Alliances and Factom Upsurge. Cryptospace News for February 29 – March 5

Falling of bitcoin, rise of Ethereum, continuation of the block size debate, and events fintech industry and blockchain development have shaped this week for crypto-space. Bitcoin Price While Bitcoin was worth nearly $430 last week, seven days later its price reached $440 at a brief moment, but then came dangerously close to $400. Notably, the […]

Following The Partnership with Ripple SBI Holdings Invests in Kraken

Japanese venture capital firm SBI stated it would invest in bitcoin exchange Kraken, Reuters report. The deal is a part of Kraken‘s Series B investment round, and follows its recent merger with two North American bitcoin exchanges, Coinsetter and Carvitex. The terms of the investment, however, are kept undisclosed. Jesse Powell, CEO at Kraken stated: […]

Ripple Partners with Japanese Financial Giant

Lately Ripple wasn’t performing as good as some other cryptocurrencies on the market. Ethereum even briefly replaced it on the 2nd position of market cap rating. People expected it to get flattened out by Ethereum any moment. They were eating popcorn watching the company’s native token XRP sinking. However, as it turns out, Ripple had […]

Microsoft Joins Forces with Ripple Labs

In October, Microsoft has announced its intent to include a blockchain platform in its Azure cloud service with Ethereum. Now it became known that the corporation cooperates with Ripple in further development of its BaaS (blockchain-as-a-service) toolkit.