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Blockchain-Shy Bank of America Quietly Pilots Ripple Technology

Bank of America, the second-largest bank in the U.S., has quietly tested out Ripple’s distributed ledger technology – and may be planning to do more with it.


Ripple’s Xpring Launches Crypto, Fiat Payments That Integrate Into…

Ripple’s Xpring is launching a platform it says makes it possible for developers to integrate fiat and cryptocurrency payments into any application.


Largest Bitcoin ATM Network Coinme Raises New Funding from Ripple’s…

Coinme, which provides kiosks and ATMs for digital currencies, raised $1.5 million in a Series A-1 financing round that included Ripple’s subsidiary Xpring and Blockchain Finance Fund, the company said.


Ripple Partnership Provides New Payment Rail for UK Remittance Firm

Distributed ledger startup Ripple has added a new client to its global settlements platform, RippleNet.


Santander to Connect Latin America to Ripple-Powered Remittance Ser…

Spanish megabank Santander Group is expanding its use of Ripple’s technology.


XRP Price Charts First ‘Death Cross’ Since April 2018

XRP is flashing red this Tuesday morning with a long-term price indicator turning bearish for the first time in over a year.


Ripple CEO Intends to ‘Press Advantage’ With New Investments

Blockchain payments startup Ripple is looking to make new investments and acquisitions, with a few deals reportedly underway, according to the company CEO.


XRP Was Worst Performing Top-10 Crypto in H1 – But BNB Shone

The first half of 2019 brought goods times for cryptos in general, and particularly Binance coin. XRP, though, eked out relatively meager gains.


Ripple Could Invest Up to $50 Million in MoneyGram in XRP Boosting…

Blockchain payments startup Ripple has struck a deal to buy a stake in money transfer giant MoneyGram, the companies announced Monday.


Golden Crossover: XRP Heads for Bullish Chart Pattern as Price Clim…

XRP is teasing a long-term bullish reversal, with a surge in price and a bullish chart pattern likely to occur next week.


Ripple Adds SBI President To Its Board of Directors

Blockchain payments startup Ripple has added new director to its board, Yoshitaka Kitao, who is currently president, representative director and CEO of Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings.


XRP Sentiment Manipulated by Thousands of Bots, Analyst Claims

In January, reported on the so-called ‘XRP army’ harassing Ryan Selkis, the cofounder of cryptocurrency data startup Messari. A recent data analysis has now alleged that the XRP army of shills is comprised of thousands of bots trying to sway market sentiment across social media channels like Twitter.


Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse on JPM Coin: Other Banks Won’t Use It

Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of San Francisco blockchain startup Ripple, gave JP Morgan Chase qualified praise Wednesday for creating its own stablecoin, before dismissing the product’s likelihood of adoption by other banks and questioning its usefulness.


Ripple Scores Minor Victory in US Securities Class Action

A judge has ruled that an ongoing class action lawsuit against Ripple must remain in federal court, potentially giving the payments firm a slight advantage going forward.


Euro Exim Bank Taps Ripple’s xRapid for Cross-Border Settlements

Euro Exim Bank, a London-based bank primarily focused on providing financial services for export and import companies, will become the first bank to publicly announce it is using the XRP cryptocurrency for cross-border payments.


Ripple Says XRP Cryptocurrency Sales Doubled in Q3 2018

Distributed ledger tech startup Ripple saw revenue from the sale of the digital asset XRP more than double this past quarter compared to the second quarter of 2018.


Ripple Event Reveal: 3 Companies Are Now Using XRP for Real Payments

After a series of highly-publicized pilots, three companies are now making commercial use of Ripple's xRapid product.


New Ripple-Led Advocacy Group to Pay DC Lobbyists in XRP

Ripple is leading a number of organizations launching a lobbying group in Washington D.C., Business Standard reported Friday.


Up 13%: XRP Jumps By Double Digits for Second Time This Week

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.


Ripple's General Counsel Exits Startup, Spokesperson Says

Ripple general counsel Brynly Llyr has exited the blockchain payments startup, a spokesperson told CoinDesk on Friday.


Ripple CEO Defends XRP's Utility at Fintech Conference

"Let's be clear: Ripple is different than XRP," Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of distributed ledger startup Ripple, argued during CB Insights' Future of Fintech conference on Thursday.


Why Ripple's XRP Outperformed the Other Top Cryptos This Week

Ripple's XRP token has gone from the worst performing top-5 cryptocurrency to the best performer in just one week. As of writing, the world's third-largest cryptocurrency by market value is trading at $0.6574 - up 33.66 percent week-on-week, according to CoinMarketCap.


Is XRP a Security? Major Ripple Debates Explained

What is a "cryptocurrency?" Try as Webster dictionary may, a formal definition remains hard to pin down. While it's unclear exactly when the word itself was coined, bitcoin, the world's very first such cryptographically-backed asset, is probably the answer that most often springs to mind.


Ripple's XRP Just Might Be the Next Big Crypto Futures Market

Bitcoin futures may have been launched with tremendous fanfare - XRP futures, on the other hand, not so much.


How XRP's Tech Differs from Other Crypto Assets

Up, then down again. In times of volatility, it can seem like there really isn't anything supporting public cryptocurrency networks. But that isn't exactly the case. While they come in all shapes and sizes (so to speak), cryptocurrencies all use the same ingredients - peer-to-peer networking, private key cryptography and programming.


The Most Popular Ripple Insights Posts of 2017

Ripple punched above its weight class in 2017. We successfully launched our first blockchain conference, announced a new collaboration with the Gates Foundationand increased the number of RippleNet members to more than 100. And Ripple Insights became the official destination to learn about all that Ripple accomplished, attracting millions of readers over the year.

Ripple Pushes Past $3, Reaches Almost Half Bitcoin’s Market Cap

Ripple (XMR), currently the second largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, has continued its recent rally, crossing the $3 per coin mark. At press time, the altcoin was trading at an average of $3.12.

Ripple’s price has increased almost 49,000 percent over the past twelve months. The cryptocurrency passed $2 just last week, seeing a 130% increase since Dec 27.

This has cemented Ripple’s…

Ripple Gains 1,000% in One Month – Now the Second Largest Cryptocur…

Today, the total market capitalization of Ripple exceeded $100 billion for the first time ever. This milestone makes Ripple the first cryptocurrency other than bitcoin to break into the 12-figure threshold, and positions it as the second largest crypto by total market capitalization.