Japan’s Biggest Bank Will Use Ripple for Cross-Border Payments to Brazil

Japan’s biggest bank MUFG and Brazil’s Banco Bradesco are to collaborate on a new cross-border payment service based on Ripple technology. Memorandum of Understanding The two banks signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), agreeing to co-develop the system. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is Japan’s largest banking group and recently announced it would launch its own […]

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Trezor Model T Now Supports 10 More Cryptos Including Monero, Ripple

Popular cryptocurrency hardware wallet Trezor has introduced two firmware updates on both of its models – Trezor Model T and Trezor One. The move comes shortly after the wallet enabled its users to exchange directly through its interface. Trezor Model T Supports More Cryptocurrencies According to the official release, the new firmware for Trezor Model […]

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Expect More Crypto Hedge Funds To Close in 2018… But Not For Why You Think.

In a recent tweet thread, Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano, co-founder of Multicoin Capital, outlines why many of crypto hedge funds might be closing their doors in 2018. Most people would expect that the bear market and the prices would be the number one reason why most hedge funds are closing up shop. While this is certainly a […]

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EToro CEO: We’ll See ‘Greatest Transfer of Wealth Ever Onto the Blockchain’ [Interview]

Bitcoinist spoke with Yoni Assia, CEO of the largest social trading platform in the world eToro on their latest push to take cryptocurrency mainstream.  Interview with eToro CEO, Yoni Assia With over 10 million users globally, eToro has become a somewhat of a household name. It is also no secret that the company has been […]

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Forbes Names Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen as Wealthiest from Crypto

Chris Larsen has made this year’s Forbes 400 rich list as the 383rd richest person and is the first to ever make the list with a value accumulated solely from cryptocurrency. Forbes released its latest Forbes 400 list, for 2018, last week, estimating that Larsen is worth $2.1 billion. After gaining $78.5 billion in a […]

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Petition to Make XRP the Official Cryptocurrency of Tokyo 2020 Olympics Garners 7,500 Signatures

A petition to get the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to make XRP the official cryptocurrency of the next Summer Olympics has crossed the 7,500 signatures milestone. XRP Will Ease Forex Tensions at the Games According to Ken Takahashi, the creator of the petition, XRP has the potential to solve many logistical headaches associated with large […]

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Bitcoin Cash Will Cost 0.3% Of Bitcoin, Ripple to $0.01 By 2023: Forecast

Ripple (XRP) will be worth just 1 US cent within five years and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) will fade, a damning new report from ICO advisory firm Satis Group predicts August 30. Satis: Ripple ‘Misleadingly Marketed’ Forecasting the future trajectory for the cryptocurrency industry, Satis drew a sharp distinction between assets that “apply unique value propositions […]

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‘I Did Not Have Monetary Relations’: Bill Clinton Ripple Hook-Up Causes Ridicule

Ripple is facing a fresh publicity rollercoaster this week after the company announced former US president Bill Clinton would give the keynote speech at its upcoming Swell conference. Ripple: Clinton ‘Helped Shape Internet’ Swell, Ripple’s own conference which aims to connect “the world’s leaders in policy, payments and technology,” will run in San Francisco October […]

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Ripple: ‘Religious-Like Fervor Around XRP’ is ‘Endlessly Frustrating’

Adam James · June 20, 2018 · 6:00 pm Few cryptocurrencies lay claim to such a devoted fanbase with a “religious-like fervor” as Ripple. The problem is, most of those people don’t even know the difference between Ripple and XRP — a fact the company’s chief market strategist finds “endlessly frustrating.” ‘Endlessly Frustrating’ During late-2017’s […]

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