Category Archives: XRP

Ripple-Swift Rumour Gets Rekindled as Ripple CEO Says, Open to “work with Swift”

Speculations around Ripple-Swift partnership is rekindled as Swift announces its partnership with R3 for its Corda platform that uses XRP and Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said, Ripple was open to “ways we could work with Swift.” Continue reading Ripple-Swift Rumour Gets Rekindled as Ripple CEO Says, Open to “work with Swift”

Ripple CTO Doubles Down On “XRP Ledger Is Decentralized” Argument

As reported by Ethereum World News in August, David Schwartz, the chief technology officer at Ripple Labs, a San Francisco-headquartered fintech startup with a focus on decentralized ledgers and digital assets, took to his firm’s blog to touch on a pertinent subject matter. In a post, he claimed that the XRP Ledger, an ecosystem that Ripple builds on top of, is decentralized through and through, contradicting sentiment from its skeptics. Continue reading Ripple CTO Doubles Down On “XRP Ledger Is Decentralized” Argument

CoinGate Enables XRP Payments for Merchants

The team at CoinGate has announced that the platform now supports XRP payments for Merchants. CoinGate explained that this move was due to the popular demand by the XRP community to have the digital asset accepted for payments at over 4,500 vendors across the net. CoinGate further explained why the addition of XRP was necessary: We are happy to cater to the huge XRP community and vastly expand the use cases of this digital asset. By being one of the first payment gateways that process XRP natively, we hope to significantly boost its utility. Continue reading CoinGate Enables XRP Payments for Merchants

Ripple (XRP) Surges Amidst Widespread Crypto Market Recovery

Earlier this week, the crypto markets experienced a bloodbath that was the direct result of Bitcoin failing to hold above its support level that existed around $3,550. Bitcoin’s ensuing drop led most cryptocurrencies to plunge 10% or more, from which many of them have since recovered. Ripple (XRP) is currently leading the markets, but most other cryptos have also seen decent gains today. Continue reading Ripple (XRP) Surges Amidst Widespread Crypto Market Recovery

Why Genesis Made Over $1 Billion In Bitcoin, Ethereum And XRP Loans

As the price of bitcoin cratered last year, falling 83% and erasing $250 billion in market value, one company has secretly been making a killing with some rather unusual business transactions. Selling to a paradoxical mixture of bitcoin-believing crypto entrepreneurs and hedge funders out to profit off what they hope is the demise of cryptocurrency, bitcoin lending firm Genesis Global Capital originated $1.1 billion in cryptocurrency loans last year, according to a report released today. Continue reading Why Genesis Made Over $1 Billion In Bitcoin, Ethereum And XRP Loans