• Listing properties for Bitcoin is an emerging trend. Now, one cryptocurrency believer is opening up his six-story brick-and-mortar home on New York’s Upper East Side for purchase with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Ripple. Living Large If you’re a resident of New York and looking to move up to the big leagues, a 22-foot-wide, six-story, marble-and-limestone house at East 76th Street near Fifth Avenue is now available for purchase with the three leading cryptocurrencies. The property in

    Got $45 Million in Bitcoin, Ethereum, or Ripple? Buy a House Near Fifth Avenue

    | 2018/04/19 8:30 pm
  • Ripple, the most centralized cryptocurrency among the market leaders, has asked regulators in the UK to follow Japan’s example by ramping up the rules and acting to corral the untamed cryptocurrency market. Ripple Likes Rules As reported by The Telegraph, Ripple’s head of regulatory relations, Ryan Zagone, has requested that UK regulators find the sweet spot between “capturing risk and enabling innovation,” while specifying three “pillars” for lawmakers to focus their regulations on – consumer protection, anti-money laundering, and

    Ripple Likes Regulation, Requests More from the UK

    | 2018/04/16 9:00 am
  • Following reports that popular US-based cryptocurrency exchanges Coinbase and Gemini turned down payments from Ripple to list the company’s XRP token, a top executive from the real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange, and remittance network has tried to set the record straight. The third largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization, Ripple (XRP), is not a security — at least, not in the minds of its parent company. In an interview with CNBC, Ripple’s chief market strategist, Cory

    Ripple Exec Says XRP is ‘Absolutely Not a Security’

    | 2018/04/14 7:30 am
  • Ripple continues to throw its own in-house cryptocurrency around like it has an unlimited supply — which isn’t too far from the truth. Pocket Change The fintech startup — known for its a real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange, and remittance network — has invested $25 million of its own digital currency (XRP) into “a dedicated sidecar vehicle alongside Blockchain Capital’s fourth venture fund,” as reported by Fortune. Ripple’s investment follows last month’s announcement that

    Ripple Invests $25 Million XRP into Blockchain Capital Venture Fund

    | 2018/04/12 8:30 am
  • Bert Ely, an attention-seeking financial expert who has been referred to as “The King of Quotes,” has thrown some more of his stereotypical alarmist opinions in the direction of Bitcoin and other leading cryptocurrencies. This time, he’s gone so far as to claim that they have ‘no substantive or intrinsic value’ — even though they clearly do. ‘No Rational Justification’ Sometimes, it’s hard to tell if Bert Ely is serious. You may recognize the name

    Bitcoin, Ether, XRP ‘Have No Intrinsic Value,’ Because Bert Ely Says So

    | 2018/04/11 10:30 am
  • Ripple has certainly signed no shortage of deals over the past few months. Two deals the company hasn’t been able to sign, however, are with two of the United States’ largest cryptocurrency exchanges — Gemini and Coinbase. Too Risky Ripple may be making friends all over the world, but it’s been unsuccessful gaining traction on US-based exchanges. According to Bloomberg, four unidentified insiders, who are knowledgeable of the situation, claim Ripple offered financial incentives to

    Here’s the Real Reason Why Coinbase & Gemini Won’t List Ripple (XRP)

    | 2018/04/05 9:00 am
  • Despite the FUD we often hear from big bank bigwigs, it seems that big banks are actually opening up to the idea of dealing in digital assets. Cryptocurrencies, especially Bitcoin and Ripple, create interesting bedfellows for banks. Bitcoin is open for trade with a few big banks, and Ripple may have some transaction processing solutions for the traditional banker. Recent rumblings have led us to believe that big banks are warming up to Bitcoin and

    Big Banks Send Mixed Messages About Bitcoin, Ripple

    | 2018/03/30 7:00 am
  • Uphold, a cloud-based digital money platform enabling users to buy, hold, convert and transact various currencies, commodities, and cryptocurrencies, has now launched the trading of Ripple’s XRP. Uphodl XRP Uphold users are now able to purchase XRP directly from the website with no transaction fees for the first 5 million XRP purchased, and they may convert the cryptocurrency into seven other cryptocurrencies, 23 fiat currencies, and four precious metals. In a press release published earlier today,

    Uphold Adds Ripple (XRP) Buy / Sell Options to Its Digital Money Platform

    | 2018/03/28 2:00 pm
  • Ripple, a leading real-time gross settlement system, currency exchange, and remittance network, has announced its $29 million donation in support of public schools in the United States. Helping Educators Inspire the Next Generation Ripple, home to the third largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization and founded by one of the wealthiest individuals in the world, has generously donated $29 million to support public schools in the United States. “Every Rippler, from the executive team to our newest

    Ripple Donates $29 Million XRP to US Public Schools

    | 2018/03/28 4:15 am
  • According to Ripple co-founder Jeb McCaleb, both cryptocurrency and blockchain technology are in need of a decentralized network if they hope to be successful in the long run. He also thinks investors should be concerned with Ripple’s centralized nature. Decentralization is Key Ripple co-founder and Stellar creator Jeb McCaleb thinks cryptocurrency needs a decentralized network which anyone can participate in if it is to survive the test of time. He told CNBC’s Fast Money: The

    Ripple Co-Founder: Company’s Centralization ‘Should Be Concerning for People’

    | 2018/03/24 1:00 pm
  • While Ripple is “not a bad investment” right now, major challenges exist when it comes to long-term prospects for its bank-oriented digital token (XRP), according to Weiss Ratings. 2 Dilemmas for Ripple’s XRP Token… Independent ratings agency Weiss Ratings began listing cryptocurrency grades since January of this year. While Bitcoin’s relatively low grade of a C+ (recently upgraded to a B-) received most of the attention, the agency also graded many other cryptocurrencies, helping investors

    3 Big Problems Ripple Investors Can No Longer Ignore

    | 2018/03/21 6:30 am
  • Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has claimed that the real “winners” in the cryptocurrency space are lawyers. Lawyers are licking their chops As Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) continue to bombard cryptocurrency investors left and right, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has stated that entrepreneurs issuing digital tokens would be wise to “save some of those proceeds” for impending lawsuits. Garlinghouse told CNBC at Singapore’s Money 20/20 conference: Entrepreneurs need to be [going in with their] eyes wide

    Ripple CEO: ICOs Better Save Money For Lawyers

    | 2018/03/16 7:00 pm
  • Earlier this week, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse spoke at Money 20/20 Asia’s “A New Payments System for the Digital Age” fireside chat, where he discussed his vision for the future of his company, XRP, and the Internet of Value. Unsurprisingly, he also argued for centralization in the cryptocurrency space. Putting down decentralization The highlight of Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse’s discussion at a Money 20/20 earlier this week unsurprisingly came when the centralized currency’s leader argued

    Ripple CEO Promotes Centralization, Puts Down SWIFT

    | 2018/03/15 12:00 pm
  • Ripple Labs Inc. will not be able to settle its high-profile dispute with rival R3 Holdco in California. Instead, the obviously-not-decentralized cryptocurrency company will have to duke it out in the away territory of New York City. Clash of the Titans A San Francisco state appeals court has recently denied Ripple’s attempt to expedite an appeal which would resolve a lawsuit against R3 Holdco. Instead, the lawsuit will likely play out in a New York

    Ripple: If You Can Sue It, It’s Not Decentralized

    | 2018/03/14 6:30 am
  • Ripple has already made waves with a flood of major partnerships and deals. Now, the third most valuable cryptocurrency by market cap has brought in a marketing strategist to help cement the company into mainstream consciousness. Major Marketing Push Ripple is a complex beast, complete with a slew of major partnerships, a stack of newly-penned deals, a suite of in-house technologies, and a digital asset (XRP) which has seen some extreme volatility. As a next

    Ripple Hires Bloomberg Expert as Chief Marketing Strategist

    | 2018/03/09 9:30 am
  • Analysts, traders, and investors are constantly looking for the next big thing. While Bitcoin is far from fading, other cryptocurrencies may emerge to replace it as the standard for digital financial transfers. One company that has made a lot of partnerships and gained a lot of attention recently is Ripple. According to reports, a number of industry experts predict that Ripple’s XRP could be the next big thing as large gains from a sub-dollar asset

    Experts Claim Ripple Could be the Next Bitcoin

    | 2018/03/08 3:00 am
  • The Japan Consortium is set to launch a revolutionary smartphone app called “MoneyTap,” which will allow customers to settle transactions instantaneously, 24/7. The app is powered by Ripple’s blockchain technology. Instant Domestic Transfers for 80% of Japan According to an announcement on Ripple’s official website, this is the first time in Japan a mobile transaction settlement app has been developed which will be utilized by multiple banks throughout the country. SBI Net Sumishin Bank, Suruga

    Ripple-Powered Mobile App to Provide On-Demand Payments in Japan

    | 2018/03/07 4:00 am
  • Stellar Lumens, the 8th largest cryptocurrency, currently has a market cap of $6,478,352,729 and a price of 35 – 45 cents.  However, just one year ago, the price of Stellar was less than one cent. With such astonishing gains made in the last year, many people are wondering whether or not Stellar will break out past the $1 mark, as its competitor, Ripple, was able to do in 2017. There are a number of factors that

    Stellar: Is XLM Headed Towards $1?

    | 2018/03/06 6:00 pm
  • At press time, the combined total market capitalization of cryptocurrency sits just above $470 billion, as coins across the board have started to recover from the massive correction which took place in January and February. In the last 24 hours, however, no cryptocurrency in the Top 50 has outperformed Ripple (XRP) — but what’s driving the price pump? Ripple Runs In the last 24 or so hours, the price of Ripple (XRP) has abruptly spiked

    Ripple (XRP) Has Suddenly Run Up 20% — But Why Now?

    | 2018/03/05 5:00 am
  • Liechtenstein-based Bank Frick is now giving its clients the ability to buy Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Ripple, and Ethereum, while also promising to secure their cryptocurrency purchases from cyber attacks with backed-up cold-storage wallets. You Don’t Have to ‘Be Your Own Bank’ While many of Europe’s larger banks have taken a negative stance towards digital currencies, Bank Frick – a small independent family-run bank in Liechtenstein – is opening its doors to clients looking to invest

    Liechtenstein’s Bank Frick is Offering Cryptocurrency Investments and Cold Storage

    | 2018/03/03 2:00 am
  • Bold predictions on cryptocurrency prices can always be taken with a huge pinch of salt. If it were that easy to predict the price of Bitcoin, or Ripple in this case, we would all be driving Lambos. One analyst, however, is confident that the price of Ripple’s XRP will reach $16 by the end of the year. According to reports, Samson Williams, CSO of Ireland-based fintech firm SeedUps, predicts XRP will go to $16 by

    Crypto Experts Weigh in, Predict Big Gains for Ripple in 2018

    | 2018/03/01 11:30 pm
  • There is an ever-growing international need for effective, transparent, and low-cost payments which engage with emerging markets. Ripple appears to be the frontrunner when it comes to providing said service, thanks to a whole slew of new partnerships. Making Waves RippleNet, Ripple’s decentralized global network of banks and payment providers utilizing Ripple’s distributed financial technology, has been garnering all sorts of attention from established financial institutions lately. RippleNet is powered by xCurrent, and provides real-time

    Ripple Keeps Making Friends – RippleNet Provides a Gateway to Emerging Markets

    | 2018/02/21 6:00 pm
  • San Francisco-based Ripple has not had the best of starts to 2018. Its cryptocurrency, XRP, has been on a downward slide since the first week of January and has lost almost 70% of its value. However, things could be about to turn around for the company as Western Union is now test driving its transfer technology. The list of banks and financial institutions that are using and testing Ripple’s products is growing by the week.

    Ripple and Western Union Testing XRP Transfers

    | 2018/02/15 1:00 am