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  • The Twelve Billion Dollar Ripple Lawsuit Saga Deepens Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

    The Twelve Billion Dollar Ripple Lawsuit Saga Deepens

    A decision made back in 2016 by former Ripple boss Chris Larsen causing a rift between him and the company took another twist this week. A deal was signed with a bank consortium which included an option for its partner to buy 5 billion tokens at when they were valued at a pittance. Ripple has countersued, claiming the deal was made in bad faith.    Following the meteoric price rise of XRP in the past

    · January 13, 2018 · 2:00 am
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    Ripple Just Silenced Its Critics With MoneyGram Partnership

    Ripple just announced a major new partnership with MoneyGram that will see the latter pilot xRapid and XRP. When leading cryptocurrency price aggregation site CoinMarketCap removed South Korean exchanges from its price calculations earlier this week, the prices of many of the major assets in the sector took a hit. None more so, however, than Ripple (XRP). Ripple went for around $3.65 apiece back on January 6 but dipped to well below two dollars midsession on

    · January 11, 2018 · 2:15 pm
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    Seagate Stock Rises 12% After Reported Investment In Ripple

    Hard disk maker Seagate’s stock has risen up to 12% after a report surfaced claiming the company may hold several billion dollars worth of Ripple’s XRP. The report has not been confirmed by either company. Seagate is best known for their hard disks, offering data storage solutions for a wide range of consumers. A new report, however, suggests the company may soon be known as an early investor in Ripple’s XRP and a pioneer in cryptocurrency.

    · January 9, 2018 · 11:00 pm
  • Ethereum Regains Second Spot, Ripple Plunges Altcoin News, Ethereum, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ethereum Regains Second Spot, Ripple Plunges

    The race for supremacy in crypto land changes daily and it is hard to keep up with the high paced markets. Bitcoin is still king as most altcoins can only be traded with it, but the top four below it are duking it out for second, third, and fourth place by market capacity. With three out of the top four exchanges closing their doors to new registrations a couple of days ago it has been

    · January 9, 2018 · 2:30 am
  • Rallying Ripple Stealing the Show Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Rallying Ripple Stealing the Show

    If 2017 was the year of the Bitcoin, 2018 could be the year for Ripple. Bitcoin became a household name last year with a meteoric ascent of over 1,600% to a peak of around $20,000. What Ripple has done in comparison in the last month alone simply overshadows it. Ripple’s XRP token has made astronomical gains of 1,350% since the same time last month and is now attracting the attention of mainstream media such as

    · January 6, 2018 · 1:30 am
  • Bitcoin Gains Altitude While Altcoins Falter Bitcoin, Bitcoin Price, Ethereum, Litecoin, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Bitcoin Gains Altitude While Altcoins Falter

    Despite experiencing a slight dip recently, Bitcoin is climbing its way back towards its all-time high after breaking $17,000 today. After taking a hit in recent weeks with a surge in the market for alternative coins (altcoins), Bitcoin appears to have regained its moon-bound trajectory. According to Coin Market Cap, Bitcoin saw a 15% gain over the past 24 hours and reached a daily high of $17,705. While Bitcoin rises in price, however, alternative currencies such

    · January 5, 2018 · 11:00 pm
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    Coinbase Rejection Sees Ripple Drop 20% As Rumors Evaporate

    Ripple’s seemingly unstoppable bull run took a hit Thursday after US exchange Coinbase dispelled rumors it would add the asset. ‘No Plans For New Assets’ From highs above $3.60, the latest milestone in what has become the biggest-ever annual appreciation for a major cryptocurrency of around 35,000%, the platform’s XRP token swiftly fell by almost a fifth following the news. As of press time Friday, XRP is correcting and is still down 9% versus USD

    · January 5, 2018 · 5:15 am
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    Ripple Co-Founder Becomes ‘World’s Richest Person’

    Ripple executive chairman Chris Larsen has become “the richest person in the world” according to reports assessing his stake in the exploding cryptocurrency. A Sea Of $Billions In a tweet Wednesday, BitFury founder and commentator George Kikvadze noted that Larsen’s 37% stake in Ripple, which has an ‘implied’ maket value around $320 billion, makes him richer than Bill Gates and Warren Buffett. “If centralised Ripple is worth $320 (billion) then decentralised Bitcoin is (definitely) going

    · January 4, 2018 · 9:00 am
  • Ripple vs Stellar - Which Coin Will Win? Altcoin News, Companies, News, News teaser, Op-Ed, Ripple, Start-Ups

    Ripple vs Stellar – Which Coin Will Win?

    Both of these highflyers are taking the crypto community by storm. Which one will fare better in 2018? Who do we believe will outperform the other? Find out.  If Ripple is the Goldman Sachs of crypto, Stellar is its antagonist, Robin Hood, with the latter pointing out that the former is hanging onto to nearly 60% of the originally issued Ripple tokens. Which in my ledger implies they can easily manipulate their own market. For reference, 60%

    · January 4, 2018 · 1:30 am
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    Could Coinbase Send Ripple to the Moon?

    This year is likely to be a little more stable for many cryptocurrencies which have enjoyed monumental growth during the last three months of 2017. Some, however, could continue upwards, boosted by partnerships, tech upgrades, and listing on more exchanges. Ripple has already made huge moves in the past couple of weeks, pumped largely by news of greater acceptance by banks and credit card companies. At the time of writing, it has surpassed Ethereum by

    · January 2, 2018 · 2:30 am
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    Crypto Movers and Shakers of 2017

    This year has been nothing but monumental for cryptocurrencies and the blockchain industry. Maybe we will look back on it in years to come and see 2017 as the genesis of a new way of blending business and technology. 2017 could be seen for crypto as 1995 was for the internet, when things really started to take off. Bitcoin has been around since 2009, although, for many years, it has been seen as largely a

    · December 30, 2017 · 5:00 am
  • Ripple Dethrones Ethereum, Now #2 Cryptocurrency Behind Bitcoin Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Breaking News, Ethereum, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple Dethrones Ethereum, Now #2 Cryptocurrency Behind Bitcoin

    Ripple just became the world’s second most valuable cryptocurrency. This is a big deal. But why? Is Ripple a good investment? Will banks adopt it? Let’s find out. Why Is Ripple Causing Waves? While Bitcoin and the rest of the top 10 cryptocurrencies are well below their peak, Ripple is enjoying a meteoric rise and is trading at $ 2.22, up more than 49% from this time yesterday. In fact, it just unseated Ethereum as the #2

    · December 29, 2017 · 4:30 pm
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    Ripple Rides up Crypto Charts, Knocks Bitcoin Cash Out of #3 Spot

    The majority of cryptocurrencies have been taking a break this week with very little movement in either direction. This morning, however, saw declines across the board during the Asian trading session, all except Ripple which bucked the trend again and saw gains. Bitcoin had rebounded a little from its previous slump to $12,000 but it was short-lived, the digital currency is going through another sell-off from a high of $16,900 yesterday down to $14,700 today

    · December 28, 2017 · 12:30 am
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    Ripple Reaches for the Sky

    The past couple of days have seen market corrections across the board as Bitcoin and its altcoin brethren pull back from all-time highs earlier in the week. As panic and hysteria ripples through social media crypto groups, largely populated by inexperienced traders, those holding Ripple have reason to smile. Ripple’s XRP token has surpassed Bitcoin Cash by market capacity in the past few hours, surging 28% to an all-time peak of $1.38.  At the time

    · December 22, 2017 · 2:00 am
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    Facebook Exec Joins Ripple Team

    Bitcoin has remained relatively stable this week, slowly heading up from $16,500 to around $17,500 where it currently trades. Action is likely to heat up over the weekend as two more US exchanges launch their BTC futures contracts. This week has also shown some clear winners in the altcoin race, and one of them has been Ripple. Ripple (XRP) has shown little movement over the past three months trading in a channel between $0.18 and

    · December 15, 2017 · 11:30 pm
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    Banking Bonus Revives Ripple

    There is never a dull day in the crypto-sphere, and the altcoins are dominating the action this week. With Litecoin surging to all-time highs of over $340 yesterday and Ethereum making similar moves a few hours ago reaching $660, we are left wondering which coin will be next. Those ‘hodling’ XRP may have been getting that sinking feeling that crypto mania has left them behind. Having recently been relegated from its fourth position in the

    · December 13, 2017 · 1:30 am
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    Litecoin Lights up the Crypto Charts

    While Bitcoin dominates the headlines and the interest of the financial world, Litecoin has quietly been gaining in value and currently sits in sixth place on the crypto  market capitalization charts. Big brother Bitcoin has been swinging like a Jungle Book character this weekend, with wild price fluctuations of around $5,000. It broke all previous highs late Friday as it reached the lofty peak of $18,353. The bears came out on Sunday and forced the

    · December 11, 2017 · 12:45 pm
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    IOTA Shoots to Fourth Highest Market Cap In Massive Rally

    IOTA has posted nearly 400% gains since the beginning of this week, pushing it up through the top 10 market caps in a matter of days to displace Ripple as the fourth largest cryptocurrency. It’s official: IOTA is mooning. The altcoin opened up the week with prices hovering around $1.40 on December 2nd. Today it reached an all-time $5.55, a staggering increase of nearly 400% over a matter of four days. Soaring Ever Higher The

    · December 6, 2017 · 5:00 am
  • Bitcoin Smashes a New All-Time High of $8,700 Altcoin News, Bitcoin, Bitcoin Price, Breaking News, Ethereum, News, News teaser

    Bitcoin Smashes a New All-Time High of $8,700

    Bitcoin’s meteoric flight does not take a break. Shrugging off the weekend and Thanksgiving Day, Bitcoin boldly surpassed the $8,700 USD mark, on Saturday morning, November 25, 2017. Similarly, on the same date, Ethereum reached a fresh all-time high of $480 USD. Bitcoin’s Unstoppable Spectacular Surge Investors have been in a bullish mood, setting Bitcoin on a steady trajectory towards the stratosphere since November 17, 2017, when the cryptocurrency touched the $8,000 resistance level. On

    · November 25, 2017 · 4:00 pm
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    Investors Should be More Careful in Which ICOs They Invest

    As Initial Coin Offerings are rising in popularity, experts are advising investors to be careful about fraudulent token sales. Fraudulent ICOs Initial Coin Offerings, or ICOs, have become increasingly popular over the past year. Many interesting projects and startups have decided to raise funds through ICOs instead of through venture capitalists. According to the cryptocurrency statistics website CoinSchedule, over $3 billion was invested in many different token sales this year alone. The reason why so

    · November 18, 2017 · 10:15 pm
  • Ripple Shoots Up After AMEX Deal and Secret US Bank Meeting Altcoin News, Bitcoin, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple Shoots Up After AMEX Deal and Secret US Bank Meeting

    Santander and American Express have become the latest high-profile clients to use Ripple for cross-border payments. Ripple Cross-Border: Who Even Needs XRP? In an announcement today, the institutions announced a partnership with the Blockchain payment network to initially send instant payments between US and UK business users of Amex’s FXIP platform. UK Santander bank accounts will be able to receive the Ripple-based payments. In today’s press release, Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse said: We’re taking a

    · November 16, 2017 · 1:00 pm
  • Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Manager Arrested For Ripple Fraud News, News teaser, Ripple

    Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Manager Arrested For Ripple Fraud

    The manager and operator of Japanese Ripple exchange Ripple Trade Japan has been arrested for allegedly defrauding a customer for ¥1.4 million ($12,470) with potentially further charges pending. Yuki Takenaka, a 31-year-old head of Ripple Trade Japan allegedly defrauded a man from the Miyagi Prefecture of Japan back in March 2015, knowingly allowing him to deposit funds despite the fact that the company was foundering and unable of processing refunds. According to police, Takenaka, a resident of Kyoto has

    · October 19, 2017 · 12:00 pm
  • Ripple Outshines Bitcoin and Ethereum, Up Almost 4,000% Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple Outshines Bitcoin and Ethereum, Up Almost 4,000%

    With a year-to-date growth of almost 4,000%, at the close of the second quarter of 2017, it was Ripple that was the star of the cryptocurrency world. The growth of Ripple, and its token, XRP, has been phenomenal in a market that is used to seeing astronomical growth. The XRP token closed out the second financial quarter of 2017 on June 30th priced at $0.26 USD. That is a 1,159% increase for the quarter alone

    · July 23, 2017 · 7:00 pm