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    3 Altcoins Likely to Outperform Bitcoin for the Week of April 16

    This week has been very exciting with altcoins and bitcoin building momentum for a shift in market sentiment and crypto value. December until early April saw one of the largest corrections in Bitcoin’s history and the upcoming few months should present the perfect opportunity for a rebound of the cryptocurrency space. This week is very important for cryptocurrencies such as: Ripple (XRP), Komodo (KMD), and HireMatch (HIRE). For the first time in months, the news

    · April 15, 2018 · 1:00 pm
  • It's the SEC Stupid… Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple Exec Says XRP is ‘Absolutely Not a Security’

    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

    · April 14, 2018 · 7:30 am
  • Uphold Adds Ripple (XRP) Buy / Sell Options to Its Digital Money Platform Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple Invests $25 Million XRP into Blockchain Capital Venture Fund

    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

    · April 12, 2018 · 8:30 am
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    Bitcoin, Ether, XRP ‘Have No Intrinsic Value,’ Because Bert Ely Says So

    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

    · April 11, 2018 · 10:30 am
  • Crypto Experts Weigh in, Predict Big Gains for Ripple in 2018 Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

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

    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

    · April 5, 2018 · 9:00 am
  • Uphold Adds Ripple (XRP) Buy / Sell Options to Its Digital Money Platform Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

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

    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,

    · March 28, 2018 · 2:00 pm
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    Ripple Donates $29 Million XRP to US Public Schools

    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

    · March 28, 2018 · 4:15 am
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    Ripple Co-Founder: Company’s Centralization ‘Should Be Concerning for People’

    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

    · March 24, 2018 · 1:00 pm
  • 3 problems with Ripple Altcoins, News, News teaser, Op-Ed, Ripple

    3 Big Problems Ripple Investors Can No Longer Ignore

    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

    · March 21, 2018 · 6:30 am
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    Ripple CEO Promotes Centralization, Puts Down SWIFT

    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

    · March 15, 2018 · 12:00 pm
  • Coincheck Lawsuit: Crypto Exchange Hit With Second Class Action After $530 Million Hack Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

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

    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

    · March 14, 2018 · 6:30 am
  • Ripple Shoots Up After AMEX Deal and Secret US Bank Meeting Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple Hires Bloomberg Expert as Chief Marketing Strategist

    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

    · March 9, 2018 · 9:30 am
  • Is Ripple the next big thing? Altcoin News, Altcoins, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Experts Claim Ripple Could be the Next Bitcoin

    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

    · March 8, 2018 · 3:00 am
  • Uphold Adds Ripple (XRP) Buy / Sell Options to Its Digital Money Platform Altcoin News, Altcoin Price, Altcoins, News, News teaser, Ripple

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

    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

    · March 5, 2018 · 5:00 am
  • Crypto Experts Weigh in, Predict Big Gains for Ripple in 2018 Altcoin News, Altcoin Price, Altcoins, News, News teaser, Ripple

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

    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

    · March 1, 2018 · 11:30 pm
  • Ripple Western Union Altcoin News, Altcoins, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple and Western Union Testing XRP Transfers

    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.

    · February 15, 2018 · 1:00 am
  • Ripple Signs Massive Deal with UAE Exchange Altcoin News, FinTech, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple Signs Massive Deal with UAE Exchange

    Despite the recent skepticism, Ripple has received a big-time boost by signing a massive deal with major foreign exchange UAE Exchange. The Proof Is in the Partnership Ripple has come under criticism as of late, with a massive sell-off of XRP followed by skepticism as to the number of financial institutions even interested in using the third-ranked cryptocurrency in the first place. However, Ripple has fired back at the haters by garnering another significant partner.

    · February 11, 2018 · 1:45 pm
  • Ripple partners with Lianlian in China Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple to Provide Faster Payments into China with New Partnership

    Online shopping is an immense industry in China, with hundreds of millions of users and worth over $670 billion last year. Some of the largest e-commerce markets on the planet are targeted at Chinese consumers, and their spending power is growing. Payment convenience is a key component of the success of online marketplaces, and Ripple intends to facilitate that with new partnerships in the country. In an announcement on the Ripple company blog yesterday, the

    · February 8, 2018 · 1:00 am
  • Crypto Experts Weigh in, Predict Big Gains for Ripple in 2018 Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple (XRP) – The Dark Horse Favorite for 2018?

    According to Coinmarketcap.com, Ripple (XRP) is currently the third most popular cryptocurrency by capitalization, holding steady at about $32 billion dollars. As of the start of this week, it has been the only top-5 cryptocurrency that has had a positive trend since it started trading. However, the Thursday sell-off took it to new lows around 0.92. Even in light of the digital currency’s impressive run-up in December and the first half of January, it still

    · February 2, 2018 · 7:30 pm
  • Crypto Experts Weigh in, Predict Big Gains for Ripple in 2018 Altcoin News, Markets and Prices, News, News teaser, Ripple

    SBI Holdings to Exclusively List Ripple’s XRP at Launch of SBI Virtual Currencies

    Tokyo-based SBI Holdings has announced that its digital assets exchange, SBI Virtual Currencies, which launched in beta yesterday, will list Ripple (XRP) as the only cryptocurrency supported at launch. XRP is the first and the only cryptocurrency to be listed on SBI Virtual Currencies during its initial launch period. The newly released digital asset exchange, owned by SBI Holdings, is designed to streamline cryptocurrency trading for its institutional customers and individuals in Japan. The company originally

    · January 31, 2018 · 7:00 pm
  • Bitcoin.com and MoneyToken Combine Forces as Roger Ver Joins the Advisory Board Altcoin News, News, News teaser, Ripple

    Ripple Adds New Partners for xRapid Project

    Most of the news about Ripple has been negative over the past month. The company’s XRP token has fallen from its great height by over 65%, so it is in need of a boost. That came this week when Ripple announced two new partnerships for its xRapid pilot project. According to reports, a telecommunications company and an international payments specialist will be the latest to use Ripple’s highly volatile currency as part of their money

    · January 25, 2018 · 3:00 am
  • Coincheck Lawsuit: Crypto Exchange Hit With Second Class Action After $530 Million Hack 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