Ripple (XRP) and Litecoin (LTC) Make Moves in the Shadows

Ripple (XRP)

The cryptocurrency market is currently sitting just above $210 billion this morning. While mainstream media is heavily focused on cannabis at the moment, blockchain companies are still making moves in the background. Today, we’ll take a closer look at Ripple (XRP) and Litecoin (LTC) and the latest advancements with the two projects.

Ripple (XRP)

Ripple and XRP are often confused as the same and are often grouped together because what Ripple the company does ultimately affects/influences the price of XRP.

Less than a month ago, Ripple revamped its website to solely focus on RippleNet. ...

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UK Foreign Exchange Firm Joins Ripple Blockchain RippleNet

Moneynetint, a UK-based provider of foreign exchange services for the corporate sector has integrated and deployed decentralized payments using Ripple blockchain network RippleNet. Based in London with a focus on payment services for corporate clients, Moneynetint revealed an ongoing collaboration with San Francisco-based blockchain industry giant Ripple on Tuesday. The payments platform, which provides cross-border

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Malaysia to Spain: Asian FinTech Completes Ripple Blockchain API Payment

A central-bank approved Malaysian Fintech startup that has specializes in international money transfers has completed its first cross-border transfer on RippleNet, Ripple’s enterprise blockchain platform using an API solution. With a payment from Malaysia to Spain, Kuala Lumpur-based MoneyMatch has completed its first cross-border blockchain transaction, a local report from Focus Malaysia confirmed. The transaction,

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Ripple (XRP) Climbing After Crypto Market Correction

Ripple (XRP)

Ripple (XRP) is making a dashing comeback this morning after the crypto market lost over $20 billion in value this week. Many of the other cryptocurrencies in the top 20 were seeing double-digit losses yesterday, as investors began dumping their digital assets. Now it seems most are making a comeback and XRP is leading the way.

Ripple (XRP) Comeback

Ripple concluded its annual Swell conference last week. The company put together a two-day conference that was held in San Francisco.

#SwellbyRipple is a wrap for 2018! Thanks to all those who joined us in ...

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Ripple (XRP) and TRON (TRX) Prices Slide Despite Major Progress

Ripple (XRP)

The cryptocurrency market is trading in the red again today. Bitcoin (BTC) has just dipped below the $6,600 mark and Ethereum (ETH) is trading just above $225. Both Ripple (XRP) and TRON (TRX) are sliding down today, despite both announcing major news regarding their projects recently.

Let’s take a closer look at Ripple and TRON and their latest project advancements.

Ripple (XRP)

Ripple concluded its Swell 2018 conference last week in San Francisco.

#SwellbyRipple is a wrap for 2018! Thanks to all those who joined us in SF, and for those who ...

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XRP and Stellar (XLM) Updates: Will They Break through the Red?

XRP

Most of the cryptocurrency market is trading in the red this morning, but the movement is trending upwards, and coins are beginning to flip green. Stellar (XLM) is just at the cusp of making the transition to positive market gains, but XRP, the coin created by Ripple, is falling far behind.

Let’s take a closer look at the projects surrounding these cryptocurrencies and their latest movement.

XRP

Ripple and XRP are often confused with one another. Ripple Labs is a blockchain-based global fin-tech company seeking to aid financial institutions with their proprietary payment platforms. ...

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Ripple: xCurrent-Powered MoneyTap App Goes Live in Japan

Japan Bank Consortium MoneyTap launch

Ripple recently announced that The Japan Bank Consortium has officially launched its xCurrent-powered MoneyTap app. So how’s the Japan Bank Consortium MoneyTap launch going so far?

The Japan Bank Consortium launched MoneyTap today, a Ripple-powered payments app to offer real time settlement for domestic payments in Japan! https://t.co/nNtkSfq2PN pic.twitter.com/oeg2XBZG66

— Ripple (@Ripple) October 4, 2018

Ripple xCurrent-powered MoneyTap App

MoneyTap is a consumer-focused blockchain money transfer app that was built by SBI holdings and Ripple. Thanks to the Japan Bank Consortium MoneyTap launch, the app is now available to residents ...

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Institutions More Bullish on Bitcoin than Retail Investors: Fundstrat

There’s a general perception that retail investors are susceptible to rosy-eyed forecasts about the future of bitcoin, while institutions are more clear-headed about the prospects of this nascent asset class. However, a new survey conducted by Wall Street strategy firm Fundstrat suggests that once institutional investors are interested in bitcoin, they become even more bullish … Continued

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Ripple Blockchain Payments App ‘MoneyTap’ Goes Live in Japan

A consortium of 61 Japanese banks, responsible for over 80% of Japan’s banking assets, has begun using a consumer-centric retail payments app using Ripple blockchain technology. In a tweet by Ripple’s own official handle on Thursday, the San Francisco-based fintech confirmed the app went live on Thursday, nearly seven months after its initial announcement earlier

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Is Ripple Becoming the Microsoft of Crypto? One CEO Says Yes

Ripple

Aside from a dozen lawsuits and a few XRP price drops, Ripple has had quite the year. And big things continue to stir. One CEO has even likened Ripple to Microsoft. But is that an accurate comparison?

Ripple and Microsoft: Two Peas in a Pod?

This week, we’ve seen a few headlines about the company behind XRP. While the news of xRapid expanding into commercial production with RippleNet made waves on Tuesday, it’s the headlines from the day before that caught people’s attention, including mine.

On Monday, October 1st, Phillip Nunn, who is the ...

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Ripple Swell Day Two Concludes but XRP Drops Nearly 15%

Ripple Swell

The 2018 Ripple Swell conference concluded its final day yesterday. The two-day annual event put on by Ripple was held in San Francisco, California this year.

Day one of the Swell conference kicked off with a Q&A with none other than the 42nd President of the United States, Bill Clinton. Ripple’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, then spoke and delivered the opening remarks of the conference.

“It’s about the opportunity to be a builder—to partner with industry and enable something that hasn’t yet been seen: the dawn of another era in globalization,” Garlinghouse said in his ...

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XRP is ‘Very Clearly Decentralized’: Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse

When Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Division of Corporation Finance Director William Hinman gave his opinion this summer that ether — the native asset of the Ethereum platform — was not a security under federal law, he listed among his justifications the fact that, although ether was originally distributed through a token sale, it has … Continued

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Ripple (XRP) Price Declines 8% While the Crypto Market Loses $9 Billion

Subsequent to the release of a major partnership with $80 billion banking giant Banco Santander, the price of Ripple (XRP) has declined by more than 8 percent. In the past 24 hours, the valuation of the cryptocurrency market dropped by around $9 billion, as Bitcoin dropped below the $6,500 mark for the first time in … Continued

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xRapid Expands into Commercial Production with RippleNet

xRapid commerical production

In 2018, RippleNet has expanded its reach to over 40 countries, on six different continents. In addition to its expansion, Ripple announced that this year it has signed an average of two production customers per week, and xRapid commercial production is now underway.

Big things are stirring over at Ripple.

xRapid Commercial Production

xRapid is going into commercial production. @mercury_fx_ltd, @Cuallix and Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union will be the first to make on-demand cross-border payments on RippleNet using #XRP. https://t.co/dQ02J4vdBl

— Ripple (@Ripple) October 1, 2018

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Ripple Swell Conference Day One Wrap-Up

Ripple Swell Conference

Ripple’s annual Swell conference concluded its first day yesterday. This year, the company is hosting the event in San Francisco, California. Last year, the Ripple Swell Conference was held in Toronto, Ontario, and was three days in total.

This year, Ripple packed the conference into two days and kicked it off with an on-stage Q&A with former US President Bill Clinton.

Ripple Swell Conference Day One

Here’s your behind the scenes look inside #SwellbyRipple. For all the latest updates during the event: https://t.co/ayefHcxAxH pic.twitter.com/b1cEiEu3dd

— Ripple (@Ripple) October 1, 2018

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Blockchain Has ‘Staggering’ Possibilities, Pres. Bill Clinton Tells Ripple Conference

Ten years ago this month, pseudonymous developer Satoshi Nakamoto published the whitepaper for a new piece of technology that sought to upend the global financial system: “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.” There’s perhaps no clearer sign of the degree to which the Nakamoto revolution has begun to take hold than that yesterday, on Oct. … Continued

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Ripple Price (XRP) Makes Strong Intraday Rally on xRapid Launch

Ripple (XRP) rallied again for an intraday high near $0.60 as the San Francisco-based blockchain startup announced the commercial release of xRapid, its cryptocurrency-powered enterprise blockchain product. The announcement makes clear that xRapid is “commercially available and moving into production with multiple customers.” The company’s update names three business customers for xRapid: MercuryFX, Cuallix, and Catalyst Corporate … Continued

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Ripple (XRP) Gains 67% to Become September’s Best Performing Coin

When Bitcoin began crashing from its all-time highs in late 2017, it sent shockwaves across the cryptocurrency industry, helping lead the crypto economy into a spiral of depression. Ripple was among the worst-hit assets as crypto-demand plunged. The XRP value depreciated more than 90 percent against the US Dollar this year. It was not that … Continued

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TechCrunch Founder Outraged at US SEC, Will Crypto Firms Also Pivot to Asia?

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been heavily criticized for its actions against Elon Musk’s Tesla, the crypto market and investment firms within the local market. On Sept. 29, Michael Arrington, the co-founder of TechCrunch, announced that his venture capital firm has decided to move out of the US and relocate to Asia

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Ripple-Hired Lobbying Firm Will Get Paid [Partially] in Cryptocurrency

A lobbying firm in America’s political capital that has been hired by cryptocurrency firms including Ripple will now get a certain portion of its fee paid in XRP. The Washington, D.C.-based Klein/Johnson Group has been contracted by the San Francisco-based Ripple and several other firms in the cryptocurrency sector and will be paid for its

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