Japan’s Biggest Bank Will Use Ripple for Cross-Border Payments to Brazil

Japan’s biggest bank MUFG and Brazil’s Banco Bradesco are to collaborate on a new cross-border payment service based on Ripple technology. Memorandum of Understanding The two banks signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), agreeing to co-develop the system. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is Japan’s largest banking group and recently announced it would launch its own […]

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Trezor Model T Now Supports 10 More Cryptos Including Monero, Ripple

Popular cryptocurrency hardware wallet Trezor has introduced two firmware updates on both of its models – Trezor Model T and Trezor One. The move comes shortly after the wallet enabled its users to exchange directly through its interface. Trezor Model T Supports More Cryptocurrencies According to the official release, the new firmware for Trezor Model […]

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Forbes Names Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen as Wealthiest from Crypto

Chris Larsen has made this year’s Forbes 400 rich list as the 383rd richest person and is the first to ever make the list with a value accumulated solely from cryptocurrency. Forbes released its latest Forbes 400 list, for 2018, last week, estimating that Larsen is worth $2.1 billion. After gaining $78.5 billion in a […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: It’s Getting Down to the Wire

FUD appears to be dragging Bitcoin price through the mud this week. What is really happening, consolidation or a bearish reversal? Bitcoin Price Market Overview As Bitcoin 00 pulls back from a week of inspiring gains, the mainstream media and an array of Bitcoin pundits are calling this a ‘crash’. Rumors of Mt.Gox trustee, Nobuaki […]

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: Is Bitcoin Approaching a Turning Point?

Bitcoin surprised the world and rallied after the SEC postponed a decision on the Van Eck/ Solid X Bitcoin ETF. At the same time, XRP, ETH and few other altcoins posted impressive gains. Are cryptocurrencies approaching a turning point? Market Overview This has been a fantastically exciting week for cryptocurrencies. XRP pulled off a 100% […]

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Tilray & Marijuana Stocks Smoke Cryptocurrency, Then Go Poof

The financial markets were ablaze this week with high volatility in cannabis shares unseating cryptocurrency as the trade of choice. References to cannabis in news articles were almost double that of cryptocurrency. But big falls on Friday, coupled with almost unilateral gains across crypto, showed how schizophrenic the weed market can be. Tilray. When Lambo? […]

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New Morgan Creek Index Excludes ‘Pre-Mined’ Tokens Like XRP – But Not Ethereum

Morgan Creek Capital Management, the investment house with $1.5 billion of assets under its wing, has refused to include Ripple in its new rules-based index fund. ‘A Lot Of Additional Risk’ As Forbes reports on the launch day of Digital Asset Index Fund August 28, Morgan Creek has opted to exclude any cryptocurrency with more […]

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Ethereum Price Analysis – Plus NEO, EOS, ADA, XRP

As prominent economists sound the death knell for cryptocurrencies and technical analysts label the current events as part of the bottoming process, investors have one question in mind. Are cryptocurrencies nearly prepped for a turnaround or is this the next leg down in a 7-month bear market? Market Overview Cryptocurrencies continue to waver and fumble […]

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Ripple Pledges $50 Million to Universities for Blockchain Research

James Levenson · June 5, 2018 · 6:00 pm San Francisco-based Ripple has announced a University Blockchain Research Initiative which will include a funding amount of $50 million for select academic institutions. Despite the current lethargy in cryptocurrency markets, interest in blockchain is at a fever pitch, especially on campus. Ripple recognizes that students and […]

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Ripple CEO: Bitcoin’s Dominance Over Altcoins May Soon End

Adam James · May 31, 2018 · 6:30 am As anyone with altcoins in their portfolio knows, when the price of Bitcoin takes a hit, the rest of the cryptocurrency market gets hit harder. Likewise, when Bitcoin bounces, altcoins tend to outperform. The correlation between the market leader and its supplicants goes both ways — but […]

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