Ripple’s Real-Time Settlement Tech Gets Recognition by US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau

December 23, 2019
Ripple (XRP), which is a real-time gross settlement system and currency exchange network known for its use in cross-border payments was recently mentioned in an official US CFPB document. Most of the content in this document was based on changes and the future of remittance markets. This is the first time in its existence that

Malaysia’s Biggest Crypto Exchange Luno Set to List Ripple’s XRP

December 17, 2019
London based crypto exchange Luno is expected to list XRP token onto its platform. The exchange aims to make the XRP tokens available to Malaysians either in December 2019 or early 2020. Luno was recently relaunched in Malaysia at the end of October this year. Ripple (XRP), which is a real-time gross settlement system and

Blockchain Association Board Adds Ripple Executive, Ben Melnicki

December 2, 2019
Ben Melnicki of Ripple appears to be a new board member of the Blockchain Association. He recently tweeted that he is looking forward to working with the Blockchain Association and its members to “provide regulatory clarity” on what he referred to as a critical issue for the industry and market participants. Tweets by benmelnicki Pleased

Ripple Partner Banco Santander to Run its Blockchain-based Payment System on 6 More Corridors

November 25, 2019
Prominent Ripple partner, Santander, who is using the XRP blockchain payment technology, recently had Managing Director of Digital Investment Banking, John Whelan, speak on using XRP over Bitcoin. Santander using blockchain-based payment system already in Brazil, Mexico, the UK, and Spain Soon, this international payment system will run on all of its 10 corridors, said

Ripple SWELL 2019 Update: Economist Dr. Raghuram Rajan Talks Blockchain Financial Inclusion

November 18, 2019
Ex-Reserve Bank of India Governor and University of Chicago finance professor Dr. Raghuram Rajan spoke to the audience at Ripple’s SWELL 2019 event about the importance of blockchain and digital assets for economic growth. Dr Raghuram Rajan, economist and financial analyst, took the stage at the Swell 2019 conference this month that was held in

Ternio Announces Addition of XRP for Blockcard as an Accepted Cryptocurrency for Use

November 13, 2019
Ternio Blockcard adds support for Ripple’s XRP coin as an acceptable cryptocurrency payment option just days before the big SWELL conference event in Singapore. Ternio, a platform is providing white-label technology to customers that use blockchain and crypto for real-world applications announced that it will be adding XRP for Blockcard. We asked-you told-we listened. Ternio is excited

Santander Creates New Payment Service PagoFX

November 6, 2019
After a new Q3 report release by Santander and announcement of the PagoFX payment service, the Ripple community wonders if the ‘Santander Global Platform’ will use XRP, xCurrent and its on-demand liquidity. An important partner of Ripple, Banco Santander, has recently launched a new product. PagoFX will be a new payment service created by the

Ripple Hires Congressional Assistant as Government Relations Manager

September 6, 2019
Ron Hammond took to Twitter today to confirm to the XRP community that he is the new manager of government relations for Ripple. Token Taxonomy Act On Sept. 3, Ron Hammond took to Twitter to announce that as of today, he is the new manager of government relations for Ripple. Hammond was reportedly part of

Xendpay Joins RippleNet to Expand Global Money Transfer Services

August 30, 2019
Money transfer service Xendpay has joined Ripple’s global network RippleNet to support international transactions. Going beyond the U.S. dollar Ripple announced the news on Aug. 20. Per the news release, RippleNet will allow Xendpay to provide money transfer services beyond the United States dollar. Xendpay will use Ripple’s pre-existing network of banks and other financial

Nexo Launches MasterCard-branded Crypto Credit Card

August 14, 2019
Instant crypto loans firm Nexo is launching a MasterCard-branded cryptocurrency credit card. The development was announced in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Aug. 2. “World’s first” Nexo claims the Nexo Card to be the first card in the world that enables users to spend the value of their cryptocurrency without in fact spending