Ripple Teams Up with University of Tokyo and Kyoto University for Research on Blockchain

Ripple, a giant in the cryptocurrency industry, has teamed up with the University of Tokyo and Kyoto University for the University Blockchain Research Initiative. The Japanese academia has a high level of interest in crypto, according a spokesperson at Ripple. The company is committed to inspiring students with blockchain and fintech. Scholarships will be awarded…

Major Crypto Traders Meet to Establish Industry Blacklist, Standards

A group major cryptocurrency traders is considering the idea of creating a blacklist of counterparties engaged in nefarious activities in the crypto space, Bloomberg reported on May 8. At a meeting in Chicago on Tuesday, a group of traders from 35 digital assets firms including such industry players as trading firm DRW Holdings Inc.’s Cumberland crypto unit, Mike Novogratz’s Galaxy Digital…

Private Indian Bank Partners With Ripple for Cross-Border Remittances

India’s Federal Bank, a commercial private bank, has partnered with Ripple to use its network for cross-border remittances. The bank announced the development in a letter on March 28. The partnership with Ripple comes as part of a wider initiative to apply new technologies to the bank’s remittances network. Also on March 28, Federal Bank launched two remittance platforms in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) for…

Users Can Now Spend XRP at Over 550,000 Hotels in 200+ Countries

XRP continues to expand in the market. This time, XRP will be accepted on Travala.com, a tourism-related website that allows individuals to purchase hotel rooms and plane tickets. Individuals interested in purchasing with the popular digital asset XRP will be able to do so in more than 550,000 hotels and over 82,000 destinations. XRP Accepted On Travala.com According to…

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Major Turkish project accepting Bitcoin for property sale

Importance of selling real estate with Bitcoin is getting highlighted because of the effectiveness is intakes. Antalya Homes reveals how properties were sold through Bitcoin (as the means of payment) in 2018. Purchase of properties is now possible through Bitcoin on a faster and meaningful way. That will not even take extra charges for making…

Explained: How Ripple Works with Banks

Explained: How Ripple Works with Banks

Ripple is a payment processing technology that integrates directly with banks and other affiliated institutions, with faster processing times and lower costs than PayPal. As such, most Ripple processing power comes from institutional gateway users who use Ripple to process payments. Unlike most blockchain technologies, which are secured by a decentralized miners ‘network, Ripple is…