Combined Class-Action Lawsuit Against Ripple Moves to Federal Court

An ongoing legal battle between XRP investors and payments startup Ripple is entering its next phase. Attorneys for Ripple Labs and its affiliated defendants filed to move a consolidated class-action lawsuit from its previous venue at the San Mateo Superior Court to the U.S. District Court, Northern District of California, according to court documents published […]

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Bitcoin’s White Paper: The Blueprint for a Payments Model T

David Schwartz is CTO at Ripple. This exclusive opinion piece is part of CoinDesk’s “Bitcoin at 10: The Satoshi White Paper” series. In 1991, my patent for a multi-level distributed computer network was granted. I was working on graphics rendering problems requiring significant amounts of CPU power and wanted to distribute computing-intensive tasks to a […]

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Woman Steals $65,000 Worth Cryptocurrencies in Australia’s First Every Crypto Theft

A 23-year-old woman has been arrested by the Sydney police for stealing $65,000 worth cryptocurrencies from a 56-year-old man. Brisbane Times reported that the woman hacked the victim’s email account in January 2018. She used the two-step verification feature by changing the password and verifying it with her mobile number. She then sent 100,00 XRP […]

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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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New Ripple-Led Advocacy Group to Pay DC Lobbyists in XRP

Ripple is leading a number of organizations launching a lobbying group in Washington D.C., Business Standard reported Friday. Dubbed Securing America’s Internet of Value Coalition (SAIV), the group includes, apart from Ripple, the RippleWorks Foundation; Coil, a company developing a solution for digital payments; Hard Yaka, an investment firm focusing on digital assets; and PolySign, a […]

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Market Overreaction? Bitcoin Price Drops 4% as More ETFs Get Rejected

Over the past 24 hours, the crypto market has dropped slightly in value, led by the 4 percent decline in the Bitcoin price. Ethereum, Ripple, and Bitcoin Cash fell by 5 percent. The majority of analysts in the space have attributed the recent fall in the Bitcoin price to the rejection of several Bitcoin exchange-traded […]

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Madonna Partners With Ripple to Help Malawi’s HIV/AIDS Orphans

Known for pushing boundaries with regards to the lyrical content of her music, Madonna is now intent on pushing boundaries with regards to philanthropy. As part of her plans to mark her 60th birthday which will fall on 16th August, Madonna is partnering with Ripple in a month-long initiative to raise funds aimed at assisting […]

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Investors Still Committed to Cryptocurrency Despite Bear Cycle

Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest venture capital firm focused on the cryptocurrency market, has said that investors are still committed to the cryptocurrency market and are showing interest despite the cryptocurrency bear cycle. Over the past few years, DCG has evolved into the largest and most influential […]

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Ripple Powers Korean Crypto Exchange Coinone for Blockchain Payments

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Coinone is turning to Ripple for international remittances. Coinone Transfer, the retail remittance subsidiary of the namesake crypto exchange, will begin using Ripple’s enterprise blockchain network to power its soon-to-launch international remittance service for retail customers in […]

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Is XRP a Security? That And Other Ripple Debates Explained

What is a “cryptocurrency?” Try as Webster dictionary may, a formal definition remains hard to pin down. While it’s unclear exactly when the word itself was coined, bitcoin, the world’s very first such cryptographically-backed asset, is probably the answer that most often springs to mind. Still, a vast array of very different technologies now carry and […]

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