Ripple’s chief marketing strategist Cory Johnson says XRP is Bitcoin on steroids. In a new interview on the Fintech Focus Podcast, Johnson outlines what Ripple does and why the company has decided to utilize blockchain to work directly with banks and financial institutions. “We’re trying to solve this really big problem, which is moving money…

Bakkt and Bitcoin In a new interview with CNBC’s Crypto Trader, billionaire Bitcoin bull Tim Draper says he expects the launch of Bakkt to boost the price of Bitcoin. Formed by Intercontinental Exchange, the parent company of the New York Stock Exchange, Bakkt is set to launch its daily futures contract for Bitcoin on December 12th,…

The Swift International Banking Operations Seminar (Sibos) opened its doors on Monday to over 7,000 global bankers. The four-day annual event, which is being held this year in Australia from October 22nd – 25th at the International Convention Centre Sydney, is a networking event that mixes big tech, traditional finance and the emerging technologies that…

In a new interview, Ripple’s chief marketing strategist Cory Johnson says Ripple has discussed XRP with the Trump administration. In response to a question about the administration’s take on Ripple, Johnson told Breaker the White House is doing an impressive amount of research on crypto at large. “There’s clearly a lot of homework going on….

In his bid to make XRP the official cryptocurrency of the 2020 Olympic games, Japan resident Ken Takahashi has exceeded expectations. His original goal on Change.org was to secure 7,500 signatures, but the petition has recently blown right by that and currently has over 12,000 signatures with a new goal of 15,000. Hi All Definitely picking…

The World Trade Organization says blockchain technology  – and specifically Ripple – could have a dramatic and disruptive impact on the world’s financial system. A massive new report called The future of world trade: How digital technologies are transforming global commerce says blockchain has “the potential to profoundly transform the way we trade, who trades…

Ripple’s go-to cryptocurrency XRP is no stranger to the notorious volatility of the crypto market. After a recent rally, the price of XRP has plunged in the past 24 hours, shedding more than $2 billion in market capitalization, according to CoinMarketCap. How will this extreme volatility impact Ripple’s soon-to-be-launched XRP-based payment solution xRapid? Here’s a…

Cryptocurrencies, the savior of the world’s financial system or a “noxious poison,” depending on who you talk to, are woefully good targets for fraud. The currencies themselves are so new and volatile that they’re extremely vulnerable to pump-and-dump schemes, while the “initial coin offerings” that have sprung up thanks to Bitcoin’s popularity have such a…

Ripple (XRP)–Ironically, the currency that has been labelled by detractors as an anti-crypto, banking industry coin is in the greatest position to revolutionize and lead the industry of cryptocurrency. As the market continues the steady spiral downward, no other currency has demonstrated a commitment to building partnerships, real-world implementation, and improved usability. While many, including…


As coin prices recover, many of the most popular cryptocurrencies are showing identical price movements down to the hour. After around 48 hours in a pronounced downswing, during which the value of almost all top-market-cap coins tumbled, the cryptocurrency markets are recovering quickly. At the time of writing, 7 of the top 10 coins are…