XRP, the second largest cryptocurrency by market cap, just launched on the decentralized crypto exchange CryptoBridge. It’s paired with Bitcoin and Ethereum. Meanwhile, Changpeng “CZ” Zhao, CEO of Binance, the leading cryptocurrency exchange, just dropped a hint for the Ripple and XRP community. For months, supporters have been pushing CZ to pair XRP with a…

American Express is revealing the results of a pilot test of Ripple’s xCurrent solution for cross-border payments. At the Wings of Change Europe conference in Madrid, Amex general manager of corporate payments Carlos Carriedo said Ripple’s technology has the potential to dramatically improve the sluggish status quo of international payments. “We did a pilot. We did…


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…


From Bitcoin’s institutional FOMO to a huge hiring spree at Ripple, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin Crypto investor and Galaxy Digital CEO Mike Novogratz says institutional investors will determine when the next Bitcoin bull run happens. He believes Fidelity’s entrance into the cryptocurrency market could…

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….

From a scaling conference for Bitcoin to a new take on the biggest roadblock in blockchain, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto. Bitcoin A huge collection of videos from the Scaling Bitcoin 2018 conference just dropped. The conference took place in Tokyo, Japan from October 6 –…

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…