XRP Ledger developer and Coil CTO reveals why he left Ripple

In a recent Podcast with Epicenter, Stefan Thomas, the Founder and Ben Sharafian, the CTO of the micropayment platform, Coil, spoke in detail about their present company and Ripple, their former company. The pair also discussed about content monetization on websites to replace the advertising model that is popular amongst the Internet portals. Thomas was…

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House Committees Question Acting AG’s Role In Time Travel Crypto Project

The ranking members of four House of Representative committees are set to investigate Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker’s involvement in World Patent Marketing, a firm that once publicized “a theoretical time travel commodity set to the price of Bitcoin.” To quote renowned 21st century philosopher David After Dentist, “Is this real life?” A new fold…

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XRP Ledger transaction volume surpasses total trading volume: Are the gears of Ripple’s xRapid’s liquidity pool moving?

Opinion: XRP has been one of the coins that has held its own in the recent brutal bear market, proving to have a much more healthier bounceback than many others in the top 10 cryptocurrencies. Even in the midst of the bear market, the coin has been able to prove its worth, taking the #2…

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Management guru Sonnenfeld slams Facebook COO Sandberg, saying she 'probably should be replaced'

“Sandberg is completely dispensable,” and should “probably should be replaced,” Yale’s Sonnenfeld says. Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg “should no longer be chairman,” he adds. Sonnenfeld’s criticism comes after Sandberg’s denial of a New York Times report that she ignored Russian activity on social network. Management guru Jeffrey Sonnenfeld on Friday called for a…

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XRP shoots up by 4.72%; enters the ‘maximum hike’ club

The cryptocurrency market has been in a bearish loop ever since Bitcoin [BTC] crashed amidst the Bitcoin Cash [BCH] hash-war started. However, XRP, now the second-largest cryptocurrency in the world has proved to be coping really well post the bear-assault. $0.47 with a market cap of $19 billion. The total 24-hour trading volume was observed…

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX/USD Break Out Trade, Path Towards Jan 24 Lows

Latest Tron News That the Japanese are open to cryptocurrencies and similar blockchain technologies but concurrently stringent protecting investors is true. So tight are applicable laws that investors who lose their digital assets are guaranteed of a recourse. We have seen that happen with the ongoing Mt Gox Civil Rehabilitation Case. Because it is mandatory…

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XRP stays strong at the 2nd position while the crypto market continues its bearish journey

The major downfall of the cryptocurrency market does not seem to end anytime soon and continues to disappoint the hodlers. The past one hour saw a slight upward moment in the price, however, the bears took the control back. The 7-days chart of the market is still bleeding red with Bitcoin Cash [BCH] being the…

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Facebook says it's creating an independent body to help it decide which content to remove

The comments came one day after a bombshell report by the New York Times that outlined Facebook’s efforts to avoid and deflected blame in the public conversation around its handling of Russian interference and other misuses of its social network. Facebook will start to pilot this independent body in the first half of 2019 with…

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BCash Hash War Looms With Community at Impasse Ahead Of Today’s Scheduled Upgrade

With an increasingly divided Bitcoin Cash (BCH) community at what appears to be an impasse ahead of today’s planned upgrade, the next few days will certainly be interesting for observers. Two distinct factions appear to have coalesced around the soon-to-be incompatible BitcoinABC and BitcoinSV clients respectively, both of which have planned upgrades that will make…

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Bitcoin Price Analysis: BTC/USD Must Dump before Bulls Reign in 2019

The Bitcoin FUD It’s a capitulation. It’s the end of Bitcoin. It’s a Bitcoin Sell-off. And it’s true; a typical Bitcoin investor is bleeding right now. But a critical look at price action and historical price movement paints a rosy picture: Prices will most likely recovery and print higher in the next few months. They…

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XRP witnesses price crash of 4.48%; ecosystem falls dull prior to XRPTipBot secret announcement

XRP, the third-largest cryptocurrency in the world, placed directly below Ethereum [ETH] and Bitcoin [BTC] has taken a slump 4.48%, trading at a depreciated price of $0.499 with a market cap of $20.06 billion. The total 24-hour trading volume was recorded at $431.9 million. XRP 1d price chart | Source: coinmarketcap During the day, XRP started…

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Ripple Price Analysis: XRP/USD Reject Lower Lows, Short Term Targets at 80 Cents

Latest Ripple News Aside from EOS and Stellar Lumens which are recent inventions, it still beat logic that CoinBase is yet to list XRP. While it is understandable that CoinBase can practice their discretion and list any coin that adheres to their listing framework, XRP is a liquid asset and far more than just being…

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Jefferies Group Joins oneZero Liquidity EcoSystem

Jefferies Group (Jefferies), an investment banking firm, announced on Tuesday that it has partnered with oneZero. The new partnership between the two firms will see the investment bank joining oneZero’s liquidity EcoSystem. “We are excited to join the oneZero community,” said Brandon Mulvihill, Global Head of FX Prime Brokerage at Jefferies. “This partnership unlocks institutional…

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What is the COINiD Cold Storage Solution?

Cryptocurrency users all over the world are always looking for ways to keep their funds safe and secure. That is a pretty big challenge, especially when buying a hardware wallet is not an option. COINiD, a new software-based cold storage solution, may offer a viable alternative in this department moving forward. The COINiD Concept Explained…

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XRP TipBot and Coil hit new milestone; deposits surpass the 10,000 figure

Wietse Wind, the creator of the micropayment service, XRP Tip Bot tweeted the news that the deposits on the platform, including Coil, have surpassed the 10,000 figure in XRP. Wind also wrote that the progress is a landmark in the success journey of the STREAMing micropayments and web monetization. The post read: “Looks like @xrptipbot’s ILP/@Coil deposits…

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India, not China, to take center stage in Netflix's expansion plan in Asia

Netflix has set its sights on India as it ramps up its Asian expansion strategy. The media streaming company aims to add 100 million subscribers in the South Asian country over the coming years. To bulk out its regional audience, Netflix plans to create 100 locally produced projects. Netflix is on a mission to expand…

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Chinese tech CEO predicts 'exponential' growth in financial technology

Financial technology has reached a tipping point for China’s Ping An Technology and future growth in that area is set to be exponential, according to CEO Ericson Chan. Years of investment and research into fintech is paying off, Chan told CNBC. Ping An Technology is a wholly owned subsidiary of Ping An Group, a major…

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XRP is now available for Spread betting and CFDs on CMC Markets UK

On 6th November, CMC Markets, one of the global providers for CFDs and spreading announced the support for XRP. Tweet by CMC Markets UK: “Ripple is now available to trade with CMC Markets. It is both a platform used for the peer-to-peer transfer of currencies (RippleNet) and a digital currency (ripple XRP).” Contracts for Difference…

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EOS, Litecoin, Stellar, Tron, Cardano Price Analysis: Early Stages of a Mega Rally

It’s back to profitability for most altcoins as they register double digit gains. Leading the pack is XLM/USD and ADA/USD trading above important resistance levels. We expect most altcoins to keep expanding throughout this week as they reverse 2018 losses as price action form the foundation of a mega-rally. Let’s have a look at these…

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