XRP and the XRP Ledger fully explained by Ripple CTO David Schwartz

The cryptocurrency market’s shift in behavior has been the key point of discussion amongst a lot of luminaries in the crypto space. Out of the cryptocurrencies that suffered the brunt of the bear, XRP witnessed one silver lining by overtaking Ethereum [ETH] to become the second largest cryptocurrency on the charts. XRP and the XRP…

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Thailand Opens Doors to Crypto, First Four Exchanges Approved by SEC

Divisions are forming across Asia with regards to cryptocurrencies. Some nations such as China are constantly stomping on anything to do with crypto assets but others, Thailand being the latest, are opening their digital doors to the fledgling industry. Thai SEC Approves Crypto Exchanges Thailand started out with a heavy handed approach to cryptocurrencies proposing…

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XRP worth over $750 million moved between multiple accounts; follows the path taken by Coinbase

The start of the year saw massive shifts in the cryptocurrency industry with price hikes being a staple across the charts. XRP, which had created ripples in the industry in 2018, looks to be doing the same thing this year with recent news showing massive movement in the cryptocurrency. Reports show that XRP worth more…

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EOS dApps Being Taken Over By China

Ever since the blockchain industry was developed, dApps have become a big topic within the industry. SV Insight Research analysed data from State of the dApps from 12th September – 18th October 2018 and it found that gambling dApps account for the majority of the dApps. The team picked out the top ten gambling decentralised…

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IOTA Price Jumps by 8% and Seeks Support at $0.23

While the year 2018 hasn’t been overly pleasant for any cryptocurrency investor or speculator, the weekends usually offer a breath of fresh air. In today’s edition, there is a clear uptrend where the IOTA price is concerned. This is a welcome change, as it seems most discussions pertaining to this altcoin has somewhat disappeared into…

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XRP selected as first settlement mechanism by r3 for Corda Settler; wild adoption ahead?

r3, a blockchain solution firm for businesses, today launched a universal settler application on Corda to facilitate global payments. Corda is an open-source blockchain firm that is working on spreading digital currencies across the global financial system. XRP, the native digital asset of the leading Fintech firm, Ripple, has been chosen for the first settlement…

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Bitcoin Reclaims $4,000 as Expert Claims It Will Surpass $20,000 by End of 2019

Bitcoin has fought to trade above $4,000 in December and for the most part, it has succeeded. However, the very crucial support level was breached yesterday as the currency lost 5 percent to drop to $3,830. However, it has since recovered to trade above $4,000. The support level seems quite fragile and at press time,…

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Venezuela’s President Nicolas Maduro raises price of Petro by more than 100%

The Venezuelan cryptocurrency the Petro has increased in value from 3.600 Bs.s to 9,000 Bs.s. The increase was ordered the country’s president who has been working hard to see the cryptocurrency succeeds. Maduro announced the increase in the price of the Petro against the country’s national currency the Bolivars on Thursday last week which took…

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Time-Travel Crypto Once Backed by Trump-Appointed Acting Attorney General

Acting U.S. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker once was involved in an alleged scam promoting strange inventions, including a time-travel cryptocurrency. Attorney General Matthew Whitaker Backed an Alleged Scam Company Earlier this month, United States President Donald Trump ousted Attorney General Jeff Sessions from his post after Trump grew increasingly frustrated with Sessions’ recusal from the…

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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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Ethereum [ETH/USD] Technical Analysis: Cryptocurrency will be entertained by bull’s race

Ethereum [ETH], the second-biggest cryptocurrency by market cap, has continued to bleed red at the time of writing. The cryptocurrency has broken down to one of its lowest points ever since its all-time high at the beginning of this year. According to CoinMarketCap, the coin was trading at $209.02, with a market cap of more…

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Bitcoin Cash [BCH] chain split can be avoided by not implementing replay protection, says Ryan X Charles

Ryan X Charles, the CEO of Money Button and Bitcoin Cash [BCH] proponent, recently released a video detailing how a split can be prevented on the Bitcoin Cash blockchain. This comes at a time where the fork of the network is due in close to 10 days and might cause a split in the chain….

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Tech Firm Run By Doctors Turns To The Blockchain For Fighting Healthcare Fraud

When a psychiatrist makes a schizophrenia diagnosis, it can alter a patient’s life forever. Such a diagnosis is often accompanied by prescription drugs that alter the way the patient thinks. But imagine if that doctor were an impostor. That’s exactly what happened in 2015–2016, when Scott Redman stole the identity of a physician and treated…

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Ripple’s xRapid is being explored by another financial institution – Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union

Catalyst Corporate Federal Credit Union, a wholesale cooperative financial institution headquartered in Texas, United States, recently revealed that the firm is currently researching on Ripple’s blockchain solution. Tweet by Catalyst Corporate: “We’re making waves with @Ripple! See how #blockchain may provide #CreditUnions with faster cross-border payments at much lower costs.” Catalyst Corporate FCU is was…

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Could The Market Reach $1.4 Billion By 2024

Growth for cryptocurrency market will be realised at a compound annual growth rate of just over 6% as it reaches a valuation of $1.40 billion by the year 2024. Reports have submerged by different news outlets that suggest the crypto market could be driven by a stronger and more distributed ledger technology which improves the…

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Blockchain Interoperability Solution Developed By Accenture

Professional services giant Accenture has developed a solution that enables two or more blockchain systems to work together without changes to the platforms or introducing messaging. For different blockchain sytems to integrate, they must preserve the ability to audit, trace and verify data elements with complete security and integrity. Accenture’s integration solution solve this challenge…

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Blockchain Syndicated Lending Platform Integrated By National Westminster Bank

UK-based National Westminster Bank (NatWest) has integrated a new blockchain platform for the syndicated loan market. Established in 1968, NatWest is a major retail and commercial bank in the United Kingdom. It is considered one of the Big Four clearing banks in the UK, with over 960 branches and 3,400 cash machines. It claims to…

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Is It Possible to Earn $1m per Year by Trading Bitcoin?

No one can deny that Bitcoin trading has potential to be a very lucrative venture. Substantial amounts can be made when timing trades right, albeit there runs a good chance of losing it all in the process. Provided that the stars have aligned, earning $1m by trading Bitcoin isn’t impossible, though it will not come…

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Critical East Coast Water Utility Company Crippled by Sophisticated Ransomware Attack

Criminals have shown a tendency to deploy major attacks during troublesome times. Hurricane Florence wreaked havoc in the US not that long ago. It now appears one local water utility company is being targeted in a major ransomware attack. It is a very troublesome development, for many different reasons. Ransomware Attacks Remain Problematic The East…

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XRP and Bitcoin [BTC] to be weaponized by political forces, reports allege

China has been sitting on top of the cryptocurrency mining scene since the very beginning, with players like Bitmain and Bitwei leading the industry. Due to this, China’s dominance in the Bitcoin [BTC] realm has taken a firm stand, flashing red in the face of country’s like the USA. In this context, many reports have emerged…

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