This Week in Crypto: Over 3 million stores targeted for Massive XRP adoption, Forte and Ripple to Invest $100 Million On Mainstream Blockchain Games, Stellar (XLM) Gets Listed on Coinbase Pro And More

This week could be described as Ripple week. With so many significant happenings concerning the project, this is arguably the week with the most news on Ripple (XRP). In today’s summary, we have handpicked the most interesting of the stories for you to have a look and possibly go back to read the full stories….

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Car dealer in Oklahoma gets rolling on crypto vehicle purchases

Cryptocurrency was envisioned for one purpose—to be used as a form of digital currency that would allow consumers to control their assets directly without government or other third-party intervention. As crypto continues to be embraced for its true role, more retailers are coming around and beginning to allow consumers to pay for their goods and…

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XRP Price Buckles as Support at 8,000 Satoshi Gets Obliterated

With all cryptocurrency, token, and asset markets under a bit of pressure right now, it would appear things are not looking all that good. Although most markets remain in the green, there is a significant drop in XRP’s price as of right now.  The actual drop is not necessarily that steep, but it is evident…

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Tron Defeats EOS And Ethereum In Daily Transaction Volume And Gets Compared To Google – Justin Sun Announces Second BTT Airdrop

Tron’s Justin Sun’s bag of good news for the community seems neverending. Tron transactions surpass EOS and Ethereum (ETH) put together Just recently, Tron’s CEO and most enthusiast promoter revealed on Twitter that the daily blockchain operations that are conducted by Tron (TRX) surpassed EOS and ETH put together. Tron successfully managed to outperform both…

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China’s Guangdong gets blockchain-based tax invoice for e-commerce

The Guangdong Municipal Taxation Bureau announced its intents to implement an electronic invoice platform for the e-commerce industry based on the blockchain. According to reports by a local news outlet, the South News Network, this is the first blockchain electronic invoice service for customers and merchants in the region. However, it’s already available on the…

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The case for crypto gets stronger as Visa, MC prepare to raise fees

If the credit card giants want to stifle crypto growth, they are definitely going about it entirely the wrong way. According to a report by Wall Street Journal, Visa and MasterCard will soon introduce higher fees, which is only going to boost the case for crypto transactions, which cost mere pennies, regardless of the size…

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Crypto Market Update: Tezos Gets Huobi Listing, EOS Flips Bitcoin Cash

FOMO Moments Crypto markets are still on the floor today as there has been no sign of even a minor recovery. The bears have kept the pressure on and prices are still sinking as total market capitalization continues to fall below $110 billion. Bitcoin has slid back again falling close to $3,400, down 3% or…

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CryptoKitties Creator Gets Millions in Investment From Google And Samsung

Dapper Labs, a Canadian firm and the creator of the famous CryptoKitties, has received a $15 million in funding from Google, Samsung, and the Rockefeller Family. For Google and Rockefeller, investment was made through their respective venture arms, i.e., Alphabet and Venrock. Dapper Has Raised $ 27.85 Million So Far The funding follows another funding round early this…

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NEO Price Breaks Through $16 Level as dApp Hackathon Gets Support of KPN

Not too much is happening in the world of cryptocurrency right now, which is not entirely uncommon on a Sunday. There is nothing to be overly excited about, and it seems things will not improve in the near future either. The NEO price, for example, is effectively battling for control over $16. Despite a high…

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Coinbase gets valuation at $8 billion with Tiger Global’s heavy investment

Recently, it was reported that the biggest cryptocurrency exchanges, Coinbase is valued at $8 billion and is in talks with Tiger Global to receive an investment of $500 million. This is believed to make Coinbase one of the most valued startups in the US. According to the sources, Coinbase will spend $250 million in addition to…

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Ripple’s MoneyTap app gets green light from regulators, SBI Ripple Asia to launch app soon?

On 26th September, Ripple’s partner and Japanese Fintech giant SBI holdings announced today that its subsidiary SBI Ripple Asia is registered as a substitute agent for electronic payments. The registration was completed earlier today under the Act No. 2 of the Kanto Local Finance Bureau, Electronic Settlement Agency No. 2. The announcement stated that only…

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A Failed Idea – The CEO of India’s Biggest Startup Incubator Gets Facts Wrong As He Tears Into Bitcoin

Bitcoin has succeeded as an asset but has failed terribly as a currency. It has only gained traction within a very small niche following, lacking any use in real-world transactions. It only handles a very small number of transactions compared to its competitors like Visa, all while consuming large amounts of energy which further makes…

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Exclusive: XRP Tip Bot gets an upgrade, creator says two more “major updates” are on the way

The XRP community’s third-party addition to the XRP Ledger, the XRP Tip Bot, recently got a significant upgrade. Moreover, Wietse Wind, the creator of the Tip Bot, spoke exclusively to AMBCrypto regarding future updates of the Bot that will allow “new ways of tipping”. For those unfamiliar to the technology, the XRP Tip Bot allows…

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Cornucopia Blockchain-based IPO Investment Platform Gets New Chief Market Strategist

Cornucopia, a blockchain project focused on making it easy for investors to acquire pre-IPO shares of their favorite firms have now hired tZero’s Joe Cammarata to their team. Cammarata will now function as the Chief Market Strategist of the platform, bringing with him years of experience in the traditional finance world into Cornucopia. The highly…

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Blockchain Trade Platform Launched In Singapore By Global eTrade Services

Global eTrade Services (GeTS) has launched a new blockchain service built for the trade communities to boost overall efficiency, security, and transparency for global trade. GeTS is a subsidiary of CrimsonLogic, a Singapore-based e-government service provider owned by a government agency and a major port operator. GeTS has a comprehensive suite of services that helps…

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Skynet gets Samsung officials on board, a ‘Terminator’ twist that will benefit humanity

On 16th July, the Skynet Open Network announced that the Samsung board of directors has joined the blockchain assisted neutral network. This news takes the already prominent roster of people associated with the company to new levels. The Skynet workforce consists of executives from Alibaba, Berkley, Qualcomm and Google with a lot more people set…

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MyEtherWallet Gets Hit By CyberAttack From Google Chrome Store Hackers

MyEtherWallet (MEW), one of the most well-known services for managing Ether wallets, recently took to social media to relay an urgent message about a potential cyber attack. According to the Tweet, the Hola VPN extension was in a hacked state for five hours, allowing for the hackers to monitor the activity of some MyEtherWallet users…

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EOS Gets Ready to Launch Its Mainnet

EOS, the fifth most valuable cryptocurrency, is set to launch its mainnet soon, becoming independent from the Ethereum network. At the end of May, an announcement from the project revealed that the EOS Mainnet Launch Group (EMLG) had ‘united under the promise of delivering one mainnet which will be called EOS.’ Block.One, the main developer…

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Tron Price Gets Thrashed as Cryptocurrency Markets Continue to Suffer

It will be rather interesting to see which cryptocurrencies can recover lost value in the days and weeks to come. For now, it seems there is no real change imminent, albeit things are always subject to change. The TRON price, for example, suffers from the biggest losses in the entire top 15 over the past…

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Ripple [XRP]’s new symbol gets growing support from the community

Over the past month, the internet has watched and listened as a grassroots movement to create an XRP symbol has taken shape within the XRP community. In tweets, forums, and blogs, members underscored that Ripple is just one entity using XRP to solve real business problems around the world, and in this way, using Ripple’s…

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