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Ripple Swell Day One Roundup: xRapid Launch and RippleNet Use Cases

The first day of the Ripple’s two-day blockchain conference saw some significant updates. As predicted, the San Francisco event turned out to be the launchpad of Ripple’s cross-border payment system, xRapid. CEO Brad Garlinghouse took the stage to announce that xRapid will go live for the first time with three mainstream financial institutions.  Payment providers Mercury […]

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Ripple’s xRapid Technology Goes Live

On Monday, October 1st Ripple announced that three financial institutions are scheduled to begin using Ripple’s xRapid product to handle international transactions. The announcement was made Monday at Ripple’s annual two-day conference, called Swell. The announcement was made by Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse. Major Breakthrough for Ripple XRapid will be deployed by Catalyst Corporate Federal […]

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Bitcoin on the Verge of Global Institution-Driven FOMO Rally, Says deVere CEO

Despite cryptocurrencies continuing to struggle throughout 2018, one finance executive thinks that a “global” FOMO rally is close to occurring. Bitcoin on the Verge of “Global Breakout,” Rally Driven by FOMO After experiencing a year-long bull market in 2017, irrational exuberance surrounding Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies peaked in late December, and the emerging asset class […]

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Japanese Tech Firm GMO Releases ‘Free’ Zcash Mining Software

Advertisement Japanese tech firm GMO is expanding its nascent cryptocurrency mining operation beyond bitcoin through the release of a software client designed to mine zcash and other Equihash-based cryptocurrencies using general-purpose GPU chips. Japanese Firm Releases Zcash Mining Software Dubbed Cryptoknocker, the software has specifically been developed for mining rigs composed of Nvidia graphics cards […]