A group of leading technology, finance and nonprofit companies have joined forces to announce the launch of PayID, a universal payment ID to simplify the process of sending and receiving... more
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Ripple Labs says it has reached a settlement “of all outstanding litigation” between R3 and XRP II, according to a press release published today. As per that statement, the details of the settlement... more
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Previously existing only on the fringes of finance or computer science, cryptocurrencies are now being discussed more widely. In the future, banks may not be the only ones making money... more
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It would appear that a new rivalry is raging that looks set to decide how cross-border payments are handled for decades to come. It is a contest that encapsulates much... more
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Ripple has announced aggregated and averaged results from several early xRapid pilots. xRapid is Ripple’s on-demand liquidity solution which uses the digital asset XRP for more efficient cross-border transactions between financial institutions sending fiat payments. According to the pilot results, participating financial institutions saw a savings of 40-70% compared to what they normally pay expensive [...]
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