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Study At The University Of Ripple

Okay, Ripple aren’t launching an entire University as such, however, according to a report on Ripple.com, Ripple are investing a significant amount of money into a new University Blockchain Research Initiative. See the full report for yourself, here- https://ripple.com/insights/ripple-introduces-the-university-blockchain-research-initiative/ Across academia, blockchain research is becoming a bigger subject area, with academic fields beginning to explore a whole host of blockchain implications, from security to business use prospects. Moreover, outside of academia, blockchain solutions such as those created by Ripple have implications for the way students pay fees, especially those studying in international Universities who currently pay fees via traditional international...

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Is This A Direct Challenge To Ripple?

Money transfer services are somewhat of a commodity these days. With the internet, comes great connectivity and with that, comes a greater need to transfer finances abroad. The reasons for needing such transactions are frankly endless. Maybe you need to send money to relatives, maybe you are purchasing products from abroad, maybe even, you have a remote employee who works aboard and thus need to send them their salary. Companies such as Western Union and MoneyGram provide an easy and relatively affordable format to facilitate such transfers, however, as we know, outside of the blockchain such transfers can take a...

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Ripple XRP To See Promising Increase With Huge New Exchange Listing

When a new cryptocurrency exchange goes live, generally, you would expect it to list Bitcoin as its first cryptocurrency, generally alongside USD, GBP and the EURO. The reason for this is pretty clear, in that Bitcoin has a market dominance of over 35% and of course, Bitcoin tends to have a significantly higher trading volume than the rest of the currencies on the market. In order to justify this statement, let’s compare the top two traded currencies, at the time of writing. Bitcoin (in first place) comes in with a trading volume of $4,957,530,000.00, Tether (in second place) comes in...

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May 2018, Was It A Complete Crypto-Washout?

We have finally made it through May and into June, a new month that will inspire new optimism and no doubt, some new hope into investors and crypto-fanatics alike. Now we can take a moment to sit back and have a look through May, which fond memories should we keep hold of and which nightmares do we wish to forget? Overall, we started May in a bath of optimism, waist deep in climbing values and innovative ideas, yet, slowly, as we entered the mid-weeks, we saw this optimism disappear, into a sinking market, retracting all of the hard work April...

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This Ripple Integration Is Already Changing The Face Of Banking

Ripple’s partnership with Santander made headlines. As a part of their new service, OnePayFX, Santander are the first major European bank to use Ripple technology within a mainstream, customer focused service. What’s more, just a month after the project went live, Ana Bótin, The Executive Chair of Santander Group has already confirmed that at least 50% of Santander’s international transfers now occur on the Ripple blockchain, a frankly stunning statistic, given that according to Accuity, Santander is the 14th largest bank in the world in terms of asset wealth. Yesterday, Ripple finally made some sort of official statement on the...

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