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Bitcoin & Ethereum Continue To Soar, Ripple Struggles

This weekend, not only have we seen temperatures soar in the UK, it also looks as if during the bank-holiday break, cryptocurrencies managed to take a little jump too. This successes of the markets of late come in the wake of a very positive start to May. Overall, values have been on a steady increase, with some correction taking place and some reactive declines, yet these scenarios have remained to be quite short lived. As May continues to bring positivity, we expect many cryptocurrencies to reach new benchmarks and breach new thresholds as we crawl deeper into this month. Let’s...

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Crypto Daily – The Crypto Refresh

It’s back again, for the millionth instalment, it’s Crypto Refresh time! Each week we like to trawl back through the news for you, to provide you with a concise version of the entire weeks events. It’s like a TL DR you can truly rely on.  Once again, this week has been a rollercoaster in the cryptocurrency world. Market-wise things have been pretty bland, up until today, when things have started to make positive upwards movements. News-wise, things haven’t stopped, it’s been as fast paced and as speculation filled as possible. Here’s your weekly summary-  TRON Beaks into Top 10 TRON...

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Will Ripple XRP Finally See $1.00 This Weekend?

The Ripple XRP $1.00 threshold has provided XRP with some trouble over the past few weeks. Each time XRP gets closer, another market reaction seems to take over which in turn pushes the value of Ripple back down, teetering between $0.80 and $0.90. At the moment, we are seeing some very healthy trends at the top of the markets that look to be leading altcoins into a market surge. Whilst we obviously can’t predict if this will happen over the weekend, as it stands, things are starting to look quite healthy indeed. If a bull run takes over, considering how...

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Ripple Will Protect Customers to Enable Innovation, Could the UK Adopt XRP First?

Yesterday, Ryan Zagone, the director of regulatory relations at Ripple published a report on the Ripple website in which he discusses a dialogue between Ripple and regulators/politicians at the UK Houses of Parliament. The report can be seen in full, here- https://ripple.com/insights/evolving-regulatory-dialogue-protect-consumers-enable-innovation/ Moreover, you can see a full video transcript of the event, here- https://parliamentlive.tv/event/index/df1a1232-f145-4748-a561-d2cddea27746 According to Zagone: “Until now, most conversations have hinged on the notion that “blockchain is good” and “digital assets are bad.” Yet, as policy makers took a close and thoughtful look at the technology, this view appears to be fading. The conversation today seems focused...

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Oman Banking Sector Makes Connection With Ripple

#BankDhofar First Bank in Oman to Join RippleNet for Instant Blockchain Payments, this step will enable BankDhofar to provide instant, frictionless and secure cross border money transfers within seconds, with end-to-end visibility over the journey of the payment. pic.twitter.com/4j6dA9bRIv — BankDhofar (@BankDhofar) May 1, 2018 According to the official Ripple Twitter page (@Ripple) Bank Dhofar, have become the first bank in Oman to join RippleNet for the facilitation of instant cross boarder payments via the Ripple blockchain. According to the initial tweet by Bank Dhofar: “#BankDhofar First Bank in Oman to Join RippleNet for Instant Blockchain Payments, this step will...

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