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Will This Next Move Force Ripple Into Walmart’s Portfolio?

Reports out this week highlight that American commerce giants, Walmart, have filed for a patent which shows a blockchain based marketplace. The idea behind the blockchain in this, is that Walmart could record transactions and purchases from customers on the blockchain, then, using this platform, the customer could then go on to resell their product. By having authenticity from Walmart, within this blockchain, customers would be entitled to ask for more money for their products. Not only does this reduce the risk of counterfeit goods being wrongfully sold, it also ensures that receipts and transaction records can be kept on...

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Maybe This Will Allow Ripple XRP To Take Over Visa And Mastercard

We always hear rumours of Ripple and Visa/Mastercard, this is most probably because at it stands, Ripple’s technology seems to be the most adoptable by mainstream society and that therefore, if a cryptocurrency did some to the fore against Visa and Mastercard, it would most probably be through Ripple and XRP. In a press release on PRNewswire, yesterday we saw an announcement from Modern Finance Chain (or MF Chain) who have produced a new application that has been designed to offer a direct and ready to use alternative service for payment facilitation to Mastercard and Visa. You can see the...

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Ripple (XRP) May Outperform Bitcoin (BTC) And Ethereum (ETH) Again In 2018

Ripple (XRP) is a leading cross borders payments solution in the blockchain industry. The cryptocurrency did exceptionally well in 2017 outperforming both Bitcoin (BTC) and Etheruem (ETH). While, it may seem difficult for Ripple (XRP) to record such gains in 2018, it does seem very likely that Ripple (XRP) may outperform both Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) again in 2018. The first thing that comes to mind thinking about Ripple (XRP) is, “Ahead of its time.” This has been true ever since the project launched back in 2012 and this is true today. Ripple as a company has surprised many...

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Are Ripple Helping Amazon With Cross Border Payments?

MUST WATCH: very #timely talk on state of #blockchain & #fundamental nature of #payments by @ashgoblue, SVP #Ripple at @thesummit organized by @PaymentsCanada "This was case of Amazon paying merchants & taking weeks for cross border #payments to arrive." #FinancialInclusion ? pic.twitter.com/Pb5eJt03GS — XRP.tips (@xrptips) May 18, 2018 We have seen a video surface over the weekend that shows a member of the Ripple Labs team, referring to some issues faced by Amazon with regards to cross border payments, namely, payments between merchants on Amazon. A key part of Ripples service is of course the facilitation of fast, cheap and...

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Why Volatility Is Not A Problem For Ripple

There is no doubt that Ripple is one of the most talked about cryptocurrencies in the market; however, a lot of talk has been surrounding the price at the moment, as this has been a little disappointing, and not reflective of its development. Statements that have been released by the XRP team, does show thought that they are very keen not to disappoint  those who have had faith in the coin, and are starting to concentrate more on real life uses for Ripple, as opposed to trying to raise the value of the coin. This is a positive move for...

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