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Coil Startup Granted 1 Billion XRP From Ripple Subsidiary

Founded in 2018, the blockchain startup Coil announced yesterday that it had received a one billion XRP grant from Xpring, Ripple’s incubator subsidiary. Pronounced ‘spring’, Xpring was announced by Ripple in May of last year which is set to be an "initiative that builds infrastructure and helps innovative blockchain projects grow through investments and partnerships”. It is "strongly focused on projects that build on and utilize XRP and the XRP Ledger." Xpring's goal is "to build a robust community of developers, entrepreneurs and companies who believe that blockchains, and the XRP Ledger in particular, will transform industries." Founded by the...

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Important Things To Know About XRP And Stellar

When you research Ripple XRP and Stellar XLM, you will come across a number of similarities. This is because as cryptocurrency projects, this pair have quite similar goals and objectives in mind. They both want to remain as top cryptocurrencies and they also want to transform the international payment sector, though, as you may know Ripple and Stellar as companies are going about this in very different ways. The two are rivals in a sense, but in many other ways they can actually compliment each other and work together. The international payment space is an interesting one, either way, no...

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Why Is MoneyGram Using XRP?

It’s not a secret that MoneyGram is using XRP as well as a number of Ripple based blockchain products. In case you don’t know, MoneyGram is an international money transfer service provider based out of the United States. MoneyGram is an international brand, which I guess makes international money transfer far easier right? Traditionally FIAT based, MoneyGram have expressed a huge amount of interest in blockchain technology as they have seen just how powerful blockchains like Ripple can be when it comes to remittance payments and international money transfer. This is exciting, because now we know that MoneyGram have an...

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The Markets Are Flying High, Bitcoin, XRP, Ethereum Up

You might have noticed that at the moment the cryptocurrency markets are flying high. Values are on the up and as are our investments. Overall, this is very positive news given that generally the past year has been quite a depressing one for us. With the markets moving in the right direction, it can be quite easy for us to get ahead of ourselves, so we must remember to hold back at this stage and not let our excitement get the better of us.  Cryptocurrency investment is risky. Even the leading cryptos like Bitcoin, XRP and Ethereum do come with...

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XRP Involved In One Of Cryptos Biggest Movements

Reports out earlier this month discuss a transaction that could be seen as one of the biggest movements of finance across the blockchain. The transaction is so large that it did not take place across one currency, and involved a range of currencies to ensure the transaction was able to take place in the most efficient manner. According to these reports, the move, carried out by Grayscale, saw Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and Litecoin moved in the billions. The aim was to move a tonne of assets over to Coinbase.  Why is this important? Huge movements on the blockchain can impact...

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