In an attempt to phase out the use of plastic plates, a new product called Bio Plant, started by a couple of Peruvian entrepreneurs, uses banana leaves to manufacture biodegradable dishes. Chewa Plant, lead by Josué Soto and Rolf Torres Lizárraga, aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.
Ripple’s fundraising and development arm Xpring is investing in Flare Networks – a move the company says will enable “smart contract capability” for the XRP Ledger.
BMW, General Motors, Honda, Ford and Renault are working with the Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative (MOBI) on integrating the system to automatically make payments on typical commuting runs without the need for cash or credit and debit cards.
Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Finance App “Revolut” says it will use the deal with Visa to expand in United States, Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, and Singapore.
Recently the United Kingdom has issued guidance indicating XRP has “non-security attributes,” according to Ripple.
The Inland Revenue Department (IRD), of New Zealand, has made it legal for its residents to receive salaries in cryptocurrency, and be taxed accordingly.
Barber Backpack launched several years ago and has since climbed to the top of the heath and beauty space, becoming of the world’s most sought after product by barbers and hair-stylists. The company was launched by seasoned serial entrepreneur, Kevin L. Walker, with three locations around Southern California (North Hollywood, West Hollywood, and Santa Monica).…
US lawmakers have seemingly begun to understand and accept the fact that banning Bitcoin is practically impossible, and banning Bitcoin in the US, would only hurt the US.
According to the latest filing on Google Patents, Bank of America has filed for a patent for a settlement system citing a ‘ripple’ distributed ledger.
Here is a speculative translation of what Donald Trump’s could have meant if Twitter allowed more characters. A personal opinion and not financial advise.
The Chairman of the USA Fed Reserve has said that Bitcoin is like Gold, US behind on “real-time payments,” and US could return to “multi-currency era.”
As with any new area of investment, cryptocurrencies have prompted potential investors and analysts to ask many questions. In the past couple of years, digital currencies have experienced significant boosts in popularity, and there are persistent untruths, myths, and rumors about the space in general and about certain coins and tokens in particular. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the most common myths about digital currencies, and we’ll explore whether or not each contains some truth.
Facebook has been quietly building out its cryptocurrency for over a year, and it looks like that time has been well spent, enlisting the support of some of the most prominent companies across payments, retail, and technology.
AT&T now accepts Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and this move makes the company the first of its kind to accept payments in cryptocurrencies.
The Amazon Web Services platform, which is the largest cloud computing service by market share, has made its Amazon Managed Blockchain (AMB) service generally available, the company announced.
PayPal states that they are going to utilize Ripples Technology: HyperWallet and Xoom. HyperWallet (a paypal service) has teamed up with Earthport to enhance Cross-Border payment services.
As we move into a increasingly digital age, so does our monetary system. Here is our dissection of Executive Order 13772, for your own personal interpretation. Mentioned in it are Ripple, Ledger X, and many other known names.
According to the announcement, Apple Pay has integrated Ripple’s Interledger protocol. The update will be rolled out via the Safari browser using both macOS11.1 and iOS11.1