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.
The Cardano Incentivized testnet is the beginning of cryptocurrency’s “Shelley” rollout, which will culminate in the release of what is said to be a secure, decentralized proof-of-stake (PoS) network. Allowing users to “stake” their coins, which allows holders to receive coins passively, simply for holding coins, and stabilizing the network. Article originally read on Bitcoin Cryptocurrency List.
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.
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.”
Small U.S. retail investors AND institutional investors, will soon be able to buy derivatives that pay out with Bitcoins (BTC).
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.
Is it better to hoard gold or Bitcoin? The cryptocurrency company Grayscale is making the case for Bitcoin with an unprecedented multi-million dollar marketing campaign that includes a year of national TV commercials.
In a bi-weekly call between ethereum developers, Ethereum Foundation researcher Justin Drake said that code specifications for the first phase of ethereum’s transition to a proof-of-stake network were “on track” to be finalized by June 30.
Cardano (ADA) is launching “Atala,” an enterprise blockchain framework that aims to provide financial services to billions living in African countries.
Footwear and sports apparel giant Nike secured a trademark for “CRYPTOKICKS” and alluded to its intent to pursue a wide array of blockchain-related services. On Apr. 19th Nike filed a trademark for the word mark “CRYPTOKICKS” with the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) for use in a wide array of cryptocurrency-related goods and services.…
Cryptocurrency/Digital Asset exchange Coinbase is now offering cross-border payments service to enable customers to transfer funds using Ripple (XRP) and the stablecoin USDCoin (USDC).
After integrating XRP transfers with Microsoft’s flagship email app Outlook, the independent XRP developer known as SchlaubiD is now bringing the leading digital asset to Gmail.
Support for XLM will be immediately available in Coinbase’s supported jurisdictions, with the exception of New York State. Additional jurisdictions may be added at a later date.
California Bill Could Legalize Cryptocurrency for Payments via Cannabis/Marijuana-Related Businesses
Lawmakers in the United States state of California have introduced a bill to allow cannabis-related business to pay fees and taxes in cryptocurrency stablecoins. The bill was introduced by the California State Assembly on Feb. 21.
The blockchain cryptocurrency company Coinbase has announced they will be adding Ripple (XRP) to their Coinbase Pro platform.
Samsung confirmed that its new flagship smartphone Galaxy S10 features “a secure storage backed by hardware, which houses your private keys for blockchain-enabled mobile services.”