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.
According to reports from China, An official at China’s central bank official has urged commercial banks to “step up their application” of blockchain.
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.
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.
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.
In the battle of Google Vs. Yelp, there are a few massive reasons that Google Business/Google Reviews are better for business owners. Not only is Google naturally more visible, easier for customers to engage with, there’s also currently less competition, more impact, and more opportunity.
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.
Coil, the San Francisco-based startup founded by former Ripple CTO Stefan Thomas, just opened the public beta on its blogging platform designed to help content creators earn XRP.
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.
As the cryptocurrency market surges, Google’s iOS keyboard just added a new symbol, increasing the overall exposure potential of Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrency. Bitcoin is currently trading at $3,932.54 at the time of writing this article.
The Commissioner of the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has suggested the use of blockchain for a pilot for the pharmaceuticals industry