American Express Is Hiring to Help Sell Ripple’s xCurrent

American Express, the payment giant, is hiring new employees to help sell Ripple's xCurrent, reported Coindesk on June 12. American Express, Ripple and Santander Bank partnered in November 2017 and the trio is still working on developing new blockchain solutions in order to¬†foster secure, high-speed international payments. Recently, AmEx made a clear reference to its … Continue reading American Express Is Hiring to Help Sell Ripple’s xCurrent

SBI Launches Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange

The Japan-based financial giant SBI Holdings announced that it launches its own cryptocurrency exchange, which has been delayed due to security concerns, reported Coindesk on June 4. This announcement makes SBI' cryptocurrency trading platform the first ever in Japan to be backed by a financial institution. The crypto exchange called VCTRADE is now open only … Continue reading SBI Launches Its Own Cryptocurrency Exchange

Ripple Launches the University Blockchain Research Initiative

Ripple announces that it launches the University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) in which 17 top universities around the world will collaborate to boost academic research within the blockchain space, according to a press release published on June 4. The partnership aims to "support and accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and … Continue reading Ripple Launches the University Blockchain Research Initiative

Mobile Banking App Revolut Adds Ripple and Bitcoin Cash to Crypto Payment Options

Mobile banking app Revolut announced it adds Ripple (XRP) and Bitcoin Cash (BCH) to its crypto assets, which allows its users to buy, sell and hold these two cryptocurrencies, reported Coindesk on May 24. The company added bitcoin in July 2017 and further added the trading of ether and litecoin near the end of 2017 … Continue reading Mobile Banking App Revolut Adds Ripple and Bitcoin Cash to Crypto Payment Options