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No Crypto Transfers Any Time Soon, Says Western Union’s CEO

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, News, Tech

No Crypto Transfers Any Time Soon, Says Western Union’s CEO

The management of the Western Union Co. seems to believe that cryptocurrency transfers are not part of its near future, according to a statement expressed by its Chief Executive Officer, Hikmet Ersek. Despite the increasing global popularity of the use of digital currencies, the CEO of the American financial giant that provides services of sending and receiving funds across the…

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple Make the List of Thailand’s “Approved Cryptocurrencies”

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Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple Make the List of Thailand’s “Approved Cryptocurrencies”

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commision unveiled the details of the country’s regulatory framework for digital assets and initial coin offerings (ICOs). The paper includes relevant fees, taxes, licensing requirements, and most importantly – seven approved cryptocurrencies. Thailand’s Cryptocurrency Push According to a Bangkok Post report on June 9, 2018, the Thai SEC held a meeting on June 7 to discuss…

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Ripple CEO States Bitcoin “Not a Panacea,” Considers Blockchain as a Major Disruptor

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Ripple CEO States Bitcoin “Not a Panacea,” Considers Blockchain as a Major Disruptor

After Brad Garlinghouse took the stage for an interview with  Stifel Tech Analyst Lee Simpson, the CEO of blockchain-based payments platform Ripple (XRP) voiced his thoughts on bitcoin (BTC) and blockchain, stating the latter “will not disrupt banks.” Ripple CEO States Blockchain not Confined to Banks A report by The Street revealed the startling opinion of blockchain technology Garlinghouse holds,…

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Ripple Urges South Korea to Amp up Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Regulations

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Ripple Urges South Korea to Amp up Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Regulations

South Korea’s dominance in the traditional finance sector has been much less pronounced than its neighboring economies of Japan and China. However, the country is surging ahead with the world’s new cryptographic financial system catalyzed by the government’s forbearing stance on the digital asset class. Korea’s Cryptocurrency Influence In the cryptocurrency sector, Korea’s influence is remarkably observable, as the country…

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Ripple CEO Believes Bitcoin May Face Similar Fate To Napster

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Ripple CEO Believes Bitcoin May Face Similar Fate To Napster

Brad Garlinghouse, CEO of Ripple, believes that Bitcoin’s influence on the cryptocurrency market could end very soon and that the leading crypto is not destined to become a global currency. Although cryptocurrency prices are currently linked to bitcoin’s prices, Garlinghouse is convinced that it could end very soon as the market learns the differences and use cases behind these digital…

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Top Schools to Benefit from Ripple’s $50 Million University Blockchain Research Initiative

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Top Schools to Benefit from Ripple’s $50 Million University Blockchain Research Initiative

Ripple has announced plans to invest the sum of $50 million into a blockchain research initiative in partnership with highly ranked universities around the world. So far, 17 schools have been confirmed as part of the initiative including The University of North Carolina, The University of Pennsylvania, University College London, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and Korea University, amongst others….

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World’s First Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange Debuts in Japan

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World’s First Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange Debuts in Japan

The Japanese financial services behemoth, SBI Group, announced the launch of its in-house cryptocurrency exchange on June 4, 2018, following months of anticipation and delays. Delayed Plans In May 2018, BTCManager reported that SBI was looking to open Japan’s first banked-owned cryptocurrency exchange. Delays slowed plans due to security concerns following the loss of $432 million by Coincheck when it…

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Ripple CEO: Altcoins to Soon Decouple from Bitcoin’s Price Gyrations

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Ripple CEO: Altcoins to Soon Decouple from Bitcoin’s Price Gyrations

The cryptocurrency sector attracts a lot of mainstream media attention due to monumental investment returns, with much of the price movements attributed to bitcoin. But, the CEO of Ripple, Brad Garlinghouse, believes that this phenomenon could soon end, and cryptocurrencies may decouple from bitcoin’s price action before the end of 2018. Market to Soon Decouple From Bitcoin Garlinghouse refers to…

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Robbers Demand $1 Million in Ripple as Ransom After Stealing Banks’ Customer Data

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Robbers Demand $1 Million in Ripple as Ransom After Stealing Banks’ Customer Data

Two Canadian banks were in for a fix on May 28, 2018, after hackers gained access to account holders’ personal information, and threatened to sell it to interested parties unless a ransom was paid in XRP, Ripple’s native token. Hackers Infiltrate Bank Systems with Ease According to a report, Simplii Financial and Bank of Montreal (BMO) learned that personal information…

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First Bank in Kuwait to Test Ripple Blockchain to Process Instant Global Payments

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First Bank in Kuwait to Test Ripple Blockchain to Process Instant Global Payments

Kuwait Finance House (KFH), the first commercial bank in the State of Kuwait established in 1977, announced on May 26, 2018, that it has begun testing Ripple’s blockchain protocol to settle instantaneous global payments and remittances in a decentralized manner. More Partners, More Momentum The deal between KFH and Ripple carries significance in regards to the influence of Ripple throughout…

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