Ripple Invests in Biometric Cybersecurity Startup’s $2.2 Million Round

Cybersecurity startup Keyless has raked in $2.2 million in seed funding to expand a security product that unlocks access to users’ private keys with encrypted biometric data. The London-based firm claims to be the first in the world to combine biometrics with cryptography and has attracted investors like venture fund gumi Cryptos Capital, which led […]

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Ripple Extends Banking Network With Finastra Partnership

Payment network Ripple announced Wednesday its collaboration with fintech firm Finastra. Using Ripple’s blockchain-based platform, Finastra users can now connect with the 200 partners on RippleNet, a global payments network utilizing the XRP cryptocurrency. RippleNet users also have access to Finastra’s banking partnerships, which settle millions in transactions per year, the company said in a statement. […]

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Ripple (XRP) Skates Market Slump with 27% Surge in 3-Day Rally

The price of XRP, the native cryptocurrency of Ripple’s blockchain network, has increased by 27% in 3 days. The rally of XRP comes during a period in which most major cryptocurrencies have been struggling against the U.S. dollar amidst a market pullback. The XRP price has increased by 27% in 3 days against the USD […]

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Crypto Sleuthing Firm Elliptic Raises $23 Million in Fundraise Led by SBI

Blockchain forensics firm Elliptic has raised $23 million in a Series B funding round led by Tokyo-based financial institution SBI Holdings. Announced Wednesday, the funding will help drive Elliptic’s Asia expansion, which includes a recently opened Singapore office and one in Japan that will open this week. Tomoyuki Nii, executive officer for overseas investment at […]

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R3 Doubles London Office Space for Blockchain Hiring Spree

Enterprise blockchain firm R3 is adding a second floor to its London office to accommodate a hiring spree. It’s a move that comes amidst a momentous period in the U.K., when the country appears on the verge of completing its long-in-the-making exit from the European Union. R3’s efforts to add 50 staff members to its […]

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Ripple Pledges $500 Million to ‘Create Real Use Cases for XRP’

In under 12 months, according to Ethan Beard, an executive at Xpring, an initiative created to improve the Ripple ecosystem and create use cases around XRP, Ripple has committed more than $500 million. In the upcoming months, Beard stated that Xpring will invest in various open source protocols, developer projects, and large scale partnerships related […]

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Ripple (XRP) Price Attempts Comeback after Weekend’s 12% Plunge

By CCN Markets: Ripple (XRP) has attempted a pullback after dropping more than 12-percent over the past weekend. The XRP-to-dollar exchange rate established a cycle low of $0.371 on Sunday at 1600 UTC. The downside action pushed XRP’s market capitalization to as low as $16.04 billion, down 11.47-percent from its Saturday peak level. At its […]

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Ripple Co-Founder Donates $25 Million in XRP to California University

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Spanish Banking Giant Santander Clarifies Crypto ‘Confusion’

Santander Bank wrongly gave Ripple fans hope when a member of its support team tweeted the following on Friday: Hey Wes, we’re doing great. We’re using XRP for international payments to 18 EU countries and the USA. This is on our iPhone app called One Pay FX. ^TC — Santander UK Help (@santanderukhelp) March 23, […]

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