10 Fintech Leaders Predict Bitcoin to End 2019 Above $9,500 –

Ten prominent fintech experts shared their bitcoin price predictions and all agreed that BTC would close 2019 above $9,500, according to Finder.com. Experts Expect a Bull Market The US-based comparison website surveyed 10 fintech leaders on their thoughts and projections on 13 cryptocurrencies (including the top-10 by market capitalization) and the participants included executives from […]

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Ripple CEO Skeptical of JP Morgan’s New Cryptocurrency

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse questioned the purpose and the overall utility of the recently announced cryptocurrency JPMCoin. He also outlined the positives aspects of major financial players stepping in the industry.  Garlinghouse Questions Purpose of JPMCoin Brad Garlinghouse, CEO at Ripple — the company behind the third largest cryptocurrency by market cap XRP — expressed […]

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Did Ripple Pay Coinbase to Break Its Own Policy and List XRP?

As XRP trading went fully live on Coinbase Pro, a new report outlines that the cryptocurrency exchange has violated its very own listing framework.  Coinbase Breaching Its Own Rules XRP trading went live on Coinbase Pro on February 25th. Formerly known as GDAX, the platform provides traders with more advanced features compared to the regular […]

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Ripple’s XRP Market Cap May Be 47% Lower Than Advertised

Ripple, the company behind XRP, may be overstating the digital token’s real market cap by as much as 47 percent, according to cryptocurrency data company Messari.  A Hole in the Plot According to a new Messari report, the total circulating supply of XRP 00 is 21.8 billion. This differs significantly from data provided to third-party […]

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Weiss Ratings 2019 Prediction: Bitcoin Will Reach a New All-Time High

A new year means more speculative cryptocurrency predictions. Many predictions last year didn’t envisage the enormous bear market that characterized the year, with Bitcoin dropping more than 80 percent. Weiss Ratings has published its outlook for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies in 2019. Increased Adoption and New ATH for Bitcoin According to Weiss Ratings, 2019 will […]

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Japan’s Biggest Bank Will Use Ripple for Cross-Border Payments to Brazil

Japan’s biggest bank MUFG and Brazil’s Banco Bradesco are to collaborate on a new cross-border payment service based on Ripple technology. Memorandum of Understanding The two banks signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), agreeing to co-develop the system. Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group is Japan’s largest banking group and recently announced it would launch its own […]

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Trezor Model T Now Supports 10 More Cryptos Including Monero, Ripple

Popular cryptocurrency hardware wallet Trezor has introduced two firmware updates on both of its models – Trezor Model T and Trezor One. The move comes shortly after the wallet enabled its users to exchange directly through its interface. Trezor Model T Supports More Cryptocurrencies According to the official release, the new firmware for Trezor Model […]

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Forbes Names Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen as Wealthiest from Crypto

Chris Larsen has made this year’s Forbes 400 rich list as the 383rd richest person and is the first to ever make the list with a value accumulated solely from cryptocurrency. Forbes released its latest Forbes 400 list, for 2018, last week, estimating that Larsen is worth $2.1 billion. After gaining $78.5 billion in a […]

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Petition to Make XRP the Official Cryptocurrency of Tokyo 2020 Olympics Garners 7,500 Signatures

A petition to get the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to make XRP the official cryptocurrency of the next Summer Olympics has crossed the 7,500 signatures milestone. XRP Will Ease Forex Tensions at the Games According to Ken Takahashi, the creator of the petition, XRP has the potential to solve many logistical headaches associated with large […]

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