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A List of Companies Flirting with Ripple’s xRapid to Power Payment Systems

Ripple has a credible list of customers using its payment network RippleNet. Currently, it holds big name companies like Mizuho Financial Group, Credit Agricole, and even Bank of America and Santander. It sits at about 120 companies so far. Companies are also using XRP as part of their payment and business model. But not all … Read moreA List of Companies Flirting with Ripple’s xRapid to Power Payment Systems

Rat Gets Into Indian ATM and Gobbles Up $18,000

An ATM located in Tinsukia inside the state of Assam was breached with something technicians from the State Bank of India would’ve never imagined- a rat. Instead of the usual malfunction- power outage, cash jam, card jam, or some other mechanical doohickey going haywire, this time a street rat somehow squeezed into the machine and starting … Read moreRat Gets Into Indian ATM and Gobbles Up $18,000

Binance Backing VeChain Mainnet Launch on June 30th; Pundi X (NPXS) listed

Binance has announced it’ll work with VeChain to aid its mainnet launch due at the end of this month. It’ll be a full mainnet launch and a token swap, which should be automatic if you’re on a popular exchange. VeChain will launch its own blockchain and leave the Ethereum network on June 30th, 2018. After it’s set up, … Read moreBinance Backing VeChain Mainnet Launch on June 30th; Pundi X (NPXS) listed

Stanford Partners with Ethereum and OmiseGO to Build Blockchain Projects

Standford is launching a new project that helps develop best practices for professionals and students using blockchain technology for financial instruments and data management. They’re accomplishing this with help from Ethereum and OmiseGo, which are both contributing to help aid research. the project is being piloted by Dan Boneh and David Mazières in the Center … Read moreStanford Partners with Ethereum and OmiseGO to Build Blockchain Projects

Charles Hoskinson, Ethereum Co-Founder: “Tens of Trillions of Dollars Entering the Space.”

Charles Hoskinson, Ethereum co-founder, says that crypto speculators are not paying attention tot he amount of institutional investors ready to jump onto the crypto craze! He says that Wall Street investors are ready to invest “tens of trillions” of dollars following the next wave of government regulation. This is big news for any investor because … Read moreCharles Hoskinson, Ethereum Co-Founder: “Tens of Trillions of Dollars Entering the Space.”

US Members of Congress Will Need to Disclose Their (Bullish) Crypto Holdings

Members of the US House of Representatives will have to soon disclose any cryptocurrency investments of at least $1000 USD. This means any and all members that have significant holdings will be forced to reveal their bullish assets and that they’ve joined the crytpo bandwagon. This is due to a new memo issued by the House … Read moreUS Members of Congress Will Need to Disclose Their (Bullish) Crypto Holdings

VeChain On Schedule for Launch; No Critical Bugs Found

VeChain is on schedule to launch by the end of the month after absolutely zero bugs were found. Is it really that bulletproof? Or is just too new to be hacked into? Who knows. Sunny Lu, CEO of VeChain, says that the platform’s bug bounty program found zero critical bugs and he’ll double the bounty to encourage … Read moreVeChain On Schedule for Launch; No Critical Bugs Found

Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle: “All Fiat Currency Will Be Crypto.”

Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle, says that the dollar, euro, and every other fiat in the world will eventually become a cryptocurrency. Circle is a payment company backed by Goldman Sachs with mobile apps that allow users to invest in crypto and also send/receive cash to friends in 29 countries. It’s also involved in the … Read moreJeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle: “All Fiat Currency Will Be Crypto.”

Coinbase Could Offer ERC20 Tokens BAT, OMG, NMR, REP, REQ, SNT, ZRX, and MKR

ERC20 tokens based on Ethereum like OmiseGO, 0x, Basic Attention Token, and Request Network may be soon integrated with the crytpo giant Coinbase based on the acquisition of the Paradex exchange located in San Franciso, CA. Coinbase bought Paradex on May 23, 2018 and the DEX stopped operations shortly afterward. It then went back into … Read moreCoinbase Could Offer ERC20 Tokens BAT, OMG, NMR, REP, REQ, SNT, ZRX, and MKR

TRON (TRX) Gaining Traction as MAX Exchange Pairs TRX with Taiwan Dollar

MAX Exchange based in Taiwan has just added Tron (TRX) to its roster of cryptocurrencies. They’re pairing TRX directly with the Taiwan dollar- the official currency of Taiwan. MAX Exchange is one of the largest fiat-to-crytpo exchanges in the city. The exchange also announced a TRX airdrop to select users. New and current accounts are eligible to … Read moreTRON (TRX) Gaining Traction as MAX Exchange Pairs TRX with Taiwan Dollar

IOTA’s Tangle Technology Being Used in Taipei As Push for “Smart City” Continues

IOTA’s tech will be used in a new digital ID card called the Tangle will launch this year in Taiwan’s capital city, Taipei. The card is designed to build a new level of security and with that, prevent ID theft and fraud. It’s a contributing partnership between startup BiiLabs and Taiwan’s Dept. of Information Technology. … Read moreIOTA’s Tangle Technology Being Used in Taipei As Push for “Smart City” Continues

Stellar (XLM) Gets Added to ItBit Exchange

ItBit announced that it’ll add Stellar, Bitcoin Cash, Ethereum, and Litecoin all to its platform. It’s a New York-based company that’s received regulatory approval by NY’s Department of Financial Services. Stellar clears the cryptocurrency from being considered as a security. The listing is a move by regulators who are determining which coins are currencies and which aren’t. Stellar … Read moreStellar (XLM) Gets Added to ItBit Exchange