SBI Ripple Asia, a joint venture between Japanese banking giant SBI Group and US startup Ripple, is set to introduce soon its mobile blockchain-based payment application MoneyTap. The app’s website has already been launched, Takashi Okita, the chief executive officer (CEO) of SBI Ripple Asia, said on Twitter last week. Read more at...
Backed with continuing adoption, crypto holidays have become a reality. At this point, flights and hotels all around the world can be booked with Bitcoin (BTC). Still, some cities are more ready to accept your BTC — and major altcoins — than others, depending on the local infrastructure and crypto-related policies. Read more at...
If you have ever encountered the word ‘cryptocurrency’ or ‘bitcoin,’ there is a solid chance that within the same paragraph or even sentence the word ‘bubble’ could also be found. Bubble has indeed become a shibboleth for crypto sceptics, especially after the market soared at the end of 2017,...
As been reported on September 2, the president of Uzbekistan, Shavkat Mirziyoyev, ordered the establishment of a state blockchain development fund called the "Digital Trust." Earlier in September, a decree legalizing crypto trading — also making it tax-free — and mining in the country came into force, making Uzbekistan a crypto-friendly...
This week, on the same day, two United States regulating bodies — the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) and its ruling organization the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) — reported filing objections against non-compliant crypto players who made some false statements regarding their businesses. Read more at : https://www.investing.com/news/cryptocurrency-news/new-rules-us-regulators-extend-their-purview-within-crypto-industry-1611591
Ripple, the company behind the cryptocurrency with the same name, announced on Thursday that the National Commercial Bank (NCB), also known as AlAhli Bank, joined RippleNet after the blockchain firm conducted a pilot with the Saudi Arabian Monetary Authority. The NCB is the first bank founded in the Kingdom of Saudi...

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