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Philippines: BSP Accredits 6th Virtual Currency Exchange

The Philippine central bank has issued another virtual currency exchange (VCE) license to a blockchain company, now the 6th in the country, even as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has set the launching of its draft of crypto-trading rules.

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Ripple Commits $50 Million USD to the University Blockchain Research Initiative

Ripple announced their University Blockchain Research initiative, a collaboration with top universities around the world to support and accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. In launching this initiative Ripple has committed over $50 million

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David Drake: Increasing ICO Success Through a 360-Degree ICO Advisory Approach

When digital assets entered the financial scene in 2016, many people were wary of the new innovation which, at that time, was downright unpopular. However, after studying the technology behind digital assets, I decided to invest in them and follow

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Cross-Border Payment Ripple Pilot Test between Thailand and Singapore

Mitsubishi Corporation, MUFG Bank, Krungsri , a Thailand-based subsidiary of MUFG Bank, and Standard Chartered Bank  jointly announced the commencement of a pilot test for moving real funds over RippleNet, with the objective of making cross-border payments more convenient and

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What to Expect with International Money Transfers in 2018?

A report on CNBC indicated that TransferWise generated substantial revenues for the year ending March 31, 2017, and it was targeting precisely the same performance for the year ending March 31, 2018. The chief financial officer of TransferWise, Matt Briers

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InstaReM Announces RippleNet Partnership for Southeast Asia Payouts

InstaReM, Southeast Asia’s leading digital cross-border money transfer service provider, is entering into a strategic partnership with an enterprise Blockchain payment solutions provider, Ripple. Through this partnership, InstaReM will facilitate quick and secure payouts for RippleNet members in Southeast Asia.

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Ripple & the Gates Foundation Team Up to Level the Economic Playing Field for the Poor

Many of the world’s poor in developing countries — nearly 2 billion, according to the World Bank — struggle to lift themselves out of poverty simply because they don’t have a bank account or financial services. This is a missed opportunity for

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Infographic of the Crypto Universe

⊃Cryptocurrencies are everywhere nowadays, but they are not all created equal. There have been so many failed coins that scrolling down the list on DeadCoins.com takes a while longer than you’d expect (seriously, take a look. It’s fascinating.) Most of them

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47 Japanese Banks Move Towards Commercial Phase Using Ripple

SBI Ripple Asia announced today that a consortium of 47 banks have successfully completed a pilot implementation of Ripple in Japan using a cloud-based payments platform. This platform, RC Cloud, is powered by Ripple’s solution and is the first in

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Blockchain Startup Bluzelle Eyes New Blockchain Markets With KPMG Digital Village Partnership

Bluzelle Networks, a Singaporean company specializing in blockchain applications for the financial services industry, has been named as an Emerging Star in KPMG and H2 Ventures’ notorious Fintech 100 list. The company plans to tap into new markets with its partnership with

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