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  • Ripple - 15 April 2019, 9:57 pm

    One of the most striking aspects of the oil-rich Gulf states are their large migrant populations: 88 percent of people in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), 75 percent in Qatar and 74 percent in Kuwait are foreign-born. The majority of these immigrants are workers on temporary visas to do jobs that their predominantly wealthy hosts … Continued The post How Blockchain Will Help Banks Tap New Markets in MENA appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 11 April 2019, 10:32 pm

    A lot of people spoke about the pain of cross-border remittances at the recent Ripple Regionals event in Bangkok. One of the day’s final speakers, Paul Arriyavat, Vice President, Disruptive Technology Office, Siam Commercial Bank (SCB), even put a number on it: $68 billion that migrant workers in Southeast Asia send home. Another speaker, Thomas Kiong, Senior … Continued The post Easing the Pain of Growing Cross-Border Remittance Demand in Southeast Asia appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 4 April 2019, 2:12 am

    To continue seeing posts from Ripple’s developers and staff, visit the new Dev Blog location at: http://developers.ripple.com/blog/ The post The Ripple Dev Blog Has Moved appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 3 April 2019, 11:52 pm

    Based in Singapore with customers in 35 countries that pay into 50+ countries, InstaReM is at the forefront of fintech innovation in Southeast Asia. The company’s co-founder and CEO Prajit Nanu chatted with me during a recent visit to Ripple HQ in San Francisco and shared valuable insights into financial inclusion efforts in the region, … Continued The post Talking Payments Innovation in Southeast Asia with InstaReM’s Prajit Nanu appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 2 April 2019, 10:51 pm

    As previously announced, the fixTakerDryOfferRemoval amendment became enabled on the XRP Ledger on 2019-04-02. Action Required If you operate a rippled server, you should upgrade to version 1.2.0 (or higher) immediately. Version 1.2.3 is recommended. For instructions on upgrading rippled on supported platforms, see Install rippled. Impact of Not Upgrading If you operate a rippled … Continued The post fixTakerDryOfferRemoval is Now Available appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 2 April 2019, 10:40 pm

    Ripple has released version 1.2.3 of rippled, the reference implementation of the core XRP Ledger protocol. Version 1.2.3 corrects a technical flaw that could, in rare circumstances, cause the server to dereference a null pointer, which could result in the server process being terminated by the operating system. Action Required If you operate an XRP … Continued The post Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.2.3 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 28 March 2019, 4:15 pm

     Welcome to Episode 11 of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. This month we’re focusing on Ripple strategy around the globe, including our company’s expansion, social impact and the latest event in Southeast Asia. First, we chat with Director of Business … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 11 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 26 March 2019, 10:46 pm

    Southeast Asia has a well-deserved reputation as a cradle of payments innovation today. At a recent Ripple Regional event in Bangkok, Kapronasia’s Zennon Kapron provided a crisp overview of the factors driving this rapid evolution. He pointed to the shift to digital payments, the rise of real-time infrastructure, the emergence of payments-as-a-platform and an impending … Continued The post Southeast Asia’s Perfect Payments Storm appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 23 March 2019, 7:22 pm

    As previously announced, the fix1578 amendment became enabled on the XRP Ledger on 2019-03-23. Action Required If you operate a rippled server, you should upgrade to version 1.2.0 (or higher) immediately. Version 1.2.2 is recommended. For instructions on upgrading rippled on supported platforms, see Install rippled. Impact of Not Upgrading If you operate a rippled … Continued The post fix1578 is Now Available appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 21 March 2019, 6:08 pm

    This edition of On Campus provides us with a fascinating look at how the University of Kansas (KU) blends academia and blockchain in many compelling and sometimes unexpected ways as part of Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). Across multiple conversations with Professor Perry Alexander, we explored the university’s deployment of a XRP Ledger validator, … Continued The post On Campus: University of Kansas Emphasizes Interdisciplinary Blockchain Study for Budding Entrepreneurs appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 20 March 2019, 12:39 am

    The fix1578 amendment to the XRP Ledger, introduced in rippled v1.2.0, has gained support from a majority of trusted validators. Currently, it is expected to become enabled on 2019-03-23. The fixTakerDryOfferRemoval amendment to the XRP Ledger has also gained support from a majority of trusted validators. Currently, it is expected to become enabled on 2019-04-02. … Continued The post The fix1578 and fixTakerDryOfferRemoval Amendments are Expected appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 11 March 2019, 7:09 pm

    Ripple has released version 1.2.2 of rippled, our reference implementation of the core XRP Ledger server. Version 1.2.2 corrects a technical flaw in the fee escalation engine which could cause some fee metrics to be calculated incorrectly. In some circumstances this can potentially cause the server to crash. Action Required If you operate a XRP … Continued The post Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.2.2 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 8 March 2019, 1:19 am

    Today, we’re excited to announce a $1 million grant to Tipping Point to fight poverty in the Bay Area and help individuals and families struggling to meet their basic needs. As a global company, Ripple is committed to creating positive change worldwide. Last year, we launched Ripple for Good to support mission-driven organizations and initiatives … Continued The post Ripple Partners with Tipping Point to Improve Economic Mobility for Bay Area Workers and Families appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 28 February 2019, 10:36 pm

     Welcome to Episode 10 of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. This month’s episode focuses on recent activity in Europe. We’re highlighting the grand opening of the Ripple office in downtown London. Workplace Designer Jared Vallair discusses what went into the … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 10 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 27 February 2019, 5:18 pm

    Made popular in a song from Cabaret, the saying “money makes the world go round” has become a standard refrain for many. But it might also be said that money goes ‘round the world. And every time it does, there are countless life stories wrapped up in those transactions. Hearing these stories reminds us that … Continued The post Faster, Cheaper Remittances from Brazil Power Growth for One Small Business in Portugal appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 26 February 2019, 11:25 pm

    Ripple has released version 1.2.1 of rippled, our reference implementation of the core XRP Ledger server. Version 1.2.1 introduces several fixes including: A change in the information reported via the enhanced crawl functionality introduced in version 1.2.0. A fix for a potential race condition when processing a status message for a peer. A fix for … Continued The post Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.2.1 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 21 February 2019, 7:19 pm

    At the recent Ripple Regionals event in London, three European business leaders highlighted their successful growth in exciting new markets—from Mexico to the Philippines and beyond. Each company has used blockchain and digital assets to overcome the challenges of dealing with exotic currencies and new banking partners, making cross-border payments faster, cheaper and more transparent … Continued The post How European Businesses Are Using Blockchain to Expand Globally appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 21 February 2019, 12:22 am

    Just-in-time production is an increasingly common way of working for manufacturers, retailers and service providers around the world. It involves a business holding on-site the minimum amount of parts, materials and stock needed to create a product or deliver a service, while relying on frequent, small-batch deliveries to ensure it can continue working at all … Continued The post Why Europe Needs Just-in-Time Payments to Boost Innovation appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 15 February 2019, 11:11 pm

    Brazil is a major economic power in Latin America and an important player on the world stage. This edition of On Campus shines a light on Sao Paulo’s Fundação Getúlio Vargas (FGV), one of the country’s leading universities, as it leverages Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) to train a global workforce in Brazil. FGV … Continued The post On Campus: Fundação Getúlio Vargas Is Training Brazil’s Next-Gen Workforce on Blockchain appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 13 February 2019, 11:23 pm

    Ripple is pleased to announce the release of XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.2.0. The XRP Ledger version 1.2.0 release introduces the MultisignReserve Amendment, which reduces the reserve requirement associated with signer lists for Multisign. This release also includes incremental improvements to the code that handles offers in the decentralized exchange (fixTakerDryOfferRemoval and fix1578 Amendments). One … Continued The post Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.2.0 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 8 February 2019, 5:01 pm

    When Eva Kaili first attended a blockchain conference shortly after being elected as a Member of the European Parliament for Greece in 2014, she was treated with suspicion by advocates of the then-nascent technology. “When they heard I was a politician, they didn’t want me there,” she told the crowd gathered at the luxury Andaz … Continued The post What’s on the Regulatory Horizon for Digital Assets in the E.U.? appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 7 February 2019, 2:58 pm

    Ripple has expanded the group of partners within its University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). This global initiative, which launched in June 2018, now supports 29 schools to further accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and digital payments. Since its launch, UBRI has helped foster increasing levels of interest and academic activity … Continued The post University Blockchain Research Initiative Expands Global Footprint with 11 New Partners appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 31 January 2019, 10:33 pm

    Welcome to episode nine of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. Kicking off the new year this month, our show features Chief Technology Officer David Schwartz, Co-Founder and CEO of InstaReM Prajit Nanu and Ripple’s Director of Talent Jim Chauncey-Kelly. First up, Schwartz … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 9 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 24 January 2019, 5:00 pm

    Ripple sold $129.03 million worth of XRP in Q4 2018; $535.56 million for the full year 2018 Ripple Q4 sales accounted for 0.24% percent of global XRP volume Three billion XRP released out of cryptographic escrow, 2.4 billion returned to escrow Average daily XRP volume ($585.7M) was the highest since Q1 2018 XRP is now … Continued The post Q4 2018 XRP Markets Report appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 23 January 2019, 8:12 pm

    Stablecoins are a welcome attempt to bring stability to the digital assets market. Much like a country pegging its volatile currency to a more stable country’s currency in an effort to make its economy more predictable and attractive to investors, digital assets issued by companies like Tether and Haaven are anchoring to the U.S. dollar, … Continued The post Stablecoins: A Lesson in Market Predictions appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 17 January 2019, 8:01 pm

    What does the future hold for fintech innovation overall and blockchain in particular? That question was posed to a panel of visionary leaders assembled from around the globe by Ripple’s SVP of Business & Corporate Development Kahina Van Dyke at Swell 2018 last fall. As we step into 2019, it’s helpful to revisit their thoughts … Continued The post A Global Look at the Future of Blockchain and Fintech Innovation appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 15 January 2019, 11:25 pm

    In the cryptography industry, it is well known that using repeated or insufficiently random “nonces” (also called “k” values) in ECDSA digital signatures carries security risks. A new research paper authored by Joachim Breitner and Nadia Heninger discloses a more serious attack than was previously known on signatures with imperfect nonces. The vulnerability comes from … Continued The post Statement on the “Biased Nonce Sense” Paper appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 8 January 2019, 3:01 pm

    Ripple, provider of leading enterprise blockchain solutions for payments, announced today that 13 new financial institutions have signed up for the company’s payment network, RippleNet. The companies include Euro Exim Bank, SendFriend, JNFX, FTCS, Ahli Bank of Kuwait, Transpaygo, BFC Bahrain, ConnectPay, GMT, WorldCom Finance, Olympia Trust Company, Pontual/USEND and Rendimento. With these additions, there … Continued The post RippleNet Surpasses 200 Customers Worldwide appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 26 December 2018, 3:57 pm

    Welcome to episode eight of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. This month we’re taking a look back at 2018 in a special holiday episode featuring SVP of Customer Success Marcus Treacher and SVP of Product Asheesh Birla. First up, Treacher shares … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 8 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 19 December 2018, 9:13 pm

    As 2018 draws to a close, many are focusing on the challenges that lie ahead. The digital asset markets are down, and we’ve seen the industry contract as a result. But, the outlook may not be so bleak. This year has brought with it progress on a number of fronts—a convergence of factors—that we believe … Continued The post 2018: The Year of Breakthroughs in Blockchain appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 18 December 2018, 7:02 pm

    Stay tuned for the live stream of CEO Brad Garlinghouse in conversation with SVP of Marketing Monica Long today, Tuesday, December 18, at 2:30pm (PT). The post Ask Me Anything with Brad Garlinghouse and Monica Long appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 17 December 2018, 8:01 pm

    Ripple is an international business by definition. We use blockchain technology and digital assets to remove friction from global payments. From the very beginning, we’ve worked within the existing international banking system, as opposed to around it, engaging with regulators worldwide to ensure success for our customers. While we’ve seen exciting regulatory progress over the … Continued The post Building Trust and Regulatory Clarity in Blockchain and Digital Assets appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 12 December 2018, 12:08 am

    XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.1.2 is now available. The XRP Ledger version 1.1.2 release includes a fix for a technical issue in the consensus “preferred ledger by branch” code, which could cause a validator to fail to settle on a single preferred branch of unconfirmed ledger history. While this is not entirely unexpected and the … Continued The post Introducing XRP Ledger (rippled) version 1.1.2 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 11 December 2018, 3:15 am

    This month Coinone Transfer, a payments business and a subsidiary of Coinone, introduced South Korea’s first blockchain-powered remittance mobile app and web service called Cross — offering faster, lower cost payments to Thailand and the Philippines. Unlike other remittance options in South Korea, Cross does not rely on traditional banking rails. Rather, it provides a … Continued The post Coinone Transfer Offers South Korea’s First Blockchain-Powered Remittance Service appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 4 December 2018, 5:00 pm

    We sat down with Kevin Werbach, author and Professor of Legal Studies and Business Ethics at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, to discuss his teaching, research and new book, The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust. Werbach’s latest work, both on campus and in the book, explores how the blockchain, which … Continued The post Author Kevin Werbach Previews New Book: The Blockchain and the New Architecture of Trust appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 30 November 2018, 5:12 pm

    Welcome to episode seven of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. In this episode, we’re taking the show out of the building with a visit to OMNI’s headquarters to talk to the company’s Founder and CEO Thomas McLeod. McLeod gives us the … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 7 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 28 November 2018, 6:35 pm

    On Campus is a new Ripple Insights series that highlights the institutions, people and research that make up Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), launched earlier this year to promote greater understanding of blockchain, crypto and digital payments through deeper engagement with academia. Institutions like McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas at … Continued The post On Campus: Professor Cesare Fracassi on University of Texas Austin’s Expanding Blockchain Initiative appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 21 November 2018, 5:00 pm

    Former eBay Chief Product Officer R. J. Pittman and Fortune Senior Writer and The Ledger Editor Robert Hackett took the stage at Swell in a session entitled The Future of Commerce. As part of that conversation, Pittman dissected some of eBay’s early learnings in tackling cross-border payments and how those might inform strategies for blockchain … Continued The post Swell 2018: How Blockchain Can Learn from eBay, the Original Digital Cross Border Payments Company appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 15 November 2018, 8:33 pm

    How does a 111-year old bank go about reinventing itself? According to Siam Commercial Bank SEVP, Chief Technology Officer & Head of Operations Colin Dinn, it’s about finding the right partner to help aggressively solve problems with an eye towards the future. Dinn took the stage at Swell to unpack how Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) … Continued The post Swell 2018: Siam Commercial Bank Seeks a Payments Vendor, Finds a Business Partner in Ripple appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 15 November 2018, 1:08 am

    CIMB Group (CIMB or the Group), ASEAN’s fifth largest bank, and Ripple have entered into a strategic collaboration to enable instant cross-border payments across CIMB’s markets. On the back of this partnership, CIMB will join RippleNet and connect with other Ripple customers — more than a hundred financial institutions worldwide — a move that will … Continued The post CIMB Group Joins RippleNet to Power Instant Payments Across ASEAN appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 13 November 2018, 1:04 am

    CEO Brad Garlinghouse sat down with IMF’s Deputy General Counsel Ross Leckow for a fireside chat on Monday afternoon at the Singapore Fintech Festival. They engaged in a far-reaching dialogue on the opportunities blockchain and digital asset technology presents for financial institutions in ASEAN, given the the region’s unique regulatory frameworks. Both affirmed that this … Continued The post Blockchain and Digital Asset Use in ASEAN: CEO Brad Garlinghouse in Convo with IMF’s Ross Leckow at Singapore Fintech Festival appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 7 November 2018, 6:14 pm

    The adoption of digital assets by mainstream financial services was a critical topic at Swell 2018. The first ever Blockchain in Payments Report, released during the event, found that  banks and payment providers around the world are not only interested in using digital assets, they also understand the value of using them for the purposes … Continued The post The 800 Pound Gorilla: Digital Asset Adoption appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 5 November 2018, 4:58 pm

    As discussed in the first of this three-part series, progressive regulation has helped the digital asset market thrive in countries like Japan. This is despite setbacks, such as the Mt Gox hack, that had many people calling for an outright ban. Like Japan, Thailand’s Central Bank, the Bank of Thailand (BOT), was reacting to market … Continued The post The Case for Digital Asset Regulation Part 2: Two Regulatory Approaches Driving Innovation in Thailand and Abu Dhabi appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 31 October 2018, 10:28 pm

    As rippled servers operate, they continually witness data appended onto an ever-growing blockchain. This data becomes the history that the network agrees upon and that constitutes everything about the XRP Ledger. As with most blockchains, it is imperative that XRP Ledger historical data remain readily available to participating servers. Therefore, every rippled server shares the … Continued The post Introducing History Sharding appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 30 October 2018, 4:00 pm

    If you’ve ever had to send money abroad, then you know the process is frustrating. It’s expensive, slow and you often don’t know when, or even if, your money arrived. The cross-border payments infrastructure is antiquated and broken. It’s a system that was built when disco still topped the charts, and its functionality sits in … Continued The post Faster Cross-Border Payments Shouldn’t Require a Boarding Pass appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 29 October 2018, 6:59 pm

    Welcome to the sixth episode of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about our customers, technology, products and culture. We’re getting deep into Ripple tech this month. First we talk to SVP of Product Asheesh Birla about RippleNet’s three different products and how they work together. Birla breaks down the … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 6 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 25 October 2018, 4:00 pm

    By Cory Johnson & Miguel Vias Ripple sells $163 million in XRP amidst rising volatility and volume in Q3 2018 Ripple sales accounted for 0.43 percent of global XRP volume Three billion XRP released out of cryptographic escrow, 2.6 billion XRP returned to escrow Wall Street firms take early steps towards providing institutional custody of … Continued The post Q3 2018 XRP Markets Report appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 25 October 2018, 12:59 am

    In a keynote capping off Money20/20 USA 2018, Ripple Executive Chairman and Co-Founder Chris Larsen sat down for a fireside chat with Arjan Schütte, the Founder and Managing Partner of Core Innovation Capital. Larsen reflected on his experience as both an entrepreneur and a business leader as he offered perspectives on a variety of topics, … Continued The post Chris Larsen Reflects on Disruption, Regulation and the Internet of Value at Money20/20 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 23 October 2018, 10:32 pm

    The Data API, which provides data to XRP Charts and third-party tools, is scheduled to update to version 2.4.0 in approximately two weeks, on 2018-11-07. This version improves the way the Data API imports and summarizes data on XRP Ledger validators. Improvements The Data API v2.4.0 changes provide the following benefits: Adds real-time tracking of … Continued The post Updates Coming to Data API appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 23 October 2018, 8:38 pm

    Ripple has released rippled version 1.1.1, which improves handling of validator list sites. These changes improve retrieval of Ripple’s recommended UNL for servers in restrictive network environments, and prevent incorrect behavior in cases where a server is unable to fetch a validator list update before the previous list expires. Action Required If you operate a … Continued The post rippled Version 1.1.1 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

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