Official Ripple News

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  • Ripple - 9 October 2019, 7:02 am

    Collaboration will enable financial institutions using Finastra’s solutions to make fast and reliable cross-border payments. LONDON, October 9, 2019 – Ripple and Finastra have teamed up to offer Ripple’s blockchain technology through Finastra’s payments solutions to support fast cross-border payments. As part of the collaboration, Finastra’s customers will be able to connect and transact with … Continued The post Ripple to Bring Blockchain Technology to Finastra’s Banking Customers appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 4 October 2019, 9:29 pm

    Berkeley, CA  – Today is day two of UBRI Connect, the first-ever annual convening of the University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), a global network of leading universities at the forefront of research and innovation in blockchain, cryptocurrency and fintech. Now in its second year, UBRI is hitting its stride as a major contributor to the … Continued The post Academia, Take the Wheel: UBRI Enters Its Sophomore Year in High Gear appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 2 October 2019, 1:00 pm

    At Ripple, we’re enabling the world to move value like information moves today. It’s this vision, known as the Internet of Value (IoV), that drives everything we do: from building our global payments network, RippleNet, to establishing initiatives like Xpring—which is helping scale innovative blockchain projects through partnership and investment.  Today, we are thrilled to … Continued The post Announcing the Next Chapter of Xpring, Ripple’s Developer Platform appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 30 September 2019, 9:14 pm

    Have you ever been part of a team that you genuinely wanted to hang out with outside of work? This is a rare experience at most companies, but at Ripple you are surrounded by friends and family.  As a member of the product and engineering team, this is just one aspect that makes our team … Continued The post What Defines Ripple’s Engineering Culture appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 30 September 2019, 8:00 am

    Ripple, the leader in enterprise blockchain solutions for cross-border payments, today launched operations in Iceland to further expand its presence in Europe. In addition, the company welcomes a new team of engineers with its acqui-hire of Icelandic crypto trading firm Algrim. Ripple is on an acquisition streak—last week, the company announced its acquisition of Logos, … Continued The post Ripple Continues Acquisition Streak, Expands European Operations to Iceland appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 26 September 2019, 6:33 pm

    From Beijing to Barcelona to Buenos Aires, it’s possible to step onto a court and play a game of pickup basketball without ever having met the players before or even being able to speak their language. This is possible because the key definitions and core rules of the game are clear and consistent.  There will … Continued The post U.K. Financial Conduct Authority Provides a Role Model for Digital Asset Regulation appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 25 September 2019, 9:00 pm

    At a time of extreme competition in the banking sector and a growing threat by fintech startups, DBS Group CEO Piyush Gupta helped usher in a period of digital innovation—bringing the financial institution to the forefront of global banking leadership. Gupta will take the stage at Swell 2019 to share insights from this experience and … Continued The post DBS Group CEO Piyush Gupta to Discuss the Future of Digital Banking at Swell 2019 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 25 September 2019, 6:06 pm

    To have lasting global impact, blockchain technology requires a transparent and informed collaboration between innovators, business leaders and policymakers. Can a university serve as a trusted intermediary between all three parties?  In this edition of On Campus, Professor Reena Aggarwal shares how Georgetown University is strategically using Ripple’s UBRI grant to educate future stakeholders while … Continued The post On Campus: Georgetown University Leverages Its Trusted Role in the Nation’s Capital to Help Inform and Shape Blockchain Policy Worldwide appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 24 September 2019, 8:50 pm

    As blockchain and digital asset technologies mature, we are seeing tangible use cases emerge. Entrepreneurs and businesses are solving real problems across numerous industries—payments, capital markets, gaming, media and more.  Yet, the ongoing debates regarding the proper paths for decentralized digital assets and blockchain technologies cripple the speed of innovation. Amid these debates, we’ve lost … Continued The post The XRP Ledger: Fostering Industry Performance and Innovation appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 12 September 2019, 8:55 pm

    The U.S.-China trade and technology war dominates today’s headlines. The struggle for economic supremacy has resulted in high tariffs and broken technology supply chains, impacting both global businesses and consumers. What can we expect as tensions increase? How will these changing geopolitics continue to impact global business, technology innovation and more?  At Swell 2019 Ambassador … Continued The post Ambassador Chan Heng Chee to Highlight U.S.-China Politics and Geoeconomics at Swell 2019 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 6 September 2019, 9:18 pm

    Remitters want reliability, speed, convenience and lower cost—yet these key elements are at odds in today’s global payments. This is due in part to the current challenges moving money between currencies and the institutions that are licensed to handle these transactions. In a world where information moves instantly to all corners of the globe, it … Continued The post No More Trade-Offs: Realize Instant, Low-Cost Payments With On-Demand Liquidity appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 5 September 2019, 6:00 pm

    On this episode of The Ripple Drop, we speak with Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen about the need for clear regulations around blockchain and digital assets—technologies that power the Internet of Value (IoV). We also hear from Michelle Bond, Ripple’s Global Head of Government Relations, about current global policies for these emerging technologies and regions that … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 15 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 4 September 2019, 8:30 pm

    Our previous Ripple Insights article, highlights that remitters care most about reliability, speed, convenience and cost—key elements that are inherently at odds when it comes to providing cross-border payments. Particularly, we explain that speed and cost are most at odds and that no company has been able to solve for both elements at scale. In … Continued The post Speed and Cost of Payments Don’t Need to Be at Odds appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 29 August 2019, 6:00 pm

    Good, Cheap, Fast In the retail and service industries, customers face inherent trade-offs: good, cheap, fast. It is commonly thought that a company, product or service can achieve two of the three, but it is nearly impossible to find an offering that incorporates all. McDonald’s is fast and cheap, but far from a Michelin star … Continued The post Why We Settle: Global Payments Should Be Fast and Cheap appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 21 August 2019, 6:00 am

    As an exclusively online service, Xendpay is able to provide its customers with some of the most competitive rates on cross-border money transfers. The London-based company even gives customers the option to waive fees with its Pay What You Want service. To extend this extraordinary initiative even further and help millions of people get more … Continued The post Ripple Supports Xendpay in Opening New Remittance Markets to Stay Ahead of the Competition appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 19 August 2019, 10:16 pm

    Today, we are thrilled to announce Dr. Raghuram Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and Distinguished Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago, and Kamal Quadir, CEO of bKash as our 2019 Swell keynote speakers. The invite-only conference—hosted in Singapore, Nov. 7-8—brings together the world’s most trusted voices across financial services, … Continued The post A New Reality Unfolds: Announcing Swell 2019 Keynote Speakers appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 15 August 2019, 7:03 pm

    Welcome to Episode 14 of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about Ripple’s customers, technology, products and culture. This episode of Ripple Drop features Xpring, that just celebrated its first anniversary. We talk with two companies under Xpring’s umbrella, Coil and Raised in Space Enterprises, about how they are building … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 14 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 8 August 2019, 8:00 pm

    A conversation with Michelle Bond, Ripple’s Global Head of Government Relations  The entrance of Facebook’s Libra whitepaper has caught the world’s attention. While many look to the U.S. to help define a framework for digital assets and blockchain regulation, the question remains: Will policymakers strike the right balance between fostering innovation and protecting consumers? What … Continued The post Digital Currency Regulation Around the World appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 29 July 2019, 11:15 pm

    Today, Ripple is announcing the University Blockchain Research Initiative  (UBRI) has expanded its global presence to Japan, bringing on new partners including Kyoto University and the University of Tokyo. This global initiative now supports 33 university partners to further accelerate academic research, technical development and innovation in blockchain, crypto assets and digital payments. Ripple has … Continued The post Ripple Expands UBRI Program To Japan, Supports 33 University Partners Across 14 Countries appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 29 July 2019, 6:51 pm

    Dear Congress, Please do not paint us with a broad brush. Many in the blockchain and digital currency industry are responsible actors. We are responsible to U.S. and international law. We are responsible to serving the greater good. We don’t take for granted the vital role of central banks in issuing currencies and setting monetary … Continued The post Our Open Letter to Congress appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 24 July 2019, 3:59 pm

    Ripple publishes the quarterly XRP Markets Report to provide regular updates on the state of the market, including quarterly programmatic and institutional strategy and sales, relevant XRP-related announcements such as Xpring and RippleNet partnerships, and commentary on previous quarter market developments. As an owner of XRP, Ripple believes in proactive transparency and in being a … Continued The post Q2 2019 XRP Markets Report appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 21 June 2019, 2:43 am

    Pay Forward: "Sarinya" from Ripple Video on Vimeo. Pay Forward is a new video series from Ripple that highlights the stories of people around the world directly impacted by cross-border payments. Eight of the top ten countries using mobile payments can be found in Asia. According to a recent survey conducted by PwC, a staggering … Continued The post Finally…A Better Payment Experience: Sarinya’s Story appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 17 June 2019, 8:30 pm

    Ripple has agreed to enter into a strategic partnership with MoneyGram (NASDAQ: MGI), one of the world’s largest money transfer companies. Through this partnership, which will have an initial term of two years, Ripple would become MoneyGram’s key partner for cross-border payment and foreign exchange settlement using digital assets. In conjunction with the partnership, Ripple … Continued The post Ripple Announces Strategic Partnership with Money Transfer Giant, MoneyGram appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 16 June 2019, 3:56 pm

    Pay Forward: "Joyce" from Ripple Video on Vimeo. Pay Forward is a new video series from Ripple that highlights the stories of people around the world directly impacted by cross-border payments. According to the Philippine government, over 2.3 million Filipinos left the country to work overseas in 2018. But for many, their family and friends … Continued The post Global Payments Shouldn’t Be Stressful: Joyce’s Story appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 13 June 2019, 9:17 pm

    The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) continues to make its case as one of the world’s most exciting testing grounds for blockchain, cross border payments, and digital assets. Ripple has been part of much of this pioneering work with partners like SBI Remit, CIMB Group, Siam Commercial Bank, Mitsubishi Corporation and Standard Chartered, the … Continued The post Remittance Innovation in ASEAN Is Changing Lives for Workers Living Abroad appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 11 June 2019, 12:32 pm

    Ripple’s enterprise blockchain solutions enable a better user experience with more agility, transparency and lower cost for cross-border payments. Ripple, the global leader in enterprise blockchain solutions for cross-border payments, launches operations in Brazil to expand its footprint in South America. In addition, Ripple is also bringing on seasoned fintech entrepreneur and executive Luiz Antonio … Continued The post Ripple Officially Launches Operations in Brazil appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 7 June 2019, 8:30 pm

     Welcome to Episode 13 of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about Ripple’s customers, technology, products and culture. In this month’s episode, we’re back at Ripple’s San Francisco headquarters to dive deep into RippleNet and on-demand liquidity. For our first interview, Senior Market Intelligence Manager Pegah Soltani gives a … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 13 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 5 June 2019, 10:38 pm

    In Monday’s Money20/20 Europe panel entitled, “How Do You Benchmark Innovation in 2019,” moderator Kristian Luoma, Head of OP Lab at OP Financial Group, kicked off the discussion with an open-ended question: What does innovation mean to you? Ripple Senior Director of Product Ginger Baker answered quickly, “Innovation is about delivering the future.” She continued, … Continued The post Delivering on the Future: Ginger Baker and the Internet of Value Take Center Stage at Money20/20 Europe appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 3 June 2019, 7:02 pm

    In recent months, several third-party sources have called into question reported volume in digital asset markets. The recent SEC report from Bitwise is perhaps the most widely cited, but several others, including the Blockchain Transparency Institute and Data Accountability & Transparency Alliance (DATA), have also issued reports suggesting exaggerated numbers and overall inaccuracy in the … Continued The post Raising the Bar: Reporting on Volume and Sales of XRP appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 2 June 2019, 7:00 am

    The power of blockchain to reduce friction and enhance trust between two parties on either side of a business transaction is already having a major commercial impact. Digital assets lesson the need for expensive counterparties in these transactions; instead, they can trust a digital asset to move money before it reaches its destination. The faster … Continued The post Interoperability Is the Key to Unlocking the Network of Networks appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 31 May 2019, 6:51 am

    At a recent Ripple Regional customer event for Middle East and North Africa (MENA), two separate speakers highlighted the ability of fintech innovation to deliver social impact for historically underserved populations. Not only do these insights underscore the need for new digital banking and cross-border payment tools in the regions, but also provided better understanding … Continued The post Banking the Unbanked: FinTech Is Improving Life for Billions of People appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 29 May 2019, 5:41 pm

     The global regulatory climate for blockchain and digital assets has exhibited great variability and volatility over the prior decade. But at a recent Ripple Regional customer event for Middle East and North Africa (MENA), panel participants explored a new thought leadership-driven regulatory approach from Abu Dhabi Global Markets (ADGM)— an approach that represents more … Continued The post An Update on the Regulatory Climate in the UAE appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 24 May 2019, 5:58 pm

    Since 2004, MoneyNetInt has provided a wide range of financial services for clients across the world. One of the company’s main offerings is low-cost cross-border payments, which is crucial for companies operating in a global market. MoneyNetint joined RippleNet to make its global payments platform even more efficient and secure by deploying the latest blockchain … Continued The post Adding Value to Cross-Border Payments Is Why MoneyNetInt Runs on Ripple appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 20 May 2019, 11:24 pm

     India received the most remittance volume in the world in 2018 at $79 billion, making it a critical and highly desirable corridor for many financial service providers in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region. At a recent Ripple Regional customer event for MENA, Ripple’s Navin Gupta led a discussion exploring the origin, … Continued The post Launching a New Remittance Corridor from Saudi Arabia to India appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 17 May 2019, 12:27 am

    In this edition of On Campus, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Bombay Professor R.K. Shyamasundar says the study of blockchain will help nurture a coming generation of entrepreneurs comfortable with building applications at scale and across industries. As part of our discussion on IIT Bombay and its participation in Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI), … Continued The post On Campus: IIT Bombay Helps Build Blockchain Applications with Transparency, Provenance and Integrity appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 14 May 2019, 4:25 pm

    Despite all the hype, most people still think of blockchain in terms of its potential. We’re told that blockchain-enabled peer-to-peer payments and smart contracts could mean the end of banks and lawyers. Yet with so few successful projects in production today, such claims won’t become a reality anytime soon. To truly understand the transformative power … Continued The post A Network of Networks Will Unleash the True Value of Blockchain appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 6 May 2019, 8:05 pm

     Welcome to Episode 12 of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about Ripple’s customers, technology, products, and culture. In this month’s episode, we’re on the ground at Ripple Regionals: MENA in Dubai. First up, Senior Associate Amy Hirth discusses takeaways from the recent Ripple Regionals customer event in Dubai. … Continued The post The Ripple Drop – Episode 12 appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 1 May 2019, 11:16 pm

    Ria Money Transfer, a subsidiary of Euronet Worldwide, has joined RippleNet to enable instant, blockchain-powered global payments. With customers in over 155 countries, more than 377,000 locations worldwide, and $40 billion in money transfer volume per year, Ria is one of the largest payment service providers in the world. By joining RippleNet’s network of 200+ … Continued The post Ripple Partners with Ria Money Transfer to Power Instant Global Payments appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 26 April 2019, 12:00 am

    The Representative Director, President and CEO of SBI Holdings, Inc. Yoshitaka Kitao will be joining Ripple’s Board of Directors. Having served as the head of dozens of companies throughout his career, Mr. Kitao brings to the board extensive leadership experience and knowledge of global financial markets. “Blockchain and digital assets are changing the way we … Continued The post Ripple Welcomes Yoshitaka Kitao to Its Board of Directors appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 24 April 2019, 4:00 pm

    Ripple sold $169.42 million of XRP in Q1 2019 Ripple’s Q1 sales accounted for 0.32 percent of global XRP volume Three billion XRP were released out of cryptographic escrow, 2.30 billion returned to escrow XRP is now listed on approximately 120 exchanges worldwide   Sales Summary (dollars in millions) Q4 2018 Q1 2019 Institutional direct … Continued The post Q1 2019 XRP Markets Report appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • Ripple - 23 April 2019, 7:39 pm

     When the Bank of Thailand (BoT) banned the country’s banks from offering services to cryptocurrency exchanges in early 2018, many people were surprised that this tech-literate and forward-thinking country was taking such an extreme approach. But as Archari Suppiroj, Director of the FinTech Department at the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), told the … Continued The post Digital Assets in Thailand: Restriction to Regulation in Just Three Months appeared first on Ripple.Read More

  • 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

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