Ripple Could Launch xRapid Solution ‘In the Next Month or So,’ Says Exec

[ad_1] Ripple could launch a commercial version of its payment platform xRapid "in the next month or so," CNBC reported September 17. Head of regulatory relations for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at Ripple Sagar Sarbhai told CNBC that Ripple has been making strides toward the launch of its product xRapid.The xRapid product is a real-time settlement platform designed to speed up international payments. Built for commercial use and backed

Major Content Delivery Network Introduces Decentralized Content Gateway

[ad_1] Major U.S.-based content delivery network (CDN) CloudFlare has introduced a new decentralized content gateway via its InterPlanetary File System (IPFS), the firm announced in a blog post September 17.The announcement was made during Cloudflare Crypto Week, a week devoted to the adoption of new cryptography-powered technologies. Cloudflare’s IPFS Gateway is the first product to be released as a part of Cloudfare’s Distributed Web Gateway project that plans to “encompass

Crypto Markets Drop Sharply, Ethereum Loses Week’s Earlier Gains

[ad_1] Crypto markets have seen a sharp decline today, September 18, with Bitcoin (BTC) down $200 and market cap dropping as low as $192 billion within a few hours. As of press time, 93 out of 100 top cryptocurrencies by market capitalization are in the red, while losses among the top 20 coins reach over 10 percent, according to CoinMarketCap.Market visualization from Coin360Bitcoin (BTC) is down around 3.5 percent over

American National Standards Institute to Address Blockchain at Upcoming Forum

[ad_1] The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) will discuss blockchain and artificial intelligence (AI) issues at its next Legal Issues and Joint Member Forum, according to an announcement published September 17.The ANSI is a U.S.-based private non-profit establishment that is comprised of over 125,000 companies, with international organizations, academic and governmental bodies, and corporations among its members. The institute does not develop standards, but administers and coordinates the U.S. voluntary

Spanish Autonomous Community of Aragon to Become First in Country to Apply Blockchain

[ad_1] The autonomous community of Aragon in northeastern Spain will be the first in the country to apply blockchain technology in its public administration, local news agency Europa Press reports Monday, September 17.Aragon is one of Spain’s 17 autonomous communities, which were created with the goal of guaranteeing a qualified amount of autonomy for different nationalities and regions in the country.Fernando Gimeno, the counsellor of Finance and Public administration in

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Stellar, Litecoin, Cardano, Monero, IOTA: Price Analysis, September 17

[ad_1] The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision.The market data is provided by the HitBTC exchange.Mt.Gox, the bankrupt Bitcoin exchange that collapsed in 2014, is soon expected to distribute $1 billion worth of cryptocurrencies to thousands of its creditors.

Cryptocurrency Stands to Win Big in the Football Sector

[ad_1] As advocates of blockchain put forward theses for revolutionizing a plethora of industries around the world, European football — one of the most ubiquitous industries — is not an exception.French soccer club Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) revealed in a Sept. 11 press release shared with Cointelegraph that it is partnering with blockchain platform The main outcome of the partnership is to launch a Fan Token Offering (FTO) that will

Cryptocurrencies Are ‘Perfect,’ But Often Used for Illicit Activities

[ad_1] Cryptocurrencies are "perfect", but are often used for bad purposes, executive chairman of multinational Spanish banking group Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA) Francisco Gonzalez Rodriguez stated in an interview with CNBC Friday, September 14.Gonzalez has claimed that the world is going through "an incredible digital revolution" which will eventually lead to a new world order. However, the BBVA executive has also stressed that there are "ripple effects" that must
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Bitcoin Wallet with 720 million USD awakens from slumber

[ad_1] It seems that the Bitcoin “whales” are awakening from their slumber. Again, a millionaire wallet emerges whose owner is unclear. The puzzle continues. Bitcoin “Whales” – The anonymous wallets with millions of dollars Currently, the hobby detectives of the crypto-sphere are fed with regular riddles. At the beginning of the month, an initial anonymous wallet was already appearing, from which large transactions were made, Base58 reported. In total, Wallet

Blockchain Will Be ‘Meaningless’ Unless It Helps Build Greener Future

[ad_1] Jack Ma, the founder of Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba, has said that blockchain and other advanced technologies still need to prove they can help evolve society in a “greener and more inclusive” direction. His remarks came as part of a keynote delivered at the World Artificial Intelligence Conference in China September 17, as local outlet cnBeta reports.While Ma’s keynote focused on the challenges and common (mis)perceptions surrounding the advent