Ripple update: Crypto Superbowl: Consensus Versus Proof-of-Work
It’s a Superbowl-themed blog! Read about the match-up between Bitcoin and XRP, along with all the news impacting XRP.
𝐆𝐞𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐥 𝐂𝐫𝐲𝐩𝐭𝐨 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬: The unexpected death of QuadrigaCX’s founder results in exchange liquidity problems; The UK’s FCA issues enforcement guidelines; and the Bank for International Settlements issues a paper detailing profound security risks with proof-of-work networks, specifically analyzing Bitcoin.
𝐑𝐢𝐩𝐩𝐥𝐞 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬: The CEO of SWIFT and Ripple debate onstage at the Paris Fintech Forum; SWIFT announces a new proof-of-concept allowing R3 to initiate SWIFT GPI transactions; Ripple hires a new General Counsel; Saudi British Bank (SABB) is discovered to be a RippleNet member; a new Ripple Drop episode is released by Ripple; and the Xpring Initiative publicizes a new development position for Interledger
𝐗𝐑𝐏 𝐍𝐞𝐰𝐬: New XRP code amendments are announced; Three exchanges add XRP trading; Coingate, a crypto payment processor, adds XRP as a checkout option; CredEarn indicates that their largest asset class for deposits is XRP; A new swag shop offers a new physical XRP coin for collectors; and a new video game plans to use the XRP Ledger for their online economy.
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About Ripple (XRP)
Ripple connects banks, payment providers and digital asset exchanges via RippleNet to provide one frictionless experience to send money globally. Banks and payment providers can use the digital asset XRP to further reduce their costs and access new markets. XRP is the fastest and most scalable digital asset today.
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