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Ripple CEO Aims to Make New Investments to Press Advantage

Ripple intends to create new investments and acquisitions, with some deals purportedly underway, the company CEO said.

Abra Prohibits Americans from Holding EOS and 4 Additional Altcoins

California-based crypto wallet service Abra will limit a few services for American clients beginning August. 

Binance’s US Crypto Exchange Hires Former Ripple Exec as CEO

BAM Trading Services, the operator of the forthcoming U.S. cryptocurrency exchange of Binance, has tapped an ex-Ripple professional as its new CEO.

Imgur Secures $20M from Micropayments Startup Coil

Widely-known image hosting site Imgur announced it has secured $20 million in venture equity from Coil, a micropayments tool for content creators.

Litecoin Foundation Gives Crypto Debit Card Another Go

The new debit card will be usable at card terminals around the world.

European Payment App 2gether Adds Dash to List of Supported Tokens

European payment app 2gether is adding dash to its roster of supported tokens.

Ripple and MoneyGram Sign Share Buy, xRapid Deal

The deal will see Ripple spending $30 million to buy MoneyGram shares at $4.10 apiece⁠—almost three times the latter's stock is currently worth.

Ripple Opens New Office in Brazil

Ripple has found a new home in Brazil.

SBI to Introduce In-Store Payments Using Money Tap App

The initiative intends to gauge customer experiences with the app before a full launch.

Boerse Stuttgart Launches Exchange-Traded Notes for XRP, Litecoin

Boerse Stuttgart has introduced trading for exchange-traded notes (ETNs) based on two cryptocurrencies—XRP and litecoin (LTC).

Agoric Raises $4M in Funding Backed by Ripple’s Xpring, Outlier Ventures

The startup aims to increase the size of its team with the new funding.

SBI President Joins Ripple’s Board of Directors

The current president, representative director, and CEO of Japanese financial tycoon SBI Holdings has joined blockchain payments startup Ripple’s board of directors.

Content Creators Earn XRP on New Blogging Platform, Now in Open Beta

Dollar, more cash-out options in the works for Coil.com.

Recent Dash Theft Risks Cryptocurrency’s Reputation

The newest Dash theft incident places cryptocurrency’s reputation on the line.

Ripple Reports 31% Increase in XRP Sales in Q1

The company said that it sold a total of $169.42 million in XRP in the first quarter of 2019.
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