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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.

Japanese Bank Pulls Out Project with SBI Ripple’s “Money Tap” App

Resona, one of the three Japanese banks collaborating with SBI Holdings and Ripple on their cash transfer app Money Tap, is abandoning the project.

Dash Sets Its Footprints Across Latin America and Australia

Since the launch of Dash back in 2015, the privacy-centric digital currency has been making inroads across the globe, particularly in Latin America and Australia.  

Litecoin Products Make Headway in European Market

In the last couple of weeks, Litecoin has been gaining massive traction, as the 6th largest cryptocurrency recently broke its $80 mark, hitting $87 and $100 over the last two days, and has since become the first altcoin to break above major resistance.    

Grayscale Adjusts Crypto Holdings After Recent Market Surge

Grayscale has reduced its XRP and Ethereum holdings in favor of Litecoin, Bitcoin, and Bitcoin Cash.

Dash Gains Massive Traction Among Venezuelan Merchants

Despite the prevailing socioeconomic and political crisis that has plagued Venezuela for years, multiple merchants using digital currency have been increasingly pivoting to the Latin American country, as more people now begin considering other alternatives to bolívar.

Ripple Joins EU’s Global Blockchain Association as Founding Member

The European Union’s International Association of Trusted Blockchain Applications (INATBA) has officially launched on April 3, with Ripple as one of the organization’s founding member.
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