Payment’s solution company Ripple revealed the launch of a new corridor between Japan and the Philippines. This is the company’s first On-Demand Liquidity (ODL), a payment solution leveraging token XRP, in Japan. The corridor has been launched in collaboration with SBI Remit, one of the country’s most prominent money transfer provided, according to Ripple, and
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This weekly roundup of news from Mainland China, Taiwan, and Hong Kong attempts to curate the industry’s most important news, including influential projects, changes in the regulatory landscape, and enterprise blockchain integrations.   It was a tumultuous week in China outside the financial world with severe flooding hitting Zhengzhou and typhoon In-Fa lashing into cities around
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Santiago Nieto Castillo, leader of the UIF, the Mexican financial regulator, has issued an alert that 12 cryptocurrency exchanges are operating illegally in the country. The regulator is now producing the necessary data for Mexican authorities to act against these exchanges. The institution receives information from 23 registered cryptocurrency exchanges reporting users’ transactions. Mexican Regulator
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The International Monetary Fund, or IMF, plans to “step up” its monitoring of digital currencies, according to a report by Reuters. This intent, as published in an IMF paper Thursday, details how the fund plans to “manage this far-reaching and complex transition” toward a digitized economy. “Rapid technological innovation is ushering in a new era of public and
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Ripple publishes the quarterly XRP Markets Report to voluntarily provide transparency and regular updates on the company’s views on the state of crypto generally including the XRP market, such as quarterly sales updates, relevant XRP-related announcements and commentary on previous quarter market developments.  As an XRP holder, Ripple believes proactive communication and transparency are part
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Robinhood, the fee-free cryptocurrency, stock, and options exchange, raised almost $2 billion in its initial public offering, reaching a valuation of $32 billion. While the company is more valuable than Nasdaq itself, the IPO failed to give the company an expected valuation of $35 billion. Robinhood trading will open today, with its shares trading under
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Bitcoin (BTC) rose above $40,000 on Thursday, a day after the Federal Reserve hinted that it was getting nearer to unwind its asset purchasing program that has boosted the United States’ economic recovery.  The benchmark cryptocurrency approached $41,000 in the previous session, ahead of the critical Fed update. Nonetheless, it started losing upside momentum after
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Cryptocurrency adoption has seen an accelerated growth this year, with the global crypto population doubling since January, according to a new report. Major digital asset company Crypto.com released its latest study on measuring global cryptocurrency users on Thursday, discovering that the number of crypto users worldwide has more than doubled from 100 million in January
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Hass McCook is a respected Sydney-based civil engineer who has worked on some of the most spectacular buildings in the world, from Munich’s Allianz Arena to Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands. He also considers Bitcoin to be his religion. Better known on Twitter as Friar Hass, the 35-year-old had a religious epiphany about Bitcoin in 2017.
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Tesla CEO Elon Musk has hinted how many bitcoins Tesla owns after revealing that the fair market value of its bitcoin holdings was $1.47 billion as of June 30. Tesla Holding About 42K Bitcoins Tesla’s technoking, Elon Musk, has commented on how many bitcoins his electric car company owns in response to a rough calculation
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