XRP: A Preferred Base Currency for Arbitrage Trading

Digital assets are often referred to as safe haven assets—assets that market participants turn to during turmoil in financial markets. Today, this label is being tested as COVID-19 impacts global financial markets. Amidst the sudden market collapse on March 12, 2020—what many are calling “Black Thursday”—daily transaction fees skyrocketed to five times the normal amount … Continued

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Tapping the Power of RippleNet Cloud

The world is being pushed toward a new paradigm where simple, everyday tasks and functions, often taken for granted, are becoming increasingly cumbersome. This is partly due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic and its role in forcing essential operations into the realm of digital. But this is a paradigm we’re already familiar with. It’s … Continued

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Block Stars: Biometric Authentication Will Help You Forget Your Passwords

In the latest episode of Block Stars, Ripple CTO David Schwartz talks to the founders of Keyless, a deep-tech cybersecurity company whose innovative solutions in authentication and digital identity could have a big impact on the cryptocurrency experience. Most people and businesses say they care about security and privacy. But these issues are often sacrificed … Continued

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Block Stars: How Sustainable Blockchains Will Boost Adoption

Block Stars is a new podcast series from Ripple that shines a spotlight on blockchain’s most innovative and impactful thinkers. In each episode, a special guest joins Ripple CTO David Schwartz to explore a different impact of the technology and predict how it will grow and evolve. Following on from the Block Stars opener with … Continued

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Applying the Disruptive Innovation Theory to Cross-Border Payments

“Why do once successful, large companies often fail to adopt disruptive technology?”  The late Professor Clay Christensen at Harvard Business School posed this very question to his MBA students in the first class of his famous course titled: Building and Sustaining a Successful Enterprise (BSSE). In a nutshell, disruptive technologies enable a new value proposition … Continued

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Bitrue Reaps the Rewards of Putting XRP at the Center of its Digital Assets Platform

Singapore-based digital assets exchange Bitrue has found success by putting the digital asset XRP at the center of its trading platform. The asset is used by Ripple’s payment network to facilitate low-cost, same-day cross-border transactions and Bitrue believes that XRP’s growing utility among businesses and individuals will bring more users to its exchange. “For any … Continued

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Block Stars: Increasing Crypto Literacy for Everyone

In each episode of Block Stars, Ripple CTO David Schwartz is joined by one of blockchain’s most innovative and impactful thinkers to discuss the past, present and future of the technology. David’s guest on the third edition of the podcast is Binance.US CEO, Catherine Coley. Catherine’s mission is to educate people on using cryptocurrencies to … Continued

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BTC Markets Drives Sustainable Growth of Its Exchange with XRP

Like most cryptocurrency exchanges, BTC Markets experienced a serious growth spurt in 2018 when a surge of initial coin offerings inflated the digital asset market. Though this bubble soon burst, 2018 was also the year that BTC Markets added XRP to its exchange. As a source of liquidity for faster, cheaper cross-border payments, XRP has … Continued

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Block Stars: How Digital Assets Will Help Create a Sustainable Global Economy

Block Stars is a new podcast series from Ripple that shines a spotlight on blockchain’s most innovative and impactful thinkers. In each episode, Ripple CTO David Schwartz will be joined by a special guest to explore the foundations of blockchain, how it is solving today’s real-world problems and what future benefits the technology may bring. … Continued

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