Block Stars: Why Mainstream Consumers and Enterprises are Joining the Blockchain

In the latest episode of the all-things-crypto podcast Block Stars, Ripple CTO David Schwartz talks to BRD CEO Adam Traidman. BRD was the very first crypto wallet released on Apple’s App Store back in 2014, so Adam is used to explaining digital wallets to the uninitiated. He compares them to their physical equivalent, which was … Continued

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Introducing ChefXRP

Last week, we launched PayID, with a coalition of over 40 companies around the world. PayID is an open protocol that helps improve the user experience of sending and receiving a payment across siloed payment networks using a standardized address format (user$domain.com). PayID works great for the standard peer-to-peer payment, but also has the potential … Continued

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The Ripple Drop: Driving Innovation, Collaboration and Productivity During COVID-19 and Beyond

The global pandemic forced businesses and workers across all industries to adapt to one of the most challenging and sudden waves of uncertainty. Technology, empathy and Ripple’s collective mission are enabling our global workforce to remain connected, productive and safe. As the company transitions to a new normal together, this episode of the Ripple Drop … Continued

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Why Real-Time Payments Are More Important Than Ever

The world is being pushed into a new normal where simple, everyday tasks and functions, often taken for granted, are becoming increasingly cumbersome. This is in no short part due to the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, which continues to force many essential operations like finance and payments into the digital realm out of necessity. However, … Continued

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Why Ripple Supports PayString

Payments Should Be Easier Today, we can instantly send a photo, message or video to billions of people and businesses around the world from a phone, laptop—even through Alexa. Yet, simple and fast payments are still not possible. In this always-on world, where everyone carries a computer in their pocket, why is it easier to … Continued

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Policy Framework for Digital Assets in India

India is at an inflection point in fintech innovation. The country’s government and policymakers have the opportunity to foster responsible adoption of new digital asset and blockchain technology by creating transparent, principles-based regulatory frameworks that support it.  In 2019, the United States was at a similar inflection point. Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse and Executive Chairman … Continued

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