Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week ‘Bullish rate hike’ — Why crypto spiked in the face
Economics is the study of human behavior involving scarce resources — and the effects those behaviors have on those resources, explains Roderick McKinley. Tokenomics in crypto is a related but different field. Tokens are a way for projects to raise funds and build communities, and designing the way they work can be much more complex
A friend of mine who is a seasoned Web2 tech executive joined a Web3 company in June. A switched-on operator, he asked to speak with all 16 staff before deciding to join the firm. This shows that Web3 joiners need to really hone in on the mission when jumping ship from the old tech world.
We ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! This week, our 6 Questions go to Pat Duffy, co-founder of The Giving Block — a crypto donation solution that provides an ecosystem for nonprofits and
Coming every Saturday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much more — a week on Cointelegraph in one link. Top Stories This Week 3AC founders reveal ties to Terra founder, blame overconfidence for
Property is the world’s single largest store of wealth, and if the cryptocurrency and blockchain world is seeking an express route to mass adoption, it could do worse than partnering with the real estate industry. According to a September 2021 report by Savills World Research, the estimated value of all the world’s real estate stands
Ripple doesn’t stand a chance against the Securities and Exchange Commission in its ongoing court battle, this US congressman says. U.S. Representative Brad Sherman stated in a recent FOX Business interview that he believes the SEC would prevail in its legal fight against Ripple because XRP, the native cryptocurrency on the Ripple network, is a security.
On CoinMarketCap, XRP has risen to sixth place as of today, July 20, with a market value of $17.63 billion. Being able to exceed not just Binance USD but also Cardano and Solana is a noteworthy accomplishment for Ripple’s native currency. Ripple’s native token, XRP, provides a means of payment settlement between banks and digital assets
Widely credited as the inventor of digital cash, David Chaum is sometimes known as the “father of online anonymity” or the “godfather of cryptocurrency,” whose work inspired the near-mythical group called the Cypherpunks from which Bitcoin emerged. Beginning his studies in computer science in the late 1970s, when encryption was classified at the same level
Ripple co-founder Jed McCaleb has finally unloaded his XRP on the market. McCaleb has been dumping the cryptocurrency since 2014 when he obtained 9 billion as compensation for his work in the payment company. Related Reading | Bitcoin Is ‘Here to Stay,’ Ex-BlackRock Investment Adviser Says – Better Than Gold? McCaleb parted ways with Ripple in
Since December 2020, Ripple hasn’t rested from negative anticipations of a crash. Instead, the crypto that seemed promising from inception started plummeting when the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) sued it. The accusation was that the company raised more than $1.3 billion illegitimately. As a result, SEC held the co-founder Christian Larsen and
Despite the recent sluggishness of XRP, the token is performing significantly better compared to other coins. The bulls successfully defended the $0.3 support and tried to reverse the trend by breaching above the crucial resistance. As the price has not fallen following a false breakout, this indicates that the bulls may be stronger than the bears. Thus, the
There has been a long ongoing lawsuit between Ripple (XRP) and the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Throughout the case, Ripple’s native token, XRP, has not seen any progressive growth. This stagnation in its price move has lingered even before the emergence of the extreme crypto winter. But things seem to be taking
Payment company Ripple invested in the non-fungible token (NFT) financing platform Supermojo, according to a press release shared with Bitcoinist. The platform operates under innovative point-of-sale financing aimed at making these digital assets more accessible “for the next wave of users”. Related Reading | The FED Released A Study Of The Lightning Network. These Are Their
The crypto community got a major surprise two years ago when a leading provider of crypto solutions for businesses was slapped with a lawsuit by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Ripple was taken to court by the SEC, which sparked what has become the most closely watched legal showdown in the cryptocurrency industry. The
The legal dispute between the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Ripple Labs Inc., an innovator in blockchain technology based in San Francisco, continues to witness new twists and turns. Just last week, Ripple’s attorney John E. Deaton submitted a petition to reject the regulator’s attempts to seal the company’s rebuttal to the Amici Curiae.
Blockchain development company Peersyst worked with Ripple in the implementation of the Colombian National Land Registry on top of the XRP Ledger (XRPL). Part of a national initiative to improve the country’s blockchain capabilities, the announcement was made by high-ranking government officials. Related Reading | ‘Cryptoqueen’ Has A $100,000 Bounty On Her Head Offered By The
Ripple, a prominent provider of blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions, announced on Thursday the opening of a new office in Canada. In the face of the ongoing massive selloff and job cuts in the cryptocurrency market, the San Francisco-based crypto startup is still eyeing expansion, unfazed by the instability. Ripple plans to employ 50 engineers for
As the Ripple community braces for the major ruling on the key judgement on the Hinman 2018 documents, Ripple Labs has scored another victory as presiding judge Analisa Torres denied the SEC’s petition to seal its objection to Amici participation. According to a tweet posted by defense lawyer James Filan, Torres has rejected the SEC’s request to seal the case
Payment company Ripple announced a partnership with Lunu to enable crypto payments across luxury brand retailers. The partnership will allow users to use Ripple’s Liquidity Hub to pay for in-store and online store items, a press release claims. Related Reading | Why PayPal Will Finally Let You Send Crypto To External Wallets Founded in 2018, Lunu