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Brad Garlinghouse and Ripple Executives Talk XRP, Blockchain and Crypto in 2020: Ripple Drop 17

This special holiday episode of The Ripple Drop reflects on the impact of blockchain technology and digital assets over the past decade—and what’s ahead...

SendFriend CEO David Lighton Talks How Blockchain Improves Remittances With Ripple’s Ginger Baker

In a fireside chat at Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) Connect Conference, Ripple’s Sr. Director of Product, Ginger Baker, talked with SendFriend CEO,...

World Economic Forum Leads Panel on Blockchain Applications for Social Impact: UBRI Connect 2019

The World Economic Forum's Ashley Lannquist lead a panel on the application of blockchain technology for social impact at UBRI Connect 2019. On stage...

Building Games on Blockchain with Brett Seyler of Forte Labs at UBRI Connect 2019

Gaming is a $140 billion global industry. This massive scale is driven primarily by digital microtransaction economies—in-game, virtual purchases that unlock specific features or...

David Schwartz’s Keynote on Internet of Value at Haas School of Business UBRI Connect 2019

Ripple CTO David Schwartz gives his keynote presentation at UBRI Connect 2019. During the presentation Schwartz explains the critical problems with the global financial...

Xpring Interoperability Hackathon Winners – Ripple Drop: Episode 16

The night before UBRI Connect, Hackathon participants had the opportunity to be one of the first developers to work with and experience Xpring’s new...

Ethan Beard Talks Xpring Dev Tools For Building with Interledger and XRP

The night before UBRI Connect, Hackathon participants had the opportunity to be one of the first developers to work with and experience Xpring’s new...

University of California Berkeley, UBRI Connect Conference – Ripple Drop: Episode 16

In October, the University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) had its first annual conference, UBRI Connect. The event brought together UBRI participants from around the...

University of California, Berkeley Hackathon Event and Conference – Ripple Drop: Episode 16

This episode of The Ripple Drop features discussions from Xpring’s Interoperability Hackathon and the inaugural UBRI Connect conference, both held at the University of...

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Visa’s foray into fintech provokes DoJ antitrust investigation

The U.S. Department of Justice, or DoJ, recently publicized an investigation into Visa's ongoing acquisition of fintech company Plaid.  "Today, the Department of Justice filed...

Protect and serve? The dilemma of reissuing lost or frozen DeFi tokens

The recent KuCoin exchange hack and ongoing OKEx incident, during which withdrawals have been frozen, have raised questions as to how blockchain projects with...

NYSE’s former regulation head takes crypto job at Andreessen Horowitz

A senior regulation executive at the world’s largest stock exchange is moving into the cryptocurrency industry.Anthony Albanese, a former chief regulatory officer at the...

Malaysian Securities Commission issues revised digital asset guidelines

The Securities Commission Malaysia has issued revised guidelines governing digital assets, effective as of Oct. 28. These are intended to regulate initial exchange offerings,...

Bitcoin price drops to $13.3K after matching peak of 2019 bull run

Bitcoin (BTC) retreated to $13,300 on Oct. 28 after a retest of its 2019 resistance levels was met with rejection. Cryptocurrency market overview from Coin360Data...