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XRP Is 10 Times Safer Than Fiat for Intl Payments – Ripple

According to Ripple, XRP is 1/10th as volatile as fiat for cross-border payments. The current SWIFT system is so slow it exacerbates international payment risk. XRP payments clear so fast that the exchange rate risk is negligible. The math busters over at Ripple have crunched the numbers and conducted a study that concludes that XRP is 10 times safer for making international payments – or as Team Ripple explains, one-tenth as volatile as fiat for cross-border transactions. Ripple’s head of Global Institutional Markets, Breanne Madigan, took to Twitter on Thursday…

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Overstock Will Champion Crypto Despite Cheerleader Byrne’s Exit

Overstock will continue its crypto and blockchain-centric focus despite Patrick Byrne’s exit. | Source: YouTube By CCN Markets: Online retail giant Overstock remains committed to its crypto and blockchain ventures despite the shocking resignation of CEO Patrick Byrne, a longtime bitcoin bull. Overstock’s interim CEO Jonathan Johnson told Yahoo Finance the company will “absolutely” continue to focus on its fledgling blockchain business. Bitcoin fan Patrick Byrne was a blockchain bull Johnson made the assertions just hours after Bryne resigned amid backlash over his involvement in several FBI investigations concerning Russian…

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Major Philippine Bank Lanches Own Fiat-Peg Stablecoin Cryptocurrency

One of the largest financial institutions of the country, the Union Bank of the Philippines, has announced the launch of its own crypto today to connect rural banks via its blockchain platform. A blockchain platform and a fiat-pegged stablecoin The stablecoin dubbed PHX – which is pegged to the Philippine Peso (PHP) – is already implemented on the bank’s i2i blockchain platform, the Philippines-based media outlet Philstar reported. “PHX is a stable store of value, medium of exchange and is a programmable token with self-executing logic. It enables transparent and…

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This UK Brewery Is Selling Stock for Bitcoin

Founded in April 2007, BrewDog is currently soliciting crypto investments. The Bitcoin-friendly microbrewery is one of the fastest developing outfits in its industry in the UK. Invest Your Bitcoin in Beer Celebrating the occasion, they’ve created a new beer called Cryptonite, according to a video published on their website. According to the same video, the brewery has over 110,000 shareholders at present. You can legally buy shares in the company using cryptocurrency. BrewDog created a crypto-themed beer called Cryptonite. | Source: BrewDog Dubbed “Equity for Punks,” the current fundraising round…

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CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from   CCN’s visibility index on shows how our site was affected by Google’s Core Update. As data from SEO analyzer Sistrix shows, our visibility on Google dropped from 1.2 to less than 0.6. You might say we ought not to face any…

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These US Insurance Giants Will Pay Each Other on a Blockchain

By CCN: USAA and State Farm have reportedly closed a deal that will see them using the blockchain to pay each other. So when two people get in an accident, and they’re represented by either of the companies, the company that has to pay will eventually be using a blockchain solution to settle the inter-company payment. Billions Per Year Settled On Blockchain The claims amount to billions of dollars a year, which is a lucrative volume that blockchains can settle in minutes. The advent of stablecoins and clearer regulations have…

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PewDiePie Boosts Blockchain Streaming Platform with 67% Subscriber Spike

By CCN: Sweden’s Felix Kjellberg AKA PewDiePie, YouTube’s most popular streamer, has been up and running on cryptocurrency startup DLive for a little over a month and is already drawing in the crowds. DLive’s subscriber numbers are already up 67% since PewDiePie joined the platform. The company has not released official numbers regarding Kjellberg’s specific impact but it’s safe to say that most of their success can be attributed to Mr. Pie’s exclusive streaming deal. Signing established streamers will be key to stealing market share from current players like Twitch….

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Microsoft’s Blockchain Obsession, Including ID Push, Is Good for Bitcoin

By CCN: Does Microsoft consider blockchain to be the strongest technology in the world? Who knows, but they sure seem to recognize its growing mainstream status and view it as a potential moneymaker. The company recently announced that it would be building a decentralized identity (DID) network on top of the Bitcoin blockchain, the oldest and arguably most trusted blockchain within the space. The network will be built in accordance with standards set by the Decentralized Identity Foundation, which Microsoft claims can overpower the “throughput issues” commonly witnessed on the…

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EY Blockchain Whiz Quits Crypto, Says Adoption Not in Bitcoin’s Forecast

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. By CCN: The ruthless bitcoin bear market of 2018 has claimed numerous victims, including many crypto startups and executives. The latest is former EY blockchain leader Angus Champion de Crespigny,…

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Start-up Sirin Labs, Lays off 25% of its Staff

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. By Sirin Labs, founders of the Finney blockchain phone are making 15 of their 60-person team redundant, as crypto winter bites back with sales of its flagship device “less…

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