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R3 Corda’s New Settlement Layer Now Supports XRP

R3, the distributed ledger development company which introduced its first enterprise/open source product, Corda, in 2016, has released a new element of that software suite. A “universal settler” called Corda Settler, a “Cordapp” or Corda application, that aims to allow all the things that modern businesses may require of a blockchain product. It could eventually work as a translator between virtually all crypto tokens, as well as fiat currencies. It functions by verifying that a sent payment was received and then updating the Corda ledger, and most cryptocurrencies will have…

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Ripple, R3 Reach Settlement in Multibillion Dollar Cryptocurrency Lawsuit

Blockchain companies Ripple and R3 have reached an undisclosed settlement on “all outstanding litigation,” putting an end to a legal spat involving a tranche of cryptocurrency tokens once worth as much as $19 billion. In a brief statement published on Monday, the San Francisco-based Ripple announced the settlement, stating that the terms would remain confidential. “R3 HoldCo LLC, R3 LLC, Ripple Labs Inc. and XRP II, LLC announce that they have reached a settlement of all outstanding litigation between the parties. The terms of the agreement will remain confidential and…

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Bank of England to Open New Payment System to Blockchain Users

The Bank of England is executing a complete overhaul of its interbank payment system, and officials have now confirmed that it will open the network to fintech firms that process transactions across a blockchain network. The British central bank on Monday published a report evaluating its recent Proof-of-Concept (PoC) with several firms operating in the distributed ledger technology (DLT) space, a test intended to examine the feasibility of connecting blockchain firms to an updated version of the bank’s Real-Time Gross Settlement (RTGS) service. The RTGS facilitates settlements between financial institutions,…

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