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Ripple to Take Lead in New Coalition Lobbying for Pro-Crypto Government Oversight – Advocates to be Paid in Crypto
A new coalition of tech start-ups is launching a lobbying campaign to try and convince lawmakers to regulate in a pro-crypto manner, and wants to pay these advocates cryptocurrency for doing it. A group of tech firms from Silicon Valley have banded together to form a business coalition with the purpose of lobbying for a favourable stance on crypto, as institutions like the Securities and Exchange Commission are in the…
XRP is not a Security, Claims Ripple Chief Strategist
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Ripple Announces $105 Million Philanthropy Venture
One of the crypto industry heavyweights, trying to revolutionize the payments industry by applying blockchain technology, has announced its social impact program. Dubbed Ripple for Good, the initiative will focus on supporting projects that are focused on financial inclusion and education.  In addition to $80 million worth of donations, Ripple is allocating $25 million of its own funds to the nonprofit initiative. According to a press release, the initiative illustrates…
YouTube, Twitch, and Wikipedia Content Creators Can Now Accept Tips In Ripple
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YouTube, Twitch, and Wikipedia Content Creators Can Now Accept Tips In Ripple
Coil, a browsing extension similar to the defunct tipping service Changetip, now allows their users to tip content creators on YouTube, Twitch and Wikipedia. The idea behind Coil is that users sign up for a fixed monthly subscription, and when they visit a website that supports Coil payments through their API called Web Monetization, Coil will donate a small amount of money to the content creator in real-time. Coil is…
Ripple‘s Executive Claims its XRP Product Will Go Live ‘In the Next Month Or So’
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Ripple‘s Executive Claims its XRP Product Will Go Live ‘In the Next Month Or So’
The long-awaited Ripple’s product xRapid is nearing completion, according to Sagar Sarbhai. Speaking to CNBC, the head of regulatory relations for Asia-Pacific and the Middle East at the company reaffirmed that Ripple is making great strides towards launching the product that will help banks to significantly increase the speed of cross-border transactions. Mr. Sarbhai claimed that “I am very confident that in the next one month or so you will…