Ripple–SWIFT Direct Partnership Slim, MD Points at Hard Numbers

Ripple price recover SWIFT is dominant, moves $300 billion a day Participation levels low, likely to rise as XRP prices edge higher. SWIFT partnership with Ripple in an arrangement that incorporates xRapid will cause XRP prices to explode. All the same, SWIFT is confident that they are dominant and are not willing to join forces citing numbers. Meanwhile, Ripple (XRP) prices are edging higher and could close above 34 cents in days ahead. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals In a proof of concept, SWIFT did link their GPI Link with R3’s…

Ripple–SWIFT Direct Partnership Slim, MD Points at Hard Numbers

Ripple price recover SWIFT is dominant, moves $300 billion a day Participation levels low, likely to rise as XRP prices edge higher. SWIFT partnership with Ripple in an arrangement that incorporates xRapid will cause XRP prices to explode. All the same, SWIFT is confident that they are dominant and are not willing to join forces citing numbers. Meanwhile, Ripple (XRP) prices are edging higher and could close above 34 cents in days ahead. Ripple Price Analysis Fundamentals In a proof of concept, SWIFT did link their GPI Link with R3’s…

Bitcoin (BTC) Is Stronger Than Ever: The Numbers Don’t Lie

Bitcoin Had A Great 2018 In the eyes of many consumers, especially those without a vested interest in the cryptocurrency industry, Bitcoin (BTC) has had a terrible year. Since establishing its all-time high at $20,000, the leading digital asset has fallen to low valuations, as its altcoin brethren followed. In fact, BTC fell so far that it lost 84.5% of its peak value just weeks back. However, many, including Armin Van Bitcoin and other leading crypto insiders, have argued that the world’s first blockchain well outperformed its falling valuation. Jameson Lopp, the…

UK Telecom Regulator Receives £700,000 Blockchain Grant for Managing Phone Numbers

UK national telecoms regulator Ofcom has received £700,000 ($912,000) to explore blockchain solutions in UK landline telephone management. The grant was issued by the Department of Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy. An Ofcom announcement states that between now and April 2020, industry participants will be invited “to trial the porting and management of millions of telephone numbers using blockchain and ledger technology” in an initiative involving industry and university providers as well as third-party providers. Blockchain technology will allow trusted transactions (AKA ‘consumer porting’ in this case) to “manage the…

Bitcoin’s Hopeful Numbers: 70% Familiar in the United States

This week Yougov Omnibus released a host of encouraging new survey data, new numbers, and among their findings “48% of millennials would be interested in using cryptocurrency primarily…A vast majority (79%) of Americans are familiar with at least one kind of cryptocurrency.” Also read: Square’s Big Week: Crypto Patent, Shares Leap, and Lightning Plug Some Encouraging Bitcoin & Crypto Numbers Amid sagging crypto market prices, it’s heartening for enthusiasts to receive survey data like that recently released by Yougov Omnibus. Their findings concluded, “By far, the most well-known cryptocurrency among…