Ripple, Not XRP: Spanish Banking Giant Santander Clarifies Crypto ‘Confusion’

Santander Bank wrongly gave Ripple fans hope when a member of its support team tweeted the following on Friday: Hey Wes, we're doing great. We're using XRP for international payments to 18 EU countries and the USA. This is on our iPhone app called One Pay FX. ^TC — Santander UK Help (@santanderukhelp) March 23, 2019 xCurrent 4.0 to Provide “Seamless” Access to xRapid Santander announced last year they were using xCurrent, Ripple’s answer to SWIFT. The bank messaging protocol provides real-time tracking and quick settlement for banks. xRapid, on the other hand, is Ripple’s XRP settlement protocol. It uses

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Ripple or XRP – If There Is a Difference, It Doesn’t Matter!

A group of us received an e-mail first thing this Sunday morning. A Ripple/XRP aficionado wanted to let us know we’re “very unprofessional” for interchangeably using the terms “Ripple” and “XRP.” The “XRP Army,” as it were, likely has its sights on CCN. We have no editorial policy regarding these terms in place. A writer is free to use whichever term makes their meaning clearer. Ripple fanatics believe that calling XRP “Ripple” is simply wrong. They want to be “crystal clear” – on what? Does anyone give a damn besides them? Why is a company 100% dedicated to the advancement

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Ripple Bets Big on Blockchain Gaming with $100 Million Fund via Xpring

According to a press release this morning, Ripple’s Xpring developer initiative and Forte, a blockchain gaming company, have teamed up to create a $ 100 million fund for game development. Forte provides tools for blockchain integration to game developers. Xpring works to advance the XRP ecosystem through developer funding and development of tools. $ 100 Million Fund For Blockchain Gaming Forte will manage the fund and targets game economies that have more than 50,000 daily active users. The press release mentions that Ripple’s Interledger protocol will be used to settle transactions across blockchains. By focusing on cross-chain interoperability out of the gate,

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Ripple Executive Denies Bribing Coinbase For XRP Listing; Should You Believe It?

Miguel Vias, the head of XRP markets at Ripple, denied allegations of paying off Coinbase to list XRP on their cryptocurrency exchange. The response followed a series of bribery accusations shot towards Coinbase after its sudden announcement of adding XRP trading pairs to its platform on Feb 26. In contrast, the US exchange had earlier remained cautious of the said listing. As many speculate, Coinbase’s careful approach was due to XRP’s controversial history with Ripple Labs, a San Francisco startup that owns 60% of XRP – a stock worth billions of dollars. What also concerned the company was a pending $ 167.7 million

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