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The XRP Ledger (XRPL) was designed to provide a robust feature set for the foundation of the digital asset XRP in addition to settling payments and exchanging digital assets of all kinds. The open source community of developers supporting innovation on XRPL continue making core improvements to the technology to ensure performance, stability, security, quality,
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Siam Commercial Bank (SCB) is on a mission to change the lives of their over 16 million customers. Thailand’s oldest bank has partnered with Ripple to help bring the company into the digital age and create SCB Easy—a mobile application that runs on Ripple to deliver instant, low-cost cross-border payments.  At Swell, SCB’s SVP of
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The last time the world was on the cusp of a new decade, the Bitcoin Whitepaper was only a few years old, Ripple was yet to be founded and slow cross-border payments were widely accepted as the status quo. As we stand on the doorstep of a new year and a new decade, we reflect
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Gaming is a $140 billion global industry. This massive scale is driven largely by digital economies created through in-game virtual purchases that unlock specific game features, unique abilities and characters and items, among other things. However, creating a balanced economy that benefits both a game’s player community and its creators is complex and challenging.  One
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Professor Naoyuki Iwashita was a crypto finance expert long before the craze of 2017—in fact, before it was even invented.  As one of Japan’s leading economists and a financial expert, he began helping the Central Bank of Japan encrypt its systems in the mid-1990s. Today, he is helping lead Japan’s Kyoto University’s implementation of Ripple’s
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Vice President of Product Marketing, Kevin Mole Swell 2019 opened with a powerful quote from our CEO Brad Garlinghouse, “To fix the friction in payments, we need to reset the plumbing by resetting the fundamental architecture of how payments can flow.” During a time when other industries are rapidly facing disruption, decades old infrastructure has
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Dr. Raghuram Rajan, former Governor of the Reserve Bank of India and Distinguished Professor of Finance at the University of Chicago, took the stage at Swell 2019 and underscored the important role that technology, including blockchain and digital assets, plays in fueling economic growth, increasing financial inclusion and ultimately revolutionizing businesses in emerging markets around
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[embedded content] On this episode of The Ripple Drop, we speak with Ripple Co-Founder Chris Larsen about the need for clear regulations around blockchain and digital assets—technologies that power the Internet of Value (IoV). We also hear from Michelle Bond, Ripple’s Global Head of Government Relations, about current global policies for these emerging technologies and
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Our previous Ripple Insights article, highlights that remitters care most about reliability, speed, convenience and cost—key elements that are inherently at odds when it comes to providing cross-border payments. Particularly, we explain that speed and cost are most at odds and that no company has been able to solve for both elements at scale. In
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This edition of On Campus provides us with a fascinating look at how the University of Kansas (KU) blends academia and blockchain in many compelling and sometimes unexpected ways as part of Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI). Across multiple conversations with Professor Perry Alexander, we explored the university’s deployment of a XRP Ledger validator,
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Today, we’re excited to announce a $1 million grant to Tipping Point to fight poverty in the Bay Area and help individuals and families struggling to meet their basic needs. As a global company, Ripple is committed to creating positive change worldwide. Last year, we launched Ripple for Good to support mission-driven organizations and initiatives
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