Bitcoin has tumbled below $6 000 for the first time since August and reached the lowest level in over a year, breaking the recent stretch of tranquility.
Ripple Labs is gaining new customers because financial firms are seeking faster, more up-to-date technology than the Swift banking network, CEO Brad Garlinghouse said.
After the crypto crash, the industry wants governments to confer legitimacy on digital currencies whose enthusiasts originally boasted of being outside the system. For some operators, the alternative could be bleak.
The cryptocurrency widely known as ripple is on a tear. Problem is, that’s not its actual name. That would be XRP, a token created for use on the Ripple payment protocol back in 2012.
Two of the world’s largest blockchain developers are battling over more than $1bn in virtual currency options, in a dispute that may help establish the leading player in providing new payment