The startup that oversees development of the world’s third most-valuable cryptocurrency, XRP, is moving to upgrade the underlying technology on which it operates. Announced Wednesday, San Francisco-based startup Ripple is releasing…

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Lightning is spreading across the cryptocurrency landscape. Originally designed for use on bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by market size was also the first to implement the concept, touted as a…

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The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC)’s Technology Advisory Committee met today, hosting back-to-back panels on the subject of cryptocurrencies, blockchain and regulation. The meeting brought together influential figures from both…

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South Africa’s central bank has launched a program that will trial JPMorgan’s Quorum blockchain potential in interbank clearing and settlement. According to an official statement dated Feb. 13, the South…

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The Ontario Securities Commission has approved Canada’s first blockchain exchange-traded fund (ETF), set to launch on the Toronto Stock Exchange next week. Harvest Portfolios, an independent Canadian investment management company,…

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Ripple has landed its largest client yet, with Santander Bank’s U.K. division announcing a mobile app powered by the company’s distributed ledger on Friday. The bank had been piloting the…

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