Blockchain 

JPM Coin Fails to Impress Ripple’s Brad Garlinghouse… Again

Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse has spoken out about JPM coin once again. This time, he gave the major US bank some praise for its new venture. Garlinghouse participated in a fireside chat yesterday at the 4th annual DC Blockchain Summit in Washington D.C. where he further discussed his views of the new bank coin. Brad Garlinghouse and JPM Coin DC Blockchain Summit March 6th 2019Brad Garlinghouse talking about JPM Coin#xrp #ripple #xrpcommunity #crypto #blockchain #xrpthestandard #0doubt #xrparmy pic.twitter.com/J2H1FZh2wu — ༜༝🅂🅃🅄🄰🅁🅃🅇🅁🄿💧⚡ (@stuart_xrp) March 6, 2019 In the chat yesterday, Ripple’s CEO…

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Blockchain 

Facebook Coin Rumors Continue to Circulate

There have been Facebook coin rumors for months in the crypto community and today, the New York Times stirred them up again. According to the New York Times report, Facebook is currently working on its own digital currency to integrate into its messaging services. Facebook Coin Rumors A few months ago, Bloomberg released an article about Facebook developing its own stablecoin to be used on its WhatsApp messaging app. This was the start of the rumor mill, although many have discussed in the past the potential of the advertising giant adopting…

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Blockchain 

Could Consumers Use the JPM Coin One Day? Maybe

JPMorgan Chase held their annual investor day yesterday. The company’s CEO, Jamie Dimon, was involved in a question-and-answer session and answered a few questions about the bank’s latest venture, the JPM Coin. The world’s first bank coin was originally meant for cross-border remittances, but it seems the bank may have other ideas for it down the road. JPM Coin for Consumer Use? During his Q&A session, Dimon explained that he believes the coin could be used in various sectors of the financial industry. “JP Morgan Coin could be internal, could…

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Blockchain 

JPM Coin Launches | JPMorgan Launches First US Bank Cryptocurrency

The first digital currency created by a major US bank is finally here! This morning, CNBC was first to report that JPMorgan Chase has officially launched its own cryptocurrency. The first JPM Coin trial is set to launch in just a few months. JPM Coin Makes Trial Debut JPMorgan Chase moves more than $6 trillion around the world a day and soon the company will test its new JPM coin. The bank’s new digital currency will be tested to settle payments between its clients. JPMorgan’s trial will start small but it’s…

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Blockchain 

Ripple Feeling Pressure? Brad Garlinghouse Speaks Out About JPM Coin

Ripple’s CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, has finally responded to JPMorgan’s recent announcement of its new JPM Coin. Is Ripple feeling the pressure or just annoyed with a bank adopting a similar system? Let’s find out. As predicted, banks are changing their tune on crypto. But this JPM project misses the point – introducing a closed network today is like launching AOL after Netscape’s IPO. 2 years later, and bank coins still aren’t the answer https://t.co/39EAiSJwAz https://t.co/e7t7iz7h21 — Brad Garlinghouse (@bgarlinghouse) February 14, 2019 Ripple CEO Responds to JPM Coin News Long…

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Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Price Tumbles Further | New Low for the Coin

Bitcoin price is tumbling further today, dashing any hopes of a rally that some felt was certain thanks to current extreme oversold conditions. The world’s largest coin by market cap is currently selling for $3,301.60 USD according to coinmarketcap.com. But earlier today, it fell to $3,200, representing a 15-month low for Bitcoin and not helping bulls’ hopes for a revival. This is the lowest level since September 2017. Bitcoin Price Drop In the last four weeks alone, Bitcoin has dropped 49% in price. Surely, sellers are exhausted, and Bitcoin is set to turn around.…

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Ethereum 

Potential Ethereum Regulation Causes Coin to Drop Nearly 6%

The war on crypto continues as potential Ethereum regulation causes the coin to drop nearly 6% on Tuesday. Government bodies have been dancing around the concept of whether cryptocurrencies are securities or commodities for quite some time now. The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has long been adamant that cryptocurrencies are securities and therefore require regulations. The SEC released a statement at the beginning of March labelling cryptocurrencies as securities and informing all crypto exchanges that they would need to register with the SEC for proper regulation. >> Bittrex…

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Cryptocurrency 

Petro Coin | Beginning Global Trade in Venezuela Come October

Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, just made a bold statement regarding his oil-backed cryptocurrency, the Petro Coin. The Petro Coin Maduro appeared on the national VTV channel today and delivered a speech about his country’s latest economic issues. According to VTV’s official website, Maduro said: “The Petro enters the street, as a currency of exchange, purchase and convertible currencies for the world.” However, the Venezuelan president didn’t specify the areas where the Petro will be used. Maduro also didn’t name any countries willing to accept the Petro Coin. This oil-backed cryptocurrency was…

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Cryptocurrency 

Japan’s SBI Holdings | Creating “S coin” for Retail Purchases

Japan’s SBI Holdings just announced that it is testing a cryptocurrency to be used for retail purchases. SBI published the news via a press release on its website this morning. SBI Holdings’ “S Coin” The news showcases SBI’s test for blockchain’s possibilities within the company. The “S coin” used will be a settlement coin that allows users to charge and settle payments of products on their smartphones. The translated release reads: “In this demonstration experiment, for SBI group employees, we will construct a mechanism that allows cashless settlement at ‘eating…

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Cryptocurrency 

Nicolas Maduro Urges Venezuelan Residents to Invest in Petro Coin

Nicolas Maduro, Venezuela’s president, called on workers in his country to save money in gold and his cryptocurrency ‘The Petro’ during a salary shake-up Thursday. According to the local news source Noticiero Digital, in the next few weeks workers will be receiving their bonuses in the Petro coin, instead of fiat. Nicolas Maduro and The Petro Maduro said: “In the coming weeks the payment schedule of the bonuses will be fulfilled with the new salary tables set in the petro, which is from the economic recovery program that started 58…

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