The topic of decentralization in blockchain is wildly nuanced, misunderstood and, frankly, evolving. Bitcoin and Ethereum are currently viewed as the gold standard for decentralization — meaning they are architected in a way that no single individual or minority group can dictate rules or rewrite transaction history (the power of...
 Welcome to episode four of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. On our first segment this week, Ripple’s Chief Market Strategist Cory Johnson shares the most significant finding in the Q2 XRP Markets Report. We also ask...
Welcome back for episode three of The Ripple Drop, a video series covering the latest news about our customers, technology, products and company culture. Our first segment offers a deeper look at the Swell 2018 program, our invite-only customer conference connecting the world’s leading experts on policy, payments and technology....
Since we published our last reading list two years ago, the blockchain industry has grown dramatically and with it, the list of books, articles, newsletters and other valuable resources to learn about the space. In this time, the industry has also grown and become more mainstream with dozens of...
Welcome back for the second episode of The Ripple Drop, a web video series covering the latest news about the company’s customers, technology, products and culture. On the first segment this week, we’re talking Kahina Van Dyke, Ripple’s new SVP of business and corporate development, about why she joined and...
To help clarify how Ripple, the technology company, and XRP, the independent digital asset, are distinctly different, we’ve outlined in a simple infographic the most frequently asked questions related to the two: What is it? How is one related to each other? Who controls whether it succeeds or fails? Who uses it? Who owns...
Meet The Ripple Drop, a new web video series from inside Ripple. It will run every first and third Monday of the month and cover the latest news about Ripple’s customers, technology, products and culture. In each episode we’ll talk to some familiar faces at the company to give...
Over the last ten years, changes wrought from the 2008 financial crisis along with a marked increase in fraud and terrorism funding concerns, have consolidated the world’s system of correspondent banking. Despite positive macro-economic trends and an increasingly interconnected commerce sector, de-risking efforts at large financial institutions have shrunk...
At Ripple, we want to see digital assets used in a way that goes beyond making payments faster for businesses. We want to see the technology used to create a positive change in the world. The Ripple mission of establishing an Internet of Value depends on the reaching two critical...
Santander recently released OnePay FX — the first mobile application for international payments powered by blockchain technology. Millions of Santander’s customers in Europe now have access to same day, cross-border payments, a critical improvement from the three to five days it traditionally takes to send money internationally. But the success...