Blockchain technology has already had incredibly beneficial impacts on everything from medical research to food supply-chain issues — but in the array of potential applications the world sees in the technology —  one of the most impactful could be in changing the way money moves around the world. With more...
Blockchain is everywhere these days. From CryptoKitties to the company formerly known as Long Island Iced Tea, blockchain has become one of the most talked-about technologies since the advent of the internet. Ultimately, it will move beyond talk and become a core functional technology powering everything from payments to voter...
Blockchain might seem often synonymous with Bitcoin — but the reality is that the most impactful application of distributed ledger technology isn’t just as a store of value — instead it’s in a use case designed to revolutionize how companies make payments across borders. This impact is especially significant for...
XRP’s advantage over other digital assets derives from its underlying technology and utility. It’s incredibly scalable — powering over 1,500 transactions per second — and is faster than any other digital asset available today. It also has a compelling use case: the potential to solve the liquidity problem inherent...
SWIFT — the decades old financial messaging service relied on by banks around the world — no longer has the monopoly on global banking it once did. Blockchain has quickly emerged to challenge SWIFT’s dominance on the industry. While SWIFT has been a reliable and secure method to transfer money...
In just a few short months, the world’s attention will turn to Russia and the 2018 World Cup. This gathering of the globe’s best is a showcase for both team talent and national pride. It’s also an apt analogy for how to win in global payments today. Every four years,...
In the early 1990s, the rise of the internet coincided with the fall of communism and the Soviet Empire. It’s not a coincidence that as the internet grew in popularity and usefulness, democracies flourished around the world. The potential of the internet transcended borders and helped to change the...
While blockchain and digital assets have become increasingly popular, it’s hard for many outside the industry to see beyond the buzz. The adoption of the technology combined with the right digital asset can provide benefits that can drastically improve the way financial institutions do business. At Ripple, our mission is...
Over the past two years, the blockchain and digital asset industry have shown phenomenal growth as it continues to solve the performance, scalability and security problems in the payments space. More financial institutions have begun to adopt blockchain technology to help modernize global payments. However, not all blockchains are created...
It was easy to feel the energy and excitement at the San Francisco Palace of Fine Arts Theatre as a massive crowd of blockchain enthusiasts flowed into the 2018 Blockchain Connect Conference, forcing it to quickly reach capacity. The annual conference —  which caters to blockchain scientists, developers, investors...