Bitcoin Is Still A Clear Favourite Among India’s Crypto Investors

Indians have a clear favourite when it comes to cryptocurrencies. The world’s largest virtual currency by market capitalisation—bitcoin—is the most traded cryptocurrency in India. Since March when the ban on cryptocurrencies was revoked, bitcoin accounted for 20% of the total traded volumes on WazirX, one of the popular cryptocurrency exchanges in India. Over the last…

Mastercard and Ripple’s Xpring Join Industry Group to Promote Blockchain Education

Blockchain accelerator MouseBelt announced Tuesday it has welcomed 11 founding members into its Blockchain Education Alliance. In addition to the card network, the new members include the innovation arms of payments startup Ripple and crypto exchange Binance; and representatives from Neo, KuCoin and ethereum scaling solution Matic Network. They will join the 13 companies, including…

Interest in Bitcoin, Blockchain Jobs Drops Off

While the number of jobs related to blockchain and cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin has skyrocketed in the past four years, the number of searches for those jobs has drastically dropped recently, according to job search site Indeed. Over the past year, the share of cryptocurrency- and blockchain-related job postings per million has slowed on Indeed,…

India’s Federal Bank Teams Up With Ripple For International Payments

As of early January 2019, Ripple had announced that it surpassed 200 partners as it adds 13 financial institutions as customers for its payment network, RippleNet. Ripple consolidating traditional financial markets is an interesting use case for blockchain for the real world. Federal Bank in India has partnered with blockchain payments company Ripple to facilitate…

Is XRP A True Cryptocurrency?

XRP has always been surrounded with speculation, it has been the topic of much criticism on exactly where XRP stands and it’s status as a cryptocurrency. There are several experts and analysts who have said that XRP isn’t a true cryptocurrency and numerous reasons including the fact that the token doesn’t have any miners or…