Ripple Expands XRP-Powered xRapid, Boosts Payment Platform Backed By MIT and Mastercard

Ripple Expands XRP-Powered xRapid, Boosts Payment Platform Backed By MIT and Mastercard A consumer payments platform backed by MIT Media Lab, Mastercard and Ripple is integrating Ripple’s XRP-powered xRapid to lower the cost and increase efficiency of cross-border payments. SendFriend is set to launch this year, and is targeting the Philippines…

Oyster Update – Oyster

All, Earlier today, it was discovered that the transferDirector function was utilized on the Oyster Protocol token contract. This allowed the new director to re-open the ICO for PRL and re-issue new tokens (1 ETH = 5000 PRL / .04 per PRL). The individual in question then sent these tokens (upwards…

BREAKING: BITCOIN SEC ETF MEETING: CBOE, VanEck, SolidX All Meet With SEC Commissioner Elad Roisman; Approval Confidence ‘High’ – Abacus Journal

On October 9th new SEC Commissioner Elad Roisman met with representatives from Van Eck, SolidX, and the CBOE to discuss the proposed Bitcoin ETF.  Roisman is the first commissioner to publicly meet with representatives of the three groups. The previous presentation was made to SEC staff, specifically the Office of…

Investment Giant Fidelity Launches Digital Assets Services Targeting Institutional Investors

U.S. investment firm Fidelity, which administers over $7.2 trillion in client assets, has announced the launch of a new company, Fidelity Digital Asset Services, according to an Oct. 15 press release. The new company will offer custody and trade execution services for digital assets, targeting institutional investors like “hedge funds,…