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Blockchain to cut costs of money transfers in 2018?

Blockchain to cut costs of money transfers in 2018?

The research director for worldwide international payments at a premier global provider of market intelligence for the information tech, telecommunications and consumer technology markets has hinted that blockchain has the potential to make money transfers, including cross-border payments, far less costly and more efficient in 2018.
By Nigel Frith | Monday, January 15th, 2018 | Australia
Moneygram testing Ripple XRP for Money Transfers

Moneygram testing Ripple XRP for Money Transfers

Money transfer giant MoneyGram International announced on January 12, 2018 that it would begin testing the cryptocurrency XRP – managed by the fintech firm Ripple – to make transfers faster and more efficient. 
By Andrew Rosenbaum | Friday, January 12th, 2018 | Crypto Currency Guides
MoneyGram and Ripple announce test partnership

MoneyGram and Ripple announce test partnership

Blockchain company Ripple has announced a partnership with funds transfer powerhouse MoneyGram. The agreement represents a significant shift, as MoneyGram will be one of the first to implement the use of XRP, Ripple's digital currency, in its services. XRP has faced serious questions about its practicality, despite its rapid increase in value.
By Nigel Frith | Friday, January 12th, 2018 | US
TransferWise launches borderless debit card for consumers

TransferWise launches borderless debit card for consumers

Money transfers brand TransferWise has started a private launch of a borderless account for customers. This is the first occasion the company has offered a debit card, a development that will almost certainly invite comparisons with its younger fintech competitor, Revolut.
By Nigel Frith | Friday, January 12th, 2018 | Australia

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