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Will Western Union start using Ripple’s XRP?

Will Western Union start using Ripple’s XRP?

Cryptocurrency and international money transfers platform Ripple has achieved several business coups of late, with Saudi Arabia’s central bank and LianLian International using its systems for live transactions. Yet the biggest name to date to join hands with the fintech startup, Western Union, is staying cautiously in the testing phase. Will it jump into live use mode any time soon? The answer, it seems, may lie with Ripple itself.
By Nigel Frith | Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 | Australia
Millennials ditch cash in favor of payment apps

Millennials ditch cash in favor of payment apps

Apps are the new preferred method of payment for many teens and millennials, who are forgoing traditional cash transactions to exchange money with friends, pay rent or do business with private contractors.
By Nigel Frith | Wednesday, February 21st, 2018 | US
Veem’s cross-border payments on blockchain soar

Veem’s cross-border payments on blockchain soar

Veem, the international money transfers platform for small businesses, is making headway in becoming the world leader in bitcoin payments, with the volume of transactions on its blockchain channel more than doubling in Q4 2017.
By Nigel Frith | Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 | Australia
Smart Currency Exchange post disappointing revenue numbers and cites Brexit

Smart Currency Exchange post disappointing revenue numbers and cites Brexit

International currency exchange marketplace Smart Currency Exchange has published a report outlining diminishing revenues in 2017. The published accounts highlight ambiguity surrounding the impact of Britain’s withdrawal from the European Union as a negative impactor on the business.
By Nigel Frith | Tuesday, February 20th, 2018 | UK

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