Ripple and XRP: The Complete Guide

What is Ripple? The name has been incredibly prominent within the cryptocurrency space, for reasons both positive and negative. In short, Ripple is a payment protocol that facilitates fast, frictionless cross-border payments with minimal fees. This technology is based on a series of servers communicating constantly, while maintaining a distributed ledger with the latest state of balances and transactions.  The payment protocol also hosts its native asset, XRP, which acts as the chief medium for transferring value over the network. XRP, rebranded in late 2018, formerly bore the name Ripple. …

Elon Musk Opens Up on Bitcoin, Finally

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, recently attended a podcast in which he briefly discussed his views on Bitcoin, stating that he is “neither here nor there” on the digital currency. Elon Musk finally talks about crypto Elon Musk has become quite a popular internet personality over the last several years. He has participated in various podcasts, and become a big part of the meme community on the internet. However, one area where his views were only assumed but never really confirmed, is the cryptocurrency sector. Musk has…

Bitcoin Thieves Arrested in Japan for Pilfering $700k in BTC

The Japanese police arrested two suspects for the theft of Bitcoin (BTC) from the coffers of the relatively small market operator CoinExchange. Internal Information Helped Order Bitcoin Withdrawals for Personal Enrichment Yuto Onitsuka, 25, and Takuma Sasaki, 28, reportedly stole 78 million yen in Bitcoins, equivalent to about $710,000, reported Japan Times. The theft was possible for former employee Onitsuka, who knew the access credentials to the wallets of CoinExchange. The small market operator closed in late 2019, after accruing losses due to the bear market. The theft happened in…

Blockchain Could Secure You Your Dream Job, Billionaire Hints

Blockchain will be among key technologies to transform the job market, according to Aneel Bhursi, co-founder and CEO of human capital management firm, Workday. Blockchain to Boost the Value of Credentials Last week, LinkedIn said that blockchain would be the most in-demand job skill this year. However, the technology will also help employees secure their next dream job in a more literal way. Speaking at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos, Switzerland, Workday boss Aneel Bhusri said that artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain would become essential for the job…