Former CEO of Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation Joins Ripple Labs as Advisor

Ripple Labs, the creators and developers of the Ripple network, have appointed Donald Donahue, former CEO of The Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC), as an adviser. The new addition to the advisory board comes amid the digital currency startup’s efforts to push adoption of the Ripple payment network onto banks and financial institutions. DTCC […]

Commonwealth Bank of Australia to Work with Ripple Labs

In an effort to stay abreast with current financial developments, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) announced their decision to work with Ripple Labs to use digital currency internally. This will allow the institution to gain a deeper understanding on the workings of cryptocurrency. The CBA has been known to be open-minded about technological developments […]

Android Pay Unveiled at Google I/O Could Make Mobile Payments Ubiquitous

In February, Bitcoin Magazine reported Google’s preliminary announcement of Android Pay. Now, at the annual Google I/O event on May 28 and 29, Google officially announced its upcoming payment platform and revealed more details. Android Pay isn’t a separate payment app, but an open platform that enables developers to integrate mobile payments into their apps. […]

SuperNET Sponsors Drachmae “Blockchain Solution For Greece” Project

SuperNET was founded almost 9 months ago, and in that time has built up the largest collaborative network of digital currency developers and enthusiasts in the world: with over 700 members. Drachmae, its newest entrant offers an unprecedented project to outline a “Blockchain Solution For Greece”. Drachmae’s founder, Lee Grant of Coinstructors, is currently in […]

Rand Paul Neuters NSA, Freedom Rejoices!

The NSA’s snooping and collection powers have been halted. Midnight just went, and the NSA lost their illegal powers to spy on US citizens and collect all their information. Rand Paul has been instrumental in protecting the liberty of Americans. The US Courts of Appeal for the 2nd Circuit, based in New York, recently addressed […]

Ripple Appoints DTCC’s Former CEO as Advisor

Digital currency startup Ripple Labs has appointed Donald Donahue, former CEO of the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation (DTCC) as an advisor to the company. DTCC is the main clearing house for US securities and derivatives, processing more than $1.6 quadrillion in transactions per year. In his role as COO and then CEO, Donahue is […]

Crypto Public Notary Uses Bitcoin Block Chain To Notarize Digital Content

Crypto Public Notary, a free notary service using the bitcoin block chain to provide digital document provenance, recently launched. Digital document provenance is the ability to prove a document existed at a specific point in time, according to Alex Sherbuck, the creator of Crypto Public Notary. Using an address derived from the cryptographic hash of […]