In an announcement Tuesday, Ripple said that its technology will be used for a new XRP-based remittance service from Intermex, a money remittance services company focused primarily on the Latin America and Caribbean corridor.
Algorand puts air quality test results on a blockchain
The DeFi-focused blockchain firm is teaming up with PlanetWatch to create an immutable record of global air quality test results
In addition to using Algorand’s open-source, permissionless blockchain to quickly disseminate and permanently record pollution readings, PlanetWatch plans to use it to reward volunteers who maintain pollution sensors with Planet utility tokens.
MoneyGram confirms massive XRP use in Mexican peso transactions
The money transfer service’s partnership with liquidity provider RippleNet now accounts for 10% of its Mexican business, and is set to go global
The head of MoneyGram confirmed today that the global money transfer company has been using XRP cryptocurrency to exchange U.S. dollars and Mexican pesos extensively since July.
Libra Association won’t deny reports PayPal pulling out
Facebook’s crypto project partnerships show signs of buckling with increased government pressure
The Libra Association would not quite deny reports that digital payment service PayPal is withdrawing from the group, designed to oversee Facebook’s highly controversial, proposed cryptocurrency.