Ripple fights back against SEC securities complaint


The software company in a court filing reiterated its argument that XRP is a virtual currency that doesn't need to be registered.


How will SEC complaint affect banks’ relationships with Ripple?


The Securities and Exchange Commission last week accused Ripple of breaking securities laws, raising questions about the future of banks' ties with the company.


Ripple says it faces SEC lawsuit as cryptocurrency XRP drops


The company did not disclose the nature of the suit, but CEO Brad Garlinghouse has long disputed the Securities and Exchange Commission's claim that XRP is a security, not a currency.


PNC goes live on RippleNet


PNC has gone live on RippleNet, giving the blockchain company a major win in its effort to build a real-time cross-border payments network that includes large U.S. banks.


Chinese payment giant Alipay downplays U.S. ambitions


The firm wants to expand its acceptance in the United States only to accommodate Chinese tourists, a company official said Thursday. But the CEO of a U.S.-based payments firm expressed skepticism.


5 things JPM Coin will do for banking and blockchain


JPMorgan's blockchain effort could lead to solutions that overcome industry skepticism and regulatory concerns and perhaps attract more mainstream retail interest.


Can JPMorgan Chase's JPM Coin knock off Ripple and Swift?


JPMorgan is prototyping its own digital currency to be used for cross-border payments and, later, other purposes. Will banks find this a palatable alternative to today's most well-known options?