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Music streaming giant Spotify has beat early targets with two upward revisions to its indicated opening price, raising its price per share from US4132 suggested yesterday to a range of US$160 - US$165 per share ahead of the first day of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. Following two...
Technology developer Jupiter Diagnostics has received the Best Start-Up Business Award from Camden Council, London. The medical diagnostic start-up launched at the London Bio-Science Innovation Centre in Camden in 2016 and is in the process of launching a world-first portable blood-testing system. The Calisto portable reader is capable of producing multiple...
Traders seeking arbitrage opportunities in cryptocurrency markets could be set to drive the next wave of growth in the sector as they seek to capitalize on growing disparities between exchanges. The process of buying and selling the same commodity on different exchanges to take advantage of price differentials is a...
Bank of China is reportedly making plans to implement cryptocurrency XRP, developed by FinTech firm Ripple, for international payments. The state-owned bank is of China's "Big Four" state-owned commercial banks and fifth largest in the world by total assets and if implemented, the unconfirmed plans would signal strong support for...
The price of gold has reached a four month record - reaching US$1,333.10 a troy ounce - as the US dollar dropped The price rose for the third session in a row, with spot gold climbing to US$1,332.52 per troy ounce. "There is a lot of doubt on how long prices...
Cryptocurrency firm Ripple expects its XRP token to be used by three out of the top five money transfer companies globally by the end of the year, according to CEO Brad Garlinghouse. The bitcoin rival has seen XRP shoot up in value over the last month following a succession of deals to...
Cryptocurrency solution provider Ripple is set to welcome leading figures from the world's of finance and technology to its Swell conference in Toronto next week where Ex-fed chairman Ben Bernanke and internet pioneer Sir Tim Berners-Lee headline. The international banking conference will take place in Toronto Oct. 16-18, alongisde rival SWIFT’s...
Blockchain specialist Ripple has announced that more than 100 financial institutions, including banks, payments providers and more, are now using the firm's financial technology. “xVia allows us to tap into RippleNet to make international cross border payments instantly on behalf of our international corporate clients seamlessly and efficiently bringing much...
Creator of the Ethereum network, Vitalik Buterin, is set to publish three white papers explaining Casper, the blockchains much-anticipated version of proof-of-stake consensus. The publications are expected to mark a major milestone for ethereum outlining plans to keep the global network in agreement about the blockchain's transaction history. As proof-of-stake...