Uphold platform, providing services in the field of financial applications for mobile devices, has signed the partnership agreement with the Ripple network. Now the company’s customers will be able to perform operations with XRP on using the interface of the program. The application will allow replenishing and withdrawing the cryptocurrency, as well as performing transactions between different users. Developers have already announced this step as the key to Ripple popularization among US residents.
One of the largest banking corporations in Germany, Commerzbank and industrial giant ThyssenKrupp, financed the Corda platform. The amount of the transfer was half a million euros. According to the participants of this operation, it is known that the blockchain significantly shortened the operation time, and also removed the need to worry about confirming and verifying the transfer.
The Donetsk detachment of border guards detained a Ukrainian citizen who was trying to supply the equipment for “digital gold” mining to the occupied territory. Several processors and motherboards were confiscated, as well as more than 20 video cards. According to the experts, the value of the cargo exceeded 200 thousand hryvnias.