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Payments Giant Visa Acquires Fintech Firm Plaid for $5.3 Billion

Payments behemoth Visa acquired financial technology firm Plaid for $5.3 billion, according to a press release published on Jan. 13.Per the release, Plaid has developed a network that allows users to easily connect their financial accounts to the apps they use to manage their financial lives.The firm’s products reportedly

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XRP Price Stable as Ripple Unlocks 1 Billion Tokens From Escrow Wallet

Ripple, the blockchain payment network notionally tied to altcoin XRP, has begun 2020 by releasing funds from its escrow worth $192 million. Data scanned from the XRP blockchain by monitoring resource Whale Alert caught the latest consignment of XRP tokens, which forms one installment of a pre-planned release schedule Ripple

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Ripple Worth $10 Billion With $200 Mln Investment, Volume to Grow 600%

Ripple ends the year with yet another major announcement after raising $200 million in series C investment, pushing company valuation over $10 billion. Series C investment rounds mean the company has already proved itself and the products it offers, focusing on scaling the company quickly and successfully. Investors involved in a Series

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XRP Not Likely a Challenge to Bitcoin, Despite Ripple’s $10 Billion Valuation

Blockchain start-up and XRP proponent Ripple says it’s raised a $200 million investment round, lifting its valuation to $10 billion. Despite this move, critics worry whether Ripple and its XRP digital currency have a future in the space when up against CBDCs, stable coins, and XRP’s biggest competitor, Bitcoin. Ripple

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