Ripple is piloting a Private Ledger for Central Banks launching CBDCs. Ripple’s CTO David Schwartz tweeted “The XRPL has been running smoothly for 8+ years w/ billions of $ at stake. The CBDC Private Ledger ensures transaction privacy and security controls combined w/ the reliability and payments proficiency of the XRPL – the best of both worlds.”.
Ripple CEO tweeted “Today, a letter was filed on my behalf indicating my intent to file a Motion to Dismiss in response to the SEC’s amended complaint against me. Simply put, the SEC’s allegations are regulatory overreach.”. SEC’s Gary Gensler had his confirmation yesterday and my hopes are:
1) He throws out/fast settlement of Ripple XRP Lawsuit
2) Gives the green light for a Bitcoin ETF
Discover Financial is planning to break into the crypto space with a suite of yet-to-be-developed digital currency products, according to a new job posting. Kentucky bill to provide tax breaks for local crypto miners. Kings of Leon will release their new album as a non-fungible token (NFT), becoming the first rock band to do so. Cryptocurrency wallet Exodus has applied for permission from the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to carry out a public offering of tokenized shares in the company.
Bitwise’s recently launched decentralized finance (DeFi) index fund has brought in $32.5 million in sales from 262 investors, according to a filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission published Wednesday.