SWIFT may be considering the integration of the blockchain and has announced that it will trial a new payments gateway with Ripple competitor, R3.
Japan -based SBI Holdings has partnered with blockchain consortium R3 to increase the reach of the Corda blockchain in the East Asian region.
Ripple Labs said it has reached an agreement with R3 consortium to settle “all outstanding litigation,” the terms of which have not been disclosed.
R3, the group behind the Corda blockchain project, has added an extra $5 million to its funding, coming by way of U.S. forex settlement provider CLS.
Ripple Labs Inc. is currently involved in a duel with R3 Holdco over who actually owns the XRP cryptocurrency.