SBI Ripple Asia's MoneyTap App Has Launched in Japan

MoneyTap, a consumer-focused blockchain money transfer app built by SBI Holdings and Ripple, has now gone live. Announced by Ripple in a tweet Thursday, the remittance app is the product of SBI Ripple Asia and several participating banks. A new website for…

US Customs Official Claims Crypto Conversions Can Be Traced

A “vulnerability” is created every time criminals convert from cryptocurrency to government-issued ones, an official with U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said Tuesday. Matthew Allen, an assistant director of domestic operations with the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) division of ICE,…

Retail Brokerage TD Ameritrade Backs New Crypto Exchange

Brokerage firm TD Ameritrade is investing in a brand new cryptocurrency exchange, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. Dubbed ErisX, the exchange will allow investors to trade bitcoin, bitcoin cash, ethereum, litecoin and bitcoin futures, as well as certain cryptocurrency futures, a spokesperson…