Ripple's Xumm Banking App Will Soon Be Ready for Mass Adoption
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On behalf of Ripple, XRPL Labs has developed the banking app Xumm, which is based on the bridge currency XRP and should offer the same extensive functions as a bank account. The app works completely without third parties such as banks or other financial institutions and offers cross-border transactions in real-time.
The Chinese and Russian central banks will discuss the use and promotion of their respective national payment systems in both countries, Beijing's envoy to Moscow told the TASS news agency in an interview published on Thursday.
Russian banks may issue cards with China as Visa, and Mastercard cut links.
The use of the Mir and China UnionPay national payment systems in both countries will be decided by the two sides' central banks at consultations.
The team built the system using Hyperledger Fabric, a popular DLT platform, because it generally met the team's design requirements of a closed network, mature technology, and enterprise readiness. The experiment highlighted the potential of DLT for certain payment uses, the quick speed with which a system could be implemented, the potential simplicity of smart contracts, and the range of functionality offered by such platforms. It further highlighted the need for more experimentation to better understand the possibilities for wide-scale adoption and use of any DLT platform for payments.
Such injections into the economy have generally lifted investor demand for safe-haven assets like the precious metal as fears of inflation and currency debasement grow.
The tech sector has already witnessed some sharp losses, but right before the market closed on Friday, the meltdown was becoming more widespread.
For a long time now, analysts, experts, economists, and investors have been sounding the alarm about an explosive and sudden stock market crash that would wipe out billions in earnings overnight.
And even though the collapse of the bubble has already started, we're still hearing silence.