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RippleNet associate teams up with Visa; Zilliqa {ZIL} backs blockchain-based workshop at Oxford

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Nium is a digital payments platform primarily used for supporting cross-border fund transfers. From henceforth, those residing in South-East Asian regions will be able to receive payments [with the help of Visa Direct] as a result of a collaborative effort involving Visa and Nium.

Nium has been linked to RippleNet since the beginning of 2018. They employ xRapid [which is backed by on-demand liquidity owing to the usage of XRP] to carry out cross-border transfers. The CEO and co-founder of Nium, Prajit Nanu, stated, “…Visa’s push payment solution and secure network will allow our consumers to transfer money in a faster, convenient and more secure way.”

XRP is positioned at #3 in the market. The trading volume recorded stands at approximately $1.323 billion, while the supply has 43,298,481,757 XRP coins in play as part of circulation. The total market cap of XRP amounts to $11.776 billion for now. The price dropped at a rate of 0.77% in the course of the past 24-hours. This, in turn, caused $XRP to decline all the way down towards the $0.271974 mark where it currently holds.

Blockchain A-Z is an initiative brought about by Zilliqa to educate the folks at Oxford University with regards to the advent of blockchain technology and its relationship with the global financial system. These workshops are expected to encourage youngsters who will shape the world that is yet to come.

A competition is scheduled to occur on November 21st this year. This will let participants forward interesting tech-centric solutions, and enhance the possibility of these individuals winning grants.

Zilliqa is ranked at #87 in the market. The trading volume recorded is $7.097 million, whereas the supply houses 8,687,360,058 ZIL coins as of this very moment. The total market cap of Zilliqa is $51.006 million. The price grew at a rate of 1% in a matter of hours, prompting $ZIL to rise and head all the way up to $0.005871 where it presently rests.

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