Coinbase Bows Out from Launching Lending Program After SEC’s Lawsuit Threat

Cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase said it decided to halt its plans to launch an interest-earning product. On its blog website, the platform stated it would not launch Coinbase Lend. The development comes a few weeks after the SEC threatened to sue Coinbase if it proceeded with its program. As a result, it stops the exchange from allowing users to earn interest by lending digital assets.  CEO Brian Armstrong had taken the U.S. regulators to task on Twitter for its lack of guidance on the…

Ripple Is Thriving In South Korea Amid Its Legal Woes

Crypto data aggregator and research platform, Messari said that BTC & XRP are South Korea's most famous holdings.  The research derives its data from Bithumb, Coinone, and Corbit from the financial year 2019.  Ripple, the San Francisco-based blockchain service provider, has had a record-breaking 2020 with significant RippleNet transactions growth. The technology firm also reported the signing of 15 new RippleNet customers to close out 2020 despite the SEC's lawsuit. Ripple's CEO, Brad Garlinghouse, recently said  RippleX has now reached…

Ripple And Binance.US Transact 51.4 Million XRP, Despite Delisting XRP

According to data from Whale Alert, the blockchain decacorn Ripple, along with several Binance branches transacted more than 51 million XRP. XRP's downfall started when the SEC filed a lawsuit against Ripple. Meanwhile, Ripple called the allegations unfounded and vowed to respond to them in court in the coming weeks. The San Francisco-based company has repeatedly referred to the US SEC's claim as an attack on crypto. Ripple CEO Garlinghouse claimed the agency's actions directly benefited China. $13 million in…