The global remittance giant Western Union might use the digital currency ripple in a pilot program. Western Union has confirmed it is currently in talks with Ripple Labs, the company behind the digital currency, but details remain scarce. However, if the program comes to fruition, it would be a landmark moment for ripple and the larger digital currency industry. Vice President of Marketing and Communications at Ripple Labs Monica Long did not confirm the details of the project but did add, “In general, financial institutions and networks use Ripple as a technology that powers real-time settlement in any currency to lower the cost of liquidity and compliance. Ripple was created to enable an Internet of Value in which the world […]
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