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$XRP Ledger Gets a Boost in South Korea with Ripple and Catalyze Research Partnership

Catalyze Research, a prominent consulting firm specializing in Web3 and blockchain technology, has formed a strategic partnership with Ripple, a global leader in enterprise blockchain and cryptocurrency solutions, to boost the XRP Ledger’s influence on the South Korean market. South Korea’s burgeoning Web3 developer community, acknowledged for its blockchain expertise and innovation, is set to […]

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Ripple Partners With European FinTech Firm to Harness XRP Ledger for Groundbreaking Axiology Project

In a bid to address the challenges of fraud and money laundering, Europe has initiated several measures to utilize the potential of blockchain technology. The European Commission has launched a comprehensive Digital Financial Package in line with the recently introduced Markets in Crypto Assets regulation (MiCA). This package aims to promote the use of cryptocurrencies […]

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XRP Could Surge Over 500% to Hit $3, Analyst Predicts Using Elliott Wave Theory

A popular cryptocurrency analyst has recently suggested that the native token of the XRP Ledger, $XRP, could soon experience a significant surge to hit a potential high of over $3 per token, which would mean the cryptocurrency has a potential upside of over 540%. On the microblogging platform Twitter, popular analyst Dark Defender drew from […]

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$XRP Price Could Skyrocket to $30 in Short Term, Says Fund Manager

The native token of the XRP Ledger, $XRP, could see a significant price increase to potentially reach a bullish target of $30 in the short term, according to the founder and manager of Kralow Capital, Thomas Kralow, who recently revealed his bullish prediction. Kralow’s words come at a time in which a major player in […]

XRP Ledger Q2 2023: A Comprehensive Analysis by Messari

Messari’s Protocol Research Analyst, Red Sheehan, recently released the “State of XRP Ledger Q2 2023” report, providing a detailed analysis of the XRP Ledger (XRPL) and its performance in the second quarter of 2023. According to Sheehan, the XRPL, which has been operational for over a decade, offers fast, energy-efficient, cross-currency, and cross-border payments. Despite […]

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Crypto Analyst Reveals His Bullish Case For $XRP to Surge to $10 in the Future

A popular cryptocurrency market commentator, who on social media is known as Crypto Assets Guy, has recently revealed an ambitious price prediction for the native token of the XRP Ledger, $XRP, suggesting numerous factors could help drive its price up. According to Crypto Assets Guy’s estimations, several key events could trigger a succession of price […]

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$XRP Whales Scoop Up 360 Million Tokens Amid Price Slump

The price of XRP has tumbled significantly over the last few days, at one point being down over 12% within a single week, a time in which large cryptocurrency investors, colloquially known as whales, bought the dip, accumulating over 360 million tokens. These crypto whales, which in this case are those holding between 10 million […]

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Ripple and Canada’s Largest University Eye XRP Ledger Validator Launch

In a significant development for the crypto industry, the University of Toronto, Canada’s largest university, has announced a partnership with Ripple to establish an independent XRP ledger validator, according to a report by CoinDesk published on June 12, 2023. This initiative is a part of Ripple’s University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI) in Canada, which has […]

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$XRP Adds Nearly $3 Billion to Market Cap as Address Activity Spikes

In a notable resurgence from last year’s market downturn, the cryptocurrency XRP has recently added nearly $3 billion to its market capitalization. The token, which has been affected by an ongoing legal battle between Ripple and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has piqued investor interest amid a wider market rebound. Over the past […]

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$XRP Price Surges as SEC Case Against Ripple Turns in Favor of Crypto Firm

The price of $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger, has risen nearly 10% over the last few days on reports that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) case against Ripple Labs, a major player in the cryptocurrency’s ecosystem, is now tilting in favor of the fintech firm. According to available market data, […]

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Ripple Unveils $XRP Ledger-Based Platform for Central Bank Digital Currencies (CBDCs)

Fintech firm Ripple is launching a platform tailored for central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). This unique platform, which is based on the $XRP Ledger, aims to empower central banks, governments, and financial institutions to create and manage their own digital currencies. Ripple’s novel CBDC platform equips these institutions with the ability to oversee the full […]

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$XRP Price Could Surge Over 800% by Year End, Crypto Analyst Says

A popular cryptocurrency analyst has recently predicted that the price of $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger, could soon see a significant surge that should start in the near future. His projects show the cryptocurrency could trade at $3.82 by the end of the year, a near 880% rise. Pseudonymous cryptocurrency analyst Dark […

Understanding RippleNet: A Closer Look at XRP, XRP Ledger, and ODL

This article takes a closer look at RippleNet, particularly the role of digital asset XRP, the open source XRP Ledger (XRPL), and the On-Demand Liquidity (ODL) service. What Is RippleNet? RippleNet is a distributed network developed by Ripple to facilitate real-time, cross-border transactions. Technically, it’s a peer-to-peer distributed application that maintains a virtual ledger, emulating […]

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Popular XRP Ledger Wallet Expands $XRP Fiat Trading Options With New Integration

Xumm, a prominent self-custodial XRP Ledger (XRPL) wallet, has revealed a partnership with Guardarian, a non-custodial fiat on/off-ramp provider. The collaboration aims to offer Xumm users a seamless experience when buying XRP with one of 40 fiat currencies or selling their XRP for fiat, all within the Xumm app. Guardarian, which serves as a fiat-to-crypto […]

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Over 11 Million $XRP Have so Far Been Burned, Blockchain Data Shows

Data from the XRP Ledger is showing that since inception, over 11 million $XRP tokens have so far been burned. The amount of tokens burned has grown through an inconsistent burn rate that eliminates fractions of XRP following each ledger closure. According to data from XRP Ledger explorer XRPScan, a total of 11.04 million XRP […]

Ripple Releases Q1 2023 XRP Markets Report: Key Takeaways for XRP, XRPL, and ODL Fans

Ripple’s eagerly anticipated quarterly XRP Markets Report report is out. On Thursday (April 27, 2023), FinTech firm Ripple released its Q1 2023 XRP Markets Report, which aims to provide transparency and timely updates on the company’s perspective on the current state of cryptocurrency markets, which includes its quarterly XRP sales, relevant XRP Ledger and XRP-related […]

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Ripple CTO Advises Caution on $XRP Automated Market Maker Investments

David Schwartz, Ripple’s Chief Technology Officer, recently took to Twitter to share his thoughts on investing in $XRP within an Automated Market Maker (AMM), while responding to an inquiry about the portion of his XRP holdings he would allocate to an AMM post-launch. An Automated Market Maker, it’s worth noting, is a type of decentralized […]

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$XRP Price Experiences Flash Crash to $0.0001 on Bitrue Exchange, Liquidating Long Positions

In an unexpected move, the price of $XRP crashed to $0.0001 after experiencing a drastic decline on Bitrue, a prominent Singapore-based cryptocurrency exchange. The drop saw $XRP briefly become nearly worthless on the exchange’s perpetual futures market, before seeing a swift recovery. This dramatic event resulted in the liquidation of most XRP long positions held […]

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Ripple’s XRPL Grants Program Invites Applications for Web3 Finance Projects

The XRPL Grants Program continues its support for innovation in Web3 finance. Established in May 2021, the XRPL Grants Program seeks to promote innovative software projects on the XRP Ledger (XRPL) and support its growing developer community. Wave 6 targets software developers over 18 years old, who are not citizens or residents of countries or […]

$XRP Price Could Surge by 47% If It Secures Key Level, Says Popular Crypto Analyst

The cryptocurrency market has experienced significant growth over the last few days, with the price of the flagship cryptocurrency surpassing $30,000 for the first time in 10 months amid the rally. The price of $XRP, it seems, could be due for more upside in the near future. According to popular cryptocurrency analyst Ali Martinez, the […]

XRP Ledger-Powered Pharma and Healthcare Platform Aims To Revolutionize Africa’s Healthcare Industry

XRP Healthcare is embarking on a groundbreaking venture in Africa, leveraging the power of the XRP Ledger (XRPL) to reshape the continent’s healthcare sector. XRP Healthcare recently announced its plans to venture into the African healthcare sector through its subsidiary, XRP Healthcare Africa. The company aims to acquire and merge private healthcare establishments to form […]

$XRP Ledger Surpasses 79 Million Ledger Milestone, Bolstered by Increasing Adoption

The $XRP Ledger, a decentralized, open-source blockchain platform designed for fast and efficient cross-border transactions, has recently surpassed the 79 million ledger milestone as its adoption grows. XRP Scan, a prominent XRP Ledger blockchain explorer, highlighted the achievement in a tweet, pointing out that the blockchain is on track to reach its 80 millionth ledger […]

Ripple CTO Explains How Blockchain-Agnostic Solutions Could Increase XRP’s Adoption

In a recent Twitter thread, Ripple CTO David Schwartz shared his thoughts about how embracing blockchain-agnostic solutions could potentially accelerate XRP’s adoption and bring more users to the digital asset. The open-source public XRP Ledger (XRPL) was created in 2012 by David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto; its native digital asset is XRP. Schwartz began his […]

Institutional Investors Bet on $BTC and $XRP Investment Products as Trading Volumes Plunge

Institutional investors have kept on betting on investment products offering them exposure to the flagship cryptocurrency Bitcoin ($BTC) and to $XRP over the past week, during a time in which trading volumes in these products fell by one-third compared to the prior week. According to CoinShares’ latest Digital Asset Fund Flows report, digital asset investment […]

$XRP Price Surges as CFTC Says $BTC, $ETH, and Others Are Commodities in Lawsuit Against Binance

The price of $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger, has surged more than 10% over the last 24-hour period after some in the cryptocurrency community pointed out that in the lawsuit the Commodity Futures and Trading Commission (SEC) filed against Binance, it named several digital assets as commodities. XRP is at the time […]

XRP Ledger (XRPL): Features, Benefits, and Future Potential

The XRP Ledger (XRPL) is significantly impacting the financial world with its advanced features, low-cost transactions, and eco-friendly design. The XRP Ledger (XRPL) is a decentralized, open-source blockchain platform designed for fast and efficient cross-border transactions. The ledger is powered by its native digital asset, XRP, which serves as a bridge currency for facilitating global […]

Crypto Analyst Predicts XRP Price Will Surge Over 30% as Crypto Market Rises

A popular cryptocurrency analyst has predicted that the “next stop” for the price of $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger, may soon reach the $0.57 mark, which would represent an upside of around 32% from the cryptocurrency’s current price tag of around $0.42. According to cryptocurrency analyst Tara, XRP’s price rise should line […]

$XRP Is Biggest Percentage Gainer Among Top 50 Cryptocurrencies After 16% Surge

On Tuesday (March 21), XRP is outperforming Bitcoin and all altcoins among the top 50 cryptocurrencies by market cap with a nearly 18% gain versus USD. According to data from TradingView, on crypto exchange Bitstamp, currently (as of 4:35 p.m. UTC on March 21) XRP-USD is trading at around $0.44057, up 15.82% in the past […]

$XRP Whale Numbers Grow as Large Investors Stockpile 420 Million Tokens, Data Shows

The number of whales on the $XRP Ledger has recently grown, at a time in which large investors have been aggressively accumulating the cryptocurrency, presumably anticipating a favorable outcome in the legal battle between Ripple and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. According to data from on-chain analytics firm Santiment, first shared by popular cryptocurrency […]

Major Crypto Trading Platform Uphold Reaffirms Support for $XRP

A major cryptocurrency trading platform that offers its users the ability to buy, sell, and hold various assets including cryptocurrencies and tokenized stocks, has reaffirmed its support for $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger. On social media, Uphold reacted to a trend on the microblogging platform Twitter where users kept on asking for […]

Crypto Community Predicts $XRP Price Will Rise in March as XRP Ledger’s Use Cases Grow

The cryptocurrency community expects the price of $XR, the native token of the XRP Ledger, to experience a slight upward movement during the month of March, at a time in which the community keeps awaiting regulatory clarity. According to nearly 900 users on CoinMarketCap’s cryptocurrency price estimates, on average respondents predicted that XRP would end […]

$XRP Ledger Developers Unveil Proposal That Could ‘Significantly Expand’ Its Use Cases

Developers working on the XRP Ledger, the native network of the $XRP token, have recently unveiled a new cross-chain bridge proposal that Ripple’s vice president of strategy of operations said could “significantly expand” its potential use cases. The proposal was published by Ripple software engineer Mayukha Vadari on GitHub and was subsequently shared on Twitter. […]

$XRP: A Closer Look at ‘A Non Custodial Wallet With Superpowers for the XRP Ledger’

This article takes a look at Xumm, which its developers call “a non custodial client (wallet) for the XRP Ledger, with superpowers”, allowing you to “interact with the XRP Ledger and 3rd party tools while keeping your keys super safe.” Xumm, which is available for both iOS and Android, was created by XRPL Labs, a […]

Crypto Community’s $XRP Price Prediction Sees Sideways Movement in February

The cryptocurrency community is predicting that the price of $XRP, the native token of the XRP Ledger, is set to move sideways throughout the month of February to end it just slightly below its current level, likely as investors await regulatory clarity. According to CoinMarketCap’s price estimate feature, which saw over 1,000 users vote on […]

A Quick Introduction to the XRP Ledger Learning Portal

On Wednesday (1 February 2023), RippleX, the team within Ripple that tries to provide XRP Ledger (XRPL) developers with all the resources they need to build solutions that “fuel the engine of a new digital economy,” wrote about the XRPL Learning Portal. The XRP Ledger was created in 2012 by David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and […]

Bitstamp Brings ‘Secure, Cost-Effective’ EUR Transaction to $XRP Ledger via IOUs

The world’s “longest-running crypto exchange” Bitstamp has started supporting EUR-backed IOUs on the $XRP Ledger in a move that brings “secure, cost-effective” transactions in the fiat currency to the ledger. According to a blog post, Bitstamp published its customers can now take advantage of the $XRP Ledger, which has near instant settlement times and negligible transaction […]

Ripple Reports Records Demand for Its XRP-Powered Liquidity Solution

FinTech released its newest quarterly XRP Markets Report on Monday (30 January 2023) with data that will be of interest to XRP HODLers. According to this report, the XRPL blockchain had a rise in on-chain activity despite an overall decline in the cryptocurrency market. After the XLS-20 amendment was authorized on 2 November 2022, the […]

$XRP: US Lawyer Explains How ‘XRP Ledger Could Interact With CBDCs’

On Thursday (26 January 2023), Jeremy Hogan, a partner at the American law firm Hogan & Hogan, who has been closely following and commenting on the U.S. SEC’s lawsuit against Ripple, explained how the XRP Ledger (XRPL) could work with central bank digital currencies (CBDCs). The XRP Ledger was created in 2012 by David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur […]

$XRP Holders Start Receiving Flare ($FLR) Token Airdrop Two Years After Network Snapshot

Those holding $XRP back on December 12, 2020, have finally started receiving their Flare ($FLR) token airdrop, with 15% of the cryptocurrency’s total supply now being sent to holders at the time of the snapshot, and the rest set to be distributed over the next three years. As CryptoGlobe reported, over 52 cryptocurrency exchanges supported […]

$XRP-Focused Investment Product Inflows Surge as Investors Favor Clarity on Ripple’s Case With SEC

Cryptocurrency investment products offering investors exposure to $XRP have recently seen significant inflows, at a time in which the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) case against Ripple and two of its executives has been seeing improving clarity, which could be seen as favorable by the investment community. According to data from CoinShares’ latest Digital Asset […]

$XRP Whales Move Over 200 Million Tokens After Rapid Accumulation Period

Whales on the $XRP Ledger have been moving a significant amount of tokens over the last few days after rapidly accumulating a significant percentage of the cryptocurrency’s supply over the past five weeks. As reported by Daily Hodl, whale monitoring service Whale Alert has flagged $XRP transactions moving more than 70 million tokens to cryptocurrency […]

Crypto Community Predicts $XRP Price Increase as Whale Holdings Surge

The cryptocurrency community is predicting that the price of $XRP will move up in the near future to finish January close to the $0.40 mark, which would mean the cryptocurrency’s price would rise 14.3% from its current $0.346 level. The figures come from CoinMarketCap’s price estimate feature, which saw over 1,300 users predict the cryptocurrency’s price […]

Former Ripple Executive Defends $XRP’s Utility, Says Smart Contracts Are Coming

Matt Hamilton, a former Principal Developer Advocate at FinTech firm Ripple, has defended the utility of the $XRP token and said that smart contracts are coming to the cryptocurrency’s ledger. These could be used to power decentralized applications, the way they are used on other networks such as Ethereum and the BNB Chain. Hamilton, who […]

Ripple CTO Uses Ethereum for His New ‘Ugly on the Outside’ NFT Collection

On Tuesday (13 December 2022), David Schwartz, who is Ripple’s Chief Cryptographer and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), announced that he had released his new Ethereum-powered NFT collection on NFT marketplace OpenSea. There are 28 NFTs in the “Ugly on the Outside” collection. Here is the description of the collection: “Feel free to name yours after […]

Stablecoin Issuer Has Completed XRP Ledger Integration for Its Flagship Product EURS

Recently, STASIS, the issuer of EURS, which it claims to be the largest euro-backed digital asset’, announced that it had integrated the XRP Ledger to “further shape the vision of multichain stablecoin.” The Evolution of the XRP Ledger The open-source public XRP Ledger (XRPL) was created in 2012 by David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto; its […]

New Ripple Partnership to Bring Real Estate Transactions to $XRP Ledger

Leading fintech firm Ripple is set to bring real estate transactions to the native network of the $XRP token, the XRP Ledger, through a new partnership with blockchain-powered real estate marketplace ProprHome. According to various reports, the partnership will see the real estate marketplace leverage the XRP Ledger to distribute utility non-fungible tokens (NFTs) that […]

Ripple CTO: XRP Ledger Now Efficiently Supports ‘Native NFTs’ Thanks to XLS-20 Standard

On Monday (31 October 2022), days after FinTech firm Ripple celebrated its 10th anniversary, David Schwartz, who is the firm’s Chief Cryptographer and Chief Technology Officer (CTO), gave XRP HODLers an even better reason to celebrate. Ripple’s 10th Anniversary On Thursday (October 20), Ripple, the FinTech firm that is using blockchain technology to allow “global […]

Ripple’s XRP Holdings Now ‘Below 50% of the Total Outstanding Supply for the First Time’

On Thursday (October 27), FinTech firm Ripple announced that its XRP holdings are now “below 50% of the total outstanding supply for the first time” and that it currently operates only 4 out of the 130+ validator nodes on the XRP Ledger (XRPL). These statements were part of Ripple’s Q3 2022 XRP Markets Report. Here […]

Expert Cryptographer and XRP Ledger (XRPL) Legend Nik Bougalis is Leaving Ripple

On Friday (October 21), Cryptographer and software engineer Nik Bougalis, who is currently Director of Engineering at Ripple, announced that he is leaving the Californian FinTech firm in a few weeks. Bougalis, who has been working on the XRP Ledger (XRPL) for around 10 years, took to Twitter to say: “My decade-long journey at @Ripple […]

Ripple Announces Second Wave of NFT Projects on $XRP Ledger Supported by $250 Million Creator Fund

Ripple, a popular fintech firm and a major player in the $XRP ecosystem, has unveiled the second wave of non-fungible token (NFT) projects to receive funding for their work on the $XRP Ledger. The funding comes from Ripple’s Creator Fund, which aims to support those who want to “create and monetize accessible and innovative non-fungible […]

$XRP: Here Are Six Stablecoin Projects Powered by the XRP Ledger

The number of stablecoin projects being launched on top of the XRP Ledger has been steadily growing over the last few months, with development teams across the globe improving the $XRP network over time. A pseudonymous cryptocurrency influencer has recently pointed out that there are at least six stablecoins now launched on top of the […]

Raoul Pal: XRP Ledger (XRPL) Will Be ‘At the Center’ of the World’s Move to CBDCs

Recently, former Goldman Sachs executive Raoul Pal explained why he is bullish on Ripple and the XRPL Ledger (XRPL). Prior to founding macro economic and investment strategy research service Global Macro Investor (GMI) in 2005, Pal co-managed the GLG Global Macro Fund in London for global asset management firm GLG Partners (which is now called “Man GLG”). Before that, Pal […]

Crypto Community Sees $XRP Price Explode Upward in September, Data Shows

The cryptocurrency community is predicting that the price of $XRP will explode upward to end the month of September at $0.4917, which would mean the cryptocurrency’s price would rise 51.3% from its current $0.324 level. The figures come from CoinMarketCap’s price estimate feature, which saw over 1,200 users predict the cryptocurrency’s price for the end […]

Ripple Partners With Web3 Design Lab To Promote Use of XRP Ledger (XRPL) in Japan

On Thursday (September 1), Emi Yoshikawa, Ripple’s VP of Corporate Strategy and Operations, talked about an important new strategic partnership for her firm. Earlier today, Yoshikawa, who has been working at Ripple for nearly six years, tweeted about a new strategic partnership between Ripple Labs (which is headquartered in San Francisco, California) and Web3 Design Lab, […]

Binance Calls XRP Ledger ‘First Major Blockchain To Be Certifiably Carbon-Neutral’

The education arm of the world’s largest crypto exchange (by trading volume) has a lot of nice things to say about decentralized public blockchain XRPL Ledger (XRPL) and its native token XRP. The XRP Ledger was created in 2012 by David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto. On 27 February 2020, during an episode of “The Ripple […]

Grayscale Claims ‘Ripple Network Does Not Facilitate the Creation of Tokenized Assets’

Recently, Grayscale Investments (“Grayscale”), which is one of the world’s largest digital currency asset managers, made some questionable claims about XRP. As Stefan Huber pointed out yesterday (August 21), in an Information Statement for Grayscale Stellar Lumens Trust (XLM) that the firm filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last Tuesday (August 16), here […]

Shiba Inu ($SHIB), $AVAX and $XRP Can Now be Used to Pay at Over 60 Million Merchants Worldwide

Shiba Inu ($SHIB), which is potentially the world’s most popular meme-inspired cryptocurrency, and $XRP, an extremely popular cryptocurrency improving cross-border payments, can now be used as payment methods at over 60 million merchants worldwide. According to a recent announcement published by leading cryptocurrency trading platform Binance, both cryptocurrencies are, along with Ethereum Virtual Machine-compatible Avalanche […]

$XRP: Colombia’s XRPL-Powered National Land Registry System Goes Live in Production

Barcelona-headquartered blockchain startup Peersyst has made an important announcement about the first National Land Registry system built on the open-source public XRP Ledger (XRPL). XRPL was created in 2012 by David Schwartz, Jed McCaleb, and Arthur Britto, and its native digital asset is XRP. On July 1, Peersyst announced the launch of Colombia’s first National Land Registry on top of […]

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