Ripple has received approval to operate in Singapore and is now expanding its services in the UK and Ireland. In Ireland, Ripple needs approval from the central bank to operate as a payment institution. The article also mentions upcoming events such as the Permissionless II Hackathon, the Digital Asset Summit 2024, and the Permissionless II event in Austin, TX. Other news includes an ETF issuer filing for a Bitcoin Trend Strategy, Worldcoin founders exploring AI-powered universal basic income, North Carolina counties considering moratoriums on crypto mining, and the Federal Reserve seeking candidates for CBDC research.

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