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Who is Ripple Labs: The Private Company behind XRP

Category: Altcoins, Cryptocyclopedia, Development, Finance, News

Who is Ripple Labs: The Private Company behind XRP

There’s a common misconception within the blockchain and cryptocurrency community, which states that Ripple (XRP) is a corporate entity and the sole company behind the project’s development. The truth, however, reveals something much different. The masterminds behind the controversy-gaining and speedy settlement cryptocurrency, are an entirely separate company with multiple divisions. Of these formed divisions, some are decentralized and are…

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Bitcoin, Ether, and XRP Weekly Market Update: January 10, 2019

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Cryptocurrency Market Outlook, Ethereum, News, Price Analysis

Bitcoin, Ether, and XRP Weekly Market Update: January 10, 2019

Total crypto market cap added $5 billion during last week and now sits at $138. TRON, Cardano, and Litecoin are the biggest gainers among top ten currencies with two-digit raises while ETH and BCH made a slight downward correction. BTC-USD The Bitcoin bulls have been successfully defending the $3,800 territory since December 28, 2018, when we last saw price below…

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Rumors of RippleNet’s Integration with SWIFT Are False

Category: Altcoins, Ethereum, Finance, News

Rumors of RippleNet’s Integration with SWIFT Are False

A rumor on the Internet about RippleNet integrating with the SWIFT Network gained traction, driving up the price of Ripple’s token (XRP) to $0.55 on November 6, 2018. According to a PYMNT’s article published on November 7, 2018, the rumor was quickly denied by a SWIFT spokesperson who mentioned that SWIFT’s technical update is entirely unrelated to Ripple. SWIFT Denies…

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Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright Sparks Controversy After Getting His Math Wrong

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Self-Proclaimed Bitcoin Creator Craig Wright Sparks Controversy After Getting His Math Wrong

Craig Wright, the Australian computer scientists and self-proclaimed creator of Bitcoin, has landed in a new controversy after tweeting August 28, that miners who can’t mine blocks of 32MB deserve to go bankrupt. Expectedly, a war of words soon broke out on the microblogging platform with many pointing out that Wright got his math completely wrong when he claimed that…

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Ripple CTO Holds Bitcoin despite Thinking Proof-Of-Work Has no Future

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Ripple CTO Holds Bitcoin despite Thinking Proof-Of-Work Has no Future

David Schwartz, one of the original architects of the Ripple consensus network, doesn’t see XRP being the one digital asset to rule them all any time soon and holds an unspecified amount of bitcoin despite calling its Proof-of-Work consensus algorithm a “technological dead-end.” Ripple CTO Offers Interesting Insight David Schwartz, the newly appointed CTO and former chief cryptographer at Ripple,…

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Ripple’s CTO Invented a Distributed Computer System in the 80s Before Satoshi’s Bitcoin

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Ripple’s CTO Invented a Distributed Computer System in the 80s Before Satoshi’s Bitcoin

David Schwartz, Ripple’s chief technology officer, had conjured a similar concept to Nakamoto’s Bitcoin blockchain 30 years ago, known as a “multilevel distributed computer system,” reported The Next Web on August 17, 2018.  On August 25, 1998, Schwartz filed a patent for the distributed computer system which was designed to use the combined processing power from several personal computers to accomplish specific…

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Ripple Bags Institutional Talent for a Promising Future

Category: Blockchain, Business, Finance, Tech

Ripple Bags Institutional Talent for a Promising Future

Ripple has transitioned and evolved as a consistent performer amidst the existing crypto businesses. A dedicated leadership and decision-making approach throughout the past few years has contributed to their success. Key talent acquisitions point toward continued success for the company. Today, Ripple is all set to welcome two distinguished personalities to its core team. David Schwartz, who previously served as…

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Highlights from Berlin’s Cryptocurrency Conference: BlockShow Europe 2018

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Highlights from Berlin’s Cryptocurrency Conference: BlockShow Europe 2018

Exhibitors, speakers, and media folks all descended upon the Estrel Hotel and Convention Center in Berlin, Germany for the two-day BlockShow Conference. Comparatively, this year’s conference focused heavily on regulations, institutional investment into the industry, and the never-ending search for the blockchain’s “killer app.” Over the course of May 28-29, 2018, BTCManager soaked up emerging industry concerns as well as…

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