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From Ripples to Waves: Building The Future of Payment Systems - Part 3

Posted 7 months ago in Closer Look by Ryan

The Jed McCaleb Saga

The story begins with one of the founders of Ripple Labs, one Jed McCaleb, and encompasses not only Ripple and XRP but another currency we've yet to mention called Stellar Lumens (XLM). As stated previously XRP and OneCoin/Ripple Labs was founded in 2011 with one of the leaders being Jed McCaleb. In 2014 Jed created Stellar. Stellar gained popularity against XRP with the involvement of its advisors and rhetoric upon creation.

 

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Toshi Rebranded As Coinbase Wallet

Posted 7 months ago in Blockchain News by Ryan

The dApp browser designed by Coinbase has been rebranded as Coinbase Wallet.

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XRP Analysis 8/16/2018

Posted 7 months ago in Technical Analysis by Ryan

XRP has taken a beating since its high of $3.28 on February 4 this year. With the market bouncing where is XRP headed?

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Bitcoin Analysis 08/16/2018

Posted 7 months ago in Technical Analysis by Ryan

We take a look at BTC/USDT today. Who is making headway - the bulls or the bears?

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Ripple Endorses Exchanges For xRapid Payment Services

Posted 7 months ago in Blockchain News by Ryan

Ripple has endorsed three cryptocurrency exchanges as "Preferred partners," for conducting business with the xRapid payment service using the XRP cryptocurrency. 

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ETF or Gold? The Most Important Battle For Bitcoin

Posted 7 months ago in Bitcoin News by Trassos

According to a study on Bitcoin narratives, It lives two narrative battles. The first one is digital gold or payment solution and, the second, whether it is financial asset or a marginal cryptocurrency, for the underworld.

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Stress and Loss: Coping

Posted 7 months ago in Mindset by Trassos

You'll be fine! This is not an invitation to invest or a suggestion of what to do in regards to your finances. I'm talking about your mood, stress and how this feeling of panic, oppression and despondency will soon pass. Make an effort, keep reading.

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From Ripples to Waves: Building The Future of Payment Systems - Part 2

Posted 7 months ago in Closer Look by Ryan

The founders not only control a large percentage of XRP itself, but a significant percentage of ownership in Ripple Labs. The founders not only stand to make significant amounts of income from the value of XRP but the ever growing value of Ripple Labs.

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From Ripples to Waves: Building the future of Payment Systems - Part 1

Posted 7 months ago in Closer Look by Ryan

The history of Ripple is an interesting one from it's beginnings as a credit extension service, to payment service, and internal conflict arising from the love affair of one of the founders resulting in a new currency nearly identical to what we know XRP as today.

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The Financial Revolution: How Many Millions Will Break the Chains of Perpetual Poverty?

Posted 7 months ago in Around the World by Trassos

Latin America shares more than a continent. Common themes include federalist and centralist governments supported by military oversight, systems rife with political corruption. Economic uncertainty, with looming resultant insolvency and exorbitant interest rates—the ever-present specter of inflation—threaten the fragile social systems dominated by these trends.

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