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How Rich Are The Founders Of Ripple And Ethereum?

How Rich Are The Founders Of Ripple And Ethereum?

Yesterday marked two records in the altcoin world: Ethereum’s per-coin value broke $US1000 ($1276) and the rising value of Ripple supposedly boosted its co-founder Chris Larsen to an estimated net worth of $US59.9 ($76) billion. Despite a very real speculation bubble around cryptocurrency, these financial gains are mostly on paper…

6 Bitcoin Alternatives You Should Know About

6 Bitcoin Alternatives You Should Know About

So you’ve heard about Bitcoin and maybe even invested a little cash into it, hoping that its price continues to skyrocket. But Bitcoin isn’t the only cryptocurrency looking to shake up the way that we process transactions around the world. There are hundreds of others that have slowly began rising…

What’s The Blockchain, And Why Does Bitcoin Depend On It?

What’s The Blockchain, And Why Does Bitcoin Depend On It?

It’s going to unshackle us from the oppressive dungeon of fiat currency! But also criminals and rogue cops use it to do nefarious drug stuff! Digital currency is often defined by its volatile hype cycle. And yet its most promising feature is incredibly mundane-sounding: a bookkeeping system called “the blockchain”.