Cryptoledgers, like those utilized in bitcoin and litecoin, are not merely one-dimensional, one-trick ponies relegated to simple fiat exchanges.
Decentralised online payment network Ripple Labs has received a further $3.5m in funding.
Ripple will now accept cash thanks to a partnership between Ripple gateway SnapSwap, and ZipZap.
Ripple, OpenCoin's decentralised payment system and currency, is to be open sourced at the end of September.
The Mastercoin protocol layer gains community support to create a new generation of altcurrencies on the Bitcoin block chain.
Colored coins could enable you to trade bitcoins as anything, including stocks, bonds, and even IOUs. Danny Bradbury finds out how they may be…
Five days after the giveaway began, Ripple is still trickling its XRP currency into the market, a thousand ripples at a time.
Chris Larsen wants to make waves with Ripple, his new combined altcurrency and payment network. But when will he make it open source?
Ripple is the name for both a digital currency (XRP) and an open payment network within which that currency is transferred.
Google Ventures and China-based IDG Capital Partners place a bet on OpenCoin, the company behind Bitcoin exchange Ripple.