Athey joined the board of directors at Ripple this week, after previously serving as the company's advisor.
BitPay, Blockchain, Coinbase and Ripple are thinking big when setting goals for their operations in 2014 and beyond.
Ripple is on the lookout for developers and entrepreneurs, hoping to attract third-party support for its payments protocol.
Ethereum is no altcoin; it is an operating system for altcoins, say developers.
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.
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