Tag: Ripple

The Artificial Controversies Surrounding Ripple’s Charitable Works

The most annoying trend that I have noticed in both cryptocurrency and traditional news media is the tendency to report on the comments of Twitter users after a statement or event in the news. Their comments are not something the news media are interested in because they’re informative or exciting. The reason that these tweets

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Ripple’s Xpring Investment Poised to Solve Major Cryptocurrency Adoption Hurdle

One of the missing cogs to mainstream cryptocurrency adoption has always been ease of use. The consequences of mismanaging private keys, seed words, and exchange passwords are catastrophic. Hardware wallets like the Ledger Nano S or the Trezor mitigate remote theft of cryptocurrency by hackers and malware authors, but for the general public, they are

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Ripple, Gaming, and the Creation of Digital Economies – An Analysis of Recent Forte Blockchain Revelations

Picture this: Sometime in the not too distant future, a game-developer releases the simulation of a digital world. It’s predicated on trustless, blockchain-inspired technology. The world has a set of rules, and they play out independently of any overseer interference. The world has a digital economy powered by blockchain technology and uses a native digital

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XRP and Mass Media Censorship

The XRP community is no stranger to big tech censorship. From the shadow banning of Twitter accounts back in 2018 to the outright suspension of prominent XRP community members like @XRPTrump in early 2019, social media platforms have been enforcing their peculiar and contradictory rules towards XRP supporters for a long time. More recently, Twitter

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XRP and the Digital Cosmetics Marketplace, Part 2

Forte, the Ripple powered digital games marketplace, recently signed partnership agreements with five new gaming studios. Netmarble, Magmic, nWay, DECA, and HI-REZ studios will each integrate Forte’s platform into one of their games. Some of these partnerships are very promising; others are substanceless hype. The blockchain gaming space has been largely hype-driven, with several studios

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XRP Governance and Incentives

Intimately tied with the decentralization of any digital asset is the incentive process that underpins the confirmation and validation of transactions and governance. For XRP, the decentralization process has been carried out by replacing Ripple maintained validators with those run by independent entities. There have been some very interesting Twitter discussions on the incentive process

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