I Asked Vitalik Buterin Which Networks Will Prevail After The “Blockchain Wars”, This Is What He Answered

I appreciate that Vitalik is always so kind to answer my non-technical, newbie questions, and what I value the most is that he takes the time to translate what he is going to tell me to layman’s terms, this was his short answer: I really don’t like this “final networks that will prevail” concept. Well,…

Ripple Explained with David Schwartz, Chief Cryptographer of Ripple Labs

In the context of many protocols being developed to complement or upgrade Bitcoin, there are a few that seem to be the ones with better chances of perpetuating themselves either in a specific function or as a broad platform in finance, the Internet of Things (IoT), etc. The main contenders, in my humble opinion, are…

Ripple Labs Creative Director, Eli Lang, Talks About The Ripple Charts Markets And Network Information System

The Ripple network enables several kinds of players and assets to be traded on its distributed payments and exchange system. To manage all the information generated by the open network a tool is necessary where all the variables are displayed so they can be analyzed. Ripple Labs, the creator of Ripple, built and maintains RippleCharts.com so…

Ripple Labs Chief Cryptographer David Schwartz Talks About Malleability In Bitcoin

In February of 2014 Bitcoin was hit by a well known, but nevertheless problematic flaw of the protocol called “malleability”. Even if it doesn’t pose a threat to the global distributed ledger where all transactions are posted, it does represent a source of confusion for exchanges and other operators since it may interfere with their…

The Ripple Network Review – What Is Ripple?

The Ripple Network is a global open payments system that works with all currencies. It also contains its own embedded digital currency called ripple identified with the foreign exchange symbol XRP. Everybody in the world, from individuals, businesses, financial institutions, to central banks, and governments, can connect to the network to send, receive, buy, and…