Ripple

  • Beyond The Bitcoin Bubble

    Beyond The Bitcoin Bubble

    A few months ago, while visiting a hacker friend's magnificent new San Francisco loft, he gestured to a little alcove stuffed with server racks and said: "And over there are the Bitcoin mines." I smiled and nodded, thinking, Oh, right, Bitcoin. Is that still a thing? Andy, if you're reading this, I apologize. Is it ever, and how. Over the last few weeks the hype around everyone's favorite… Read More

  • Now Backed By Andreessen & More, OpenCoin Looks To Build A Better Bitcoin — And A Universal Payment Ecosystem

    Now Backed By Andreessen & More, OpenCoin Looks To Build A Better Bitcoin — And A Universal Payment Ecosystem

    Another day, another Bitcoin-related investment, and further affirmation that VCs are hungry to invest in the ecosystem surrounding the decentralized digital currency. Today, OpenCoin, better known as the developer of open source payment protocol, Ripple, announced that it has raised an undisclosed angel round from Andreessen Horowitz, FF Angel, Lightspeed Venture Parnters, Vast Ventures and Read More

  • Here’s What A Piece Of Viral News Looks Like As It Makes Its Way To Google+ Explore

    Here’s What A Piece Of Viral News Looks Like As It Makes Its Way To Google+ Explore

    The No. 1 thing about the Internet that fascinates me is the fact that information can travel at the speed of light. One moment, something can happen in one part of the world, and seconds later, someone on the opposite side of the world can know about it. That is absolutely epic in my opinion. Be it a video, link or tweet, things travel quickly, but we rarely see how they travel. Read More

  • Ripple Tablet T8100 is nice to look at, I guess

    Ripple Tablet T8100 is nice to look at, I guess

    The T8100 convertible tablet notebook from Korean-based “Ripple” is causing a minor stir today (a ripple, if you will) for its good looks. Sure, I guess it looks nice. However, I don’t quite see what all the hoopla is about because truth be told, I’m a weight man. I feel that if a notebook is light enough, it’ll naturally look pretty good. This tablet looks good but… Read More