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The origin of Bitcoin April 14, 2018

The history of Bitcoin shows that it has its ultimate origin in a so-called white paper published in 2008 by, allegedly, Satoshi Nakamoto. On 31 October 2008 “Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System” was posted to a cryptography mailing list, published under the name “Satoshi Nakamoto”.

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A year in the life of Stellar (XLM) April 10, 2018

It's been a turbulent, often nerve-shattering year for cryptocurrency traders and although Stellar, with its worthy ambitions for global finance, tried to set itself apart from the mania, it's fortunes have run parallel with its altcoin rivals.

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A history of Ripple and XRP April 07, 2018

Ripple describes itself as offering “the world’s only enterprise blockchain solution for global payments.” The San Francisco-based company touts its global payments network, RippleNet, as a “frictionless” way to send money around the world using blockchain technology.

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A history of Stellar and the lumen April 02, 2018

Stellar describes itself as a "platform that connects banks, payment systems and people", enabling users to move money "quickly, reliably and at almost no cost".

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