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Jed McCaleb is the cofounder and Chief Technological Officer of the Stellar Development Foundation. The foundation hosts Stellar a free, open source network that lets anyone build low cost financial products for their community. He also founded Ripple.com in 2011. He currently serves as advisor to the Machine Intelligence Research Institute, a nonprofit founded to ensure creation that machine intelligence has a positive impact. A champion of democratic economic participation and decentralized systems, he believes that technology and programming should improve the human condition.

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The Blockchain wallet plans a £125M air-drop of Stellar crypto to drive mainstream adoption68.8
Blockchain, one of the world’s biggest crypto wallets, plans to give away a vast amout of cryptocurrency in a bold move to scale the adoption of crypto to a more mainstream audience. Blockchain and the Stellar Development Foundation (stellar.org) will distribute $125m worth of Stellar lumens [XLM] to Blockchain’s users. Blockchain is claiming this is the largest airdrop in the history of crypto,...
A Review of the New Stellarx Decentralized Exchange39.78
This week, Stellar launched its long-awaited decentralized exchange. Stellarx offers trading of a range of assets including cryptocurrencies from multiple blockchains, using stellar lumens (XLM) as the base currency. The exchange differs significantly from existing decentralized offerings, which are limited to tokens pertaining to a single blockchain – usually Ethereum. With Stellarx, however, use...
Block School: Early Bitcoin, Rocky Mt Gox Days31.87
Here at NewsBTC we believe that education and knowledge is fundamental to the wider adoption of cryptocurrencies and growth of the blockchain industry. We will be expanding our education section by delving deeper into some of the machinations and technology behind the blocks. Our weekly articles aim to provide a greater understanding of how things work in the crypto ecosystem.
Stellar’s Jed McCaleb Reportedly Selling over 499k XRP a Day-2.8
Jed McCaleb, co-founder and the CTO of Stellar Development Foundation, the company behind the development of the Stellar(XLM) blockchain, was also co-founder of Ripple Labs Inc before going all in with his current project. At the time of leaving Ripple, the company paid him an amount of 5.3 Billion XRP. According to reports published in the Wall Street Journal , the well-known entrepreneur may be ...
Ripple And XRP: Proceed With Caution6.36
Let's just get this out of the way. Recently, Ripple (XRP-USD) passed Ethereum (ETH-USD) in market cap (although this may be short-lived). My spidey senses are telling me we're about to get bombarded with XRP to the moon articles, so I wanted to provide some more in-depth information for the rest of you who I hope can and will appreciate a different approach.
Stellar-based Startup Lightyear Buys Chain Inc. to Form Re-Branded Company Interstellar0.81
In the world of blockchains it is a common deal when at least two industry behemoths providing the community with great and key fin-technical solutions decided to compound their inputs in order to produce something even greater. The headlines are rife with collaboration announcements while a numerous number of newly born joint companies are facing a customer.
Stellar acquires blockchain startup backed by Visa and Nasdaq26.82
A long-speculated acquisition has finally come to fruition. Stellar’s for-profit arm Lightyear has acquired San Fransisco-based blockchain startup Chain, Reuters reported today. The two companies will now retire their individual brands and form a single entity called “Interstellar.” The new company will move Chain’s existing users onto the Stellar blockchain platform, and enable organizations to i...
Stellar Lumens (XLM) vs Ripple’s XRP: Round Two4.72
On the same path on how humans when facing an issue attempt to solve it while learning more, the crypto-verse made its introduction to overcome many problems we hurdle on a daily basis with. So, in a way most coins are presented before us with the idea to make the world a better place. The issues that the digital currencies deal with most are coming from the existing financial industry architectur...
Ripple’s XRP Replies With Bullish Sentiment to the Positive Environment Created by News As BTC Passes $7,000-1.36
The flow of positive news and teases around Ripple’s coin XRP lately had no stop. With the gold rush and speculations building up towards the cryptocurrency, equally it resulted with its expectations and predictions growing too. It all started with Brad Garlinghouse teasing on purpose that Q3 is going to be XRP‘s time and it could conclude with 2018 also.