Bitcoin rival Ripple looks to make waves

Bitcoin rival Ripple looks to make waves

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The online virtual currency Bitcoin has generated some serious buzz lately, with its value soaring past US$200 for the first time this week. Now a smaller player hopes to emerge as a rival by processing transactions faster and giving its users more payment options.Called Ripple, it's a peer-to-peer payment...
Bitcoin rival Ripple looks to make waves
                                       

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OpenCoin Raises Funding From Bitcoin Opportunity Fund And Others

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OpenCoin has closed an angel round of funding with participation from Andreessen Horowitz, FF Angel IV, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Vast Ventures, and the Bitcoin Opportunity Fund; an investment vehicle for Bitcoins and Bitcoin-related companies. The involvement of Bitcoin might sound a little odd, given its recent spike and trememendous nosedive...
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Bitcoin rival Ripple looks to make waves

www.computerworld.com
The online virtual currency Bitcoin has generated some serious buzz lately, with its value soaring past US$200 for the first time this week. Now a smaller player hopes to emerge as a rival by processing transactions faster and giving its users more payment options....
Bitcoin rival Ripple looks to make waves

SimpleHoney Acquired By Payment Startup OpenCoin

techcrunch.com
SimpleHoney, a startup co-founded by Joyce Kim (who was previously CEO of Soompi.com and co-host of the GigaOm show) and Eric Nakagawa (creator of the I Can Has Cheezburger blog), just announced that it’s being acquired by payment company OpenCoin. That’s the company developing Ripple, an open source payment protocol....
SimpleHoney Acquired By Payment Startup OpenCoin

Whose Fault Is It When Your PC Gets Hacked? Probably Not Microsoft's

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Since 2002, when Microsoft launched its Trustworthy Computing initiative, security in the company's products have improved each year. But while the company has increasingly battened down Windows, Office and its other programs, the number of vulnerabilities in harder-to-patch third-party applications has grown dramatically, making overall security on the PC worse...
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Photoshop Touch now Available for iPod touch and iPhone

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Adobe has announced Photoshop Touch is now available to iPod touch and iPhone users. This app shares an almost identical set of features with the iPad app, in an experience designed for smaller screens. Adobe's latest app features the same creative filters as the tablet version, like Color Drops and...
Photoshop Touch now Available for iPod touch and iPhone

Photoshop Touch, now on your iPhone

9to5mac.com
Click to view slideshow. Adobe unleashed their flagship Photo Editing product today for iPhone and Android. Called Adobe Photoshop Touch for phone [iTunes-$4.99] the App brings many of the features of the tablet version onto the small screen. Much like the tablet version, Photoshop Touch on the phone has core Photoshop features...
Photoshop Touch, now on your iPhone

The iWatch: What I Hope Apple Actually Does (But Probably Won't)

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The post The iWatch: What I Hope Apple Actually Does (But Probably Won’t) appeared first on John Battelle's Search Blog.(image AppleInsider) Back in April of last year, I pondered Pebble, the then-wildly successful darling of Kickstarter fame. Pebble is a wristwatch device that connects to iPhones and displays various smart things....
The iWatch: What I Hope Apple Actually Does (But Probably Won't)

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www.guardian.co.uk
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