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Ripple Retreats as Coinbase Denies New Coin Listing Rumors
07 January 2018, 09:09 | Austin Hogan
But while Bitcoin is the dominant cryptocurrency, there are others snapping at its heels and one has nearly caught up. While 2017 was the year the awareness around Bitcoins and cryptocurrencies at large grew at an all-time high, it was Ripple which truly stole the show. Those assets catapulted him within reach of Facebook's Zuckerberg, now No. 4 on Forbes' richest person list with around $74 billion, and ahead of Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison, who's worth about $59 billion. Just three weeks ago the token was trading for less than a dollar. Bitcoin's creator is now unknown. But back then ripple was only worth about 36 cents. A total of one-hundred billion XRP were created when Ripple Labs created the currency. Evaluated at close to $55 Billion, Chris Larsen is now eyeing at Mark Zuckerberg's no. 4 spot. Forbes estimated his worth to be $59 billion (£43.5bn). It goes without saying that now is probably a good time to invest in Ripple, while it's still relatively affordable, but that - unlike Bitcoin - you'll probably need a whole bunch of them for it to really pay off. Not us, so don't take our advice. Ripple is also centralized, created by its namesake company as a.Bitcoin, on the other hand, is almost completely unregulated. There's Ethereum, Litecoin, Einsteinium (what?) and Byteball (really?).
The astounding surge in bitcoin's price has been all over the news as of late, with the cryptocurrency now being traded on the CBOE exchange in Chicago.
New Zealand coach Mike Hesson wary of series against Pakistan
Pakistan won the toss and put New Zealand into bat in their opening one-day worldwide on a blustery day in Wellington on Saturday. New Zealand dominated the West Indies in every game of its tour, but coach Mike Hesson is wary of the Pakistan threat.
North Dakota State earns football, financial respect
The 2018 opener is against FBS North Carolina State, which is coming off a nine-win season plus a Sun Bowl victory. But cornerback Marquise Bridges picked off Schorr at the 3-yard line and NDSU still had the lead.
Over the past year, Ripple's price has increased from $0.01 per coin to a staggering $3.33 at the time of writing.
Still, bubble or otherwise, it seems like cryptocurrencies have long moved past their shady origins and have truly infiltrated the mainstream consciousness. And the next two days, the value price crossed past $1,000.
USA: Trump Asks For More Funds to Build Mexico Border Wall
If granted, the money would pay for 316 miles of new fencing and reinforce another 407 miles where barriers are already in place. The Trump administration has proposed spending $US18 billion over 10 years to significantly extend the border wall with Mexico.
Mad Catz Is Returning This Year
Lastly, the F.R.E.Q. 4 gaming headset implements high-quality 40mm neodymium drivers and includes a metal plated. Now, just in time for the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 next week, Mad Catz is back from the dead.
OnePlus 5T now available in Sandstone White finish
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Palestinians 'Will Not Be Blackmailed' by Trump
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BuzzAngle Music: 2017 Music Consumption Up 12.8%
Physical sales declined only 7%, while vinyl sales grew by 20.1% over 2016 and now comprises 10.4% of all physical album sales. Nielsen also cites a 72 percent increase in streaming in 2017, which likely contributed to rap's dominance.
Bieber museum exhibit to open in Ontario hometown
If you'd like to see the exhibit, you'll have a lot of opportunity, because there is now no closing date for Steps to Stardom . Certain artifacts will be switched out for new ones as the exhibit continues.