31 Jul '14, 5pm

New Bitcoin challenger launches - Fortune - New Bitcoin challenger launchesFortuneThe San Francisco-based star...

Stripe is diving into digital currency in a big way. The San Francisco-based startup, whose technology lets businesses accept online payments, helped introduce a new Bitcoin-like currency on Thursday called “stellar,” as well as a payments network that lets users send any kind of traditional and digital currency including U.S. dollars, pesos, euros and Bitcoins. People will be able to send one kind of currency across the globe and have it automatically converted into another — a sort of all-inclusive online money exchange. At first, Stellar will be given away for free as a way to introduce more people to the nascent world of digital money, or so-called “crypto-currency.” It’s also a sure-fire way to get stellar to as many people as quickly as possible. Stellar was developed by the Stellar Development Foundation, a non-profit created by Stripe CEO Patrick Collison and Rippl...

Full article: http://fortune.com/2014/07/31/stripe-launches-bitcoin-cha...

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