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    A payment network and real-time gross settlement system (RTGS). Ripple is intended to facilitate the near-instantaneous transfer of money between two parties, and can be exchange for any type of currency, including gold and fiat. It does not employ a traditional blockchain, but rather uses a HashTree to reach consensus among validating nodes. It is the third most valuable cryptocurrency project, behind Bitcoin and Ethereum.

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