CRYPTO INSIDER: Ripple donates $50 million to schools for blockchain research

The logo of blockchain company Ripple is seen at the SIBOS banking and financial conference in Toronto, Ontario, Canada October 19, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Helgren

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Ripple, the company behind the cryptocurrency XRP, announced a new $50 million fund to finance university research into blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies. Here’s what you need to know. 

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