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Ripple Funds All Of 35,000 DonorsChoose Classroom Projects Using $29 Million Donation

During DonorsChoose.org, public school teachers can make crowdfunding campaigns to raise funds for educational resources such as books, school supplies, and field trips. To date, more than 1.1 million projects are financed, with a total reach of almost 27.7 million pupils.
“[$29 million] from XRP virtual currency is, I have no idea,” he incorporating, shrugging. “One, several billion? It is fantastic, but don’t clarify blockchain to me.”

Ford’s Tech Push

CMMP is a token-based system that operates in its own ecosystem but out to the open street. The machine would also track and collect data on drivers, which through a time when Facebook is being skewered for data sharing could raise a few concerns.

Meanwhile, the automakers have demonstrated an interest in blockchain engineering today, with Ford last year seeking to hire an engineer with blockchain expertise in cellular technologies and Toyota Dealing with blockchain startups.

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Cryptocurrency startup Ripple has financed all 35,000 classroom projects on educational crowdfunding website DonorsChoose with a $29 million contribution, the greatest gift the non-profit has obtained.
“The CMMP system works with respective token-based trades, in which the retailer vehicles along with the consumers’ vehicles consent to exchange components of cryptocurrency,” based on the patent.
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“Today marks the first time in 18 years in which the total number of projects on our website reads ‘0. ”’ DonorsChoose stated in a blog article. “Thanks to Ripple’s  gift, during the next few weeks tens of thousands more boxes filled with supplies will start arriving in classrooms across the nation.”

DonorsChoose and Ripple unveiled the San Francisco-based company’s contribution on Tuesday in a video announcement, explaining that the $29 million gift has been enough to fund all 35,000 projects currently recorded on the platform.
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It doesn’t state whether other cryptocurrencies, for example bitcoin or even XRP, are also encouraged.
It supplies the consumer car “preferential lane access” through periods of heavy congestion, so letting them weave in and out of visitors to get a price. The patent further explains: “merchant vehicles willingly occupy slower lanes of visitors to eased the consumer car to merge in their lanes and pass as needed.”

At the current exchange rate, it’s really just under 50 million XRP, though if the firm had made the contribution in January — if XRP peaked at a worldwide average of $3.84 — it would have required only 7.5 million tokens.
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The contribution even earned a mention from Late Show host Stephen Colbert, a vocal proponent of DonorsChoose.
“For example, a driver of a customer car that’s running late for a scheduled appointment may ask to pass some participating merchant vehicles for a duration of 10 minutes on a certain street or highway for 60 CMMP tokens, at a rate of 10 seconds preferential access per token.”

“Hopefully Ripple’s act of generosity will ship waves of inspiration over the pool of human kindness like a — I don’t have the term for it like a sploosh,” Colbert said.
This is only the most recent case of organizations and individuals related to the cryptocurrency industry setting their newfound riches to a good cause.

Americans might soon be performing cryptocurrency trades in their vehicles and arriving at their destinations faster. It is known as the Cooperatively Managed Merge and Pass (CMMP) It was registered in 2016 and has been only granted to Ford Global Technologies.