Realcoin Rebrands as ‘Tether’ to Avoid Altcoin Association

By November 21, 2014 Bitcoin Politics

Tether, realcoin Realcoin has officially announced it will rebrand as ‘Tether’ as it opens for private beta.

First revealed in July, the Brock Pierce-led company  said the name change is an attempt to better express its true functionality as a crypto 2.0  project that uses tokens to move currencies over the blockchain.

Speaking to CoinDesk, CEO Reeve Collins emphasized this line of reasoning, stating: "We’re not an altcoin, we’re not our own blockchain. We’re a service, a […]

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