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Lithuania To Sell 24,000 Blockchain-Based Digital Tokens Called LBCOINs Next Week

According to a recent report, Lithuania may be the first nation to launch a central bank-backed digital coin in the eurozone. The country’s central bank plans a pre-sale of twenty-four thousand blockchain-based digital tokens called LBCOINs. Lithuania To Sell 24k Blockchain-based Tokens A Reuters report from earlier today informed that the Baltic country has completed Read more…

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Mainstream: Bloomberg Is Promoting Bitcoin-Related Content Via Facebook Sponsored Ads

Mainstream media Bloomberg has been doing some spendings in online advertisements to promote Bitcoin and cryptocurrency-related content. Spending Money To Promote Bitcoin Bloomberg is boosting its Bitcoin articles for more visibility on Facebook through paid promotion, according to an ad seen on the social media platform today. Although how long the media giant has been Read more…

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Prominent VC and author: Crypto and blockchain will disrupt Big Tech

Albert Wenger, the author of the book “World After Capital,” believes that cryptocurrencies will be one of the things that facilitate the move from the industrial age to the knowledge age. During Messari’s Mainnet conference, Wenger said that he didn’t believe tech companies would willingly disrupt themselves and that the change in paradigm will have Read more…

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Bitcoin is the Only Asset With “Sharpe Ratio” More Than 1: PlanB

Bitcoin Twitter commentator PlanB has claimed that BTC is the only asset that has a Sharpe ratio of greater than 1. The Sharpe ratio describes the increased rate of return received for the extra volatility sustained when holding a riskier type of asset. Risk vs. Reward To understand the Sharpe ratio, one must take into Read more…

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Kleiner Perkins’ Investor Shares Her Blockchain Predictions for 2020

Monica Desai Weiss, an investor at the venture capital company, Kleiner Perkins, recently had an interview in which she shared her predictions regarding fintech and blockchain in 2020. The year 2020 is almost here, and with it, an entirely new decade is about to kick off. Many expect it to be the age of technological Read more…

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New YouTube Crypto Ban? The Giant Started Removing Cryptocurrency-Related Videos With No Warning

YouTube, the Google-owned social media mogul, claimed to be restricting and even deleting cryptocurrency-related videos and channels. Several crypto influencers had reported over the past few hours on the removal of videos and even complete channels. Such is the case with veteran crypto investor and influencer Chris Dunn, operating one of the most popular channels Read more…

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BigTech Companies See Bitcoin Technology as Empowering

Social media giants are no longer opposing the power of decentralization and bitcoin technology. Instead, they are embracing it to solve the problems of a centralized Internet and put the power back in people’s hands. Bitcoin Decentralization ‘could unload some of their burdens.’ Since Bitcoin’s inception, many in the financial and technology sectors saw Bitcoin Read more…

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ECB to Set Objectives for Own Digital Currency, Lagarde Suggests

The European Central Bank (ECB) should determine objectives for its digital currency taskforce by mid-2020, ECB President Christine Lagarde said during her first policy meeting. What’s the Purpose of a Digital Euro? Earlier today, the ECB’s Governing Council met to decide the benchmark interest rate and the monetary policy. After the event, new ECB President Read more…

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What is Ethereum, and how does it work?

Ethereum is second to Bitcoin on the cryptocurrency market rankings. But what is it? What powers the second most valuable blockchain? How does it function?  In this digital age, we are dependant on the internet for almost all aspects of our personal and professional lives. But is the internet functioning today in-line with the ideals Read more…