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Why PayPal’s Upcoming Crypto Service is a Big Deal

Recently, rumors that PayPal is looking to begin offering cryptocurrency direct-sales began making headlines after insiders from the company, in addition to recent job postings looking for blockchain experts highlighted its renewed interest in cryptocurrencies. If confirmed, PayPal’s entry into the crypto space may result in a significant boon for the industry, by providing an 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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Kelly Loeffler Steps Down As Former PayPal Exec Becomes Bakkt’s New CEO

Bakkt, the Bitcoin Futures trading platform of the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), has recently appointed a new CEO as Kelly Loeffler stepped down. The former CPO of the company, Mike Blandina, will take her role, and, at the same time, the former COO, Adam White, will serve as President. New CEO and President of Bakkt Bakkt Read more…

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Bakkt Bitcoin Futures Record: 2728 Contracts Traded Amid BTC Crash

The Bakkt Bitcoin (BTC) futures set a daily trading record, just as the leading coin crashed from $8,000 to under $7,000 within a 24-hour period. Bakkt Activity Shot Up on Day of Rapid Losses for BTC Activity shot up on the Bakkt exchange, from the usual daily interest above 1,400 traded contracts. Open interest exceeded Read more…

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Cryptomining Attacks Remain One of the Nastiest Malware Threats of 2019

Cryptography is a tool that can work in two different ways. It can be used to hide information using encryption or, with the correct information, it can be used to track data. The latter is what people are talking about when they name transparency as the primary value of cryptocurrency or blockchains. Under most circumstances Read more…

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Stop HODLing, Start Spending Your Bitcoin: John McAfee on His $1 Million Prediction, Altcoins and His DEX (Exclusive Interview)

John McAfee – some see him as a legend, some see him as the most controversial figure in the crypto space. For sure, books will be written about his past decade: from his time in Belize to the prison in Guatemala, his US presidency campaign and his endless activities surrounding the cryptocurrency space. This interview Read more…

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Core Scientific CTO Steps Down To Push Through Ethereum ProgPOW

ProgPoW author, Kristy-Leigh Minehan, has resigned as CTO of Core Scientific, to remove any potential conflict of interest and drive the progress of Ethereum’s improvement proposal (EIP). Last week she was uninvited from ETC Summit, based on Core Scientific connections to Craig Wright and Calvin Ayre. Who, What, When? Minehan announced her resignation on Twitter Read more…

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With ETH 2.0 To Be Launched Soon, Where’s Ethereum Classic At

Ethereum has big plans to address scaling issues, a transition to Proof-of-Stake, and essentially upgrade to ETH 2.0. Meanwhile, the often-overlooked Ethereum Classic appears to have big plans of its own, like perhaps taking over from ETH 1.0. Some have even suggested that this was the plan from the start. From The Domain Of Ethereum Read more…

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Bitcoin Has Been Profitable For 98.66% Of Its History

Bitcoin holders have made easier profits than traders who buy and sell it consecutively, according to data provided by Rhythm Trader. The prominent cryptocurrency analyst found that bitcoin has been profitable for 3,817 days out of 3,869 days of its existence. That makes 98.66 percent of its history. He added that the only people who Read more…

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Bitcoin Expert Schools ‘Idiot’ Scammer in Legendary Fashion

Somewhere, there’s a crypto scammer ruing the decision to pitch a fraudulent investment scheme to Bitcoin educator Ben Perrin. The Canadian YouTuber turned the tables on the scammer in epic fashion, defrauding the would-be thief and donating the proceeds to charity. So how did Perrin do it? The same way fraudsters manage to steal from Read more…