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The Top 5 Products That Every Bitcoiner Needs

In 2012, Bitcoin Black Friday was launched as a way for Bitcoiners to hack the mainstream consumerism holiday and promote their favorite technology as a killer tool for payments and encourage merchant adoption. Thousands of merchants have participated by offering discounts for customers who pay in BTC, but the celebration fizzled in 2017 as the Read more…

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Peter Schiff Attacks Bitcoin as Silver Rallies to Six-Year High

Peter Schiff attacked Bitcoin over its inability to beat Silver at its intraday gains. The prominent gold bug said the metal is the new Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency enthusiasts shot back, accusing Mr. Schiff of cherry-picking data to propagate his anti-Bitcoin agenda. Peter Schiff believes silver’s rally will be short-lived. In condemning it, he called the metal Read more…

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Booming DeFi Craze Decouples Bitcoin From Stock Market

The last 48 hours of trading have witnessed Bitcoin decoupling from the US stock market. The cryptocurrency traded sideways with a bias modestly shifted towards bears. On the other hand, the S&P 500 moved in the opposite direction. This lack of short-term positive correlation coincides with a booming DeFi craze. Bitcoin appears to have decoupled Read more…

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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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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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Ethereum co-founder rings caution bell on DeFi surge; critics reminded of ICO boom

Decentralized Finance (DeFi) applications are becoming what ICOs were in 2017-18 and what stablecoins were in 2019. The advent of venture funds, increased social sentiment, and promises of world-changing technology are a “been there, done that” narrative in cryptocurrencies. This time, it’s DeFi applications with their huge chest-thumping — with some projects even promising 100 Read more…

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Deutsche Bank Warns Of Disaster Worse Than Pandemic That Could Completely Kill Bitcoin

In a new report, Deutsche Bank ominously says there’s a strong likelihood of a disaster far worse than the recent pandemic coming over the next ten years. At least one of the scenarios could put an end to Bitcoin. Is Another, Even More Devastating Black Swan Event Coming Over The Next Decade? Bitcoin and the Read more…

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Latin America: Surging Growth in Digital Payments May Be Boosting Bitcoin

VISA’s Chief Product Officer has revealed a massive surge in digital payment growth in Latin America since the pandemic related lockdown went into place in the region. More citizens of Latin American countries are turning to digital payments over cash. At the same time, they are also increasingly looking toward Bitcoin as a viable digital payment Read more…