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Bitcoin Celebrates A Huge Milestone This Month

Bitcoin celebrates the 11 year anniversary of its first clear use case, a peer-to-peer trustless transaction. The first transfer happened between the wallets of now-legendary Satoshi Nakamoto and cryptographer Hal Finney. Bitcoin Transactions Picked Up Between Early Adopters Transactions were relatively slow to pick up in the early days, as bitcoin initially had to accrue Read more…

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Why Bitcoin and Crypto will be Properly Understood Much Later?

Bitcoin arose as a pretty high-minded idea, engendered in specialized cryptography forums. In its early days, its merits have been discussed by communities like the LessWrong forums. Bitcoin Gained a Bad Reputation in its Early Days Crypto assets and Bitcoin, in particular, gained a public image of being a simple-minded Internet coin, used by gamers Read more…

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3 Reasons why Bitcoin Market could be Worth $1 Trillion this Year

Bitcoin price predictions are always a point of contention. They have ranged from mind-blowing seven-figure surges to more sedate extrapolations of current market conditions. One industry executive thinks it is quite plausible for BTC to be $50k by the end of 2020 and here’s why. Speaking to Bloomberg, Nexo founder Antoni Trenchev said that company 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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Will China Win the Blockchain Race Leaving the US Behind?

China is the clear blockchain tech leader at the moment and the US is in danger of missing out entirely if it doesn’t even get off the starting line. China Leading the Way There have been no mistaking China’s intentions when it comes to blockchain technology. President Xi Jinping’s public endorsement of digital ledgers sent Read more…

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Bitcoin and Gift Cards Are Powering a Million Dollar Remittance Market in Africa

It was my junior year of college when I had my formal introduction to Bitcoin. On that bright but brisk autumn day in 2015, my buddies and I ventured into the lone drug store in the parish-pump, truckstop town that accompanied my woodland-tucked university.  Being one of the only convenience stores in town, most students Read more…

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Shark Tank’s Mark Cuban Disses Bitcoin Once Again

Mark Cuban has made a fortune by investing in innovative technologies, but this doesn’t mean he loves everything new that comes along. Case in point is cryptocurrency as the billionaire has made his disdain of virtual currencies clear. In an interview with Forbes, he said there is “no chance” that Bitcoin will ever be used Read more…

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North Korean Crypto Social Media Monitoring on the Rise

Recent reports by the South Korean press warned that North Korea might be expanding its crypto social media monitoring.  Yesterday’s report by NK Economy claims that North Korean firm Marine Chain is actively keeping an eye on leading names in the crypto and blockchain space This would not have mattered for most other companies, but Read more…