Why a Major VC Investor Believes Bitcoin Will Overtake Market Cap of Visa at $302 Billion

“Long Bitcoin (BTC), short the bankers” has long been the war cry of crypto’s diehards, known for their use of rhetoric to convey a point. While many cynics cast aside these enthusiasts as near-religious zealots, blinded by “magical internet money,” these anti-establishment tones were validated on Tuesday, as reports arose that a legendary financial services provider was […]

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Nasdaq CEO Predicts Bitcoin Could Be ‘Global Currency of The Future’

Adena Friedman is President and CEO of Nasdaq. Speaking ahead of Davos World Economic Forum, which focuses on “Globalization 4.0” this year, she makes some interesting predictions. Cryptocurrencies, she says, could still be a global currency of the future. Nasdaq CEO Bullish on Cryptocurrencies As we play a game of “tug of war” between cryptocurrency […]

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Reverse Merger Could Take Bithumb Crypto Exchange Public in the U.S.

Singapore-based holding firm Blockchain Exchange Alliance, which has a controlling stake in major crypto exchange Bithumb, is looking to list in the United States by acquiring a publicly traded company in the country, CNBC reports on Jan. 22. According to CNBC, a publicly-traded holding company called Blockchain Industries announced that it had a binding letter […]

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Bitcoin’s Liquid Sidechain Welcomes Japanese Yen Stablecoin

Blockstream has announced Crypto Garage, a joint venture with Digital Garage and Tokyo Tanshi, to serve the Japanese Bitcoin market. The partnership will soon launch the Liquid sidechain based SETTLENET suite, the first application of which will be a yen-pegged stablecoin. SETTLENET on Bitcoin’s Liquid Sidechain The SETTLENET suite aims to provide Japanese exchanges and OTC trading desks with enhanced liquidity, speed […]

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Living on Bitcoin Day 5: An In-Store Buy At Last (Spoiler: It’s Pot-Related)

This is the fifth instalment of reporter Colin Harper’s “Living on Bitcoin” experience in San Francisco. Find out what happened to him earlier on Day 1 , on Day 2 , on Day 3 and on Day 4. I woke up in a millionaire’s bed today, something I never thought I’d say because I ain’t […]

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