‘How to Use Bitcoin Anonymously’ Article Gets Banned on Medium

Publishing platform, Medium, has allegedly jumped on the censorship “ban-wagon”, after suspending an account which posted a Bitcoin anonymity guide. Whilst Medium has not confirmed the reason, several Twitter users have claimed previous account suspensions based on crypto-related content. Storm In A Teacup So what can have incurred the wrath of Medium so much that they felt it […]

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Bitcoin Price to $17K in 2020, Says ‘Unorthodox’ Mining Difficulty Prediction

An ‘unorthodox prediction’ of mining difficulty increases puts the bitcoin price somewhere around $17,000 in 2020 — due to the possible power law relationship between the two. Bitcoin price and difficulty ‘power law relationship’ Twitter user @100trillionUSD is back again with another intriguing chart — this time plotting the relationship between BTC price 00 and […]

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Want to Build a Crypto Startup? Tim Draper University Can Help

Crypto legend, and Bitcoin permabull, and venture capitalist Tim Draper is now holding programs to help entrepreneurs build crypto startups at the Draper University. It’s long been debatable whether it’s worth earning a traditional college degree or not. A recent report by the World Bank found that despite the mountains of debt students accumulate, for […]

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Gab Says Bitcoin is The Clear Solution as ‘Free Speech Money’

Censorship-free social media platform, Gab, took to Twitter to proclaim the gospel according to Bitcoin. Describing the grandaddy of cryptocurrency as “free speech money,” it pledged to educate its near million-strong community. The Next Evolution Of Online Payments In recent tweets, Gab calls for the next evolution of online payments, in the form of un-censorable […]

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Cambridge University Study: Speculation of the Death of Bitcoin ‘Greatly Exaggerated’

Following news that verified crypto-user numbers doubled in the first three-quarters of 2018, the study by Cambridge University also concluded that the death of Bitcoin amid an 85% drop in price has been ‘greatly exaggerated’ by the media.  Cambridge University: Bitcoin Mining Diversifying Aside from the influx of new users, the report titled 2nd Global Cryptoasset Benchmarking Study reveals several […]

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Peter McCormack Tells How He Turned $32K Into $1.2M and ‘Back to Pretty Much Zero’

In an informative, entertaining, comical, and bitterly poignant tweet yesterday, What Bitcoin Did podcast host Peter McCormack explains how he amassed–and lost–his crypto fortune over the last two years. From $32K to Millionaire and Back He starts the Twitter post saying: So here is a thread on how I turned $32,000 into $1.2m and back to […]

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Paris Protests See Support for Bitcoin Against Unchecked Money Printing

The Paris protests have a lot more to do with Bitcoin than you think. Why? Because the root cause is not tax hikes, but unchecked money printing that erodes citizens’ savings and purchasing power.  (Fiat) Money is the Root of All Evil Paris is on fire, experiencing the worst riots since the 1960s. Video footage […]

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What Is Bitcoin? Guide for the Most Popular Cryptocurrency

You’ve probably heard the word by now but you might still be wondering — what is Bitcoin? Well, there are no stupid questions here, so let’s start at the very beginning. What is Bitcoin? Who created it and what goes on under the hood?  What Is Bitcoin? A Distributed Peer-to-Peer Digital Currency Simply put, Bitcoin […]

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Bitcoin and Tasty Meat: A Crypto-Pioneer in Rural Kenya

‘Bitcoin and Tasty Meat’ must to many in the crypto community sound like their own personal imagining of heaven. Well they can now realise that dream, thanks to a self-confessed ‘crypto-currency pioneer’ in rural Kenya. Betty’s Place Two years ago Beatrice Wambugu started trading in bitcoin. In a year she had made enough to buy a small […]

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Cryptocurrency Enthusiasm Is Fueling A New Eclectic Arts Culture

Artists are bringing the digital nature of cryptocurrency to life by creating and displaying eclectic and unique pieces that draw inspiration from the buzz around virtual currency. The art world has long been regarded as a stodgy traditional institution that is merely a place for the wealthy. Rapid changes in the technological sphere are now […]

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