Why Are Bitcoin and Avocado Prices Eerily Mirroring Each Other?

We’ve seen the correlation between avocado and bitcoin prices before. So do Trump’s new measures against Mexico indicate a ‘buy’ signal? Looking at Bitcoin/Avocado demographics, millennials may indeed be the key ingredient.  Avocados & Bitcoin – A Match Made In Heaven? As tweeted by crypto-entrepreneur Jen Zhu Scott (and not for the first time), there does […]

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Why Facebook’s Foray into Crypto Could be Fruitless

Mainstream media was abuzz last week with the news that Facebook has plans to launch its own digital token, ‘GlobalCoin’. This highlights the ignorance that big news outlets have, as Facebook really is ill-suited to have anything close to what we consider cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency by nature is a mathematically secure, disruptive peer to peer technology […]

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New York Post Publishes the Most ‘Insightful’ Anti-Bitcoin Article Yet –

There are certain mainstream media outlets which are well known for their generally anti-Bitcoin stance in published ‘news’ stories. But at least they usually try to back up their position with something vaguely resembling an argument. No such qualms for The New York Post in its latest cryptocurrency article, “Bitcoin will soon be worth zero.” […]

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Why We Should Never Hope For A Central Bank Of Bitcoin

Bitcoin economist, Tuur Demeester, explains why the idea of a ‘Central Bank’ of Bitcoin would create more problems than it would solve.   Bitcoin Exchanges Similar To Early US Banking System In the wake of the Binance hack and Bitfinex/Tether debacle, are crypto exchanges becoming ‘too big to bail’? And if so, should we be […]

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Why Consortium Blockchains are Failing

Consortium blockchains have shown their failures throughout recent history. From R3 Corda’s crippled partnerships with its banking partnerships to the agonizingly slow Hyperledger development times, consortium chains have shown that they presently lack the economic models, partnerships, and projects to remain viable in the present blockchain landscape. Consortium Blockchains: Restricted Potential Consortium chains are permissioned […]

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Russia is Realizing It Has No Clue How to Regulate Cryptocurrency

The proposed ‘digital assets’ law aims to “legalize ICOs” in Russia and is expected to be reviewed in May. But lawmakers are slowly realizing the futility of regulating Bitcoin and cryptocurrency that are un-regulatable by design.  Russia’s ‘Digital Assets’ Bill Would Legalize ICOs Earlier this week, Russia’s Deputy Finance Minister Alexey Moiseev shared his thoughts […]

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More Than Gold: 7 Reasons Why Bitcoin is Prime ‘Digital Real Estate’

Bitcoin itself is already ‘real estate’ on the blockchain by quickly emerging as the first ‘digital property’ for an increasingly digital world. Bitcoin is ‘The Most Interesting Property’ Forget real estate on-the-blockchain.” Bitcoin already is. In fact, it’s the “most interesting property in the world,” writes General Partner at Blockchain Capital, Spencer Bogart. Looking closer, […]

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4 Reasons Why Delisting BSV Was the ‘Right Thing to Do’ for Binance

Binance delisting Bitcoin SV (BSV) is forcing other exchanges like Kraken and Shapeshift to follow. Let’s take a look at the implications of this unprecedented move for the world’s biggest exchange.  ‘Satoshi’s Vision’ Should Have Seen It Coming Yesterday, the biggest bitcoin exchange by volume, Binance, announced it would delist Bitcoin SV (BSV) in a […]

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If Bitcoin Was Game of Thrones, Crypto Winter May Already Be Leaving

Assuming there are people who are at the intersection of Bitcoin and Game of Thrones enthusiasm, which of the great houses of Westeros would be BTC and which one(s) would be the usurper Bitcoin Cash (BCH)/Bitcoin SV (BSV)?  Is Daenerys the Bitcoin of GoT? On Sunday (April 15, 2019), HBO’s hit TV show Game of […]

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IMF: ‘Financial Inclusion’ Will Boost Global Economy (As Long as It’s Not Bitcoin)

The International Monetary Fund warns that global growth is slowing to its lowest rate since the financial crisis. But while it urges financial inclusion, don’t expect the IMF to embrace Bitcoin anytime soon. Lowest Economic Growth Since Financial Crisis After performing a downward revision, to the lowest since the financial crisis, the International Monetary Fund […]

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