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Crypto Is No Good For Terrorists According To US Congressional Hearing
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Crypto Is No Good For Terrorists According To US Congressional Hearing
The US Congressional Sub-committee on Terrorism and Illicit Finance has concluded that cryptocurrency presents a “poor form of money” for terrorists following an investigation into the subject, revealing a different reality to of one of the most commonly used criticisms railed against bitcoin. One of crypto’s branding problems with many who don’t know too much about it, is an association with illegal activity and as a form of payment for…
Why Bitcoin Jumped Whilst an Exchange Went Down Conspiracy Alert
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Why Bitcoin Jumped Whilst an Exchange Went Down: Conspiracy Alert?
Bitcoin’s price spiked by $500 in the last twelve hours, but it has left many people with red faces and pointing fingers. What is happening? This market definitely keeps you on your toes. It’s fair to say it’s been a pretty bad month for crypto, with some pretty gruesome bloodbaths across the entire space. However, the last twelve hours have seen BTC break through a couple of significant resistance levels…
The Future is Here – The Evolution of Blockchain
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The Future is Here – The Evolution of Blockchain
Blockchain 1.0 Blockchain 1.0 is the first form of blockchain which arrived in the shape of Bitcoin. You could compare it with Nintendo – the entertainment system that was the first of its kind that introduced the world of gaming. Bitcoin had a similar role in that it is the first and has gotten people interested and involved. It introduced the concept of the public ledger. The public ledger has…
Bitcoin Price Rally The Only Way is Up
Bitcoin Opinion
Bitcoin Price Rally: The Only Way is Up
This summer has been exceptionally good for us in northern Europe and finally the crypto markets seem to be taking their cue from the blue skies and warming up as well. Let’s take a look at what might be contributing to this green movement. Bitcoin is now trading at over $8,000, a figure not seen since May and the trend looks set to continue, to the delight of all in…
Stiglitz, Rogoff and Roubini: Bitcoin Will Fail Long-term After Governments Regulate
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Stiglitz, Rogoff and Roubini: Bitcoin Will Fail Long-term After Governments Regulate
Three of the world’s most prominent economists aired their views on bitcoin yesterday – and they weren’t good. They believe bitcoin will fail long-term once governments really start to regulate the technology. But are they right? Let’s take a look at their arguments. Joseph Stiglitz, Nouriel Roubini and Kenneth Rogoff are three of the biggest names in global economics and all teach at top American universities. In conversation with Financial…
McAfee Calls Boycott for Financial Institutions Doing Business with the RBI
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McAfee Calls Boycott for Financial Institutions Doing Business with the RBI
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has created chaos and panic in a technologically advanced country like India after the stay on the cryptocurrency ban. The reactions have been pretty negative, with many in the financial and technological industry calling it a massive blow to India’s rapid movement towards development. The ban that has stayed is pointed towards the RBI banning banks and other financial institutes from dealing with crypto…
Charles Hoskinson What I’ve Learned From Being a Crypto CEO
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Charles Hoskinson: What I’ve Learned From Being a Crypto CEO
Charles Hoskinson, one of the biggest names in the crypto business has shared what he has learned from being at the heart of leading projects over the last 5 years. What’s it like to be CEO of a crypto company? Charles Hoskinson has been around. He was a co-founder of the Ethereum Project, then moved on to Ethereum Classic. He is now CEO of IOHK, the company behind the development…
Ron Paul Gold- and Crypto-backed Currency are the Remedy to an Inevitable Dollar Collapse
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Ron Paul: Gold- and Crypto-backed Currency are the Remedy to an Inevitable Dollar Collapse
Once-upon-a-time presidential hopeful and US Representative, Ron Paul has authored an essay which indicts the direction of the US economy and its interest groups and calls for competition with the dollar from crypto and gold-backed currencies. Ron Paul’s latest publication is bound to spark debate; he wants the gold standard back, this time with crypto for backup. His essay appeared on the website for the Mises Institute, an academic organization…
National Cryptocurrencies When Will We See Them
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National Cryptocurrencies: When Will We See Them?
The Crypto-Rubel, Estcoin, J-coin. Over the last year there has been talk from a number of nations regarding investigations into national cryptocurrencies issued by a nation’s central bank. Venezuela issued Petro with much fanfare, however it hasn’t had fared too well and largely fell off the radar soon after. Thomas Moser, who sits as director of the board at the Swiss National Bank, has stated he believes the interest from…
Charles Hoskinson Says Crypto Nay-Sayers Overlook Impending Multi-Trillion Dollar Wall Street Entry
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Charles Hoskinson Says Crypto Nay-Sayers Overlook Impending Multi-Trillion Dollar Wall Street Entry
The CEO of IOHK, Charles Hoskinson, has made some waves with a recent tweet. In it, Hoskinson argues that observers of the cryptocurrency industry seem to disregard the possibility of institutional investors entering the sector following the ”next wave of regulation”. What's often missed by the cryptocurrency is going to die broken record media is that after the next wave of regulation, wall street is showing up to the party…