Bitcoin

Argentina’s Peso Collapse Shows Governments Shouldn’t Control Money

August 14th, 2019

Whenever bitcoin experiences a sharp drop or volatility, mainstream media analysts jump to declare that cryptocurrency isn’t stable enough to be considered money. The double-digit crash of the Argentine peso in one day, simply due to an election in the country, can be said to prove the same about fiat. Vote Sends Peso Into Free…

Elon Musk Supports Yang – But Does Andrew Yang Really Support Bitcoin?

August 14th, 2019

There’s much talk about multi-billionaire innovator Elon Musk’s newly announced support for Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang. Yang, known as the Bitcoin-friendly choice for 2020, has a reputation for innovation with his unique stance on Universal Basic Income, emphatic blockchain talking points, and acceptance of crypto donations. But it remains to be seen if the…

Chinese Selling Bitcoin at a Discount, Is the ‘Safe Haven’ Narrative a Misconception?

August 12th, 2019

The relatively positive perception change from China on Bitcoin came as positive news last month. The Chinese legal system recognized Bitcoin as a virtual property and then the Central Bank issue an info-graphic about it. Moreover, the devaluation of the Chinese currency is continually affected the purchasing power of citizens. However, the narrative of Bitcoin as…

Bitcoin Sees Constant Demands In Hong Kong As Protesters Seek Anonymity

August 12th, 2019

The demand for bitcoin in Hong Kong has soared higher and higher by the weeks as protesters seek the anonymity of transactions and privacy from law enforcers in the country. Bitcoin Trades At A Premium On TideBit At the moment, the price of bitcoin on popular Hong Kong crypto exchange, TideBit is about $11,477.34, about…

Crypto Regulations Are Changing Worldwide to Comply With FATF Standards

August 12th, 2019

Governments worldwide are changing the way they regulate crypto assets to comply with the global cryptocurrency standards set by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF). Some are amending existing laws, while others are creating a new system to cooperate and share data. A New Crypto System A number of countries worldwide are reportedly setting up…

Reverse Altcoin Season at the Brink of Collapse – Here’s What Analysts Predict for ‘Hodlers’

August 10th, 2019

The beginning of the year saw Bitcoin [BTC] and altcoins deep in a bearish market as they tested their lows. The probability of their demise or rise was almost equal with them sharing similar dominance ratios. However, in less than eight months into the year, the dynamics of the cryptocurrency markets have shifted vastly. Bitcoin’s…

FUD Alert: Why is October 31 an important date for Bitcoin?

August 10th, 2019

This is a time of turbulent economic conditions across the world and these conditions are reportedly influencing the price and demand for Bitcoin that has now been dubbed as a “safe haven” asset by many. An upcoming political event that is likely to be of consequence for Bitcoin is the Brexit. Nov 1 might be…

US Exchanges Race to Launch Regulated Physically-Delivered Bitcoin Futures

August 9th, 2019

The race to launch regulated physically-delivered bitcoin futures is back on for three US-regulated trading platforms after one of them hit a snag with the country’s derivatives regulator, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Two other exchanges are racing to launch similar products this year. Ledgerx Approved for Swaps, Not Futures Three regulated trading platforms in…

Cryptophyl.com Launches Dedicated Exchange for SLP Tokens and BCH

August 7th, 2019

The team behind the former cryptocurrency exchange Voltaire recently announced the launch of a new trading platform specifically designed for Simple Ledger Protocol (SLP) tokens. Three weeks ago the new exchange called Cryptophyl.com launched its trading engine and the first SLP token supported is the community-driven Spice token. Meet Cryptophyl.com: A Crypto Exchange Dedicated to…

How to Become a Blockchain Developer

August 7th, 2019

Skilled blockchain developers are a scarce commodity, as precious as the bitcoins that reside on the distributed ledgers they maintain. Teach yourself one of the major blockchain programming languages and you’ll be set for life, though like anything worth having, this achievement won’t come easy. If you’re contemplating becoming a blockchain dev, here’s how to…