Bitcoin Not a Viable Currency: Libra Co-Creator Says

One of the most common critiques of Bitcoin is that the cryptocurrency is unusable as a currency. While this isn’t a popular sentiment to float online, this argument recently gained traction with David Marcus, Facebook’s blockchain lead, revealing that he isn’t a fan of Bitcoin as a currency. Bitcoin Too Volatile & Slow to be […]

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Tether Rebuts “Flawed” Assertion That Bitcoin’s 2017 Run Was Manipulation

Over the past few days, Crypto Twitter has been awash with a discussion about one subject: a paper from two American academics that asserted that Bitcoin’s historic rally in 2017 from $1,000 to $20,000 was predicated on manipulation. The paper, for some reason or another, gained much traction in the mainstream media, with large outlets […]

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ETH 2.0 Rewards Next? Coinbase Tezos (XTZ) Staking For Retail Investors

Back in the spring, Coinbase rolled out Tezos staking support on its institutional investor arm, Coinbase Custody. The Tezos ecosystem went abuzz again this week after the U.S. cryptocurrency exchange giant just expanded XTZ staking rewards support to the vast majority of American users on its main retail platform and associated mobile apps. Yet Tezos […]

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Huawei CEO Bashes Crypto: Cites Quantum Computing Concerns

Late last month, China’s leader, President Xi Jinping, revealed that the nation will be formally adopting blockchain as a core technological development in a watershed statement. China immediately sprung into action, with firms commencing blockchain ventures, local municipalities revealing funds for innovators in this industry, and media outlets began to shill this technology. From a […]

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Square’s Q3 Financial Report: Retail Interest For Bitcoin Still High

Earlier this year, Blockonomi reported that an array of data indicated Bitcoin’s rally from $3,150 to $14,000 was a move catalyzed by institutions. Case in point, cryptocurrency analytics firm TokenAnalyst found that the number of unique addresses sending Bitcoin to Bitfinex hit a two-year low, implying a ” lack of retail interest in general currently […]

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Bitcoin Fixes This: Top Hedge Fund Manager Says Economy is Unsustainable

One of the world’s most powerful and richest men just came out with a scathing essay on why he believes the “world has gone mad and the system is broken.” Analysts say that this only proves the value proposition of Bitcoin, gold, and other alternative assets. “The World Has Gone Mad” On Tuesday, Ray Dalio, […]

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