Dr. Doom Roubini Fuels Criminal Crypto Concerns With Scathing Bitcoin Op-Ed

Sentiment across the United States pertaining to the crypto market is at an extreme low, despite Bitcoin rallying above $10,000 and kicking off what appeared to be yet another bull run for the bubble-bound crypto asset. The fear and panic stems from tweets originating from the United States President, Donald Trump, condemning crypto, Bitcoin, and […]

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‘Bitcoin Not Blockchain’, As Crypto Venture Capital Falls 60%

According to new research from CB Insights, blockchain venture capital is on track for a 60% decline when compared to 2018 figures. With Bitcoin price on the rise, it’s fair to suggest that blockchain startups are out this year and Bitcoin is back in. Disentangling Bitcoin From Blockchain One of the great things about Bitcoin […]

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Social Innovations and Secret Conversations (on the Blockchain)

There’s a novelty in finding new ways to communicate through coded conversations and secret languages. How is this being implemented for good — or otherwise — on blockchains? Since its beginnings, blockchain technology has led to many movements, including the formation of a unique crypto community. This blockchain community is forming its own lexicon (including […]

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Congressman Warren Davidson Suggests Libra is a Sh*tcoin

On Wednesday, Representative Warren Davidson suggested that Facebook Libra’s lack of decentralization placed it in the same category as other run of the mill sh*tcoins. Libra is Not a Cryptocurrency Events took a somewhat unexpected twist during today’s congressional hearing on the potential impacts of Facebook’s new Libra cryptocurrency. While questioning CoinShares Chief Strategy Officer, […]

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In Senate Hearing, Facebook’s Iffy Reputation Looms Over Libra Plans

Today, Libra project head David Marcus testified in front of the United States Senate Banking Committee on Facebook’s incipient “cryptocurrency.” The discussion was largely overshadowed by Facebook’s tarnished reputation for user privacy and the mistrust its business practices have engendered.  Facebook announced Libra a little less than a month ago, but the idea of it […]

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