University Students Choose One Dollar Over One Bitcoin

YouTube channel, Capital Creators, performed an experiment offering students the choice of one dollar or one bitcoin. The overwhelming majority chose the dollar. So this is the part where I mercilessly mock the US education system and berate US students for being so dumb, right? Well actually, no. It would seem far more productive to […]

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My Bank App is Better Than Bitcoin for Payments (And That’s Fine)

The cryptocurrencies are faster and cheaper narrative has fizzled out as banks have embraced digital payments in recent years, improving customer experience and usability. Sure, buying a beer with a QR-code may give you a warm and fuzzy feeling, but it isn’t the problem Bitcoin solves. It is much more than that. Banks Go Digital […]

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‘How to Use Bitcoin Anonymously’ Article Gets Banned on Medium

Publishing platform, Medium, has allegedly jumped on the censorship “ban-wagon”, after suspending an account which posted a Bitcoin anonymity guide. Whilst Medium has not confirmed the reason, several Twitter users have claimed previous account suspensions based on crypto-related content. Storm In A Teacup So what can have incurred the wrath of Medium so much that they felt it […]

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Bitcoin Price to $17K in 2020, Says ‘Unorthodox’ Mining Difficulty Prediction

An ‘unorthodox prediction’ of mining difficulty increases puts the bitcoin price somewhere around $17,000 in 2020 — due to the possible power law relationship between the two. Bitcoin price and difficulty ‘power law relationship’ Twitter user @100trillionUSD is back again with another intriguing chart — this time plotting the relationship between BTC price 00 and […]

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Want to Build a Crypto Startup? Tim Draper University Can Help

Crypto legend, and Bitcoin permabull, and venture capitalist Tim Draper is now holding programs to help entrepreneurs build crypto startups at the Draper University. It’s long been debatable whether it’s worth earning a traditional college degree or not. A recent report by the World Bank found that despite the mountains of debt students accumulate, for […]

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Gab Says Bitcoin is The Clear Solution as ‘Free Speech Money’

Censorship-free social media platform, Gab, took to Twitter to proclaim the gospel according to Bitcoin. Describing the grandaddy of cryptocurrency as “free speech money,” it pledged to educate its near million-strong community. The Next Evolution Of Online Payments In recent tweets, Gab calls for the next evolution of online payments, in the form of un-censorable […]

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Peter McCormack Tells How He Turned $32K Into $1.2M and ‘Back to Pretty Much Zero’

In an informative, entertaining, comical, and bitterly poignant tweet yesterday, What Bitcoin Did podcast host Peter McCormack explains how he amassed–and lost–his crypto fortune over the last two years. From $32K to Millionaire and Back He starts the Twitter post saying: So here is a thread on how I turned $32,000 into $1.2m and back to […]

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Yeah Bitcoin is Down, But It’s Only the 4th Biggest Bubble in History

Obviously, two significant bitcoin price drops in a week have caused minor/major panic in some quarters. Luckily there is plenty of data reminding us that bitcoin has been here before… several times. I’m Forever Blowing Bubbles Anybody remember the great bitcoin bubble of 2011? Okay, before my time too. But there was one… and another […]

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China ‘Sanitizes’ Andreas Antonopoulos’ Book Mastering B*tcoin

Andreas Antonopoulos, author of the ‘Mastering Bitcoin’ cryptocurrency guides, has reacted positively after Chinese state television showcased his book – albeit with a completely different title. Mastering… Blockchain? As Twitter-based cryptocurrency news resource cnLedger reported October 25, QQ had showcased an edition of Mastering Bitcoin, a presenter holding a copy with the title printed in […]

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Intercontinental Exchange May Be a Blessing and a Curse

There are few traders who aren’t aware that the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) joined the cryptocurrency party several weeks ago. It turned into some of the biggest news of the year so far. What exactly does this mean for the crypto and global markets? Don’t Trust Everyone With Your Money — Ask a Top World University. Few […]

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