Happy Ending of Ethereum DeFi Hack Still Leaves Much to Be Desired

It has been a tumultuous ride for users of Ethereum’s decentralized finance (DeFi) over the past few days. The evening of April 18th saw DeFi protocol Lendf.me go into a tailspin, with the protocol’s primary address bleeding funds at a rapid clip. In fact, within a few hours, $25 million worth of value, held mostly […]

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With Covid-19 Support, Can Wells Fargo Also Allow Bitcoin Purchase?

On Friday Wells Fargo announced that in response to the COVID-19 outbreak it would be suspending evictions, residential foreclosure property sales, and automobile repossessions. These moves may appear altruistic, yet taking steps to allow customers to purchase bitcoin would be an equally beneficial service. Banks Now Making Major Concessions, But when Bitcoin?  Wells Fargo is […]

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Here’s How Bitcoin’s Market Cap Would Look Like in 3D

Bitcoin is experiencing one of the most challenging periods in its twelve-year history, but let’s leave the panic aside and imagine what the largest crypto would look like if it were physical. How Much Space Would Bitcoin Get? Most regulators and government officials prefer to refer to Bitcoin as virtual currency, and for very good […]

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How Does Bitcoin Distribution Compare to Wealth Inequality?

When Bitcoin first came out more than a decade ago, it promoted a sense of equity and fairness that hasn’t been typical for the traditional financial system. However, the current distribution of coins shows that the gap between Bitcoin poor and rich is even more dramatic. Bitcoin Cannot Address Wealth Inequality Bitcoin has always seen […]

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Should You Quit Facebook for Block.one’s Voice Platform?

Unfortunately, we can’t enjoy an ideal social media network that would balance the freedom of speech with political correctness. Besides, behemoths like Facebook can share your private data or carry out secret mood manipulation experiments. Is Block.one’s Voice an alternative? You Have to Share Your Real Identity on Voice Last year, Block.one, the company behind […]

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Why Crypto Exchanges Should Drop Their Fees and Profit Margins

The crypto industry has yet to evolve from exchanges which are nothing more than digital banks in reality. A couple are taking bold moves to slash their fees but how many others will follow and how will it affect the wider crypto industry. Crypto Exchanges: Banks in Disguise True financial decentralization should consist of direct […]

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Is a Blockchain Based Future in China Really a Good Thing?

Crypto markets are still cooling off from a massive bout of FOMO that originated from China last month. The state’s new endorsement of blockchain technology sent a shock wave of excitement throughout the space, as the nation prepares to launch its own sovereign digital currency. But is this move really a good thing for the […]

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Will China Adopt Blockchain for its Social Credit System?

They said blockchain would bring freedom by challenging world governments and greedy financial institutions. But what if blockchain is the ideal tool to enable totalitarianism? What if China Moves its Social Credit System to Blockchain? A few weeks ago, Chinese President Xi Jinping surprised the world by calling blockchain an important breakthrough, and announcing extra […]

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Forget FUD, Day Trades; Go Long On Your Bitcoin Investment

Cryptocurrency skeptics who only focus on Bitcoin’s immediate price action are failing to see the forest for the trees. In a recently published op-ed, Bloomberg contributor Leonid Bershidsky advised investors to ignore Bitcoin’s quick ascension to $5,000 as the move was nothing more than a “blip” driven by manipulation. Throughout the article, Bershidsky questioned the […]

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