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No, Forbes, Facebook’s Newly Detailed Not-So-Crypto is No Rival for Bitcoin

The launch of a crypto-like-currency by social media giant Facebook has been the topic of many discussions in the Bitcoin and digital asset space recently. However, little was known about it outside of the company developing a mysterious blockchain department and rumours about a WhatsApp-based…

Why You Should Use a VPN for Cryptocurrency Trading in 2019

The global scene for cryptocurrency trading looks drastically different depending on where people are. What’s more, those trading or holding cryptocurrencies differ significantly when it comes to their motives – whether these are early adopters, investors, or relative newcomers to the cryptocurrency crowd. As such,…

New York Post Blasts Bitcoin Based on, Well, Nothing at All

In a wonderfully verbose display of journalistic prowess, the New York Post has once again attacked Bitcoin. In its latest piece on the crypto asset, reporter John Crudele takes all of 93 words to conclude that the world’s most popular digital asset by market capitalisation…

Why JPMorgan Chase Suddenly Found “Intrinsic Value” in Bitcoin

Banking giant JPMorgan Chase & Co. is not much of a bitcoin fan. The $2.63-trillion behemoth found itself on the opposite side of cryptocurrencies ever since its chief executive officer, Jamie Dimon, called bitcoin a fraud. He said in 2017 that the cryptocurrency was “not…

Why The Next Crypto Bull Run Could Dwarf The Last Bubble

There is currently much talk about whether or not the cryptocurrency market could return to its all-time high. Nonetheless, some factors actually suggest that the new crypto bull run could be the biggest one yet. Crypto prices have increased substantially during the last month The…

Does Grayscale’s Latest #DropGold for Crypto Effort Entirely Miss the Point?

Leading crypto asset management firm Grayscale Investments has recently launched a campaign attempting to dissuade investors from gold whilst demonstrating the advantages of digital assets such as Bitcoin. The latest effort depicts Richard Nixon with words to the effect that gold wasn’t good enough for…

Here’s What Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Gets Wrong About Bitcoin

Kevin O’Leary has stated that Bitcoin is “garbage” , a “digital game”, and ultimately, “worthless”. The Shark Tank investor attacked Bitcoin and the rest of the crypto industry largely based on the current volatility of digital assets. The successful entrepreneur states that because he was…

Shutdown Crypto? Just How on Earth Does Joseph Stiglitz Intend to Stop Bitcoin

Celebrated economist Joseph Stiglitz has recently spoken out against cryptocurrencies. The Nobel Prize winner even went as far as to say that crypto needed to be “shut down”. Evidently, Stiglitz doesn’t fully comprehend just what it would take to “shut down” most cryptocurrencies, let alone…

The Pros And Cons Of Micropayments For Artists

Micropayments have the potential to help artists and other content creators, but first they have to get over what Nick Szabo refers to as the “mental accounting barrier.”