Monthly Archives: January 2019

Banking Struggle Drives Bitcoin ATM Manufacturer Lamassu to Switzerland

While governments and banks in some countries are trying to hamper the development of cryptocurrency-related businesses, other locations are cashing in on the investments and new jobs that the industry brings. The latest example of this is the establishment of bitcoin ATM manufacturer Lamassu in Switzerland. Also Read: European Exchange to Offer Investing in Stocks With Cryptocurrencies Lamassu Industries AG Lamassu, the well-known cryptocurrency ATM manufacturer, which assembles its machines in Portugal, announced on Jan. 1 that after years of searching for a home, it is now officially […]

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San Francisco’s “Bitcoin Mafia”: How Bitcoin Started in the City on the Bay

The early Bitcoin community in San Francisco was originally comprised of revolutionaries: Individuals who believed in the freedom and opportunity that a permissionless distributed system would bring the world. We were widely regarded as unsavory and unpopular. Most people associated bitcoin with drugs, money laundering, and the dark web. On dates, dinner parties at friends houses or holidays with families, we were ridiculed and belittled. To believe in Bitcoin at that time, you had to be a rebel, someone who thought critically about what could be. A […]

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Kasey’s Crypto Journey #71 – Kyle Cuico – Chief Investment Officer at Lunar Digital Assets

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BTC Head to All-Time Highs, XRP Could Become Number One, and BCH/BSV Will Fade Away: 7 Forecasts for 2019 by Weiss Ratings

2018 left a bitter aftertaste for many people who came to the world of crypto after the 2017 hype only to face one of the strongest bearish streaks in the history of crypto coins. However, 2019 promises a lot not only in terms of market capitalization but also for the evolution of the ecosystem. In an article published today by Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings, the team of the famous risk evaluation firm showed its perspectives regarding the future of cryptocurrencies, emphasizing that despite appearances, 2018 was disastrous only […]

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Equity Fund CEO Shuns Bitcoin (BTC) In Favor of ‘Biscuits’, Basic Goods

Bitcoin (BTC), Cryptocurrency–If you thought the FUD towards cryptocurrency would take its time to emerge in the new year, think again. The CEO of investment house Gateway Partners, Viswanathan Shankar reports that he shying away from Bitcoin and cryptocurrency investments in 2019 in favor of pursuing more traditional investment strategies, including basic goods and services. In a report put forth on January 2 by Nikkei Asian Review, an Asia-based publication, Shankar expanded upon his philosophy for the direction of the fund, stating that his management group would […]

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Bitcoin’s Proof of Keys Day Begins With Industry-Wide Support

In addition to being Bitcoin’s 10th birthday, Jan. 3, 2019 will go down in history as being the crypto world’s inaugural Proof of Keys day. The initiative, conceived by Trace Meyer just weeks ago, has drawn broad support from cryptocurrency influencers and businesses. Over the past 24 hours, crypto companies have tweeted their encouragement for users to withdraw their funds from exchanges and other custodial wallets. Also read: European Exchange to Offer Investing in Stocks With Cryptocurrencies Proof of Keys Day Draws Strong Support From Crypto Companies If […]

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Crypto Startup Puts Tesla, Apple, Facebook Shares On Ethereum Blockchain

DX.Exchange Digitizes Tesla, Apple, Other Nasdaq Stocks  According to a report from Bloomberg, DX.Exchange, an up-and-coming crypto startup headquartered in Estonia and Israel, will be putting a number of popular American equities onto a blockchain next week. As the firm’s name implies, DX.Exchange is an online trading platform that will allow investors to trade and transact shares of Apple, Facebook, Tesla, along with seven other household names listed on Nasdaq, even when markets are shuttered for the day. If its inaugural trading sessions perform well, the startup intends […]

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Bitcoin is Set to Become the World’s Reserve Currency, Max Keiser Says

Despite the bearish run of 2018, Max Keiser is a fervent believer that Bitcoin will grow not only in price but also in adoption and thinks that 2019 can be a favorable year for the cryptocurrency market as alternatives for transmission and storage of value compared to the traditional options offered by banks and financial institutions. Technical analysis appart, Keiser bases his opinion on the fundamental value of Bitcoin and the role it can play in the global financial situation of the modern world. In his first […]

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10 Years Ago Bitcoin’s Genesis Block Changed the Course of History

Over the last 12 hours, cryptocurrency supporters across the globe have been celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the Bitcoin genesis block which was mined at approximately 18:15:05 UTC. Die-hard crypto enthusiasts believe the software released by the anonymous creator Satoshi Nakamoto has forever changed the way people look at money, and that the technology’s effect on the global economy will transform the course of history. Also read: 2018’s Top Cryptocurrencies Ranked by Github Activity 10 Years of Dust Sent to the Genesis Block’s Wishing Well On Halloween 2008, […]

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Neutrino: A Privacy-Preserving Light Wallet Protocol

Lightning is all the rage these days and, while it’s an exciting development, users currently have to have a full node running in order to transact in it. In this article, I’m going to introduce Neutrino, a new protocol for light clients to get the data that they need while preserving privacy and without trusting a central server. A Little History In the original white paper written in 2008, Satoshi Nakamoto described something called Simplified Payment Verification (SPV). SPV is how a light node can verify payments […]

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