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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Davinci Jeremie Shares His Prediction After Stellar Track Record of Bitcoin Calls

Davinci Jeremie, Chilean software developer and little known Bitcoin guru, who has a stellar track record of Bitcoin calls is back.  Only As Good As Your Last Call If you’re sick of so-called experts, confidently calling the bottom of the bear market, only for the following week to wipe another [insert obscene amount of money […]

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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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Venezuela Shatters Bitcoin Trading Records With 500,000,000 Bolivars Per Week

Trading between Bitcoin and the Venezuelan Bolivar (VES) has beaten all records to pass 500 million for the first time last week. 7 Days, Half A Billion Bolivars Data from Coin Dance, which tracks volumes on P2P platform Localbitcoins, confirms that the seven days ending August 25 saw BTC/VES achieve volumes never seen before. The […]

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‘We Don’t Accept Shady Coins’ – Baltic Honey Badger Conference [Interview]

This ain’t your typical Bitcoin and Blockchain conference. Bitcoinist spoke with the organizers of the Baltic Honey Badger Conference who explained what makes this event special and what to expect at this year’s event in Riga.  Bitcoinist caught up with Max Keidun and Roman Snitko, CEO and CTO of HodlHodl, the organizers of this year’s Baltic Honey Badger […]

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London Police Proactive Against Alleged Cryptocurrency Money Laundering

After a warning from European law enforcement agency Europol earlier this year that billions of pounds are being laundered through cryptocurrencies, City of London officials have decided to take matters into their own hands.  Transactions made in Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are notoriously complicated to trace due to the fact that users can generally generate […]

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Gary Gensler: From CFTC Chair to Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Educator

Gary Gensler was chairman of the U.S Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) between 2009 and 2014, right after the global financial crisis. Today, Gensler is part of MIT’s Digital Currency Initiative, lecturing students on blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. Gensler was instrumental in dealing with some of the cleanup from the global financial crisis of 2008. […]

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UK Department for Education Says ‘No’ to Cryptocurrency Curriculum in Schools

Melanie Kramer · June 17, 2018 · 7:00 pm Though the availability of formal cryptocurrency and blockchain education around the globe is increasing rapidly, the UK Department for Education (DfE) appear to have no immediate plans to include cryptocurrency as a topic in the UK school curriculum. However, the country’s school children will see a […]

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‘Bitcoin Is The Future, Blockchain Is Bullshit’: Andreas Antonopoulos Preempts Consensus

Wilma Woo · May 27, 2018 · 3:00 pm Andreas Antonopoulos told conference members that “Bitcoin is the future and Blockchain is bullshit” days before the now-infamous Consensus 2018, it has emerged. Antonopoulos Champions Essential ‘Weirdness’ Speaking at the Polish Bitcoin Congress in Warsaw May 12, Antonopoulos, who has been a well-known Bitcoin advocate and […]

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