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Here’s What This Venture Capitalist Thinks Of Jamie Dimon

by Samuel Raeon October 23, 2017
Jamie Dimon, the boss at J.P. Morgan Chase, has been a divisive figure the bitcoin space over the last couple of months. Many reading will likely already be familiar with his claim that bitcoin is a fraudulent asset and that it is doomed to failure, as well as his suggestion that anybody found trading bitcoin […]

Kazakhstan Just Weighed In On Bitcoin And Cryptocurrency

by Samuel Raeon October 20, 2017
Over the past few months we’ve seen numerous countries outline their respective positions on the cryptocurrency space. Japan has established itself as a proponent and – by proxy – a potential leader in the sector. Russia has decided that it’s going to create its own cryptocurrency, interestingly called the Cryptoruble, and that it’s going to […]

The UK Police Force Is Going After Ryan Kennedy

by Samuel Raeon October 20, 2017
News just hit press in the cryptocurrency space that the police in the UK are investigating Mintpal. Some reading might remember Mintpal – it was a pretty popular exchange a couple of years ago and one that, at its peak, was processing millions of dollars in cryptocurrency transactions daily. Then, between the end of summer […]

GDAX Now Has Algorithmic Trading Says Coinbase

by Samuel Raeon October 18, 2017
When it comes to online bitcoin wallets and buying and selling bitcoin over an online exchange, it doesn’t get bigger than Coinbase. The company is currently adding more than 1 million users per month to its database and, against the backdrop of a dramatic increase in mainstream adoption of bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general globally, […]

Bitcoin Or Gold? Hive Chose The Latter

by Samuel Raeon October 17, 2017
For a long time, bitcoin has been compared to gold. Perhaps this comparison is rooted in the fact that bitcoin can be “mined” and can be used as a store of value. Perhaps it’s because it’s a commodity asset as well as a potential transaction token, or a safe haven for risk-off sentiment. Whatever is […]

IBM Is Using Blockchain Technology For Cross Border Payments

by Samuel Raeon October 16, 2017
The big news out of the commercial bitcoin space this week is that computing and hardware giant, IBM, is employing blockchain technology to facilitate cross-border payments. The platform is early stage but it’s a great example of how public and private blockchains can combine to support real world functionality and – concurrently – reinforce the […]