Bitcoin

MrBitcoin July 17, 2018

Goldman Sachs’ former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Lloyd C. Blankfein officially retired from both positions. His successor, David M. Solomon, is known for being keen on both Bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market in general. In an official press release dated July 17, Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (NYSE: GS), announced that the bank’s Chairman […]

MrBitcoin July 16, 2018

Sunday, July 15: crypto markets continue building momentum, with nine out of the top ten cryptocurrencies by market cap firmly in the green, according to Coinmarketcap. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) has gone above the $6,300 mark, up about 1.5 percent over the past 24 hours, trading at $6,354 at press time. The top […]

MrBitcoin July 15, 2018

Going back to the early days of Bitcoin, we look at the contributions of Nick Szabo to smart contracts and Bit Gold. Decentralizing gets another boost by Augur in the predictions marketplace with the launch of their platform. Then we see a very real world example of cryptocurrency solving a real need in Venezuela to […]

MrBitcoin July 14, 2018

Trends tend to be reversed. The year of 2018 has seen Bitcoin (BTC) demonstrate both its volatility and bearish nature. However, the second half of 2017 the crypto community witnessed the exact opposite. What does the remainder for 2018 have in store? Bitcoin Last Week Bitcoin’s price 00 bounced around due to FUD regarding a […]

MrBitcoin July 12, 2018

As his Hungarian parents had fled post-war Soviet regime to settle in the United States, Nick Szabo came to call the Californian Bay area of the 1990s his home. Here, he was among the first to frequent the in-person “Cypherpunk” meetings organized by Timothy May, Eric Hughes and other founding members of the collective of […]

MrBitcoin July 12, 2018

The Bank of Finland (BoF) has released a 133-page paper arguing the concept of digital currency is an “illusion.” BoF: ‘Fundamental Nature’ Of Digital Currency ‘Elusive’ BoF head of digitalization Aleksi Grym The document, compiled by the Finnish central bank’s head of digitalization Aleksi Grym, claims the world has become “muddled” about the difference between […]

MrBitcoin July 11, 2018

Wall Street’s “Crypto King” sat down with the panel on CNBC’s Fast Money to discuss Bitcoin’s utility, calling the digital coin the “currency of the internet.” Bitcoin is the Best Crypto Investment Bart Smith, head of digital asset trading at Susquehanna International Group, dubbed the “Crypto King” of Wall Street for his expertise on the space […]

MrBitcoin July 10, 2018

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is examining an application from the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Global Markets which, if approved, could grant the company a coveted bitcoin ETF license, and bring new waves of institutional investors to the bitcoin arena. The process began in June 2018, when the SEC recently sought […]

MrBitcoin July 9, 2018

Cryptocurrency run ‘utopias’ are popping up on both land and sea. These blockchain backed projects, outfitted with sustainability technology, paint a possible look into the future. On Land: Bitcointopia in Nevada Local news outlet The Nevada Independent, reported today that Bitcointopia, Inc. had purchased several parcels of land in rural Nevada over the past four months. […]

MrBitcoin July 7, 2018

Saturday, July 7: there is little action on the crypto markets today, with most coins either up or down by small percentages over the last 24 hours, according to Coinmarketcap. The total market capitalization is up by a little under $1 billion since the same time yesterday. Market visualization from Coin360 Bitcoin (BTC) is hovering […]