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MrBitcoin July 20, 2018

Charlie Lee says “it really doesn’t make sense” to compare the “inflated” market cap of Stellar, which passed Litecoin this week.  ‘Printed’ Stellar Beats ‘Decentralized Mineable’ Litecoin Bitcoin 00 roared back above the $7,000 mark this week — but as BTC goes, so do some other cryptocurrencies. Riding BTC’s coattails is Stellar 00, which experienced an […]

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 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 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 3, 2018

While everyone currently in the cryptocurrency space eagerly awaits the supposedly inevitable flood of institutional money, questions have been asked as to where said funds will go. Element Group’s Thejas Nalval claims Bitcoin is “number one on that list.” The cryptocurrency market is currently supersaturated with failed and soon-to-be-failed projects. Nevertheless, the cream rises to the top […]

MrBitcoin July 1, 2018

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB), South Africa’s Central Bank, has concluded a multi-bank project to test bank-to-bank payment transfers using the Ethereum based platform, Quorum. Project Khokha is a collaboration of eight South African banks including SARB, Absa, Capitec, Discovery, Investec, FirstRand, Nedbank, and Standard Bank. 70,000 Transactions in Two Hours The project used […]

MrBitcoin June 28, 2018

Jim Iuorio, the managing director of TJM Institutional Services believes tougher times await Bitcoin. Speaking to CNBC, Iuorio said Bitcoin was never worth $20,000, and the top-ranked cryptocurrency is headed down a slippery slope. Bitcoin is down almost 70 percent from its all-time high of $19,500 in mid-December 2017. Bitcoin was Never Worth $20,000 According […]

MrBitcoin June 25, 2018

Jack Ma’s Ant Financial (AliPay) has revealed it has successfully trialled a new Blockchain remittance service which it plans to expand throughout the world. Ma: Blockchain Remittances Will Go Global As online news resource cnLedger reported on Twitter June 25 quoting Chinese cryptocurrency news media, the company formerly known as AliPay developed and piloted its […]

MrBitcoin June 22, 2018

Osato Avan-Nomayo · June 22, 2018 · 11:00 am Brad Garlinghouse, the CEO of Ripple, believes that Coinbase should list XRP along with its other supported cryptocurrencies. The Ripple chief also adamantly claims that XRP is not a security.  ‘It’s in Coinbase’s Interest to Participate’ Garlinghouse has lent his voice to the Coinbase/XRP saga. The […]

MrBitcoin June 19, 2018

Wilma Woo · June 19, 2018 · 4:00 pm EOS will be the victim of a “massive” exchange hack this year, developer and computer science professor at Cornell University, Emin Gün Sirer, has said. Hackers Will Exploit EOS ‘Vulnerability’ In a series of tweets June 18, the well-known cryptocurrency commentator claimed that in light of […]