Investors in Davos Separate Bitcoin and Blockchain, Claim BTC Will go to Zero

As the World Economic Forum (WEF) Continues in Davos, Switzerland, and the who’s-who of finance and politics enjoy $40 hot dogs, there is a significant amount of negative commentary coming from investors and analysts regarding Bitcoin (BTC) and cryptocurrencies. Most recently, one prominent investor drew a stark line between blockchain and Bitcoin, noting that he …

Indonesia’s First Unicorn Go-Jek Buys Bitcoin Startup

Indonesian multi-platform behemoth, Go-Jek, recently acquired Philippine-based Cryptocurrency payment company, Coins.ph. Reports indicate the move allows Go-Jek to expand its cashless service delivery across its plethora of service delivery platforms. Go-Jek Buys Majority Stakes in Coins.ph According to TechCrunch, Go-Jek acquired majority stakes in Coins.ph in a deal worth north of $70 million. Announcing the move, …

Op Ed: Bitcoin Mining Attacks Are Overblown

Whenever I claim that bitcoin is the only decentralized cryptocurrency, I get one of two arguments: My X coin is also decentralized. Bitcoin isn’t decentralized because of Core and/or miners. I’ll leave 1 and the first half of 2 for another day, but the “mining centralization” argument is what I want to tackle in this …

Why is it Growing So Rapidly?

By CCN.com: According to a report released by ValueWalk, the number of Bitcoin ATMs worldwide has surpassed 4,000 and the market is still growing rapidly. The increase in the number of Bitcoin ATMs comes in a period during which cryptocurrency businesses are prioritizing compliance, dealing with strict Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) policies. …

Australian Bitcoin ATM Startup Says Its Raking in $360,000 Per Week

A Bitcoin ATM company from Australia has reported a weekly turnover of $500,000 AUD (roughly $360,000 USD) despite the cryptocurrency bear market.  $360,000 Weekly Turnaround Auscoin, an Australian bitcoin ATM company, has reported a weekly turnaround of $360,000 in 2018. According to the reports, it’s currently operating 31 ATMs throughout Australia but it’s planning to …

Crypto Investor: Bitcoin May Retest $20,000 With Next Wave Of Adoption

Since Bitcoin (BTC) breached the monumental $20,000 price milestone and subsequently crashed, crypto investors en-masse have sought to determine when the asset would retest five-digits. While an array of crypto pundits have speculated, throwing their zany predictions into the crockpot that is Twitter, the date of the next parabolic rally’s commencement is still elusive. Yet, a …

Haven, a New App From OB1, Lets Users Chat, Shop and Send Crypto Privately

Blockchain startup OB1, the developers of decentralized shopping platform OpenBazaar, have announced Haven, a privacy-focused app for socializing with friends and making purchases with cryptocurrencies. The project was announced by Brian Hoffman, founder and CEO of OB1, at the North American Bitcoin Conference in Miami. The developers claim that Haven will “enable users to shop, …