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Cornell Uni Professor: Digital Currencies Could Allow Central Banks to Stay in the Game

Category: Bitcoin, Finance, Interviews, News

Cornell Uni Professor: Digital Currencies Could Allow Central Banks to Stay in the Game

Cornell University professor Eswar Prasad is the latest prominent figure to come out in support of digital currencies, suggesting that central banks should issue their own currencies in order to remain in the money game, Bloomberg reported on November 19, 2018. Cryptocurrencies Could Allow Central Banks to Stay in Money Game While cryptocurrencies have long been marketed as an alternative…

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TransferWise Chairman: Distributed Ledger Technology Is Very Hard To Use

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Interviews, News, Tech

TransferWise Chairman: Distributed Ledger Technology Is Very Hard To Use

Blockchain technology, which undergirds bitcoin and other digital assets is slowly but steadily making its way into mainstream finance, but some financial institutions remain unconvinced about its potentials. TransferWise, a London-based payments platform has stated it is yet to see anything good in the nascent technology, reported  Fortune on November 19, 2018. TransferWise Not Keen On Blockchain Technology TransferWise,  an Estonian…

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Vitalik Buterin Thinks Ethereum Cannot Succeed Unless He Steps Back

Category: Altcoins, Ethereum, Interviews, News, Platform, Tech

Vitalik Buterin Thinks Ethereum Cannot Succeed Unless He Steps Back

During Ethereum’s annual developer conference, Vitalik Buterin, the founder of Ethereum, said that the technology could only succeed and become truly decentralized if it stopped depending on him, the Technology Review reported on November 1, 2018. No True Decentralization While there’s no doubt that Vitalik Buterin is still the guiding light for the community that has sprung up around Ethereum…

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Bitcoin, Scams, and Everything in between: In Conversation with Peter Todd

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum, Finance, Interviews

Bitcoin, Scams, and Everything in between: In Conversation with Peter Todd

Peter Todd has been one of the most vocal developers in the Bitcoin space and for good reason. The 33-year-old Canadian software engineer has been fiddling with the pioneer cryptocurrency for some time now, and when perusing his blog, much of this work has also shaped much of the crypto narrative. Surrounding this has been a few notable Twitter quarrels…

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CEO of IOST: “Great Crypto Bloodbath of 2018 Has Been a Blessing in Disguise”

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Interviews, News, Platform, Tech

CEO of IOST: “Great Crypto Bloodbath of 2018 Has Been a Blessing in Disguise”

BTCManager recently interviewed CEO of IOST; a digital token ranked #62 by total market cap. As of October 18, 2018, IOST has a market cap of over $100 Million. IOST is building a highly scalable platform for hosting blockchain applications and competes directly with Ethereum and EOS. In this interview, we pick the brain of Jimmy Zhong, the CEO, and…

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51% Attack Being Livestreamed for Educational Purposes: Exclusive Interview

Category: Altcoins, Blockchain, Exchange, Interviews

51% Attack Being Livestreamed for Educational Purposes: Exclusive Interview

On October 7, 2018, Reddit user team-periwinkle took to social media, questioning cryptocurrency users for their interest in a potential 51% attack. While attackers would not typically announce their intentions publicly, the purpose of the attack would be for education, as the entire process will be live-streamed to allow anyone interested in learning how the often purely theoretical process works…

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How to Be Short Shitcoins and Long Trading with Bitcoin Evangelist Tone Vays

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Finance, Interviews, Investment, Mining, Trading Strategies

How to Be Short Shitcoins and Long Trading with Bitcoin Evangelist Tone Vays

BTCManager spoke with Tone Vays and all things surrounding Bitcoin outside of its price. The teacher turned corporate financier turned back to teacher, blockchain consultant, and budding carnivore has had skin in the game long before Nassim Nicholas Taleb’s series of novels. The route to ~166,000 Twitter followers and becoming a master node of knowledge in the crypto game, however,…

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Skynet Controversy: Similarly Named Tezos dApp Promises Enhanced Peer-to-Peer Lending

Category: Altcoins, Business, Interviews, News, Platform, Tech

Skynet Controversy: Similarly Named Tezos dApp Promises Enhanced Peer-to-Peer Lending

Another Skynet is launching now promising a revolution. On September 26, Skynet World announced their project through a sponsored post on CCN and igniting controversy over their name. The last time a project with the Skynet name launched, they raised $11 million for a project that runs on the Ethereum blockchain. Skynet Open Network seems to promise all things to…

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Computer Infected by Monero Malware? There’s a Workgroup for That

Category: Altcoins, Crime, Interviews, Mining, News

Computer Infected by Monero Malware? There’s a Workgroup for That

It seems like every day the crypto news zeitgeist is reporting on yet another Monero (XMR) malware hacking attempt. The scale is different from nations, individuals, and everyone in between, but the mechanism appears relatively the same. A simple Javascript Coinhive plug-in, a wallet, and one of the strongest privacy-centric cryptocurrencies on the Internet means just about anyone can be…

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Blockchain: Transforming Your Business and our World, a Conversation with Mark Van Rijmenam

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Business, Commentary, Development, Finance, Interviews

Blockchain: Transforming Your Business and our World, a Conversation with Mark Van Rijmenam

Mark Van Rijmenam is the founder and CEO of Datafloq, an author, and Keynote speaker in artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and big data from the Netherlands. Named one of the global top 10 Big Data influencer and one of the most influential blockchain speakers, his latest book presents a comprehensive view on how blockchain technology can disrupt the world of…

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