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Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Crime, Cryptocyclopedia, Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Account Security

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From security, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat…

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Mining Giant Bitmain Faces “Exit Scam” Allegations ahead of IPO

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Business, Finance, Investment, News

Mining Giant Bitmain Faces “Exit Scam” Allegations ahead of IPO

Bitmain, the Chinese mining conglomerate, is raising eyebrows ahead of its IPO in August 2018 after critics pointed out the firm is holding vast amounts of Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The company’s founder, Jihan Wu, is a popular proponent of the controversial Bitcoin hard fork. Bitmain’s BCH Woes On August 11, 2018, Blockstream CSO Samson Mow tweeted a post detailing Bitmain’s…

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The SEC Stalls, Bitcoin Drops, but Dan Morehead Stays Optimistic

Category: Bitcoin, Commentary, Exchange, Finance, Investment, News

The SEC Stalls, Bitcoin Drops, but Dan Morehead Stays Optimistic

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) delayed its decision that would allow bitcoin to be considered an exchange-traded fund (ETF) which prompted Dan Morehead of the hedge fund Pantera CEO to state that investors are overreacting to the news of a delay on August 8, 2018. The Power of the ETF The CEO stated in an interview with CNBC’s Fast…

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Brazil Presidential Candidate Trusts Bitcoin’s Potential as a Legal Means of Payment

Category: Adoption, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, News, Regulation

Brazil Presidential Candidate Trusts Bitcoin’s Potential as a Legal Means of Payment

Running for Presidency this October from Partido NOVO, or The New Party, João Amoêdo believes that a digital currency like bitcoin could be adopted in the Brazilian economy to establish an efficient digital payment mechanism, provided there are enough regulations to supervise its use. Amoedo shared his thoughts during an interview with The Bitcoin Portal on August 7, 2018. Country-Wide…

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Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Large Scale Applications

Category: Adoption, Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia, Development, Ethereum

Vitalik Buterin’s Seven Deadly Crypto Sins: Large Scale Applications

In the following series, BTCManager will be walking through, in detail, seven questions posed by the co-creator of Ethereum Vitalik Buterin. These seven questions are some of the most relevant features of this booming ecosystem. From usability, as in this week’s installment, to governance and everything in between. The series was inspired by a discussion between Buterin and a WeChat…

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What Do Keynesian Economists Have to Say about Bitcoin?

Category: Bitcoin, Blockchain, Commentary, Cryptocyclopedia

What Do Keynesian Economists Have to Say about Bitcoin?

While there are many schools of thought within the economic field of study, arguably none has had a more significant effect on the modern financial system than the Keynesian school. The Keynesian school of thought is based on, and derives its name from, the economic principles outlined by John Maynard Keynes. Historical Context Keynes was a British economist whose ideas…

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Personal Liberty and Privacy: Will Blockchain Help or Hinder?

Category: Adoption, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Finance, Regulation

Personal Liberty and Privacy: Will Blockchain Help or Hinder?

The introduction of cryptocurrency sparked much excitement in the liberty-minded community. The freedom to conduct financial transactions without government or institutional interference is viewed as a leap towards a better autonomy for individuals. Blockchain, the technology behind bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, has taken off in countless directions for applications in numerous industries, including the very industry it initially sought to…

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North Carolina Bans Cryptocurrency Donations, while Democrat Andrew Yang Openly Advocates Bitcoin and Ethereum

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Blockchain, Ethereum, Finance, News, Regulation

North Carolina Bans Cryptocurrency Donations, while Democrat Andrew Yang Openly Advocates Bitcoin and Ethereum

Andrew Yang, a Chinese-American running for the 2020 Presidential elections as a Democrat, tweeted on July 24, 2018, that he will accept donations in the form of cryptocurrencies. It is speculated that this decision is primarily aimed to appease the tech-savvy crypto enthusiasts who’d be willing to support a candidate who doesn’t shy away from openly embracing alternative forms of…

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Nasdaq Wants to Legitimize Cryptocurrency Trading

Category: Adoption, Bitcoin, Business, Commentary, Finance, News, Regulation

Nasdaq Wants to Legitimize Cryptocurrency Trading

American stock exchange Nasdaq held a closed-door meeting in late July 2018 with the focus to encourage the crypto industry to try to improve its reputation and prove its potential role in global markets. The Topics of the Meeting Nasdaq is looking at incorporating cryptocurrency in its operations (Source: Business First Family) Nasdaq held the meeting in Chicago earlier in…

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The Crypto Community’s Obsession with Bitcoin and Altcoin ETFs

Category: Altcoins, Bitcoin, Commentary, Exchange, Finance, News

The Crypto Community’s Obsession with Bitcoin and Altcoin ETFs

Amidst rising sentiment from the cryptocurrency community about the launch of Bitcoin ETFs, the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) confirmed it would not introduce futures for any other cryptocurrency shortly, cutting down any sporadic rumors suggesting the contrary. The Future of Cryptocurrency Futures Speaking to Bloomberg on July 26, 2018, CME CEO Terry Duffy noted the prominent bourse is not interested…

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