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Zimbabwe to Introduce New Z$50 Banknote in Bid to Double Cash Supply

Posted on October 18th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe is set to introduce a new Z$50 banknote as annual inflation is estimated at over 400%.

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New Fidelity Report Explains Why Trillions of Dollars Could Move Into Bitcoin in the Coming Years

Posted on October 13th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

Fidelity Digital Assets has released a report on bitcoin as an alternative asset. The report indicates trillions of dollars could potentially move into the bitcoin market.

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Billionaire Investor Chamath Palihapitiya: Holding Bitcoin Helps Me Sleep at Night

Posted on October 6th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, former Facebook executive Chamath Palihapitiya shared his thoughts Bitcoin and mining gold in space.

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Europol Report: Wasabi and Samourai Bitcoin CoinJoin Wallets Emerging as a Top Threat

Posted on October 5th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

The 2020 Internet Organised Crime Threat Assessment report from Europol covers coinjoin-integrated Bitcoin wallets, Monero, and Increasing decentralization of the darknet market ecosystem as rising threats to investigations by law enforcement.

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Bitcoin for Savings, Stablecoins for Spending

Posted on September 28th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

Combining bitcoin as a savings technology with stablecoins as a payment technology may enable the perfect mainstream cryptocurrency wallet.

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Is Ethereum Just a Bitcoin Sidechain? Panelists Discuss at Magical Crypto Conference VR 2020

Posted on September 27th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

On day one of Magical Crypto Conference VR 2020 (MCCVR 2020), the topic of Ethereum as a Bitcoin sidechain was brought up during multiple panel discussions.

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Is the ‘Two-Bitcoin Problem’ a Serious Risk for the Cryptocurrency?

Posted on September 17th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

Human Rights Foundation CSO Alex Gladstein presented his view on the importance of Bitcoin as a privacy-enhancing technology for the betterment of human rights around the world.

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Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio: U.S. Dollar’s Reserve Currency Status Under Threat

Posted on September 15th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

In an interview with Bloomberg Markets: The Close on Tuesday, billionaire investor Ray Dalio shared his belief that the U.S. dollar’s status as the world’s major reserve currency is under threat.

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Blockchain.com Says They Account for a Third of All Bitcoin Transactions

Posted on May 20th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

Blockchain.com CEO Peter Smith revealed the company accounts for more than a third of daily Bitcoin transactions in a company webinar on Wednesday.

Peter Thiel-Backed Layer1 Wants to Own 25% of the Bitcoin Hashrate By End of 2021

Posted on May 15th, 2020 by Kyle Torpey

According to CEO Alex Liegl, Layer1 is building their own Bitcoin mining chips and wants to own 25% of the network hashrate.