Month: May 2018

The Best in Crypto – 5/11/18

Mining Will Propel Bitcoin Price To $36k In 2019, Says Latest Fundstrat Research Research elaborated in the shared executive summary of the findings (Cointelegraph). Nvidia Reveals Crypto Sales for First Time and Predicts Big Drop The figure revealed by the American technology company is said to drop in the second quarter (Bloomberg). Bacardi Rum Heiress …

The Best in Crypto – 5/10/18

Why Monero Could Be Headed For All-Time Highs This Summer Goldfinger provides insight on Monero (321Ethereum). First Version of Ethereum’s Casper Update Has Been Released The new version of the code casper is set to improve the economic consensus protocol (Cointelegraph). US: West Virginia Completes First Blockchain-Supported State Elections West Virginia’s primary election (closed on …

The Best in Crypto – 5/9/18

China’s 2nd Largest Bitcoin Mining Hardware Producer Plans To Launch $1 Bln IPO In Hong Kong If Canaan Creative is successful, it would be the first blockchain-related company to be listed on the city’s markets (Cointelegraph). From Hype to Reality: Everything You Need to Know about the Congress Blockchain Hearing Detailed description on what occurred …

The Best in Crypto – 5/8/18

Former Federal Reserve Governor Supports ‘FedCoin’ Project A former U.S. Federal Reserve governor Kevin Worsh said the fed should consider releasing a government-sponsored cryptocurrency (CCN). Bitcoin Nearly as Bad as ‘Trading Harvested Baby Brains’, Says Berkshire VC Munger The 94-year-old’s comments follow Warren Buffett’s recent negative remarks, leaving little indication that the Bitcoin bashing will …

The Best in Crypto – 5/7/18

Bitcoin Builds Momentum in Run to $10,000 Bitcoin reached a high of $9,954.95 before fluctuating down and back up again (Forbes). Bill Gates: I’d Short ‘Crazier, Speculative’ Bitcoin if I Could Microsoft founder criticized Bitcoin claiming it was a “greater fool” investment (Cointelegraph). “It Was Never a Security”: Ethereum Under the Regulatory Spotlight Ethereum is …

The Best in Crypto – 5/3/18

Reddit to Relaunch Bitcoin Payments (and Add More Cryptos) The social media platform is reinstating its cryptocurrency payment option for gold members (Coindesk). Daily Volatility Decline? Bitcoin Has Seen $1K Range 43 Times in 2018  Analysis of Bitcoin’s daily price jumps (Cointelegraph). Reddit Co-Founder Says Ethereum Price Will Reach $15,000 This Year Alexis Ohanian, now …

The Best in Crypto – 5/2/18

IMF Report Says Crypto Does Not ‘Pose Risks’ to Global Finance In a report published by the International Monetary Fund, their general sentiment was that crypto doesn’t pose a risk to financial stability – as long as the “appropriate safeguards” are in place (Cointelegraph). Belarus: Some Crypto Exchanges Will Be Required To Hand Over Customer …

The Best in Crypto – 5/1/18

Hong Kong Gov’t Report Says Bitcoin Poses ‘Medium-Low’ Risk in Financial Crime  The Hong Kong Financial Services and Treasury concluded that virtual currencies like Bitcoin are not particularly involved in money laundering or terrorism financing (Cointelegraph). ASIC Resistance: Will Ethereum Join Monero Against the Mining Giant? Cryptocurrencies may abandon Proof-of-Work algorithm because of a new …