Month: May 2018

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 …