The Best in Crypto – 5/18/18

Binance Co-Founder Denies Rumors of Company’s Plans to Build Blockchain Country on Private Island

Co-founder He Yi dismissed claims about the “Genesis plan” to build Binance’s own blockchain-powered country on a private island (Cointelegraph).

Counting Bitcoin’s Hidden Costs

Opinion piece on the energy Bitcoin consumes – from our planet and our minds (Bloomberg).

Cryptocurrency investor names his favorite — and least favorite — digital currencies

Hosts of CNBC Africa’s “Crypto Trader” Ran Neu-Ner says Bitcoin Cash and Ethereum are worth holding on to, while Bitcoin and Ripple can be passed on (CNBC).

A crypto miner trolls Warren Buffett with bitcoin billboards outside his office (BRKB)

The billboards read. “Warren: you said you were wrong about Google and Amazon. Maybe you’re wrong about Bitcoin? #BitcoinAwareness” (BusinessInsider).

Post Hack Coincheck Reveals Plans To Expand To Us Market’

The company that recently acquired hacked Japanese Coincheck, Monex, Inc., is planning to expand the exchange to the U.S. because of how America and Europe are “moving ahead” in attracting institutional investors (Cointelegraph).

The Use Cases and Applications for Involving Women in Blockchain

“To the ladies at the event [Women on the Block], it’s less about creating a divide and more about a welcome reprieve from the perennial challenge of being treated like a crypto unicorn, when they just want to discuss use cases and applications” (Coindesk).

Bitcoin may fall below $8,000 as crypto confab fails to stoke buying, analyst says

Following yesterday’s Consensus Conference, Bitcoin hasn’t risen as it usually does after the multi-day event (MarketWatch).

What Determines The Price Of Bitcoin?

Analysis of Bitcoin’s rise and falls, and the factors that come into play (Forbes).

Largest Bank in the Philippines Showcases Bitcoin Mining Equipment

At a cryptocurrency conference, UnionBank demonstrated its Bitcoin mining equipment (NewsBTC).

 

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