Bitfinex Premium on Bitcoin Hit $1,000 Today, Can It Affect the SEC’s Decision?

Bitfinex’s $1,000 premium on Bitcoin, which sent its price shooting upwards of $7,500, and Tether’s 6% drop on Monday, has created a lot of commotion in the crypto-sphere. The currency’s wild price swing, which was observed only on Tether-enabled cryptocurrency exchanges, has left cryptocurrency supporters speculating about the implications of this non-uniform price movement. The …

Apple’s Steve Wozniak Co-Founds Blockchain-Focused Venture Capital Fund

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been announced as a co-founder of recently launched blockchain-focused venture capital fund EQUI Global, global business outlet Verdict reports Monday, Oct. 15. Following an announcement about his plans to become “involved” in a blockchain project earlier in August, Wozniak has been revealed today as a co-founder of EQUI Global, a …

Crypto Mining w/RX480 on an ESXi 6.0 Server VM using Passthrough

I installed an RX480 in my VMware ESXi home server and put it to work mining Ethereum Classic. I also talk about nanopool vs ethermine and some other stuff. Enjoy! HDMI Emulator Dongle (to simulate being connected to monitor): https://goo.gl/9cDKj5 Three Great Cryptocurrency Opportunities: 1. Mine for crypto using your own equipment! Join MiningPoolHub: https://miningpoolhub.com/index.php?page=register …

UK Banking Giant Barclays’ Cryptocurrency Project ‘Put on Ice’: Report

Major investment bank Barclays has reportedly put its cryptocurrency trading project “on ice” amid a prolonged bear market that has dampened interest in the asset class among many investors. According to a Financial News report, the London-based financial institution shelved the project in September, leading to the departure of Chris Tyrer, the bank’s former head …

MasterCard, VISA to Classify Crypto, ICOs as ‘High Risk,’ Increase Monitoring, Sources Say

Payment giants MasterCard and VISA will soon group cryptocurrency and Initial Coin Offering (ICO) jurisdictions in a new “high risk” category, financial trading news site Finance Magnates reported Friday, October 12. According to the Broker Complaint Registry, some details of the shortly upcoming classification by MasterCard had already become public in May of this year. …

Singapore-based Blockchain Consortium Buys Majority Share in Bithumb

Singapore-based BK Global Consortium has paid 400 billion won (approximately $350 million) for a majority stake in South Korean Bithumb, the world’s third-largest cryptocurrency exchange, according to a local news outlet. BK Global Consortium is a blockchain investment firm under BK Global, a Singapore plastic surgery medical group owned by Kim Byung-Gun. The Consortium had …

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AARP Tells Retirees that Bitcoin is Mainly Used by ‘Bunch of Criminals’

The American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) has ascribed a bizarre definition to bitcoin in a caustically worded article on its website published on Wednesday, Oct. 10. In the slideshow post titled “Improve Your Financial Literacy With This Glossary,” a heavy dose of contempt is specifically reserved for the description of bitcoin and blockchain in …

“99 Percent of Cryptocurrencies are Worth Zero”

The interview has been edited and condensed. Nouriel Roubini is a New York-based economist that famously predicted the 2008 financial crisis when only a few considered there might be a threat to the existing course of events at the time. A Harvard alumnus and now a professor at NYU Stern School of Business, Mr. Roubini …

Bitcoin Maximalists are WRONG! – Here’s Why

In this video, I’m gonna be explaining in a little further detail about why I’m not a Bitcoin maximalist, and some of the flaws that I see in their thinking. That being said, I am still a Maximalish – meaning I recognise that many projects out there are scams, and that Bitcoin is likely to …