Central Bank Digital Currencies Are a Trojan Horse for Bitcoin

Central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) and Bitcoin could scarcely be more different. One is permissioned, the other permissionless; one centralized, the other decentralized; one is censorable, the other censorship-resistant. Despite their dissimilarities, CBDCs might just be the best driver yet Continue reading Central Bank Digital Currencies Are a Trojan Horse for Bitcoin

Pepsi Thrives While Coke Fizzles in Worst Trading Day Since 2008

The legendary Coca-Cola Company has fallen on some hard times, and its officials aren’t seeing better days ahead. Most understand its woes stem from consumers giving up their sugary soft drink addictions, but Coca-Cola is blaming something else that its Continue reading Pepsi Thrives While Coke Fizzles in Worst Trading Day Since 2008

Fake Satoshi Craig Wright on Asimov, Pseudonymity and Why E-Cash is Still Relevant

Craig Wright continued to try and convince the world that he was Satoshi Nakamoto this week, even after WikiLeaks released a fairly damning batch of files all but confirming that he wasn’t. But that didn’t stop Wright from doubling down, Continue reading Fake Satoshi Craig Wright on Asimov, Pseudonymity and Why E-Cash is Still Relevant

Luxembourg Introduces Legal Framework for Blockchain-Based Securities

CoinSpeaker Luxembourg Introduces Legal Framework for Blockchain-Based Securities On Thursday, February 14, the European nation introduced a new bill comprising of a legal framework for the securities issued over the blockchain network. The Luxembourg parliament – Chamber of Deputies – passed Continue reading Luxembourg Introduces Legal Framework for Blockchain-Based Securities

Even Bitcoin-Bashing ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini isn’t Buying JP Morgan’s Ridiculous Cryptocurrency

“S**t f**k, I agree with Nouriel,” said one cryptocurrency enthusiast in reference to NYU economist and vocal bitcoin bear Nouriel Roubini. Agreeing with Nouriel Roubini for a cryptocurrency lover was an unbelievable thing. The global economist called bitcoin “a mother of Continue reading Even Bitcoin-Bashing ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini isn’t Buying JP Morgan’s Ridiculous Cryptocurrency

Samba Bitcoin Will Feature Bitcoin at Rio de Janeiro Carnival

CoinSpeaker Samba Bitcoin Will Feature Bitcoin at Rio de Janeiro Carnival A renowned traditional samba school named Imperatriz Leopoldinense is going to perform during the 2019 ‘Carnaval do Rio de Janeiro’, where the school has chosen its theme on ‘Money.’ Continue reading Samba Bitcoin Will Feature Bitcoin at Rio de Janeiro Carnival