To The Moon! Bitcoin Space Travel Gets Closer As Virgin Galactic Takes Flight

Billionaire Richard Branson appeared to cry tears of joy when his ‘Bitcoin-friendly’ Virgin Galactic reached the edge of space for the first time December 13. World Sees First Commercial Space Flight Branson, who revealed himself as a Bitcoin believer and investor in 2013, watched as SpaceShipTwo, the latest vehicle from the Virgin Galactic and The […]

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Coinbase Slammed For Venezuela ZCash Airdrop Being an ‘Advertising Strategy’

US cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has received intense criticism for giving Venezuelan families a grand total of $1 per day – in altcoin ZCash, which it added to its books days previously. Scroogebase? In a blog post December 11, executives claimed that the initiative dubbed the “12 Days of Coinbase,” was meant to “empower those who […]

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Only Bitcoin Gets to Be a ‘Legal Pyramid Scheme’ Like Gold, Says Mike Novogratz

Bitcoin proponent and former Wall Street hedge fund manager Mike Novogratz remains optimistic despite the prolonged 2018 bear market. The investor holds that Bitcoin will become “digital gold” – a store of value in the same sense gold is.  ‘Now I’m The Ugly Face of Crypto’ Having made a series of accurate calls in the […]

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‘Market Cap is a Lie’ – Bitcoin Buy Support Dwarfs Ethereum, Altcoins

Bitcoin buy support is a superior metric to coin market capitalization for measuring the future of Bitcoin and altcoins, according to a new monitoring resource. ‘Market Cap Is A Lie’ CoinMarketBook, deliberately named to shadow the current ‘go-to’ directory for cryptocurrency statistics Coinmarketcap, launched in October – but its mission is markedly different. “Market cap […]

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Bitmain IPO in ‘Death Spiral’? Rumors Of $740M Q3 Loss as Bitcoin Cash Crashes

Fresh rumors over the financial health of Bitcoin mining giant Bitmain cast a shadow over the company again this week, suggesting it faces losses close to $1 billion. Bitmain’s Worst Quarter? Originally reported by the Twitter account known as BTCKING555 December 3, the author of which almost exclusively tweets about Bitmain, unreleased quarterly earnings data […]

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Bitcoin, Blockchain Jobs Openings Are Booming Hitting 18-Month High

The Bitcoin and Blockchain jobs industry is booming despite price deflation, a new survey from Glassdoor has revealed. 1775 Bitcoin, Blockchain Jobs In August The findings, which originally appeared in mid-October, covered an 18-month period from April 2017 through August 2018. In that time, the number of job openings “related” to both Bitcoin and Blockchain […]

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Canada’s Leading Jewelry Brand Birks Group Now Accepts Bitcoin

Canada’s largest jewelry brand Birks Group will reportedly allow its users to pay for their products with Bitcoin as the company enters into a partnership with BitPay. Canada Sees Continuous Adoption Regardless of the recent declines in the cryptocurrency market, Bitcoin’s widespread adoption continues. In an official press release, Birks Group – Canada’s leading luxury […]

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Bitcoin ETF May Not Pass Due to ‘Risk of Manipulation,’ Says SEC Chairman

The head of the US Securities and Exchange Commission Jay Clayton holds that the lack of safeguards for investors might roadblock the approval of a Bitcoin ETF.  The Same Old Song Speaking at New York’s Consensus: Invest 2018, SEC’s Chairman Jay Clayton outlined the risks associated with Bitcoin trading and the supposed lack of investor […]

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Venture Capitalist Tim Draper Holds Strong to Bitcoin as Dominance Rises

Despite the tumbling state of the crypto market and the sharp decrease in Bitcoin price, venture capitalist and permabull Tim Draper remains overly positive on the future of cryptocurrencies. Meanwhile, Bitcoin’s dominance has been increasing since the first week of November. Draper: Clinging to Old Currencies Is a Mistake Speaking to Mike Green of Thiel […]

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Ethereum Futures? Bakkt Hints It’s Open To Altcoins

Intercontinental Exchange’s delayed cryptocurrency “regulated ecosystem” Bakkt is already mulling the future addition of altcoins, the company hinted November 23. Bakkt: We’ll ‘Consider’ Non-Bitcoin Contracts In a tweet, executives said they would take into account “customer feedback” as a major motivating force when deciding which cryptocurrencies to support in addition to Bitcoin. Bakkt had eyed […]

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