Kim Dotcom, the German-Finnish entrepreneur and the creator of Mega, has publicly stated that gold and crypto are better long-term investments than the US dollar.In a recent statement, Dotcom said:“Trust me. Buy crypto and gold. Your USD will become worthless. With US economic collapse all old money currencies will...
A joint committee of Saudi Arabia’s regulatory bodies has issued a statement on cryptocurrency trading. The move hopes to protect local investors from the “high risks” associated with digital asset markets.Trading Venues Falsely Advertise as Being Regulated by Saudi ArabiaThe news broke via a statement posted to the Saudi...
The total combined market capitalisation of cryptocurrencies continues to fall to new yearly lows despite ongoing improvements to the fundamentals of the space.What could be driving the prices of Bitcoin and other digital assets down in such a way?Fundamentals Never Looked BetterFrom a fundamental perspective, the cryptocurrency space has...
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss are working relentlessly to grow their cryptocurrency exchange Gemini despite the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) decision to reject their proposed Bitcoin ETF for the second time in late July.The brothers have taken a few hits in 2018 so far, including dwindling trading volume...
In a message on GEAR Token’s website, iconic political talk show host Larry King says that global climate change is threatening humanity’s existence and is “a potentially catastrophic issue from the combustion of fossil fuels ... putting immense pressure on the environment and on our health.” King says that “this...
The Turkish lira has fallen by 50 percent since September 2017, from $0.3 USD to $0.15 USD. While Bitcoin has fallen more than the lira in the past 12 months, investors of Bitcoin still are capable to withdraw and cash out their investments in crypto.Strict Capital ControlsCurrently, the price of...
While Bitcoin mining — which is the backbone of many public blockchains —  is often left to the operators of data centers, some university students have begun to try their hand at running their own, in-dorm mining efforts.Bitcoin Mining In Unexpected Places — University CampusesSpeaking with CNBC journalists, Patrick Cines,...
This week’s top stories include two feature interview: one with Kavita Gupta, founding managing partner at ConsenSys Ventures; and another with electronic dance music DJ Justin Blau (aka DJ 3BLAU) who is launching a decentralized music festival. Bitcoiners have begun moving from Twitter to a new “instance” on Mastodon,...