Elon Musk: Bitcoin HODLers ‘Deserve A Nobel Prize’

Tesla founder Elon Musk became the center of attention for the Bitcoin community again February 21 after revealing he still only owned 0.25 BTC. Musk: I Still Have 0.25 BTC, No Altcoins Following coverage of his describing Bitcoin as “brilliant” in a podcast by disruptive investment firm ARK Invest earlier this week, Musk tweeted that despite his enthusiasm, he had marginal…

Continue Reading

Korean Cryptocurrency Market Hinges on US Bitcoin ETF Decision

According to the Korea Herald, the U.S. Bitcoin ETF decision will shape the mood of the cryptocurrency market in the country. The All-Important Bitcoin ETF Decision It isn’t only the likes of SolidX, VanEck, and the flurry of other Bitcoin ETF proposals that are waiting in anticipation for April 5, the date scheduled for the SEC to reach a decision on…

Continue Reading

Miners Disagree With JPMorgan Over Bitcoin’s $2400 ‘Fair Value’

JPMorgan has caused a stir amongst cryptocurrency miners, after last month’s report estimating Bitcoin’s ‘fair value’ at $2400. This assessment derives from the marginal cost of producing Bitcoin, but some disagree with Chinese miners’ production cost estimations. The Price Of Dystopia In the report, JPMorgan analysts claimed that the “average cash cost of a low-cost Chinese miner was around US$2,400 per bitcoin”…

Continue Reading

Fetch.AI: Project Review And Rating Ahead Of Fundraising (Binance Launchpad)

The ICO market seems to be resurging in a unique way. Recently, large institutions like Binance have started helping ICOs launch directly on their exchange through their Launchpad. Binance Launchpad is a token launch platform that was created by Binance. So far, only three tokens have been launched using the Binance Launchpad. The last one […]
The post Fetch.AI: Project Review And…

Continue Reading

Samsung Galaxy S10 Has a Built-In Bitcoin Hardware Wallet

Samsung’s newest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S10, will include a dedicated secure storage solution for storing private keys. That was confirmed following the company’s annual Unpacked event yesterday in Seoul. Rumors Confirmed In January Bitcoinist reported on leaked Samsung Galaxy S10 images displaying an app called Samsung Blockchain Keystore. Less than a month later, following what’s easily one of the most anticipated tech…

Continue Reading

Binance Coin (BNB) Price Analysis Feb.21: Time To Rest? Negative Divergence Following 90% Monthly Surge

After such an epic run for Binance Coin, BNB coin has lost 6% over the previous 24 hours of trading, which brings the current price down to around $10.30. However, it is important to mention that the market is still up by over 17% weekly gains. It is likely that this recent price decline is […]
The post Binance Coin (BNB) Price…

Continue Reading

Crypto Daily Volume On The Rise: The Highest Daily Volume Recorded Since April 2018

The prices of cryptocurrencies are still recovering from the devastating effects of the bearish market, but the activity within the crypto world continues to grow. Crypto trading volume surges On February 19th, the total volume was at around $33.70 billion. This is the highest that the total trading volume has been since April 25th, 2018, […]
The post Crypto Daily Volume On…

Continue Reading

You Can Now Tip Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Using Bitcoin’s Lightning Network

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has installed and publicly praised a consumer-grade tool for receiving tips via Bitcoin and the Lightning Network (LN). Dorsey Embraces Bitcoin In tweets February 20, Dorsey, who has come out highly bullish on both Bitcoin and more recently LN, continued his advocacy of the technology by championing Tippin.me. Tippin subsequently reached the top 225,000 most visited sites…

Continue Reading

Facebook May Be Eying ‘FaceCoin’ as It Expands Its Blockchain Team

Social media giant Facebook is looking to expand its blockchain team. Could ‘FaceCoin’ follow JPMorgan’s recently unveiled JPM Coin as companies vie for the prized online payments market.  Facebook’s Hiring: Blockchain Experts According to Facebook’s official careers page, the social media giant is looking to expand its team operating in the field of blockchain technologies. As per the job board, the company…

Continue Reading

NEO Founder: Blockchain Infrastructure Not Ready for Mass Adoption

Bitcoinist spoke with NEO founder Da Hongfei at NEO DevCon in Seattle, who gave a detailed vision of the road ahead. Blockchain technology is still ahead of its time. Despite NEO’s evolution mirroring that of the wider Crypto market over the past 12 months, charismatic founder Da Hongfei assures an attentive audience at NEO DevCon that the ‘smart economy’ project remains…

Continue Reading