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Bitcoin May Be Less Volatile Than We Think

Morgan Creek Digital Founder and Partner Anthony Pompliano was featured on the most recent episode of Jason Calacanis’s This Week in Startups in the aftermath of their public Twitter banter over the viability of bitcoin and crypto assets more generally. During the show, which turned out to be much friendlier in tone than some may have expected, Calacanis asked Pompliano if he thinks bitcoin’s bear market is coming to an end. Although Pompliano admitted that it’s basically impossible to call the bottom on bitcoin, he shared a few points around bitcoin’s volatility (or lack thereof) in his response. More Stable...

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How Much BTC Was Processed In 2018?

Throughout last year, there was more than $3.2 trillion worth of Bitcoin payments processed on the public blockchain network. The high on-chain transaction volume of the dominant cryptocurrency has demonstrated the efficiency of the asset as the cross-border payment method and as another way to exist settlements systems for payments on a global scale. The Bitcoin vs Gold Debate Ah yes, that old chestnut. It has been a common debate about whether Bitcoin is a more efficient version of gold. As reported by CCN, the two are compared as Bitcoin is a store of value and a medium of exchange....

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Could Bitcoin (BTC) Have Bottomed Already?

Bitcoin (BTC) has been trading sideways the past few weeks as majority of cryptocurrency enthusiasts wait for a drop to lower levels. However, it is becoming increasingly clear that we might not see a drop as there are a lot of silent bulls waiting to buy every dip especially in the $3000-$3500 range. BTC/USD has already tested the 200 Week MA and it does not have to fall again to test it again. That being said, the people waiting on the sidelines are not going to get in before Bitcoin (BTC) makes a decisive move. There are discussions regarding a...

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Not Quite Shawshank - Icelandic Man Jailed For Bitcoin Robbery

Reports surfaced yesterday about a group of seven criminals from Iceland who managed to get away with 350 computers used to mine Bitcoin who have now been given their jail time. The total value of the Bitcoin mining computer and associated parts summed up to around $1 million. The men were then forced to pay damages since the equipment was never actually found. A local news outlet, Visir reported that the criminals in question stole the mining equipment in December 2017 and January 2018. In addition to the computer, they also stole more than 800 graphics cards, 120 CPUs and...

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Bitcoin SV To Be Accepted On Coinify

The cryptocurrency payment provider, Coinify is now going to be accepting Bitcoin SV. The result of the Bitcoin Cash hard fork which came into the market in November 2018 will now be accepted by the payment provider who also mentioned that SV will be accepted both directly and after converting it to a fiat currency. The newly formed cryptocurrency and the people who back it advocates increase adoption of the coin as they boast that it is the only cryptocurrency that is based on the original Bitcoin protocol. As reported by AMB Crypto, one of the main aims for Bitcoin...

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