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Facebook’s soon-to-launch crypto asset has been called many things: a Bitcoin-killer; regulators’ Trojan horse into the cryptocurrency space; and a ploy to make George Orwell’s “1984” a reality are among what some pundits have deemed the asset. Today, another pseudonym has been attributed to the technology giant’s cryptocurrency, rumored to be a stablecoin meant for the company’s billions of clien...
Charlie Shrem, one of the earliest pioneers in Bitcoin development, refers to comparison of Bitcoin and other coin on the basis of transaction speeds is a “non-starter”. As a matter of fact, Shrem calls the transaction speed comparison a “red- herring”. This is because transaction speed is not nearly as important to the Bitcoin network as has been made to seem.
Get ready, in under an hour (7:00 PM EST), CBS will air a Bitcoin (BTC) focused episode of “60 Minutes”, a world-renowned television program known for tackling tough issues and covering key trends. So set a reminder/alarm, record it on your PVR, and grab some snacks to get a great viewing experience.
As Bitcoin (BTC) has rallied, posting a performance of 125% year-to-date, mainstream media outlets have begun to come out of the woodwork to cover the cryptocurrency space. In fact, on Tuesday of this week, CNBC’s television station covered Bitcoin four times, while its news portal posted a number of articles on the subject matter.
The Winklevoss lawsuit against Charlie Shrem for allegedly taking $61,000 to buy 5,000 bitcoin in 2012 has resulted in a private settlement, according to a court filing. While the filing states either party can move to reopen the case within 30 days if the settlement isn't fully effectuated, the parties' respective counsels have filed notices that state the intention not to reopen the case, with ...
Binance, one of the largest and most respected global cryptocurrency exchanges, announced this morning that it would delist Bitcoin SV, a bitcoin fork championed by a coalition including CoinGeek founder Calvin Ayre and Craig Wright, chief scientist of nChain, who has claimed to be bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto.
While Bitcoin (BTC) failed to undergo a rally, investors in this nascent space have kept their heads high. Zhao Dong, purportedly one of China’s most influential and notable Bitcoin bigwigs and a well-known over-the-counter (OTC) trader, recently made an optimistic comment on a WeChat trading group.
Another twist has occurred in the ongoing case between the Winklevoss Twins and Charlie Shreem. Earlier this week, Judge Jed S. Rakoff of the United States District Court in the Southern District of New York ordered Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss to pay back $45,000 in legal fees incurred by Charlie Shrem, as part of an ongoing lawsuit.
By CCN.com: Bitcoiners, rejoice! Only bitcoin (and maybe roaches) would survive a nuclear holocaust. In contrast, banks and fiat money would literally go down in flames. That’s what crypto pioneer Charlie Shrem wants you to know as you ponder a hypothetical dystopian future. “If the unthinkable happens, Bitcoin would be a highly durable currency during nuclear war,
It isn’t a secret that 2018 was a dismal year for the cryptocurrency market. Entire projects centered around Bitcoin (BTC) collapsed, while a handful of altcoins tumbled off proverbial cliffs. Yet, one of the crypto space’s earliest pioneers and zealous believers claims that 2019 may be a turnaround year for this sector.
2018 was a year of market bull traps and sliding prices. Now, as the year comes to an end, many cryptocurrency traders have been discussing the elusive “price bottom” for their favorite digital asset. However, pro traders understand that catching a falling knife is difficult and that elusive market bottoms can disappear within the blink of an eye.
Genesis Mining has made a name for itself in the crypto industry as one of the leading, and a reliable mining contracts provider. While the platform has got a strong following of crypto-miners, enthusiasts, and professionals, it is also known to take initiatives towards creating awareness about cryptocurrencies, their underlying blockchain technology, cryptocurrency mining and more. The educationa...
In today’s edition of The Daily, we feature a story about William Shatner flaunting his vast crypto knowledge, from Tether to Kitties. Additionally covered are a bank which wants to offer a digital deposit box for exchanges and investment funds, a new development in the Charlie Shrem lawsuit and more.
A few days ago, news broke that the Winklevoss brothers had lodged a court case against Charlie Shrem. The billionaire twins, who earned their billionaire status courtesy of the Bitcoin boom, have been very much in the news lately. They’re among the various people and influential entities that have been pushing for a Bitcoin ETF. The two are the founders of the Gemini exchange.
Bitcoin pioneer Charlie Shrem saw his assets unfrozen yesterday, dealing a major setback to Gemini founders Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss’ quest to reclaim more than $30 million worth of crypto funds they allege Shrem stole from them more than five years ago. Recent Developments BitInstant founder Charlie Shrem has seen recent headway in his defense
Anthony Di Iorio is one of the eight cofounders of Ethereum—and arguably one of the most integral members of that much-lauded group. In 2012, he founded the Toronto Bitcoin Meetup, where he met a young man named Vitalik Buterin. Di Iorio’s crypto hub, Decentral, gave birth to one of the earliest user-friendly bitcoin wallets, and is also where he eventually teamed up with fellow Ethereum cofounder...
A lawyer for early bitcoin adopter Charlie Shrem is biting back at claims that his client stole 5,000 bitcoins from Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, founders of crypto exchange Gemini and the “first bitcoin billionaires.” In a filing dated Nov. 5, lawyer Brian Klein claims that the 5,000 BTC in question, which the Winklevoss twins allege
In today’s edition of The Daily, we look at a successful funding round for a developer of a popular cryptocurrency-powered game. We also report on a famous early entrepreneur in the Bitcoin space who has been accused of stealing money to buy Maserati cars, big powerboats and luxury real estate.
The Winklevoss twins have made a name within the crypto community as two of the people who became billionaires courtesy of the Bitcoin boom. The two brothers, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss, are also the founders of the budding crypto exchange Gemini. They have been in the news as some of the most active people pushing for the approval of a Bitcoin ETF. They even presented a proposal for review by S...
Cameron and Tyler Winklevoss, the “first bitcoin billionaires” and the founders of cryptocurrency exchange Gemini, have reportedly filed a lawsuit against crypto pioneer Charlie Shrem. Shrem, the 28-year-old Bitinstant founder who served time in federal prison for knowingly selling bitcoins to people who said that they wanted to use the funds to purchase drugs on
Changelly, a trusted cryptocurrency exchange with low fees and proven trust record, is opening up the XRP–fiat market allowing investors to buy XRP using their Visa or MasterCard debit and credit cards. In an email sent to their users, the exchange which is best known for offering instantaneous crypto-to-crypto conversion, said this is “big news for wise investors” and users can now convert their ...
Bitcoin advocate Charlie Shrem has said that new crypto investors should not be spooked by the volatility of the asset class, but should rather select a token near the top end of the market and adopt a long term investment position. “Learn and Have Fun With It” Speaking to Yahoo Finance at the MoneyShow Conference