Author: William Suberg

South Korea Telecoms Giant Ramps Up Blockchain Roaming Deal With China

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South Korea’s largest telecoms provider, KT Corporation, is boosting a partnership with China Mobile targeting blockchain technology and 5G roaming. As local English-language news outlet The Korea Herald reported on Dec. 5, KT is preparing to debut 5G roaming capabilities Read More

Andreas Antonopoulos Slams Intuit After Payments Block for Crypto Use

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American financial software company Intuit has apparently limited the account of one of the cryptocurrency industry’s best-known figures, Andreas Antonopoulos.  In a series of tweets on Dec. 4, Antonopoulos stated that Intuit had prevented him from accepting credit card payments Read More

OneCoin Website Goes Offline as Net Closes in on $4B Ponzi Scheme

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The website for cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme OneCoin has finally ceased operating, months after United States authorities indicted one of its founders for fraud. As MLM scam monitoring resource BehindMLM.com noted on Dec. 1, OneCoin.eu no longer returned a live result Read More

Bitcoin Price Retests $7.3K as Analyst Eyes New Bullish Futures ‘Gap’

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Bitcoin (BTC) fell back towards support at the $7,250-$7,300 level on Dec. 1 after its latest sudden uptick began to fizzle overnight.  Cryptocurrency market daily overview. Source: Coin360 Futures gap incoming if lower levels stay Data from Coin360 showed the Read More

Poloniex ‘Acquires’ Tron Network’s Biggest Decentralized Exchange

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Cryptocurrency exchange Poloniex now controls the largest decentralized exchange (DEX) on blockchain network Tron (TRX), official reports state. Confirmed by Tron CEO Justin Sun on Nov. 29, Poloniex will now operate TRX Market under the new name “Poloni DEX.” Poloniex Read More

Bitcoin Gives the World ‘Democratization of Savings’ — Misir Mahmudov

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Bitcoin (BTC) can bring the world’s population out of debt thanks to its ability to allow consumers to save without permission. That was according to Misir Mahmudov, the author and operations associate at cryptocurrency hedge fund Adaptive Capital, in his Read More

4 Possible Reasons Bitcoin Dropped to $6.5K, According to VanEck Exec

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Bitcoin (BTC) price’s decline has come as a result of geopolitical and financial factors, a senior investment executive has suggested.  In a tweet on Nov. 25, Gabor Gurbacs, digital asset director at investment management giant VanEck, highlighted several causes which, Read More

Google Searches for Bitcoin Spike After BTC Price Hits 6-Month Lows

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Bitcoin (BTC) has sparked fresh interest from mainstream consumers after its price nosedived to its lowest levels since May this week.  According to data from Google Trends, “Bitcoin” and associated terms have increased in popularity conspicuously over the past week. Read More

‘No Capitulation’ — Bitcoin Miners Completely Unfazed by Price Drop

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Bitcoin (BTC) is not seeing capitulation among miners despite its price dipping over 15% in the past week, new data suggests. According to estimates of Bitcoin’s hash rate from monitoring resource Coin Dance, participation remains as strong now as before Read More

‘OK Doomer’ — Peter Schiff Is Convinced Bitcoin Will Now Crash to $1K

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Bitcoin (BTC) proponents have ridiculed one of the cryptocurrency’s most infamous critics after he delivered a highly bearish price prediction. In a Twitter debate on Nov. 21, commentators joined forces against Peter Schiff, who claimed BTC/USD was set for a Read More

China Digital Currency Launch ‘Definitely’ in 6-12 Months — Investor

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China will “definitely” deploy its new digital currency within the next six months to a year, a local blockchain investor has said. Speaking to CNBC on Nov. 20, Edith Cheung, partner at blockchain-focused venture capital fund Proof of Capital, appeared Read More

Andrew Yang Will ‘Literally Give Everybody Money’ — Like OneCoin Did

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Bitcoin (BTC) proponents are criticizing United States presidential candidate Andrew Yang after he claimed he was “literally trying to give everybody money.” In an ongoing Twitter debate which Yang started on Nov. 16, Bitcoiners took the presidential hopeful to task Read More

Samson Mow: Stablecoins Are a ‘Mid-Step Towards Hyperbitcoinization’

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Stablecoin Tether (USDT) is clearly the preference among investors but will not see a retail use case, Samson Mow says.  The Blockstream CSO, who was speaking at Cointelegraph’s ongoing BlockShow conference on Nov. 15, noted that Tether’s first-mover advantage placed Read More

Bitcoin Fixes This: PayPal Cuts Payouts to Over 100,000 Pornhub Models

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Bitcoin (BTC) is being championed as the solution to a new payment crisis affecting the adult entertainment website Pornhub. In a blog post on Nov. 14, Pornhub revealed that payment processor PayPal had abruptly stopped servicing its models.  Pornhub hits Read More