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Our editorial section offers our writers, and occasional guest editors, the opportunity to share thoughts on the cryptocurrency world.

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Roger Ver Won The Debate, But Bitcoin Cash Lost The Argument

At the recent Malta 2019 A.I and Blockchain Summit, Bitcoin Cash advocate Roger Ver argued confidently with Bitcoin-maximalist Tone Vays, espousing the advantages of...
Kraken open the world of democratic finance

Kraken Open The World Of Democratic Investment

Kraken has opened its doors to small investors with an offering listed on the Bnk to the Future crowdfunding platform. The San Francisco-based exchange...
Can EOS' Dan Larimer unseat Facebook

From Steemit To Voice: Can EOS’ Dan Larimer Unseat Mark Zuckerberg?

Last week Block.one confirmed the launch of an EOS-based social network. Having purchased over $20 million worth of RAM prior to the announcement, pundits...
Why Decentralized Finance Will Change The Global Economic Landscape

Why Decentralized Finance Will Change The Global Economic Landscape

In recent years, the world economy has made incredible strides: access to technology is steadily increasing, Gross Domestic Product (GDP) is at its highest...
Bitcoin Can Satisfy The World Global Monetary Transformation

Bitcoin Can Sat-isfy The World: Monetary Transformation On A Global Scale

What would it take for economies to be transformed? From measuring the worth of assets in fiat currencies -- pounds, euros, dollars, and so...
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Protest Coin: Bitcoin’s Other Use Case

It’s just the cost of doing business in the banking world: white-collar criminals routinely walk away with huge profits after paying tiny legal penalties...
DAI is not that kind of stablecoin

Why DAI Is A Different Kind Of Stablecoin

Most traders group Dai together with Tether (USDT) or TrueUSD (TUSD), dollar-backed tokens that provide shelters from the volatile prices of most other digital...
Retailers will accept BTC, but who will spend it?

Retailers Will Accept Bitcoin, But Will You Spend It?

Widespread acceptance is widely touted as cryptocurrency's end goal. But, with prices rising and the next halving a year away, it's not yet clear...
5 altcoins likely to fall against Bitcoin

These Five Altcoins Are Outrunning BTC: History Suggests They Can’t Run Forever

Bitcoin prices have settled to $7850, according to BitMEX, forming what some describe as a “bart” pattern over the course of the last week. ...
Mike Judge Foretells The Future In HBO's Silicon Valley

Silicon Valley Is Essential Watching For Crypto Fans

Mike Judge may very well be a precog. (Either that, or he owns a DeLorean.) First, his Idiocracy movie predicted a cartoonish wrestler in The...
How Facebook’s GlobalCoin Will Probably Everything Good About Crypto

How Facebook’s GlobalCoin Will Probably Ruin Everything Good About Crypto

Facebook is finally admitting that they are pursuing the implementation of a digital currency dubbed “GlobalCoin”. If you’re familiar with Facebook (you have heard of...
'Turning Bitcoin Into PayPal' How Some Crypto Merchant Services Are Fiat Backdoors

‘Turning Bitcoin Into PayPal’: How Some Crypto Merchant Services Are Fiat Backdoors

Cryptocurrencies could be finding more retail adoption....depending on who you ask.  After Whole Foods and Starbucks began accepting Bitcoin, through Flexa's Spedn app, AT&T...
Banking Jobs Are Under Threat From Blockchain Technology

What Will Happen To All Those Banking Jobs?

Banking jobs are under threat by blockchain technology. That's simply a fact of life. When car manufacturers find that aluminum is cheaper, lighter, and...
Is any crypto exchange truly secure?

Is Any Crypto Exchange Truly Secure?

In light of yesterday’s Binance hack, exchange security is back in the spotlight. Changpeng Zhao has reassured affected users they would be compensated for...
Crypto Steel Seed Storage Solutions

Checking Out Metal Seed Storage Solutions

Secure seed storage is essential for any cryptocurrency investor to understand. Losing the keys to a wallet, exchange, or account can be frustrating -...
Why Are Australians Crazy About Crypto.

Why Are Australians So Crazy About Crypto?

Australians are no strangers to Bitcoin. In fact, it’s possible to buy Bitcoin and Ethereum at over 1,200 newsstands thanks to cryptocurrency exchange Bitcoin.com.au. And Brisbane,...
IEO's sign of a maturing crypto industry

Is The IEO A Sign Crypto Is Growing Up?

This time last year, no one had even heard of an IEO (Initial Exchange Offering). But in the past six months, token offerings where...
Tether Fears Could Be Good for bitcoin

Are Tether Fears Good For Bitcoin?

Looking back on the 2017 bull run, there were three big events which preceded bitcoin's parabolic rise:  China banning cryptocurrency Extreme Tether uncertainty Jamie...
Basic Attention Token Flies Onto The Radar

Attention Please! BAT Developments Fly Onto Public Radar

Basic Attention Token (BAT) grabbed headlines when its May 2017 ICO raised $35 million in under a minute. A year later, BAT continues to...
Consensys aims for decentralization but is the map clear

ConsenSys Aims For Decentralization, But Does It Have A Clear Map?

It's hard to pin down what exactly Jeremy Millar, ConsenSys' Chief of Staff, does all day. Speaking to Crypto Briefing atop a shipping crate in...
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