Making Bitcoin Go Viral: Could Endless Printing Trigger a Hyperbitcoinization Event?

Making Bitcoin Go Viral: Could Endless Printing Trigger a Hyperbitcoinization Event?Hyperbitcoinization has been defined as “a state where bitcoin becomes the world’s dominant form of money.” But what actually needs to happen for bitcoin to ‘go viral’? As it turns out, a hyperbitcoinization event may be more likely than many suspect, especially in the current economic climate. However, there’s one big caveat: it requires human […]

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Judge Grants Injunction Halting Telegram’s TON Release Again, Notice of Appeal Reportedly Filed

Judge Grants Injunction Halting Telegram's TON Release Once Again, Notice of Appeal Reportedly FiledThe embattled Telegram Open Network (TON) blockchain and its native gram cryptocurrency have seen plans for launch stifled once again, with a preliminary injunction granted by Southern District of New York Judge P. Kevin Castel. The March 24 injunction sides with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), concluding that the messaging giant’s plans “amount […]

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Cash Crisis: National Currencies Plunge in the Wake of Coronavirus

Cash Crisis: National Currencies Plunge up to 25% in the Wake of CoronavirusAnnouncing an open-ended QE program Monday for unprecedented asset purchasing, the U.S. Federal Reserve has pledged to purchase assets “in the amounts needed,” signaling the beginning of a virtually unlimited easing effort which will include moving into corporate bonds for the first time.

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How Institutional Players Like CME, CBOE and Bakkt Influence the Bitcoin Price

How Institutional Players Like CME, CBOE and Bakkt Influence the Bitcoin PriceThe introduction of institutional heavyweights like CME, CBOE and Bakkt to the bitcoin space was heralded by many as the key to solidifying bitcoin’s mainstream acceptance, and driving prices to a stabilized moon. While this hasn’t played out exactly as some predicted, it is still early in the game, and bitcoin futures markets do arguably […]

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China’s Changing Perception of Bitcoin: Bitkan CEO Shares Insights After 7 Years in Crypto Industry

China's Changing Perception of Bitcoin: Bitkan CEO Shares Insights After 7 Years in Crypto IndustrySince the advent of bitcoin in 2009, cryptocurrencies have gone from being a niche topic for tech nerds to ubiquitously recognized — if not always understood — staples of modern finance. Bitkan CEO Liu Yang recently took some time out to give news.Bitcoin.com a peek into the Chinese bitcoin community and its changing ideas and […]

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Tax Expert: IRS Crypto Question ‘Unconstitutional,’ Card Points, Flyer Miles Could Be Virtual Currency

Tax Expert: IRS Crypto Question ‘Unconstitutional,’ Points, Flyer Miles Could Be Virtual CurrencyWhile its well-known that the revised Schedule 1 form for U.S. taxpayers now contains a question about cryptocurrencies, what is lesser discussed are the legal ramifications this may have for filers who answer incorrectly. The vague nature of the yes or no inquiry has one tax expert doubting the constitutionality of the question, urging all […]

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Bitcoin Live: How to Watch the Next Price Run or Crash in Real-Time

Bitcoin Live - How to Watch the Next Run or Crash in Real-TimeWatching the bitcoin price move can be exhilarating, or at times soul-crushing, depending on the market. The unpredictability makes watching things unfold in real-time compelling, and checking the price via live broadcast is further enriched by commentary from popular traders and influencers. These let viewers in on their point of view as the market roller […]

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Bitcoin Cash Meetups Go Virtual in Japan to Combat Virus, Allowing Members to Choose

Bitcoin Cash Meetups Go Virtual in Japan to Combat Virus, Allowing Members to ChooseDue to the spread of the COVID-19 virus, BCH meetup groups in Tokyo and Osaka, Japan, have announced they will be offering a virtual option for those wishing to avoid crowded places and to participate digitally, while still supporting merchants. In Tokyo, physical venues will still be booked for those opting to meet face-to-face, allowing […]

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How to Track, Get and Set the Best Transaction Fees with Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash

How to Track, Get and Set the Best Transaction Fees with Bitcoin and Bitcoin CashOnce set up with a bitcoin or bitcoin cash wallet and some coins, using and sending them is pretty easy. Part of this process involves paying a transaction fee, which is a small amount of coin included in a transaction incentivizing miners to work the tx into a block. Both BTC and BCH transactions have […]

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Disney World Economics: How Coronavirus Could Be Used to Justify a Global Financial Reset

Disney World Economics: How Coronavirus Could Be Used to Justify a Global Financial Reset‘What in the world is going on’ has now become a question of real pertinence, instead of just a cliché for common bewilderment. As COVID-19 panic grips the world, ripple effects are crashing markets and effectively canceling economies across the globe, scrawling the writing on the wall for something big. Even the beloved Walt Disney […]

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