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Independent Ratings Agency Alerts Investors About Dangers of Tether

Altcoins Another outside observer of the controversial tether cryptocurrency is warning about the dangers it presents for the uninterrupted operation of USDT exchanges. Weiss Ratings is seeking to educate investors on the systematic risk tether introduces to the ecosystem. Also Read: Faced With Criticism IOTA Fans Try to Bully Growing List of Detractors Inherent Risks […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Who Do You Believe?

News The bitcoin space is a constant battle of truth versus untruth, rumor versus fact and optimism versus pessimism. With market manipulators up to their usual tricks and salty altcoiners crying FUD, it can be hard to tell what’s real and what’s fake. This week truly had it all: keks, lies, and videotape beamed live […]

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Faced With Criticism IOTA Fans Try to Bully Growing List of Detractors

Altcoins Accusations of FUD, #fakenews and similar terms are sadly all too common in the crypto world. Startups in the field are many times headed by young people, sometimes bringing a needed fresh perspective and attitude, but a few appear to completely lack the maturity needed to run a public business. In the case of […]

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‘Craig Wright is Definitely Not a Genius’ – Anarchist Hacker, Amir Taaki

Emilio Janus · February 9, 2018 · 9:30 pm The crypto-community is not short of colorful characters who want to overthrow the accepted way of doing things. But Amir Taaki arguably stands head and shoulders above the rest. The self-proclaimed anarchist recently broke cover to talk to Quartz about the current state of Bitcoin and […]

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Will Bitcoin Become the New Visa? – The Merkle

Over the last 12 months, you’d be forgiven for thinking that Bitcoin has become the new black. It’s escaped the underground and is, at last, a household name. Disclosure: This is a Sponsored Article Now, for nothing more than a long number, you can book flights to the other side of the world, buy a […]

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Missed the Altcoin Craze? Don’t Worry, the Satoshi Is Still Very Cheap

Op-Ed When Satoshi Nakamoto designed bitcoin, his smartest trick wasn’t to cap the total supply at 21 million coins – it was to make each coin divisible to eight decimal places. At the time, as now, the smallest unit of bitcoin was worth so little as to be inexpressible in fiat terms. But bitcoin’s creator […]

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U.S. Regulators Send Tether and Bitfinex Subpoenas

News There’s been a lot of discussion and controversy surrounding Tether (USDT) a digital asset that claims to be backed by the U.S. dollar. Now according to reports, the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission has subpoenaed the cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and the company Tether for unknown reasons. Also Read: Analyst: IOTA Sharply Overvalued Due to […]

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This Week in Bitcoin: Japan Gets Goxxed and Iota Gets Into a Tangle

News For the first time in forever, this week in bitcoin was strangely subdued. No major price movements, no regulatory crackdowns and no Tether collapse. Iota got into a bit of a pickle and then blamed everyone else, as Iota is apt to do, but that’s all. Everything was uneventfully ticking over, right up until […]

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Most Cryptocurrencies Are More Centralized Than You Think

Altcoins The whole point of cryptocurrencies is that they’re decentralized. Peer-to-peer cash; trustless exchange; bypassing intermediaries. So why are numerous cryptocurrencies structured more like central banks? From adjusting wallet balances to controlling nodes, many crypto projects behave just like the financial institutions they were meant to replace. Throw in the cult of a strong leader, […]

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