Among the great sages of the ancient world, there once dwelt a mystic who the ancients heralded as the Мaster of Мasters, the Great-great or the Thrice-greatest Hermes Trismegistus. This man, if man indeed he was, is the author of the Corpus Hermeticum, the discoverer of alchemy, the founder of astrology, and the forebear of
Within the last hour Bitcoin (BTC) price abruptly surged to $10,380 after spending the last month trading in a symmetrical triangle pattern. The move above the crucial $10K mark occurred as U.S. President Donald Trump mobilized local police and the National Guard to disperse masses of protestors on the White House grounds. After a brief
“The actual context and state of content [on the internet] is going to be so different to anything we can envisage at the moment, where the interplay between the user and the provider will be so in sympatico it’s going to crush our ideas of what mediums are all about.” — David Bowie, BBC Newsnight
Headlines From the Year 2030 Goldman Sachs stocks were down again today, closing 13% lower as the ailing behemoth was slapped with another trillion-dollar fine for its role in the Student Talent Untapped Potential Indemnified Debt (STUPID) meltdown. STUPIDs were undercollateralized ‘guaranteed’ debt swaps which duped investors into buying student loans against future graduate incomes.
As Bitcoin (BTC) has been consolidating recently, many majors have been showing strength with double-digit movements. For instance, Ethereum’s Ether (ETH) rallied from $195 to $245, while Cardano (ADA) rallied with 65% in the recent week. However, some relatively large altcoins are lagging heavily, and two of them are XRP and Stellar Lumens (XLM), the
Although the Bitcoin (BTC) halving generated a lot of interest proceeding the event, it has failed to kickstart a trending move after completion of the event. This suggests in hindsight that the event was priced in. However, the top-ranked cryptocurrency on CoinMarketCap has not given up much ground following the event, which suggests that traders
Each week we ask the buidlers in the blockchain and cryptocurrency sector for their thoughts on the industry… and we throw in a few random zingers to keep them on their toes! Each participant then gets to remove one blockchain question — and a personal one — and they can substitute in two of their
Institutional demand for Bitcoin remains high, even as the price turned down after the block reward halving. Some in the space believe that if institutional and retail demand picks up, there will be a severe shortage of (BTC), which can quickly push its price higher. A small example can be seen in the way crypto
“Open Source Money,” a documentary series on a crypto firm fully financed with cryptocurrency will air on cable television in the United States. According to an announcement on May 29, Discovery Science will air the documentary series about Disney-incubated blockchain company Dragonchain on July 4. The “Open Source Money” series was jointly produced by media
Data from research firm Messari indicates that Ripple’s circulating supply (XRP) inflation rate is coming up to 20% for the latest financial year. Highest among the large-cap crypto assets, it is five times that of Bitcoin’s (BTC). Inflation vs. price Messari researcher Florent Moulin shared the information on Twitter stating that Bitcoin is up 20%
Tether (USDT) cites the popularity of its Ethereum (ETH)-based asset as the reason why the company has never burned a single token. The recent report from Flipside Crypto concluded that Tether is not in the practice of burning its Ethereum tokens: “We can also see that no tokens ever go to the “burn” category, which
The proposed Libra cryptocurrency will allow Facebook to increase ad prices, the social network’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg said at the annual shareholder meeting on Wednesday, according to Cnet. At the event, Zuckerberg was reportedly asked how Facebook plans to profit from integrating Libra into its services. Introducing a new cryptocurrency will make commerce more beneficial
Cryptocurrency market data provider Nomics has launched indicators for crypto asset market capitalization and volume data aggregated from transparent exchanges. According to an announcement on May 28, the new indicators introduced by Nomics only include data from cryptocurrency exchanges with A+, A or A- transparency ratings. Nomics bases its transparency ratings largely on data contained
The Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has invested a further $550,000 — paid in XLM — in Berlin-based instant payment platform SatoshiPay. The SDF’s third investment in SatoshiPay brings the Enterprise Fund’s investments for the year up to a total of $6.3 million. Branching out SatoshiPay has processed more than 650,000 Euros from over 200,000 accounts,
A report from Flipside Crypto indicates that no Ethereum (ETH)-based Tether (USDT) tokens have ever been burned. The report has also come to a conclusion that the stablecoin is mostly used by arbitrageurs on centralized exchanges. The Flow of USDT Within A Crypto Ecosystem. Source: Flipside Crypto. Binance, Bitfinex & Huobi The report states that
One of the Four Horsemen of the Crypto-Apocalypse Flogs his Putrefying Stallion in Recap of 2018 Stand-up Routine Why would a Cointelegraph columnist blow ten bucks on a Nouriel Roubini podcast? Ever? Especially one billed this way: Are Crypto-currencies/Shitcoins the future of money or a bubble now gone bust or a speculative store of value?