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Bank of America Could Store Crypto Deposits for Big Companies

Bank of America Could Store Crypto Deposits for Big Companies

Despite their harsh exterior, banks have been quietly preparing for a world that involves cryptocurrencies. Bank of America has most recently secured a patent for a cryptocurrency aggregation system, one in which big companies store customers’ crypto deposits in an enterprise account involving vaults and offline storage rather than taking on the risk themselves. For example, “deposit […]

Cleveland, Ohio’s Great Lakes Science Center to Start Accepting Bitcoin (BTC) Payments

Cleveland, Ohio’s Great Lakes Science Center to Start Accepting Bitcoin (BTC) Payments

The Great Lakes Science Center, a large US-based museum and education center focused on building a community that is actively involved in “science, technology, engineering, and math”, recently announced that it will start accepting bitcoin (BTC) payments on November 13th. Contributing To The Blockchain Ecosystem Kirsten Ellenbogen, the president and CEO of Cleveland, Ohio’s Great Lakes Science Center, […]

Cryptocurrencies Will Replace Fiat By 2030, International Blockchain Speaker Claims

Cryptocurrencies Will Replace Fiat By 2030, International Blockchain Speaker Claims

Nicholas Merten, the founder of DataDash, the largest cryptocurrency YouTube channel with over 316,000 subscribers, recently noted that crypto will have “four major cycles” including the “Silk Road phase” from 2011-2013, the “retail speculation” phase from 2016-2017, the “institutional speculation” phase from 2019-2020, and finally the “crypto replaces fiat” phase from 2020-2030. Nicholas [email protected]_Merten From what […]

US Election Sees Crypto-Friendly Politicians Win Governor Races

US Election Sees Crypto-Friendly Politicians Win Governor Races

The U.S. 2018 midterm elections saw crypto-friendly lawmakers securing governorships in three states, while maintaining two others. Three new governors and two incumbent are ranked as very crypto-friendly, according to datacompiled by the Digital Asset Trade Association (DATA), a blockchain advocacy group. The organization sent surveys to most gubernatorial candidates, rating their blockchain-friendliness based on their responses. Perhaps […]

Morgan Stanley Report Shows Strong Institutional Investment for Bitcoin

Morgan Stanley Report Shows Strong Institutional Investment for Bitcoin

On October 31, multinational investment bank and financial services company, Morgan Stanley, released their latest report on Bitcoin. The report, entitled “Update: Bitcoin, Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain,” stated that Bitcoins and altcoins have constituted a “new institutional investment class” since 2017. In comparison to Morgan Stanley’s 2017 report on Bitcoin, their 2018 outlook is bullish. The report contains an overview of both how Bitcoin […]

Five Popular Dapps on Ethereum You Can Use Today

Five Popular Dapps on Ethereum You Can Use Today

Ethereum is now three years in the making. Vitalik Buterin, the Russian-Canadian whizkid who co-founded the platform, hoped that popular Dapps (decentralized applications) would become the new normal. Little did he know that his smart contract blockchain would wind up being a wildly popular way to raise capital, known as the initial coin offering (ICO). His […]

Ex-Fed. Prosecutor Turned Crypto VC Katie Haun: Crypto Is in the ‘Dial-up Days’

Ex-Fed. Prosecutor Turned Crypto VC Katie Haun: Crypto Is in the ‘Dial-up Days’

Former U.S. federal prosecutor and current cryptocurrency VC executive Kathryn Haun recently took part in a debate on crypto with Nobel-prize winning economist Paul Krugman, posted on YouTube by crypto venture capital firm Andreessen Horowitz (a16z) Nov. 2. The debate, hosted by Mexican tech company KIO Networks and moderated by local business journalist Rodrigo Pacheco, was reportedly held in […]

Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee ‘Pleasantly Surprised’ by Drop in Crypto Volatility

Bitcoin Bull Tom Lee ‘Pleasantly Surprised’ by Drop in Crypto Volatility

Over the past several weeks, the bitcoin price has been uncharacteristically stable, even as equities have lost their footing and the global stock market has flirted with corrective territory. Tom Lee, the founder of Fundstrat Global Advisors and one of Wall Street’s most well-known bitcoin bulls, said that he was pleasantly surprised by the drop in crypto volatility, […]