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IBM Files Patent for a Blockchain-Based Web Browser

IBM Files Patent for a Blockchain-Based Web Browser

A new patent application from IBM describes a blockchain-based web browser. Filed on August 6 by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, IBM’s patent is for a web browser backed by a peer-to-peer network. The browser collects pre-specified information from web browsing sessions, according to the patent. The information is then transferred to a network of […]

Facebook hires former aid to chairman of US Senate Banking Committee for Libra project

Facebook hires former aid to chairman of US Senate Banking Committee for Libra project

The social media giant Facebook, has recently hired a former aid to the chairman US Senate Banking Committee, Susan Zook. She will be working on the new Libra project, in a move to get things pushing forward. Susan is known to have decent connections politically, as she previously served as former aid to Senator Mike […]

Michael Novogratz Likens Beyond Meat’s Surge to the Bitcoin Bubble

Michael Novogratz Likens Beyond Meat’s Surge to the Bitcoin Bubble

Billionaire hedge fund manager Michael Novogratz recently co-hosted CNBC’s morning slot Squawk Box. During his time on the show, he speculated on the Bitcoin price, stating that he doubts Bitcoin would dip below $5,000 again. He also spoke out on alternatives to popular modalities such as animal-free meat and virtual currency, saying prices are unnecessarily […]

Bitcoin Reclaims $10,000 in Sudden Surge: Can Bulls Keep the Pace?

Bitcoin Reclaims $10,000 in Sudden Surge: Can Bulls Keep the Pace?

Well then. Bitcoin (BTC) has just reclaimed $10,000 in a sudden surge to the upside. As of the time of writing, the cryptocurrency sits just shy of $10,000, finding itself up 4% in the past 24 hours. Related Reading: Bitcoin and Crypto Shouldn’t & Can’t Be Banned, Say Politicians: Why? Interestingly, altcoins have underperformed the market […]

CRYPTO FAQ: HOW TO CREATE A CRYPTOCURRENCY

CRYPTO FAQ: HOW TO CREATE A CRYPTOCURRENCY

Creating a cryptocurrency is a good way to put a unique spin on how things are generally done. For example, Bitcoinis changing how money is transferred from one place to another, Ripple is focusing on banks and Stellar is aimed at the unbanked. Other platforms like Ethereum and EOS are providing different options to host applications. Cryptocurrencies tackle existing problems and are […]

Bitcoin and silver speculated to be better investments than gold in current market atmosphere

Bitcoin and silver speculated to be better investments than gold in current market atmosphere

Bitcoin’s price movement has been considered as one of the main indicators for analyzing the behavior of the entire cryptocurrency market. Some analysis also showed that Bitcoin was outperforming its mainstream peers such as gold and other precious metals with silver being the only commodity standing out during the previous week. In the latest CNBC market analysis, […]

Billionaire Looks for “the Next-best Currency”, Gives Bitcoin Hope

Billionaire Looks for “the Next-best Currency”, Gives Bitcoin Hope

Ray Dalio, American billionaire investor, Co-Chief Investment Officer and Co-Chairman of Bridgewater Associates, a global investment firm, published a report, where he criticizes the current fiat money system but does not mention Bitcoin. This made a number of people ask as to why that is. However, his earlier comments show that Dalio did not write off cryptocurrency completely. […]