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A Cryptocurrency Freedom Manifesto — Is it Too Late for Bitcoin?

Dec 31, 2018 A lot has happened since Satoshi Nakamoto introduced Bitcoin in a white paper in 2008 following the financial crisis. Part of his motivation at the time was to have an electronic based

NYSE operator’s crypto project Bakkt brings in $182M

Venture capitalists remain bullish on Bitcoin and its underlying technology despite sinking crypto prices.

Why Cryptocurrency Will Probably Not Substitute Real Money In The Nearest Future?

Well, because people have fear… we always fear the unknown, right?. And Blockchains and cryptocurrencies are still too complicated to be understood by the masses. Some time it is difficult to completely understand how they

CFTC Issues Smart Contracts Primer And Swiss Crypto ETP Beats Gold, Crude Oil, And Silver

The market is in green for the second consecutive day, with Bitcoin posting its biggest 24-hour gains in 7 months. Bitcoin closed at $4,257 yesterday, gaining 11.43%. This is the biggest single-day gain since April

Thoughts on Calling the Bottom?—?Bitcoin

In a tough market, people seek solace in anyone that can offer a semi-coherent theory on when things will turn. Yet bulls calling for imminent rallies to new heights are met with the repeated disappointment

Bitcoin Is Money

TLDR: Money is a tool for recording value exchanged among economic participants. One way to record such value is in a digital ledger. Bitcoin is the first digital ledger to figure out how to prevent

Which stablecoin type will survive the financial apocalypse

Stablecoins, the holy grail of every exchange that can’t work with traditional fiat currencies. After Tether’s USDT, that has been the stablecoin of choice for many years, suffered from severe rumors that the highly controversial

ELI5: Plasma Cash

This article hopes to explain in a clear and comprehensive manner what Plasma Cash is and how it helps solve Ethereum’s scalability issues. It will also explain the trade-offs made when using Plasma. This post

What Are The Most Promising Coins in Late 2018?

Following NYU Professor David Yermack’s Criteria for Evaluating Cryptocurrencies Image credit: Descryptive.com | CC BY 2.0 Nine years ago, the digital revolution started as a novelty and has grown to be the most discussed topic in

The Next Stage of Crypto: Source of Value

There’s a lot of talk revolving around Bitcoin’s transition from digital money to a store-of-value. The crypto market is dominated by speculators and money-making interests, which up to now has been the primary driver for

Building Bitcoin: Interview with Vortex, the Founder of ‘Programming with Bitcoin’ and ‘The…

Online Identity: Vortex RJ: I was a software developer for 15 years, specifically working on web applications with asp.net C#. Years in the $BTC game: I first learned about bitcoin in late 2012. How might

Is the Merchant’s dream a mirage?

Lit, the Lightning underdog The Lit Lightning Network is one implementation of the Lightning Network that has been somewhat on the background. It is being developed by the MIT DCI and has a working implementation

Crypto already beats VISA’s transaction capacity

Cryptocurrencies have long surpassed the transaction capacity of every traditional payment system in the world. This might be considered a controversial statement in the current crypto market atmosphere, where bitter debates are raging on which

The ICO craze comes full circle; now it’s all about how to return funds to investors

You can follow me @FlatOutCrypto and find all of my work on flatoutcrypto.com Cofound.it announced today that they would be shutting down the company and returning assets to token holders. This is an important move,