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Another Social Media Giant Enters the Crypto Industry, Is Widespread Adoption Imminent?

There’s no question that the crypto industry has been growing by leaps and bounds over the past year, regardless of persisting bear trend that has sent overall market sentiment towards rock bottom. One indication of this growth has been the…
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Bitcoin Educator Jimmy Song Isn’t A Big Fan Of Ethereum (Or JP Morgan Coin)

Over the past weeks, some of the world’s largest institutions, namely Facebook and JP Morgan, have announced intentions to launch blockchain ventures. While many crypto enthusiasts have welcomed this news, there’s one caveat, these…
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Barclays Analyst Predicts Billions in Additional Revenue From ‘Facebook Coin’ by 2021

Facebook’s own cryptocurrency, if launched, could potentially generate $19 billion in additional revenue by 2021, CNBC reports on March 11. Barclays internet analyst Ross Sandler wrote in a client note that a cryptocurrency could establish…
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Why Facebook Should Not be Trusted With Cryptocurrency

The race to launch the first crypto powered messenger app is heating up. Naturally the internet monopolies such as Facebook are scrambling to be first, but looking at its history it is one of the least suitable to handle decentralized currencies.…
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Crypto Week In Review: CFTC Dives Into Ethereum, Coinbase Integrates Paypal

As 2018 comes to close, a number of analysts expected a “Santa Claus” rally, whereas the crypto market would undergo a positive reversal in the holiday season. Yet, the value of Bitcoin, along with the altcoins it reigns over, has…
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Facebook Blockchain Arm Booms, Even Amid Crypto Bear Market

Just months ago, David Marcus, the former president of fintech giant Paypal, was appointed as the inaugural head of Facebook Blockchain, the social media giant’s first stab at so-called “internet 3.0” innovation. But since…
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Legendary Venture Capitalist: “We’re Close to a Crypto Nuclear Winter”

It’s no secret that 2018 has proven to be a rough year for the cryptocurrency markets, which have seen their market capitalization plummet from highs of over $800 million in January of 2018 to recently established yearly lows of under $120…
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John McAfee Interview: ‘Bitcoin Will Become The Gold Standard’

In an interview with NewsBTC, John McAfee said Bitcoin will “skyrocket soon” to become “enormously valuable.” He also criticized social media sites for failing to stand up to the SEC which he described as “shadowy” and claims is…
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Facebook Restores Coinbase Crypto Ads, No Intent to Block Legitimate Companies

The CEO of Coinbase has just announced that the platform has just been approved to display ads on the largest social media platform in the world, Facebook. Facebook Repeals Ban On Crypto-Related Advertisements As the market began to run last…
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Bank of England Slammed for Falling Behind Regulating Crypto

The Bank of England (BoE) has been criticized in a UK Treasury Committee during a hearing on Digital Currencies on July 4. Three senior government and banking officials denied the claim, arguing that a taskforce is underway to provide clear…