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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 Ecosystem Needs to Evolve as Coinbase Censors Accounts

The entire premise set in motion by Satoshi Nakamoto ten years ago was one of a decentralized peer to peer currency beyond the control of governments, banks and mega corporations. Fast forward to 2019 and we have yet to achieve that goal as…
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Crypto Volatility Returns, Is It a Sign of The Market Bottom?

Back in the latter half of 2017 many of the cryptocurrencies experienced wild price swings with double digit pump and dumps several times a week. This volatility was seen to be the detractor of wider spread adoption, though easy to make, or…
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What Happens after a Great Crypto Recession? Path to Recovery

Eighteen years ago, on March 10, 2000, the Nasdaq Composite Index established a then-intraday peak at 5,132.52 before closing that day at 5,048.61. The day marked the beginning of what the world now calls a “dotcom bubble,” which…
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Contrary to Reports, Crypto Sector is Not Dead: Here’s Why

Bitcoin is dead; Blockchain is wasted; Crypto is gone–this is something the world has been told over and over again. The first ever article that predicted a bitcoin death was published in 2010 by Tim Harford, an economist. At that time,…
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Are We There Yet? When Will Crypto Markets and Bitcoin Hit The Bottom

When things go south in crypto land it happens fast, a digital avalanche sweeping away everything that stands in its path and blasting most of digital coins into oblivion. This weekend’s exodus has been a third wave of selling which has resulted…
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No, Governments Can’t do a Better Job Developing Crypto

Would a state-backed cryptocurrency be better than its decentralized counterpart? International media has already rolled out their opinions on the matter. It’s a YES-IT-CAN. The opinions find their inspirations in comments made by Christine…
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Are You Bothered by Shallow Project Reviews?

Those who want to support the blockchain community must call out the sarcasm and half-truths of shallow reviews. Or should we even bother about this issue? Journalistic freedom (or freedom of expression and its corollaries, press freedom and…
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Crypto Volatility Woes Over? Bitcoin and Ethereum Stable for Over a Year

Word is, Bitcoin is the new stablecoin. Indeed it has, and behind this observation are solid metrics and research findings. Recently, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) released their findings demonstrating that Bitcoin volatility is…
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Chinese Yuan Weakens to Yearly Low Point, Will it Strengthen Bitcoin?

The national currency of China weakened beyond a critical level as political tensions with the US worsened. The yuan dropped below 6.93 per dollar this week, within a striking range of its January 2017 low, owing to a series of negative factors…