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Why NFTs Aren’t Just for Art and Collectibles

Master Snooker by DinizBr ArtW. Source: async.art Are non-fungible tokens (NFTs) one-trick ponies? They’ve certainly taken the art and digital collectible world by storm, raising millions of dollars for a handful of high-profile artists and…

Crypto and Traditional Finance To Merge Via M&As

Source: iStock/JamesBrey As Coinbase has already gone public, and eToro, Kraken are also planning to list their shares, we can also expect to see an increase in acquisition activity in the coming months. While it’s expected that mergers and…

From ATHs Over Bans to 20 Crypto Jokes

This was very busy week in crypto: one day before the Coinbase direct listing, BTC and ETH hit their new all-time highs, and dogecoin led the market, soon landing on the 8th spot by market capitalization, while many industry insiders saw the…

Bitcoin Is More ‘Public’ Money than Central Bank-Issued Fiat Currencies

Source: Adobe/Photobank If you’ve read a research or policy paper from a government or central bank in recent years, you may have noticed an interesting distinction such institutions tend to make when it comes to money. They like to refer…

With Banks Turning to Bitcoin, Is It Finally Time to Long the Bankers?

Source: Adobe/Antonio The banks are coming. After years of derision and suspicion, major banks are gradually warming to Bitcoin (BTC), with many major financial institutions beginning to roll out crypto-related services. In the past, much of…

Corrections, Anticipations, Retractions, BTCzations + 20 Crypto Jokes

Never a dull week in the Cryptoverse! Altcoins went booming, bitcoin went consolidating, and professional traders were reminding the new players to exercise caution, but then BTC corrected lower following the much-anticipated announcement of…

Bitcoin Faces Hedge Test Amid Rising Inflation Concerns

Source: Adobe/Tartezy Inflation — or rather, the perceived threat of inflation — has been very kind to bitcoin (BTC) and crypto. Thanks in part to the US Federal Reserve (Fed) committing to ‘unlimited’ quantitative easing and to Congress…

Proof-of-Disagreement: Bitcoin's Work vs. Ethereum's Planned Staking

Source: Adobe/greenbelka In the never-ending battle between Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), one of the biggest bones of contention is which consensus mechanism is best: proof-of-work (PoW) or proof-of-stake (PoS). This particular tussle has…

PayPal Crypto, Goldman Sachs Vehicle, BTC Bugatti and 20 Crypto Jokes

What a week! (Well, another one.) PayPal will launch a service that would allow its customers to pay with BTC, ETH, LTC, and BCH, Visa partnered with Crypto.com to settle transactions in USDC on Ethereum, Goldman Sachs might offer its first…

Institutions & Retail Compete For Bitcoin - Whose Hands Are Stronger?

Source: Adobe/sportpoint The institutional investors are here, bringing with them billions of dollars and record-high bitcoin (BTC) prices. This is something the market had been expecting for years, but now that it has finally arrived, it potentially…