Monthly Archives: March 2021

How Bitcoin Alleviates Human Suffering With Nozomi Hayase

This week for the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” host Christian Keroles sat down with Nozomi Hayase for a wide-ranging and cosmic conversation. Listen To This Episode: Apple Spotify Google Libsyn Overcast  This week for the “Bitcoin Magazine Podcast,” host Christian Keroles sat down with Nozomi Hayase for a wide-ranging and cosmic conversation. Hayase’s background is in studying psychology from both traditional and alternative perspectives. She brought fascinating insight and direction about the world we are living in today, as well as captivating narratives for how Bitcoin can help […]

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Polkadot futures market flippens Litecoin as its open interest hits $573M

Polkadot raced past Litecoin to become the fourth largest futures market as its open interest reached $573 million this week. Polkadot (DOT) has been raising eyebrows for the past couple of months as the interoperability-focused altcoins has gained 625% in the past three months.  The promise that interoperability between blockchains will be a viable solution to the high Ethereum gas fees plaguing the crypto market has made Polkadot’s development of parachains attractive and the number of projects choosing to build on DOT continues to grow alongside it’s […]

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Michel Foucault And The Misdiagnosis Of Bitcoin

Philosopher Michel Foucault’s antiauthoritarian thinking offers a provocative lens through which to view the revolution of Bitcoin. Bitcoin recently surpassed the $50,000 mark. The moment was both historic and telling. It was also incredibly sweet. Bitcoin has not only proved doubters like Paul Krugman wrong, it continues to grow in influence and importance. 2021 may very well prove to be the year that bitcoin becomes death, destroyer of fiat. The $50,000 mark was especially sweet because Satoshi’s creation has been misdiagnosed for years. If French philosopher Michel […]

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Argo Blockchain CEO becomes first publicly-traded company exec paid in Bitcoin

The crypto miner CEO makes Bitcoin history by being the first exec of a publicly-traded company to take their full salary in Bitcoin On Wednesday, British cryptocurrency mining company Argo Blockchain revealed that Argo CEO Peter Wall is now the first executive of a publicly-traded company to take their entire salary in Bitcoin. In a February operational update, the company — which trades on the London Stock Exchange under the ticker ARB — said that as of March 1st Wall began taking his salary in the cryptocurrency, […]

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Dogecoin Adoption Rises: Bitpay Lets Merchants Accept DOGE, Coinflip’s 1,800 ATMs Now List the Crypto

Crypto merchant service provider Bitpay has added dogecoin to its list of supported cryptocurrencies. One of its merchants, the Mark Cuban-owned Dallas Mavericks has become the first in the network to accept the meme coin. Meanwhile, a major crypto ATM operator Coinflip has made dogecoin available for purchase at its 1,800 crypto ATMs nationwide. Dogecoin Added to Bitpay’s List of Supported Cryptocurrencies In an official announcement Thursday, the cryptocurrency merchant service provider detailed: [Bitpay] today announced the rollout of dogecoin payments for merchants and consumers. Dogecoin was […]

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NFT boom triggers parabolic rallies in Chiliz (CHZ) and Flow

The growing popularity of NFTs and the improving infrastructure supporting the nascent market has resulted in triple-digit rallies from Chiliz, Flow and Basic Attention Token. Strong hands view a correction in an uptrend as a buying opportunity and data from CryptoQuant shows that Bitcoin (BTC) whales have been buying near $48,000. This activity can be seen in the large Coinbase outflows, most of which went to custody wallets and this suggests that the institutional investors believe the Bitcoin rally has room to run.  Even Kraken CEO Jesse […]

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Much wow! The Dallas Mavericks to accept Dogecoin for tickets and merch

“We will HODL any we get,” Mark Cuban told Cointelegraph. Dogecoin (DOGE), a cryptocurrency borne out of a joke, can now be used as payment for tickets and merchandise for the Dallas Mavericks basketball team.  The National Basketball Association franchise confirmed Thursday that it has become the first major business to accept DOGE, allowing users to convert the digital currency to fiat using BitPay. We’re proud to be the first business to accept the #crypto Dogecoin for payment using BitPay! You can now use #Dogecoin to buy […]

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With Bitcoin-To-Bank Sandbox, Colombia Will Become BTC Haven

With its “LaArenera” program, Colombia is embracing the integration of bitcoin with its regulated financial institutions. Colombia has authorized eight bitcoin exchanges for regulatory sandbox testing to start this month. The Financial Superintendency of Colombia (FSC) recently authorized nine alliances between local, regulated banks and cryptocurrency exchanges. The initial partnerships are reportedly going to include: Bancolombia with Gemini; Davivienda and Powwi with Binance; Banco de Bogotá with Bitso and Buda; Coltefinanciera with Obsidiam; Coink with Banexcoin; and Movii with Panda and Bitpoint. Since 2020, the FSC has […]

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Watershed moment? Bitcoin price exceeded all expectations in February

Is this the moment of truth for the real value of Bitcoin? February seems to have been a watershed moment in its history. In hindsight, February can be viewed as a watershed moment in the history of Bitcoin. The entire month could be looked back upon by market specialists and economists, as the markets saw an enormous surge before correcting themselves later in the month. The flagship cryptocurrency asset, Bitcoin (BTC), hit its all-time high of $58,352 on Feb. 21 while finally breaking the $1 trillion mark […]

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Thai Financial Regulator Claims Controversial Crypto Rule Proposal Was Just to Gauge Public Opinion

The Thai financial watchdog has reportedly retreated from its initial controversial crypto rule proposal. Citing the country’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), a local media outlet stated that public criticism was significant regarding the matter. People ‘Misunderstood’ Minimum Annual Income Rule, Claims the SEC According to the Bangkok Post, the Thai SEC is retracting from its plan to supposedly require crypto investors to have a minimum annual income of over one million baht ($33,000). The proposed measure sparked controversy, as the amount is well above the national […]

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