Monthly Archives: June 2022

The Academic Suppression And Ignoring Of Bitcoin

Learn about bitcoin? It seems that some academic institutions don’t want you to! This is an opinion editorial by Hannah Wolfman-Jones, author of “System Override: How Bitcoin, Blockchain, Free Speech, & Free Tech Can Change Everything” and founder of We The Web. Academics are not going to be early to Bitcoin; there are too many incentives baked into the university system pushing them to not be. These include the incentive to please their Keynesian colleagues and bosses, and the financial incentives of research grants, advisor roles — […]

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‘The metaverse will empower human beings’, declares Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways plans to launch NFTs and enable metaverse ticket purchases for physical flights. Qatar Airways announced Tuesday that it had launched its first metaverse experience, QVerse. This virtual reality platform allows interested parties can virtually visit and navigate the Premium Check-in area at the International Airport of Hamad (HIA). According to the company’s statements to Cointelegraph however, QVerse is merely the company’s first foray into the metaverse. The company said that it intends to expand its virtual environment initiatives and believes that the metaverse is part of […]

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Bitcoin Shows You — It Does Not Tell You

Bitcoin returns economic consequence, and therefore learning from experience, to the pursuit of progress. This is an opinion editorial by Aleks Svetski, author of “The UnCommunist Manifesto,” founder of The Bitcoin Times and Host of the “Wake Up Podcast with Svetski.” Bitcoin is superior to all moneys, movements or models that came before it, because it does not need to “tell” you anything. It’s very reality shows you everything you need to know, through practical experience and blunt realness. Try for yourself. Send some bitcoin to an […]

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Ocean Protocol, Helium and Chainlink post monthly gains while Bitcoin price consolidates

Roadmap and protocol upgrades are a few of the factors behind the month-long rally in LINK, OCEAN and HNT. Positive price movements during bear markets are noteworthy primarily because they can help identify projects that have a good chance of surviving until the next bull cycle .  Generally, price action in June has been stagnant for a majority of the crypto market because traders are nervous about Bitcoin’s (BTC) oscillation around the $30,000 support level, but there have been a few strong performers. LINK/USDT vs. HNT/USDT vs. […]

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‘Education Is Power’— Jack Dorsey and Jay-Z Launch a Bitcoin Academy in Brooklyn

The founder of financial tech company Block Inc., Jack Dorsey announced he is collaborating with the rapper Jay-Z by launching a Bitcoin Academy in Brooklyn. The Bitcoin Academy’s mission aims to empower and provide education to the region. The project’s website further details that residents of Marcy House, located in Brooklyn, New York will be eligible for free courses and other benefits like internet data plans. Marcy House Residents Welcome to Attend The Bitcoin Academy — ‘Making Powerful Tools More Available’ Jack Dorsey, the former CEO of […]

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To The Bitcoin Skeptics, Are You Sure You Figured It Out?

Bitcoin is in the top 10 of largest base monies in the world. Demand for it will increase as fiat currencies debase. Are you sure it’s heading to zero? BitcoinActuary is an actuary based in the U.K. exploring Bitcoin. This is an article for your nocoiner friends, seeking to view bitcoin from a slightly different angle. Bitcoin is still around $30,000 and you have no idea why. All you can still see is a melee of “crypto” Ponzi schemes that will crash to zero any day now. […]

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Blockware Estimates 10% Global Bitcoin Adoption By 2030: Report

Blockware’s report uses data provided by Glassnode to provide estimates on global Bitcoin adoption relating to the standard S-curve of disruptive technology. Blockware Solutions released a report detailing the likely adoption curve of Bitcoin. The report compares Bitcoin to other disruptive technologies and calculates adoption rates as it relates to the global population. The company estimates Bitcoin will not surpass 10% of global adoption until 2030. Blockware Solutions, an infrastructure provider for blockchain technologies, just published Bitcoin User Adoption, a conceptual perspective towards adoption as it relates […]

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Appeals court rules Do Kwon, Terraform Labs must heed SEC subpoena served in September

The U.S. regulator is investigating whether Terraform used its Mirror Protocol to sell unregistered securities in a case unrelated to the Terra collapse. The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit on Thursday rejected Terraform Labs CEO Do Kwon’s dispute of a subpoena by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The federal agency was seeking documents and testimony in connection with its investigation of whether Terra used the Mirror Protocol to sell unregistered securities. Kwon was served with the subpoena in September 2021 while he […]

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This key Ethereum price metric shows ETH traders aren’t as bearish as they appear

Traders keep saying ETH price will collapse below $1,600 soon, but a key trading metric shows most are unwilling to place bearish bets below $1,900. Ether (ETH) is down 25% in just a month and even the recent upgrade to a proof-of-stake (PoS) consensus on the Ropsten testnet failed to move the altcoin’s price.  The merge is meant to address energy-use issues and open a path for higher transaction output, but the actual full transition for the Ethereum network is not expected until later in the year. […]

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Tether is ‘instrument of freedom’ and ‘Bitcoin onramp,’ says Bitfinex CTO

Paolo Ardoino, chief technology officer of Bitfinex and Tether, made the case that Tether is a tool for human rights during the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. On a sun-splashed day in the Swiss Alps, the chief technology officer of Bitfinex and Tether, Paolo Ardoino, shed light on the Plan B Lugano strategy, Tether as an onramp into Bitcoin (BTC) and —crucially — his favorite pizza toppings.  Fresh off the plane from Norway, where Ardoino attended an increasingly Bitcoiner-friendly event, the Oslo Freedom Forum, the Italian […]

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