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Mainstream Media and Its Strange Love-Hate Affair with Bitcoin

Mainstream Media and Its Strange Love-Hate Affair with BitcoinMainstream media (MSM) loves bitcoin. It is the Donald Trump of money, certain to generate guaranteed clicks with minimum effort. As cryptocurrency has risen, over the past 18 months, so has its profile in MSM publications. But don’t mistake this prolific coverage for affection. Mainstream media has always hated, feared, and misunderstood bitcoin. BTC might […]

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Stop Looking for the Next Bitcoin

Stop Looking for the Next BitcoinDid you hear about the next bitcoin? There’s this little-known cryptocurrency that experts are tipping to be bigger than bitcoin. This is your chance to get in on the ground floor and join the next great wealth creation event. You might have missed bitcoin and ethereum, but you haven’t missed the boat, because the next […]

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Twitter Experience Worsens, Ether Fake Giveaways Taking Over

Twitter Experience Worsens, Ether Fake Giveaways Taking OverFake ether token giveaways are clogging Twitter threads, and seemingly by the second. Targeting well-known ecosystem figures, doppelganger accounts are created, complete with matching avatars. A particularly active post can almost assuredly be counted on to receive seemingly organic calls for participation in free crypto programs hosted by the respective personality. And now they’re incorporating […]

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Here’s What Happens When Click on a Spammy Cryptocurrency Ad

Here’s What Happens When Click on a Spammy Cryptocurrency AdAs a sensible web user who enables Adblock, you probably don’t encounter many adverts while browsing. And on the rare occasions when you do, you’re smart enough to resist the clickbait’s overtures. But what would happen if you did click to discover “the next bitcoin”? Where would the experience lead you, and could you profit […]

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Tim Draper on Bitcoin: “Why Would I Sell the Future for the Past?”

Tim Draper on Bitcoin: “Why Would I Sell the Future for the Past?”One of the most intriguing things about the cryptocurrency space is the diverse, eclectic, and often eccentric characters it attracts. Everyone from Wall Street brokers to cypherpunks and from industrialists to anarchists can be found staking their claim in the fledgling crypto economy and saying their piece. In a recent interview, venture capitalist Tim Draper […]

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Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet Compelling

Forbes’ Inaugural Crypto Rich List Is Crass Yet CompellingOgling the fortunes of the filthy rich is a popular pastime with the poorer segments of society. It’s been that way for centuries, with 1849 marking the debut of Who’s Who, a 250-page guide “of living noteworthy and influential individuals, from all walks of life, worldwide.” In more recent years, Forbes has picked up the […]

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The Rise and Fall of Ripple is a Case Study in Mass Hysteria

The Rise and Fall of Ripple is a Case Study in Mass HysteriaThrough late 2017 and early 2018, ripple was the darling of cryptocurrency. Mainstream media couldn’t get enough of it, South Koreans couldn’t get enough of it, and nor could crypto newcomers, who had XRP top of their shopping list. Crypto moves at a blistering pace, though, and ripple’s decline has been as rapid as its […]

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PR: Spectiv VR Launches Pre-ICO (Live Now): 8000 Eth Sold so Far – 40% Bonus

Spectiv VR Launches Pre-ICOSpectiv has officially launched its public Pre-ICO! The Pre-ICO officially launched on December 8th. So far, Spectiv has sold over 8000 ETH in Signal Tokens (SIGs). This Pre-ICO has been highly anticipated by the VR and crypto community for months now. Spectiv is accepting all purchasers, including US buyers.

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30 People Who Were Really Wrong About Bitcoin

30 People Who Were Really Wrong About Bitcoin“The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a novelty – a fad.” So scolded a bank president in 1903, warning Henry Ford’s lawyer not to invest in the motor company. 80 years later, inventor Marty Cooper predicted: “Cellular phones will absolutely not replace local wire systems.” And, 30 years after that, […]

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The Satoshi Revolution – Chapter 3: Decentralized Exchanges Own the Future (Part 1)

Decentralized Exchanges Own the FutureThe Satoshi Revolution: A Revolution of Rising Expectations. Section 1 : The Trusted Third Party Problem Chapter 3: Trying to Undo Satoshi by Wendy McElroy Decentralized Exchanges Own the Future (Chapter 3, Part 1) I was acutely aware that many of the major problems still plaguing the Bitcoin ecosystem, including fraudulent services, unreliable exchanges, and […]

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