Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Green New Deal is Bullish for Bitcoin

US presidential hopeful Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has unwittingly outed herself as a Bitcoin bull after declaring money printing would form part of her fiscal policy. Ocasio-Cortez Plans Deficit Spending In an interview with NPR Feb. 7, Ocasio-Cortez detailed her stance on monetary policy, as well as how she intended to finance the social and economic projects […]

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My Bank App is Better Than Bitcoin for Payments (And That’s Fine)

The cryptocurrencies are faster and cheaper narrative has fizzled out as banks have embraced digital payments in recent years, improving customer experience and usability. Sure, buying a beer with a QR-code may give you a warm and fuzzy feeling, but it isn’t the problem Bitcoin solves. It is much more than that. Banks Go Digital […]

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The Marshall Islands is Getting Serious About Its SOV Cryptocurrency

A usual reaction when looking for innovation centers is to turn to Silicon Valley, Tokyo, or New York. Yet, when it comes to cryptocurrency adoption, time and again, we’re seeing the smaller countries pick up the torch. Next in line after Malta, Gibraltar, Lichtenstein, and Switzerland is the Republic of the Marshall Islands, developing their […]

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Atomic Swaps Are Coming to BTCPay This Year, Says Nicolas Dorier [Interview]

Bitcoinist caught up with Nicolas Dorier, a developer of open-source and self-hosted Bitcoin payment processor alternative, BTCPay, who spoke about upcoming features such as atomic swaps, and making BitPay obsolete for businesses that don’t care about handling bitcoin.  ‘Nothing is Unsolvable in the Long Run’ Bitcoinist: In August 2017, you posted one of the most […]

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BTC Wallets Take One Small Step For Lightning, One Giant Leap for Bitcoin

New user-friendly Bitcoin Lightning wallets such as Bluewallet are ushering in the future of payments. Users can now send and receive Bitcoin Lightning payments right to/from your mobile device, the ramifications of which could be revolutionary for the future of online payments.  Bitcoin Lightning Wallets Are Setting the Bar Following the first review of Bluewallet […]

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Perfect Storm: Bitcoin Didn’t Exist in the Last Financial Crisis

Bitcoin has been quietly preparing for over a decade for the next market storm as a non-political alternative to the money printing pyramid. Bitcoin Separates Money and State Bitcoin was forged by the last great financial crisis of 2008 and designed to thrive in financial turmoil. “Bitcoin adoption has always been driven by bank failures, […]

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Future Tech And Its Transformative Potential: Rafal Szymanski’s Expert Take

Rafal Szymanski dives deeper into future tech such as AI, virtual reality, augmented reality, and, of course, blockchain, and explains how they are already proving their worth. Virtual Reality: A Paradigm Shift So far, our overall experience with the world of internet has been two-dimensional at best. The closest we’ve come to interact with this […]

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Bitcoinist & CoolBitX are Giving Away 10 CoolWallet S Hardware Wallets!

Bitcoinist is excited to give away a total of 10 CoolWallet S hardware wallets to our readers this fall!  Summer is over and fall is here — and we’re happy to kick off the cool season with a special giveaway. We’re giving away a total of 10 brand new CoolWallet S hardware wallets to any lucky participant. […]

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Starbucks Partners with NYSE Owner To Build ‘Global’ Digital Asset Platform

New York Stock Exchange operator Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has revealed it plans to launch a global digital asset platform in November as a “scalable on-ramp” for investors. ICE To Build ‘Scalable On-Ramp’ In a press release August 3, ICE, which signaled its intention to launch physical Bitcoin futures in May, will debut them alongside the […]

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