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June 18, 2018

Dear future child, here’s my crypto-will

Our generations dot com bubble   The Bit CEO of eToro says 95% of ICOs will fail. Does that mean they didn’t do anything? No. Blockchain technology is our generation’s dot com bubble.   The…

June 15, 2018

Blockchain and Crypto Innovating from Illinois to Nigeria

New York regulators doin’ work!   The Bit New York has historically been at the forefront of crypto hype (and hate) as the center of world trade and active regulators. ItBit is the newest licensed…

June 13, 2018

Amidst the volatility, money is flowing

Wells Fargo bans crypto purchases on credit   The Bit Most of the other major banks and credit providers had done this earlier in 2018, and the rational of market volatility is totally understandable.  …

June 11, 2018

Republic raises $12M

Republic raises $12M   The Bit Popular startup site AngelList is making moves and launching Republic, a new crowd-equity platform that helps ICO issuers manage token sales.   The Bigger Picture You know it’s going…

June 8, 2018

SEC says the race is on

Professor Ripple aims to educate   The Bit Ripple just created the University Blockchain Research Initiative (UBRI)  to get to work on the future.   The Bigger Picture Their initial funding to get the project…

June 6, 2018

EOS mainnet is LIVE

Fitbits coming to your whip   The Bit VW is working with carVertical to integrate an on-board data tracking and diagnostics device to improve used car history reports, car insurance fees and vehicle safety.  …

June 4, 2018

John McAfee 2020 & Binance funds the world

John Mcafee 2020!?!?   The Bit John McAfee doesn’t only grow Antivirus software, he also predicted that the Bitcoin price was going to grow to $500,000 in 2020. Take it from him,“If not, I will…

June 1, 2018

Hype-train 🚈 or struggle-bus 🚚 … your choice

Ripple CEO - dropping knowledge or just being salty?   The Bit Brad Garlinghouse interviewed on CNBC’s “Power Lunch,” where he was put on the spot about the cryptocurrency market and XRP’s place in it.…

May 30, 2018

Community development is still driving crypto

Talk about customer-centric   The Bit The IOTA Foundation now has a more “user-friendly” mobile wallet. Their major differentiator: Efficiency and...customer labor.   The Bigger Picture Get this: Their user community developed it ALL on…

May 29, 2018

Ashton ripple’s Ellen

Ashton ripple’s Ellen   The Bit Don’t you know? Ashton Kutcher is an actor and “tech investor”. Last week, he donated $4 mln in Ripple (XRP) to Ellen Degeneres’ Wildlife Fund.   The Bigger Picture…

May 25, 2018

Hacking, Hijacking, Vitalik is king

So 51% attacks are a thing then...   The Bit The legendary 51% attack where one user or group of users controls more than 51% of a crypto-network happened with Bitcoin Gold to steal around…

May 23, 2018

Circle invest & Walmart’s new patent

Circle invest is a “participation” trophy   The Bit Circle is making it even easier to get started as you can now just “buy the market”.   The Bigger Picture The idea is nice: Allowing…