May 2019

Bitcoin in 2017 Versus Bitcoin in 2019

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Exploring the latest research and news of the crypto world In light of the recent price increases, we compare the fundamentals underlying the Bitcoin in 2017 to the state of the network now. Volatility in the market for bitcoin has been reignited over the past two months with highs forming above $8,000. Such price increases commonly comes with increases in the following: Hopes Dreams Fears Wild speculation Start-ups Fundraising Crypto-related text messages… Read More »Bitcoin in 2017 Versus Bitcoin in 2019

$40 Million Binance Hack Sparks Bitcoin Reorg Controversy

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Exploring the latest research and news of the crypto world Talks of a reorg on the Bitcoin blockchain take centre stage after Binance were hacked for 7,000 bitcoin. Data from Diar show Bitcoin on-chain transactions approach record levels while fees paid to miners remain drastically lower. Crypto conference season is upon us and Bitfinex issue the whitepaper for their proposed $1 billion IEO. Quick Take; Considerations of a reorg on… Read More »$40 Million Binance Hack Sparks Bitcoin Reorg Controversy

Satoshi Nakamoto Returns

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Exploring the latest research and news of the crypto world In the latest demonstration of higher levels of centralization in the Bitcoin Cash network, one miner acquires up to 44% of the hash rate. Facebook stablecoin project progresses with the code name Project Libra seemingly circulating among the Facebook blockchain team. Renowned crypto analyst Chris Burniske revises his valuation framework initially put forward in 2016. Key Takeaways; Bitcoin forms new… Read More »Satoshi Nakamoto Returns