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Opacity Introduction – Community Speaks

The Community Speaks segment is written by select members of cryptocurrency coin or token project communities who want to update the Altcoin Buzz Army about news surrounding the project they represent. The goal of the Community Speaks Segment is to bring these community members in to introduce the Altcoin Buzz Army to their opinions surrounding their respective projects and...

Hoskinson Speaks About “Money And Markets” At Plutusfest

Charles Hoskinson recently gave a keynote address at Plutusfest, an event that he stated is “near and dear to his heart”. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MbTlrzvz6Bc&t=4s For those who are unaware, Hoskinson is a co-founder of Ethereum and founder/CEO of IOHK (Input Output Hong Kong), and founder of Cardano, currently the 11th largest cryptocurrency by market capitalization. IOHK hosted the inaugural Plutusfest at the...

“Ignore the Price, 2018 Has Been a Fantastic Year for Bitcoin” According to Spencer Bogart from Blockchain Capital.

It has been a rocky 2018. Crash after crash let the market to decline to lower lows. Many retail investors completely left or are still "holding" while being despaired. But, next year is going to be great again! This according to Spencer Bogart from Blockchain Capital at least. Oh, and we should ignore the price for now, just so...

Coinbase Launches Direct Crypto-to-Crypto Conversion Feature

Yesterday, on the 8th day of the '12 Days of Coinbase', the company announced their direct crypto-to-crypto conversion feature. Finally, after all those years, it is now possible to directly convert one cryptocurrency on the platform directly for another cryptocurrency. Coinbase, one of the leading cryptocurrency exchanges, has announced yesterday a new crypto 'convert' service. The announcement was made during Coinbase's “12...

Wanchain will Adopt PoS in 2019

The Wanchain community spoke up and now the team is looking into adopting a proof of stake algorithm. Storeman nodes will arrive in Q1 of 2019. Wancahin will be releasing a Proof of Stake protocol in the first quarter of 2019. In a recent video released on Wanchain's youtube channel, the topic was highlighted by Weijia Zhang the Vice President of Engineering....

Hong Kong Caught the Mainland’s Bug: Crypto Regulation Tightening

The Hong Kong Regulatory body, the Securities and Futures Commission (SFC), is concerned about money laundering and fraud in the crypto world. Hence its representatives have introduced stricter regulatory policies. Unlike mainland China, which keeps banning and re-banning crypto, Hong Kong has been kind toward cryptocurrencies. Yet times have changed. Because of multiple instances of fraudulent ICOs and money laundering, the authorities harshened their guidelines...

NEWSFLASH: This was the NEWS

In “This was the NEWS” we take a look at the most important news of last week. What has happened in the crypto space over the last 7 days? News items that you may have missed and you really need to read. You will find it here! 1. PAX Stablecoin Already Saw $5 Billion in Transactions in The First 3...

Circle CEO: “Bitcoin Certainly Going to be Worth a Great Deal More Than It Is Today”

Jeremy Allaire, CEO of Circle, is still very bullish on Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general. In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box, Allaire said that in 3 years "Bitcoin is certainly going to be worth a great deal more than it is today!" If you look past today's valuation of Bitcoin, you can see that the future is bright. So many...

The Litecoin “Flappening” Has Occurred

Some of you may have heard about the Ethereum and Bitcoin "flippening". The "flippening" became a term in the crypto community during the summer of 2017 when Ethereum's market cap was nearing that of Bitcoin's. Many people speculated that the two crypto's market cap positions could flip. This "flippening" has not occurred, but the "flappening" has. The "flappening" is a...

Donald Trump Hires Prominent Bitcoin Supporter Mick Mulvaney to White House Staff

This might be very good news for Bitcoin and cryptocurrency in general: on Friday, President Donald J. Trump announced that he hired Mick Mulvaney as the new acting White House Chief of Staff. Why is this good news for crypto? Mulvaney is a well-known Bitcoin and blockchain proponent!  During his time as president of the United States, Donald Trump had to deal with a...

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