With the explosive action in bitcoin price overnight, its market cap has surged to around $95 billion USD. It's now worth more than legacy credit card company American Express. Also read: Bitcoin Is Now Over $5000 and Our Heads Are Spinning Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and tech news … [Read more...] about Bitcoin Market Cap Is Now Larger Than American Express
Julian Assange, the rogue editor of Wikileaks who is living as a refugee in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, has blasted Twitter over its increasing use of soft censorship. He highlighted a growing trend within mainstream media companies and platforms where dissenting viewpoints are labeled as offensive, or "fake news". Also read: Bitcoin.org ‘Denounces’ Popular Companies … [Read more...] about Wikileaks Founder Blasts Twitter’s Soft Censorship
Last week was controversial, with Bitcoin rarely leaving the front pages of the mainstream media. Now this week, key U.S. investment regulators the CFTC and the SEC both instigated investigations into the cryptocurrency industry that may have far reaching implications. Also read: What Do Lloyd Blankfein and Goldman Sachs Want From Bitcoin? Join the Bitsonline Telegram … [Read more...] about More Signs Regulators Are Helping Wall St to Dominate Cryptocurrency
Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs -- the investment bank once infamously labeled a "Vampire Squid" -- has commented on recent reports of his company entering the cryptocurrency space via Twitter. But what are he, and his company, really up to? Also read: Quoine Launches LIQUID Platform, Says Let the Tokens Flow Join the Bitsonline Telegram channel to get the latest … [Read more...] about What Do Lloyd Blankfein and Goldman Sachs Want From Bitcoin?
Bitcoin took center stage at the Bank of England 20th year of Independence commemoration this week. IMF head Christine Lagarde commented that Bitcoin may give “existing currencies and monetary policy a run for their money”, and could possibly even be included in the IMF’s SDR basket. Also read: Roger Ver, Charlie Lee Bet on Big Block Bitcoin ‘2X’ Value Join the Bitsonline … [Read more...] about Bitcoin to Challenge Existing Money, Says IMF Head Lagarde