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Bitcoin Reaches $16,000

Bitcoin ended the week above $16,000 as prices continue to trend upwards toward $20,000.  Any sudden surges around the $20,000 area might portend corrective price action back down to these current price levels.  Longer consolidation… Read More »Bitcoin Reaches $16,000

Bitcoin Breaks $15,000

Bitcoin surpassed the $15,000 mark and is trending toward its all-time high of $19,600 by year-end if the momentum continues.  The chart shows a daily high of nearly $13,000 in June 2019, but the hourly… Read More »Bitcoin Breaks $15,000

Ethereum 2.0 Begins in Dec

Developers are finally implementing the initial phase of the long-awaited Ethereum 2.0 on December 1st.  The initial phase consists of launching the bridge from the Ethereum 1.0 Proof-of-Work consensus system to a Proof-of-Stake consensus system… Read More »Ethereum 2.0 Begins in Dec

PayPal Moves Into Bitcoin

PayPal made it’s long awaited move into cryptocurrencies, announcing Wednesday that its over 300 million users will be able to buy and hold Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum and a few other cryptocurrencies and to shop at… Read More »PayPal Moves Into Bitcoin

re: P2P DeFi

Lex Sokolin writes an insightful opinion piece titled How DeFi Can Avoid the Irrelevance of P2P Lending and Crowdfunding, reflecting on past examples of peer-to-peer technology that inspired Libertarian visions of peer-to-peer economies and the… Read More »re: P2P DeFi

DEX: Business or Software?

Peter Van Valkenburg has written an op-ed titled “There’s no such thing as a decentralized exchange” that suggests the term “decentralized exchange (DEX)” is overused as a noun and recommends that people instead rephrase the… Read More »DEX: Business or Software?