Fred Wilson: Crypto Bottom Close But Not a ‘Safe Haven’ for Stock Market Downturn

Legendary venture capitalist Fred Wilson says 2019 might be a “doozy,” leading investors to be cautious. Cryptocurrency markets won’t be a “safe haven” amidst global uncertainty but: “There will be signs of life in crypto land in 2019.” Wilson believes the U.S will see a change in presidents this coming year. This will affect the … Continued The post Fred Wilson: Crypto Bottom Close But Not a ‘Safe Haven’ for Stock Market Downturn appeared first on CCN

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Coinbase CTO: Crypto is Entering the Tech Mainstream

Balaji Srinivasan, a prominent venture capital investor and the chief technical officer at Coinbase, said that crypto is entering the tech mainstream. “Sundar Pichai & Sergey Brin’s sons are both mining crypto; Facebook is doing blockchain; Square open sourced some nice cold storage code; Microsoft, Amazon, Google Cloud all have blockchain efforts; crypto is entering The post Coinbase CTO: Crypto is Entering the Tech Mainstream appeared first on CCN

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Leading VC Investor: Dismissing Crypto is Like Dismissing Internet in 1993

Benedict Evans, a general partner at Andreessen Horowitz (A16Z), one of the most successful venture capital firms in the world, has said that crypto is quite similar to the internet in 1993. As with any other emerging technology or market, the cryptocurrency space has seen a large number of failed projects and scams over the The post Leading VC Investor: Dismissing Crypto is Like Dismissing Internet in 1993 appeared first on CCN

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Blockchain Might Make Voting Worse — Not Better: Crypto Researchers

Three researchers with the Initiative for CryptoCurrencies and Contracts (IC3) are questioning whether, as some proponents claim, blockchain technology will be able to change the internet voting sector for the better. In an article published by Business Insider, the scholars argue that while blockchain technology might serve to revolutionize other industries, internet voting might be a The post Blockchain Might Make Voting Worse — Not Better: Crypto Researchers appeared first on CCN

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Analyst Predicts Ethereum Price to Hit a Record $2,500 in 2018

Ethereum could rise fourfold to $2,500 and have a record-setting year this year, a financial consulting firm has predicted. “The price of Ethereum is predicted to increase significantly this year, and could hit $2,500 by the end of 2018 with a further increase by 2019 and 2020,” Nigel Green, founder and CEO of deVere Group, The post Analyst Predicts Ethereum Price to Hit a Record $2,500 in 2018 appeared first on CCN

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As Doomsday Clock Strikes Closer to Midnight, Could it Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption?

The post As Doomsday Clock Strikes Closer to Midnight, Could it Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption? appeared first on CCN The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved its Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight on Thursday. President Rachel Bronson and fellow members Lawrence M. Krauss and Robert Rosner listed the looming threat of nuclear war between the United States and North Korea as well as global warming as two key reasons for the decision. … Continued The post As Doomsday Clock Strikes Closer to Midnight, Could it Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption? appeared…

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A Case for Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges

The post A Case for Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges appeared first on CCN If 2017 taught the cryptosphere anything, it gave it a lesson in security.  The sheer number of hacks throughout the year–and the millions of dollars in coins stolen as a result–sent a clear message: cryptocurrency trading needs a makeover. The foundation for this makeover?  Decentralized exchanges. 2017: A Year Plagued by Hackings 2017 will likely The post A Case for Decentralized Cryptocurrency Exchanges appeared first on CCN

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As Prices Dip, Bitcoin’s Market Dominance Slips Towards New Low–and the Market is Better for It

The post As Prices Dip, Bitcoin’s Market Dominance Slips Towards New Low–and the Market is Better for It appeared first on CCN It’s dipping season, folks.  Well, it was dipping season.  Yesterday, assets all across the cryptocurrency market were getting hammered, and the ubiquitous price dent had 89 out of Coin Market Cap’s top 100 turning red at the time of our first draft’s initial coverage. During this latest dip, Bitcoin went sub $13k.  As of press The post As Prices Dip, Bitcoin’s Market Dominance Slips Towards New Low–and the…

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