MrBitcoin September 5, 2019

On August 28, 2014, cypherpunk and Bitcoin pioneer Hal Finney passed away due to complications with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), which he had been fighting for nearly five years.  Prior to being diagnosed, the recipient of the first bitcoin transaction was an avid runner who never shied away from expressing his hobby on Twitter, even […]

MrBitcoin September 5, 2019

In 2017, Union Square Ventures co-founder and managing partner, Fred Wilson had said that Ethereum’s market cap will surpass that of Bitcoin by year-end. That didn’t happen and now he is taking his words back, for good.  Wilson: Ethereum ‘Confounds’ Me Not just the USV chief, Ethereum has left many of its investors in a […]

MrBitcoin September 4, 2019

One of the current negatives in the crypto industry is the tribalism and Bitcoin bickering between rival clans online. While healthy discussion on the pros and cons of virtual money should be encouraged, it often deteriorates into digital mudslinging which detracts from the real issues at hand. Schiff vs Pomp in Bitcoin Battle Goldbug Peter […]

MrBitcoin September 3, 2019

PwC Luxembourg, a subsidiary of the world’s second largest professional services firm, will start accepting Bitcoin (BTC) payments starting Oct. 1 2019. “Bitcoin cannot be compromised” The Luxembourg branch of the Big Four auditing firm announced the initiative in an official press release on Sept. 2, claiming that the move shows the firm’s commitment to […]