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MrBitcoin July 18, 2019

Bitcoin price has made a bit of a comeback over the past few hours to re-touch five figures again. It remains to be seen whether this is the beginning of a wider recovery but many analysts are still of the opinion that a four figure BTC is a giveaway. Bitcoin price made it back to […]

MrBitcoin July 11, 2019

Digital currency will form part of all four FANG companies’ offerings by 2021, Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss told CNBC in a new interview on July 9. Speaking about Facebook Libra, the twins, who co-founded cryptocurrency trading platform Gemini, said it was only a matter of time before other tech giants followed suit.  FANG refers to […]

MrBitcoin June 26, 2019

It’s barely been a day since the libra white paper was released and regulators are already taking aim at Facebook’s new digital currency. International Reaction to Facebook’s Libra Officials in Europe didn’t waste any time chiming in on the announcement. While the crypto industry and everyone else were still collecting themselves, political leaders from France, […]

MrBitcoin June 24, 2019

Libra — sometimes referred to as “Facecoin” or “Zuckcoin” — is self-billed as “a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people.” The introduction waxes cypher-poetic about the liberating nature of the internet and the potential for an online currency to unfetter financially disenfranchised populations around the world from the shackles of […]

MrBitcoin June 21, 2019

Molly Jane Zuckerman is the head of news at Cointelegraph. The views expressed here are her own and do not necessarily represent the views of Cointelegraph. This article contains spoilers. The irony of a book about the Winklevoss twins’ journey into cryptocurrency — which stresses over and over again how important it has been to […]

MrBitcoin June 21, 2019

It’s barely been a day since the libra white paper was released and regulators are already taking aim at Facebook’s new digital currency. International Reaction to Facebook’s Libra Officials in Europe didn’t waste any time chiming in on the announcement. While the crypto industry and everyone else were still collecting themselves, political leaders from France, […]

MrBitcoin June 7, 2019

More details are now emerging regarding high-level executives for social media giant Facebook’s crypto project, according to a report by CNBC on June 6. According to the report, there are now 100 people known to be working on the crypto project via profiles on professional networking platform LinkedIn. Facebook is also reportedly not done hiring, […]

MrBitcoin June 3, 2019

Facebook is reportedly in talks with US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission regarding the future of its GlobalCoin ‘cryptocurrency.’ Facebook In Talks With The CFTC The world’s largest social media website, Facebook, has reportedly entered into a conversation with the US Commodities and Futures Trading Commission (CFTC). According to the reports, the Chairman of the […]

MrBitcoin May 29, 2019

Mainstream media was abuzz last week with the news that Facebook has plans to launch its own digital token, ‘GlobalCoin’. This highlights the ignorance that big news outlets have, as Facebook really is ill-suited to have anything close to what we consider cryptocurrency. Cryptocurrency by nature is a mathematically secure, disruptive peer to peer technology […]