Category: Adam Back

Tom Lee on Bitcoin’s rise, Cryptopia enters liquidation phase and more

Bitcoin [BTC], the largest cryptocurrency by market cap, has been marking several milestones ever since the beginning of this year. The coin has shown significant recovery from its December 2018 bottom, rising by over $3000 since then. Notably, the largest cryptocurrency broke through the $6000 and $7000 marks in a […]

Binance CEO’s reorg idea could be implemented, but would incur ‘too many side-effects,’ claims Adam Back

Blockstream CEO Adam Back has always been in the news for discussing relevant topics in the cryptosphere through various social media channels. On the sidelines of Consensus 2019, Back addressed popular questions related to the future of crypto mining, during his interview on Crypto Finder. Back believes that although existing protocols related […]

Satoshi Nakamoto is/was an individual, and not a group of people, claims Blockstream’s Adam Back

Altcoins followed Bitcoin’s [BTC] lead and pumped higher. However, since Bitcoin slumped by ~2% in an hour, several altcoins have dropped by more than 6% over the hour. Bitcoin Cash [BCH] The fourth largest cryptocurrency in the world by market cap underwent an upgrade on May 15, 2019, to implement […]

Bitcoin in Space? It Helps With Connection Woes, Says Blockstream’s Adam Back

Adam Back, CEO of bitcoin technology startup Blockstream, dove into the lesser-known uses for beaming bitcoin from space during a presentation at Consensus 2019 on Tuesday. The startup launched its cryptocurrency-focused satellite product nearly two years ago with the primary goal of giving people who don’t have an internet connection another […]

Bitfinex announces integration of Blockstream Liquid Network

While the recent Binance hack shook the confidence of crypto enthusiasts, rival exchange Bitfinex announced the integration of the Liquid Network, a digital asset settlement network. The collaboration has allowed Bitfinex to be linked with global players (cryptocurrency exchanges), resulting in faster digital asset transactions for its traders. Speaking about this partnership, Paolo Ardoino, CTO […]

Bitcoin [BTC] reorg is never happening, claims Blockstream CEO after Binance shelves reorg idea

Several hacks and frauds in the world of cryptocurrencies have forced many in the space to take countermeasures to safeguard the assets from malicious practices. The latest hack that targeted Binance, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange in terms of volume, was another blow to the industry’s push towards mainstream adoption. […]

Bitcoin [BTC]: Tone Vays and Adam Back believe some regulatory measures are necessary

Regulations in the cryptocurrency space have been a much-discussed issue, with many proponents and luminaries of the industry presenting different viewpoints on the topic. In a recent interview with Bloxlive, Tone Vays and Adam Back gave their perspective on present-day cryptocurrency regulations. Tone Vays, a famous trader and Bitcoin bull, […]

Bitcoin [BTC]: Tone Vays speculates that bear market is not over while Adam Back claims ‘good things’ occurred during bear run

Riccardo Spagni, the Co-founder of Tari and lead maintainer of Monero, recently spoke about Bitcoin [BTC] and Monero [XMR], in an interview with Monero Talk. Spagni was asked why the Bitcoin community was not a big supporter of Monero, considering the fact that they are on a mission to create […]