Category: Industry Leaders

Congressman of Venezuela: “Police kidnaps Bitcoin miners” (Consensus 2019)

Venezuela has been in the spotlight a lot recently. It’s not often that both the mainstream media and the crypto media pay an equal amount of attention to a topic. The country is undergoing a major political crisis with two men claiming to be its legitimate presidents… Meanwhile, Venezuela’s inhabitants […]

Magical Crypto Conference Highlights, Day 1: Lightning & Big Brother

The first day of Magical Crypto Conference had a lot of highlights ranging from great announcements and great talks, to borderline bizarre displays of eccentricity. When was the last time anyone went to a Bitcoin event and saw a real bull next to the entrance? Or when did any conference […]

Charles Hoskinson: over 50 full-time engineers working on Cardano

Charles Hoskinson, the founder of Cardano (ADA), an open-source, public blockchain network for creating decentralized applications (dApps), has clarified that his team of developers are “building a product that is based upon new science and new ideas.” Hoskinson, the CEO at Input Output Hong Kong (IOHK), a research and development […]

Ethereum is ‘programmable money Bitcoin wanted to be’: Developer

Eric Connor, who recently began contributing to Gnosis, a decentralized platform for prediction markets, has argued that Ethereum is “programmable money.” Connor noted via Twitter (on May 3rd, 2019) that the developers of Bitcoin (BTC), the world’s most dominant cryptocurrency, have not integrated additional functionality into the Bitcoin protocol, so […]

Blockchain-based gaming leads to crypto adoption: Komodo CTO

Kadan Stadelmann on Blockchain-based Gaming Crypto Insider recently interviewed Kadan Stadelmann, the Chief Technology Officer of the Komodo blockchain project. We discussed blockchain-based gaming and the unique contributions Komodo has for the gaming industry. Stadelmann is a software developer and ethical hacker with years of experience from work on various […]

DeVere Group: two-thirds of millionaires to invest in crypto by 2022

DeVere Group, a leading financial advisory firm, took a global survey which involved millionaires (those with total assets worth at least $1 million). According to the survey’s results, 68% of all millionaires would most likely have made investments in cryptocurrencies by the year 2022. This seems to be positive news […]

Crypto influencers are confident the bottom is in, $350 premium on BTC at Bitfinex, Ethereum’s ProgPow update

Crypto Influencers Are Up to 95% Certain The Bear Market’s Bottom is in Willy Woo, a well-known cryptocurrency analyst sought the views of industry experts on the probability that the bottom for the bear market is in. Anthony Pompliano, Kraken founder Jesse Powell, Arjun Balaji, Mike Novogratz of Galaxy Digital, […]

Binance research: XRP is the best diversifier, new Cosmos (ATOM) listing, more on Tether, Bitfinex

Binance Research Report: XRP is the Best Diversifier Binance Research has ranked XRP as the best diversifier with a market cap above $3 billion.  This is one of the key takeaways from a recent report published by the research branch of Binance exchange on 26th April 2019. The report, which […]

Interview: David Chaum at Paris Blockchain Week Summit 2019

For longer than four decades, David Chaum has been one of the world’s leading researchers and entrepreneurs in the fields of cryptography and digital money. It was thanks to his work that people like Hal Finney, Tim May, Nick Szabo, and Zooko Wilcox-O’Hearn have found their way into this magnificent […]

Activity and sleeping patterns suggest Craig Wright can’t be Satoshi

The idea that nChain scientist Craig Wright can’t be Satoshi Nakamoto has circulated around the crypto space for quite some time. Community members have gathered compelling data to point out to false statements, backdated PGP keys, and bizarre patent-seeking behavior that doesn’t reflect Satoshi’s cypherpunk ethos. However, this type of […]