Billionaire Bitcoin Investor Tim Draper Says Cash Is for Criminals, Crypto Will Make Fiat ObsoleteIn a new interview with Fox Business, crypto investor, venture capitalist and billionaire Tim Draper says investors are putting their money at risk by keeping it in banks.
Coinbase Wallet: Cloud Keys Raise Questions About The Soul of CryptoThe decision by Coinbase, announced earlier this week, to offer users the facility to store their private keys within a cloud based service has drawn the ire of many in the cryptocurrency community. However, it is an argument that appears to cut to the heart of the drive to fuel wider adoption of cryptocurrencies.
Apple Hints At Its Blockchain Tech PrioritiesMost of the content within the filing pertains to highlighting the steps Apple has taken to "protect people in its supply chain, with the ultimate goal of improving conditions." Along with having chaired the board of the RBA, Apple also participated in several internal committees working on the RMI, including the project's blockchain team.
Token Taxonomy Act could be Reintroduced Soon, Says US Congressman Warren DavidsonAccording to Warren Davidson, a US Congressman serving Ohio’s 8th District, the Token Taxonomy Act will be reintroduced soon, as it is a much-needed bill for light-touch regulatory certainty.
Bitmain Gets Down With Energy-Efficient ASIC MiningThe BM1397 will be included in Bitmain's S17 and T17 Antminer models, to be announced in further detail in the future. Moreover, Bitmain says its latest offering "is a part of its aim to help advance the cryptocurrency ecosystem." The company says it hopes to enable everybody to mine, as well as give existing miners a better mining experience.
German Solar Producer Adds 260,000 Producers to SolarCoin (SLR) RollsUsers already on the Sunny Portal get fast-tracked to receive tokens, without the “need to submit all the documentation typically required for registration [such as] ownership status, technical data, power generation capacity and identity.”
Reddit competitor introduces EOS token to its 300 million usersThe company is based in Los Angeles, California, it’s backed by venture capital, employs 40 engineers in the U.S. and Asia, and is cash flow positive.
Bitcoin (BTC) Forms Green Candle on Monthly Chart After 6 MonthsEver since the crypto bubble burst early last year, Bitcoin has been in a spiral trend which saw it drop from its all time high price of USD $19,891.00 on December 17, 2017 based on Bitfinex historical data.  Since then it has been struggling to recover, posting six months of red candles stretching from August 2018 to January 2019, acheiving an all time low price of USD $3,215.20 in December of last year.
Privacy Crypto Beam Gets Funding from ‘Japanese LinkedIn’ RecruitPrivacy-oriented cryptocurrency startup Beam has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from “Japan’s equivalent to LinkedIn” Recruit Co., Ltd.
Will Bitcoin (BTC) SkyRocket in 2019? Willy Woo Gives Intriguing Perspective on BitcoinHe concluded that as a payments company, Bitcoin was actually very successful in 2018, despite crashing from $20,000 to nearly $3,000. In fact, if Bitcoin were a payments company, it would have brought in close to $300 million in sales (fees paid to miners) last year.