Adopting the Bitcoin standard? El Salvador writes itself into history books

The cryptocurrency space and wider economic community continue to laud a historic move by El Salvador to recognize Bitcoin as legal tender. The Central American country has become the first...

Shibe Social, Blackcoin Boom and the Twin Easter Egg

Things in the alternative digital currency ecosystem got a little more interesting this week. Let’s take a look at some of the noteworthy news items from the last seven days...

$288K BTC price ‘still in play’ says PlanB as Bloomberg champions Bitcoin halving

Bitcoin (BTC) can still hit an average price of $288,000 in the next three years, confident analyst PlanB has said after BTC/USD shed 7% on June 12.In a tweet on...

Ponzi Schemes, Blackcoin USBs and a Time Warp Attack

With another week gone by, let’s shine the spotlight on recent developments and interesting finds in the world of alternative digital currencies. Shibes scheme in new online game The popular meme-based digital...

GME and AMC stock surge may impact crypto meme coins, BTC not so much?

This year, stocks like the movie theater chain AMC Entertainment and video game retailer GameStop (GME) have been the vehicle for individual retail traders to show their dissent against the...

Forecasting Bitcoin price using quantitative models, Part 4

This is Part Four of a multipart series that aims to answer the following question: What is the “fundamental value” of Bitcoin? Part One is about the value of scarcity,...