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CNBC Analyst Brian Kelly: Bitcoin Matters More than Blockchain No Comments

Brian Kelly, the highly regarded CNBC analyst and CEO of BKCM, a cryptocurrency-focused investment firm, explained in an analytical blog post that as a technology, bitcoin matters more than the blockchain. Since mid-2015, banks, financial institutions, and technology conglomerates have poured billions of dollars in research and development to commercialize blockchain technology. Enterprise-grad...


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Andreas Antonopoulos: Bitcoin is the Real Electronic Cash No Comments

Andreas Antonopoulos recently spoke about cash and Bitcoin at an event in France. Speaking at the Merkle Conference 2016, he explained that the days of cash is now counted and it is soon going to be extinct. Cash has been one of the most successful peer-to-peer payment options for thousands of years. The same can't be said about electronic fiat payments as it is more of a "person-to-corporation-to...


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Andreas Antonopoulos Explains Why Blockchain is Nothing without Bitcoin No Comments

Andreas Antonopoulos recently held a presentation about the relationship between Bitcoin and blockchain. To some people, it is possible to separate the two entirely, but in reality, things are different. In fact, industry experts seem to think Bitcoin will fail, whereas the blockchain will succeed. It is not fundamentally correct to think either Bitcoin and blockchain will completely succeed, o...


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Andreas Antonopoulos Talks Bitcoin’s Hybrid Proof-of-Stake and Design Challenges No Comments

To quite some people, the connection between creativity and financial freedom has remained invisible for quite some time now. But Andreas Antonopoulos pointed out how there is a distinct correlation between creativity and what fine-grained components have to offer. Also read: Blockchain Disruption Will Affect Every Aspect of Daily Life Andreas Antonopoulos: "Bitcoin Has A Lot of Exciting New...


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Andreas Antonopoulos on Ethereum and Bitcoin at Blockchain Meetup Berlin No Comments

Ethereum, the smart contracts platform with ether as its crypto-token is one the leading cryptocurrency platform. As the platform reaches maturity, Ethereum has gained popularity in the recent days. The well-known figure in the cryptocurrency world, Andreas Antonopoulos is one of the select people who has known about Ethereum even before it was announced to the world by Vitalik Buterin. He has ...


Three Major Banks Serious about Embracing Bitcoin No Comments

Since the beginning of 2015, an increasing number of banks and financial institutions have focused on the development of unique blockchain networks and distributed ledgers to create “decentralized” transaction and asset settlement systems. Despite their interest in the blockchain technology, these banks have demonstrated a hostile view toward bitcoin, claiming that bitcoin is not viable as ...


Andreas Antonopoulos: Bitcoin Needs Two Years No Comments

Andreas Antonopoulos believes Bitcoin will touch new peaks within the next two years. While speaking to an audience regarding Bitcoin’s falling value, the celebrated Bitcoin activist stressed that there has been $500 million worth of investment received by this sector during the same bearish year for the bitcoin price.  He particularly pointed out two technologies — multisig and hierarchal d...


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