Bitcoin ‘Suckers’ Are Wrong About Safe Haven Status — Peter Schiff

Markets News Bitcoin (BTC) naysayer Peter Schiff has taken the opportunity to pour scorn on cryptocurrency investors after fresh price losses this week. In a series of tweets beginning Feb. 25, Schiff, well known as a gold proponent, claimed Bitcoin’s volatility made it inferior to the precious me..

Will Crypto Markets Mirror 2019 and Dump All Altcoin Gains?

Digital asset markets are pulling back harder today with many high cap crypto currencies dumping double digits. Will the correction wipe out all gains again as it did last year? Over the past 24 hours $15 billion has been unceremoniously dumped from crypto asset markets as spooked traders flood back..

CryptoKitties Creator and UFC to Launch Tokenized MMA Tamagotchis

News Dapper Labs, the company behind CryptoKitties, has announced a partnership with leading mixed martial arts promotion Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). According to a press release on Feb. 25, the partnership will see the development of “a new digital experience” for UFC fans, including op..

Coinbase Wallet Adds Support for Short and ‘Human-Friendly’ Cryptocurrency Addresses

One of the scariest features of transacting with cryptocurrency, for many new users, is correctly inputting the long hexadecimal addresses involved. Various individual projects and larger collaborations have tried to tackle this anxiety-inducing issue in different ways, so that bitcoin adoption can ..

Moody’s Gives Thumbs Up to UAE’s Know Your Customer Blockchain Platform

News Moody’s Corporation has said that a new blockchain-based Know Your Customer (KYC) platform in the United Arab Emirates is credit positive for the nation’s lenders. According to a report by local media outlet The National on Feb. 26, the ratings agency has said that the platform will improve ..

China’s Digital Yuan Research Delayed Amid Coronavirus Epidemic

News Research on a central bank digital currency (CBDC) in China has been delayed as the coronavirus epidemic continues. Global Times reported on Feb. 25 that the epidemic’s impact on staff has resulted in significant setbacks. A source familiar with the matter reportedly said: “The coronavirus ou..