Tag: newsletters

Oct 23 2020

Here’s How Bitcoin Gets to $50,000

Plus: the crypto companies turning away business What may prove to be the crypto news of the year broke this week, with the long-rumored announcement by PayPal that support for buying, selling, hodling, and purchasing will soon make its way to the company's customers. Filecoin continues forward with its long-awaited mainnet as several of its top miners object to the...

Oct 16 2020

Bitcoin 🐳🚀📈?

Oct 16 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  bitcoin abc bitmex blockchain btc cftc

\+ CFTC Chair Gushes About ETH This week, another big institutional player invested an eye-opening sum in Bitcoin, while BTC's overall bullish trend shows no signs of slowing down. CFTC Chairman Heath Tarbert praised Ethereum while dancing around whether ETH or the greater DeFi landscape should be labeled securities or commodities. We also have a roundup of the latest...

Oct 09 2020

Why ‘Bitcoin Has Never Been Healthier’

Oct 09 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  newsletters

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Oct 02 2020

Up to 10 Years in Prison

And the third-largest exchange hack in crypto history This hectic news week in crypto began with the third-largest hack ever of a crypto exchange. The hacker or hackers who attacked Kucoin made out with $280 million, with around $130 million of that so far frozen in new contracts and hard forks. Then, YFI founder Andre Cronje teased a new project on Twitter, and...

Sep 25 2020

Why $UNI Could Be a Security

\+ Jack Dorsey will speak -- on Bitcoin? This week, there were a number of signs that the regulatory questions about crypto are slowly getting resolved. First, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency gave federally chartered banks the authority to hold reserves for fiat-backed stablecoins such as USDC and Tether. And then, two new bills in Congress proposed to make token...

Sep 18 2020

Half a Billion Dollars Overnight

Sep 18 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  newsletters

Plus, the indicators of an upcoming BTC bull market This week, MicroStrategy has reiterated its faith in Bitcoin, adding a $175 million purchase of BTC to its prior $250 million investment. We’ll see if the publicly traded company’s conviction persuades other firms to keep their savings in digital gold. DeFi users have gone mad...

Sep 11 2020

The Key Metric That Jumped 82% in August

Sep 11 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  newsletters

And other record-breaking stats There was jaw-dropping news on the Bitcoin front: Bitcoin had a “high” severity bug back in 2018. Although it was fixed and no one appears to have attempted to exploit it, the bug could have allowed attackers to steal funds. Otherwise, as one who’s been watching the DeFi space could probably predict, August was a good month for both...

Sep 04 2020

How to Yield Farm — Without the Hassle

Sep 04 2020 Published at Unchained Podcast under tags  newsletters

(But with a lot of risk.) It’s been a crazy week in crypto, or DeFi in particular, which is seeing a battle of forks between Uniswap and SushiSwap, and which saw its yield farming craze taken to new heights, with yETH, a kind of one-stop shop for yield farming. Where this is all headed is anyone’s guess -- will SushiSwap win in the...

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