Tag: what bitcoin did

Aug 02 2022

Judge Orders Peter McCormack To Pay 1£ In Damages To Craig Wright. Yes, 1£

Did this UK judge determine that Craig Wright’s reputation was worth 1£? You be the… judge. The “High Court Approved Judgment” reads like a novel. It contains a lot of ins, a lot of outs, and a lot of what-have-yous. It conveniently summarizes everything that happened and what got us and Peter McCormack here. The story is fascinating and it paints a clear...

Jun 03 2022

Bukele: If BTC Succeeds In ELSL, “It’ll Be One Of History’s Biggest Game-Changers”

The second Nayib Bukele interview by What Bitcoin Did comes with as many quotables as the first one. This one was recorded days after the Bitcoin Law went into effect in El Salvador, so the information might feel a little dated. Especially if you’ve been following Bitcoinist’s coverage of the ELSL story...

May 27 2022

Let’s Dissect McCormack’s “Follow The Money #1” Documentary, Pt. 3- Bukele

The spotlight is on Bukele for the final part of Peter McCormack’s documentary. Here’s the first part. Here’s the second one...

May 26 2022

Let’s Dissect McCormack’s “Follow The Money #1” Documentary, Pt. 2- Underbelly

At its core, Peter McCormack’s film is about the other side of El Salvador. And he faces it head-on in the part of his “Follow The Money #1” documentary we’ll dissect today. Will the Bitcoin Law help Salvadorans who don’t care about the Internet? Can bitcoin fix every problem it encounters? In a long enough time frame, it can and it will. McCormack...

May 24 2022

Let’s Dissect The “Follow The Money #1” Documentary, Pt. 1- Salvadoran Confusion

In “Follow The Money,” the What Bitcoin Did team goes deep. The podcast is already a part of the El Salvador story, with its host Peter McCormack being the first to interview President Bukele after the Bitcoin Law’s announcement. In this new documentary,...

May 16 2022

Bitcoin & Energy Merge In Texas: 3 Giant Companies Announce New Mining Facility

The bitcoinization of Texas is one step closer. The Texas Pacific Land Corporation, Mawson Infrastructure Group Inc., and JAI Energy partnered to build a facility that guarantees “60 megawatts of bitcoin mining on TPL’s surface in West Texas.” Using today’s hardware, it “could accommodate up to 2.0 Exahash of Bitcoin mining operational capacity.” The operation will be fast. The three giants plan to...

Aug 21 2021

Watch Jack Mallers Send “Free, Instant, Non-Reversible” $10 To Nigeria

We might be witnessing “monetary history,” as Jack Mallers claims. The Strike CEO connected with African app Bitnob and sent $10 to Nigeria. Since Bitnob is connected to the Nigerian banking system, the money was instantly available in Naria (NGN.) It’s worth noting that Strike and Bitnob have no commercial relationship, their apps are...

Jul 19 2021

Busta Rhymes On Crypto: “Gimme Some More:” Tyson, Saylor, & Dorsey Respond

Is Busta Rhymes putting in the work? Is the rapper going to do his own research and emerge triumphant on the other side? We weren’t counting on it, but Busta Rhymes’ interest in cryptocurrencies hasn’t waned. And, surprise surprise, he only answered the offers of two of the most notorious Bitcoin maximalists around: Jack Dorsey and Michael Saylor. Is Busta about to be...

Jun 26 2021

Volcano Mining And President Bukele ’s Bitcoin Insights

As El Salvador prepares for the Bitcoin law to come into force, Bitcoinist keeps analyzing President Bukele ’s words. And he keeps using the right ones, “The Bitcoin system is so perfect, that I think it’s going to be the future. It’s the present, but it’s going to get bigger in the future.” That was one of the reasons that inspired...

Jun 24 2021

President Nayib Bukele Explains El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law

We at Bitcoinist already analyzed the controversial Article 7 from El Salvador’s Bitcoin Law from every angle. But, did we? The President himself, Nayib Bukele, defends and explains it in a way that leaves little...

Jun 21 2021

Article 7: Is It Obligatory For Vendors To Receive Bitcoin In El Salvador?

Every economic agent in El Salvador must find a way to accept Bitcoin and the law comes into force in less than 90 days. Yikes! The controversial Article 7 of President Bukele’s Bitcoin law sparked analysis, a few interesting conversations, and doubt. Can they even enforce it? Is it ethical? Aren’t they coercing the population? Is it necessary? Is there something everyone’s missing?...

Jun 19 2021

El Salvador And Bitcoin: Jack Mallers Reveals The Inside Scoop

It might be the biggest story of 2021. Since El Salvador made Bitcoin legal tender, all eyes are on the Central American nation. Strike’s Jack Mallers was the person that delivered this world-shattering news. The exclusive...

May 18 2021

Is Chamath Behind The Controversial BitClout?

Notorious billionaire Chamath Palihapitiya’s tweet about BitClout raised a few red flags. Since we at Bitcoinist checked the project’s documentation and explored the possibility of...

Everything We Know About The “Bitcoin 2021” Conference In Miami

During the first few days of June, 4th and 5th to be exact, Miami will witness history. The “Bitcoin 2021” conference doesn’t only comes back with a vengeance after the 2020 cancelation, it’s one of the first massive post-COVID events that the world will see. All eyes are on them. Plus, it comes in the middle of an interrupted bull-run that has Bitcoin...

Dec 15 2020

Bitcoin In US Senate, Republican Senator Says Bitcoin Can Act as a Store of Value

Dec 15 2020 Published at Coingape under tags  bitcoin bitcoin news btcbusd btceur btcgbp

Cynthia Lummis, the incoming Republican Senator recently appeared on the popular Bitcoin podcast called "What Bitcoin Did." Senator Lummis is a...

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