Paul Muir


Bitcoin, blockchain ‘will shape future of Twitter’

Bitcoin, blockchain ‘will shape future of Twitter’

Bitcoin and its underlying technology will shape the future of Twitter, Jack Dorsey, the social media platform’s chief executive, told a virtual conference on September 25.“A lot of our value in the past was around content hosting. So we would host the tweets, the images and videos,” Dorsey said at …

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Mastercard launches CBDC testing platform

Mastercard launches CBDC testing platform

Mastercard has launched a central bank digital currencies (CBDCs) testing platform to enable central banks to assess and explore national digital currencies. The move is seen as positive for crypto because it could help to accelerate the mainstream adoption of digital currencies in general.Led by China, which is testing a …

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Money launderers use fiat, not crypto: report

Money launderers use fiat, not crypto: report

The role played by cryptocurrencies in money laundering has been greatly exaggerated by opponents of the emerging asset class, according to a new report from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT).The network, which banks and other financial institutions use for transferring information securely across borders, says fiat currency …

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Crypto crash: Time to panic or buy the dip?

Crypto crash: Time to panic or buy the dip?

Most cryptos have been bouncing up and down lately, with bitcoin falling below the psychologically significant $10,000 mark on Friday for the first time since late July before being pulled to safety by optimistic investors buying the dip.Crypto traders were rattled by a sell-off in equity markets that saw the …

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Billions in crypto flowing out of China

Billions in crypto flowing out of China

Over $50 billion in cryptocurrency has flowed out of China over the past 12 months amid the country’s trade conflicts, according to a new study cited by a Bitcoin.com report.East Asia is the world’s largest cryptocurrency market, accounting for about 31% of all crypto transactions in the last 12 months.In …

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Is Chainlink the next Ethereum?

Is Chainlink the next Ethereum?

Chainlink (LINK) has been going absolutely parabolic lately – shooting past $18 before falling down to $16.88 at the time of writing – and it is now the fifth-biggest crypto, according to CoinMarketCap.What is Chainlink?Its website says it is a “framework for building decentralized oracle networks that give your smart …

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Asian capital ‘fleeing on the bitcoin express’

Asian capital ‘fleeing on the bitcoin express’

Capital flight from Asia has been a major factor behind bitcoin’s ascent to new 2020 highs this month, according to analyst and TV presenter Max Keiser. The raging bitcoin bull, who has been imploring his viewers to buy the top crypto since it could be picked up for $1, believes …

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