Why Real Estate Investors Should Love Bitcoin

This article is a follow up to “Bitcoin Is A Better Store Of Value Than Real Estate,” which made the case for bitcoin being the world’s best store of value. Even if real estate investors disagree with the conclusion, it doesn’t have to be binary. There are a number of reasons why they are ideally … Read more

How Jack Dorsey’s Block Is Paving The Way For Bitcoin

Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s new company, Block, is leading the charge to establish technology for the Bitcoin network that builds on both the company’s mission statement and Bitcoin’s founding principles. Genesis Block “If I were not at Square or Twitter I’d be working on bitcoin.” Those are Jack Dorsey’s words from Bitcoin 2021 in Miami. … Read more

Intel Closes Sale For Its Upcoming Bitcoin Mining Chip

Market leader in computer chip manufacturing Intel has already secured at least one buyer for its upcoming bitcoin mining chips, according to a registration statement filed last month with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The deal was first reported by Fox Business and provides bitcoin miner GRIID with fixed-price bitcoin mining ASIC hardware … Read more

Google Cards To Store Bitcoin And Crypto: Report

Google’s digital cards might soon enable users to hold bitcoin and spend fiat. The company has formed partnerships with Coinbase and BitPay to enable the functionality. It is still unclear when Google would start accepting bitcoin for transactions. Google is tiptoeing into Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies as the company’s payments division struggles to gain significant market … Read more

Crowdfunding Is Broken, Here’s How Bitcoin Can Fix It

Crowdfunding is a powerful mechanism for innovation and supporting social enterprises. Platforms like Kickstarter and Indiegogo have spearheaded the web 2.0 crowdfunding movement, which has led to the creation of several billion-dollar tech startups, like Oculus, and raised millions for thousands for causes. Through these platforms, online communities have been able to join forces and … Read more

What If Lawyers Had Vetted The Bitcoin White Paper?

One of the central reasons for Bitcoin’s success is that lawyers never touched the Bitcoin white paper. Watching now how legal professionals are trying to identify themselves as “crypto lawyers” and to offer legal support to blockchain startups, I came up with a thought: How would these same “services” have changed the original Bitcoin white … Read more

Milo Launches Bitcoin Mortgage In The U.S.

Real estate fintech Milo will launch the first U.S. bitcoin mortgage offering, enabling customers to leverage their BTC holdings to purchase properties in the country, the company said in a statement Tuesday. Instead of selling bitcoin for a down payment to qualify for a mortgage, Milo now lets Americans and foreigners use their bitcoin stack … Read more

Bitcoin Exchange BitMEX To Purchase One of Germany’s Oldest Banks

Leading cryptocurrency trading platform BitMEX has taken steps to acquire the German bank Bankhaus von der Heydt, the company said Tuesday in a statement sent to Bitcoin Magazine. A purchase agreement has already been signed but is still awaiting the green light of German regulators. “BitMEX Group is pursuing the ambitious goal of establishing a … Read more

Intel To Join Bitcoin Mining ASIC Market With New Chip

Intel could be about to enter the bitcoin mining chip-making industry. The giant chipmaker will present “Bonanza Mine,” an “ultra-low-voltage energy-efficient bitcoin mining ASIC” at the upcoming ISSCC conference on February 23. It’s unclear whether the presentation will entail a product launch, a proof of concept demonstration, or simply sharing a project. Intel, the market … Read more