Apple’s Tim Cook Finds His Inner Tesla in Speech to Gen Z Graduates

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN: At a commencement speech at Tulane University in New Orleans, Apple CEO Tim Cook had some harsh words for the parents of Tulane’s class of ’19. During his speech at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, Cook said: “In some important ways, my generation has failed you.” He added: “We have spent too much time […]

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A Hollywood Producer & Bitcoin Fan Explores Making a ‘Real’ Crypto Flick

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN:  A producer of Netflix hit “Mudbound” thinks he has what it takes to make a crypto movie that won’t bore people to death or fill their brains with inaccuracies about the space. If you value the Oscars, you may believe he could pull this off considering Mudbound managed to get a nomination […]

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This Bitcoin Bull Market Proves the Crypto Bubble Never Burst

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN: This past weekend, the bitcoin price zoomed past $8,000 and left everybody buzzing about a new bull market. Crypto Twitter took the news as an opportunity to mock the masses who thought bitcoin was a bubble. Here are two tweets that reflect the general sentiment. From @danhedl: Bitcoin in mainstream media: 2011 – […]

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About That Orange B… The History of Bitcoin’s Logos

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif Can a logo symbolize the ethos of a project? An industry? An entire movement? This is perhaps too much meaning to attribute to any one design, but if any logo has come close to the task, it’s that of bitcoin. Belonging to no corporation, no in-house graphic design team at a shiny Silicon Valley […]

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Shell-Shocked HitBTC Users Shout ‘Fraud’ in Response to Severe KYC

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN: HitBTC users are being asked to provide excessive detail about the derivation of their funds, according to multiple sources. Even Bitcoin developer Luke-Jr was forced to undergo KYC in order to withdraw funds. The famous small-blocker reportedly had chosen the exchange for its perceived lack of know-your-customer compliance. High-Profile Users Get Their […]

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Bloq Labs’ Titan Aims to Simplify Crypto Farming

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif Titan, a new product from Bloq Labs, aims to make it easier to set up and run new blockchain miners in global farms. The software is essentially a web-based mining manager for owners of large setups. You install it onto your machines and then launch a server that will collect and analyse all of […]

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Baidu Stock Slides 16%: Here’s Why China’s Google is Stuck in Freefall

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN: Baidu, China’s largest search engine and that country’s equivalent of Google, suffered a 16 percent stock price haircut after reporting a poor earnings quarter that stunned shareholders. Baidu Stock in Freefall After Q1 Losses Shock Investors Baidu stock endured a brutal crash at Friday’s opening bell, and it failed to recover along […]

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Unpatched Ethereum Clients Pose 51% Attack Risk, Says Report

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif Ethereum clients that still haven’t patched known vulnerabilities pose a security risk to the entire network, according to new research. A report from Security Research Labs that used ethernodes.org data, indicates that a large number of nodes using the most popular clients Parity and Geth have been left exposed for “extended periods of time” […]

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Debt-Ridden Crypto Exchange Cryptopia Suckers Hacked Customers Again

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN: Users of the New Zealand-based bitcoin exchange Cryptopia should expect more uncertainty in the coming months. In an update released earlier today following the announcement that it had gone into liquidation, Cryptopia has warned users that they may not get all their funds back, if at all. Per the exchange, an investigation […]

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Epic! Anderson Cooper to Interview Bitcoin Pizza Guy on 60 Minutes

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN: The bitcoin price may have expanded more than 100% year-to-date, but the crypto community is bummed about today’s declines. There’s no need to fear, however. That mainstream adoption that everybody has been waiting for, it’s about to get real. Bitcoin is being featured on a CBS 60 Minutes segment this weekend, and […]

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BitMart Labs Hosted 2019 Block Plus Summit, Kicking off the New York Consensus Week

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif New York, May 11, 2019 Block Plus Summit was hosted by BitMart Labs, an international blockchain incubator launched by BitMart Exchange.The event brought together over 200 blockchain investors, traders, and enthusiasts across the globe, making it the most exciting conference during the New York Consensus week. Co-hosted by Spark Digital Capital, a leading blockchain […]

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Death, Taxes, Crypto: Fmr. $13 Billion Asset Chief Certain Every Investor Will Own Bitcoin

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN: Travis Kling, a former L/S Equity Portfolio Manager at Point72, a hedge fund with $13 billion in assets under management (AUM), has said in the long-term, every investor will have some exposure to crypto assets like bitcoin. Kling, who founded crypto asset management firm Ikigai Asset Mangement, said: Every investor will have […]

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Can Bitcoin Win the Digital Payments ‘Gauge War’?

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif Simon Johnson is a Ronald A. Kurtz Professor of Entrepreneurship, MIT Sloan School of Management. The following article originally appeared in Consensus Magazine, distributed exclusively to attendees of CoinDesk’s Consensus 2019 event. The promise and potential of bitcoin as a technology is frequently described in terms of a platform. On top of bitcoin’s permissionless […]

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ShapeShift CEO Erik Voorhees Wants Whole World in Crypto’s Big Tent

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN: With the bitcoin price trading above $8,000 once again, the mainstream financial media has once again taken an interest in cryptocurrencies. ShapeShift CEO and Founder Erik Voorhees was featured in an interview with Bloomberg where he confronted the bitcoin bubble debate and regulation. While the ecosystem is evolving since Voorhees first entered […]

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Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork | Segwit Recovery & Schnorr Signatures

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif A Bitcoin Cash hard fork was implemented earlier today as of block 58268. Although the network-split initially met with a hiccup, the upgrade has now successfully completed. Bitcoin Cash Hard Fork The hard fork sees the Bitcoin Cash network implement two new features. They are Segwit recovery and Schnorr signatures. The Segwit recovery means network […]

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Major Ethereum Project Launch from Deloitte Teased at Consensus 2019

http://bitsvisit.com/banners/728×90.gif By CCN: Consensus 2019 is in full swing; booth and aisles are bustling with people, taking over the Hilton Midtown Hotel. We sat in on sessions with Deloitte, wanting to hear why they recently moved from Ethereum to VeChain. After the panel, we were able to sit down with Antonio Senatore, global CTO of […]

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