Interview

BRD’s Adam Traidman on New Products, Crypto Adoption, and Banking the Unbanked Into 2020

BC: With over 2 million users in 170 countries, the BRD wallet is well-trusted for its open source, non-custodial and secure design, with many also complimenting the user-friendly interface. Is the key to onboarding in your opinion a combo of privacy and ease of use? AT: Nearly 3 million users now. The key to successful …

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John McAfee Weighs in on Maximalism, Epstein’s Death, and ‘the Greatest Gift Since Fire’

</header> <strong>When it comes to causing sensation in the crypto space, there are few figures like 2020 Libertarian presidential candidate John McAfee. The controversial crypto champion took time out with news.Bitcoin.com to discuss his presidential campaign, the clampdown of regulators on crypto, and even the futility of <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BTC” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BTC</a> maximalism. Not …

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Activist Larken Rose Weighs In on Bitcoin, Anarchy, and the Importance of Permissionless Cash

</header> <strong>Though his latest project with partner and fellow activist Amanda Rose, Candles in the Dark, is a program helping people escape authoritarian programming through non-confrontational dialogue, there’s nothing meek and mild about </strong><strong>Larken Rose’s stance when it comes to government. News.Bitcoin.com recently connected with the outspoken anarchist via Skype to talk about Bitcoin, the …

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Lyn Ulbricht Speaks Out Against Unfair Silk Road Sentencing, Facebook and Government Hypocrisy

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>U.S. representative Ann Wagner noted at a recent hearing that child pornographic material has been reported on Facebook more than any other site. Lyn Ulbricht, mother of currently imprisoned Silk Road founder Ross Ulbricht, spoke out in a video livestream Wednesday against her son’s unfair sentencing and the hypocrisy of allowing sites …

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Bitmain’s Jihan Wu Talks Mining and Industry Growth With Bitcoin.com’s CEO

<header class=”article__header”> </header> <strong>At the World Digital Mining Summit in Frankfurt, Germany, Bitcoin.com’s CEO Stefan Rust sat down with Jihan Wu, cofounder of Bitmain Technologies and Matrixport. The two discussed how cryptocurrencies being used for payments is spreading and how Bitmain is doing after the bear market last year.</strong> Also read: SEC Wants Second Look …

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UNICEF Fund Manager: Cryptocurrency Could Revolutionize Humanitarian Aid

When disaster strikes the swift delivery of aid often plays a massive role in preventing disease, exposure, and the pause in the delivery of essential services from exacerbating an already dire situation.  The abysmal response in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria pummeled the island in 2017 serves as a perfect example. In fact, data from …

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Alex Garland’s ‘Devs’ explores free will in the age of predictive computing

Alex Garland deconstructed the Turing test with Ex Machina, and tormented our psyches with a horrifying alien invasion in Annihilation. Now he’s tackling free will versus a deterministic universe in Devs. And instead of trying to cram all that philosophy into a two-hour film (that might not even see theatrical release), Devs was crafted specifically …

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Over 200 Venezuelan Taxis Discover the Benefits of Bitcoin Cash

</header> <strong>A man named Oscar Salas recently spoke about his quest to spread bitcoin cash (<a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a>) adoption on episode 34 of the Bitcoin Cast show. Salas explained in great detail how he is a passionate <a class=”lar-automated-link” href=”https://markets.bitcoin.com/crypto/BCH” target=”_blank” rel=”noopener noreferrer”>BCH</a> supporter and the organizer of the Maracaibo city <a …

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Sean Walsh: Cryptocurrencies Can Harness More Human Energy

</header> <strong>Bitcoin scores high in terms of ‘moneyness’ compared to other forms of money as it has some technical advantages and social inertia. In an interview with Bitcoin.com’s Humans of Bitcoin podcast, brilliant contrarian thinker Sean Walsh shared his opinion about cryptocurrencies and their place within the global financial system. The crypto investor believes decentralized …

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Chinese Bitcoin Investor: CNH Tether Avoids USDT Regulatory Risk

In late August various crypto media reported that Tether planned to issue a Chinese yuan-backed stablecoin. Bitfinex shareholder Zhao Dong told ChainNews that the stablecoin would be called CNHT and be held in offshore accounts. Zhao also said that his peer-to-peer lending platform, RenrenBit, had invested in the project and on Sept. 9 Tether officially …

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