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Payment Gateway

Leading Payment Gateway PayFast Scraps Bitcoin Citing ‘Design Flaws’

Leading South African digital payments gateway PayFast has decided to scrap all Bitcoin transactions starting from July 20th. The Cape Town-based company was one of the first local providers to offer online cryptocurrency exchange but now looks to backtrack on its alternative payment solutions. It’s latest press release dished out heavy criticism towards Bitcoin citing…
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Jul 18, 2019 0
Mining Rig

Matrixport Financial Services Goes Live for Bitmain Billionaire Founder

Chinese cryptocurrency mining tycoon Jihan Wu placed his new financial services venture into open beta on Monday morning. Matrixport is a financial services outfit that focuses on over-the-counter trading, lending, and custodial services. Wu, a Bitcoin billionaire more infamously associated with Bitmain, is a major shareholder in the new project, along with several other undisclosed…
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Jul 14, 2019 0
Bitcoin so popular

Bitcoin: So Popular Even the Talking Heads Are Defending It

Are we on the cusp of cryptocurrency mainstream adoption? Bitcoin has become so popular that even the talking heads at CNBC are now starting to make sense. What has the world come to. After an interesting week in which the president waded into the murky waters of Bitcoin legitimacy, even Joe Kernen of CNBC’s “Squawk…
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Jul 13, 2019 0

I’ve Started Writing for CCN

I’ve just recently started writing for CCN as of May 2019. My writing has extended to other financial topics focused primarily on US markets. We’ll see how this gig goes but either way I’m learning a lot about keyword research and pushing my creative limits on these articles. If you want to check out what…
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Jun 10, 2019 0
Bitcoin eyes

What is Bitcoin | A Beginners Guide

You may have only recently come in contact with Bitcoin. Maybe you saw a news headline or your techy son or daughter has been transferring some to his or her friends. Many people make the mistake of thinking that it’s purely a speculative investment that can make you a lot of money. While the price…
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Jan 17, 2019 0

New Finance | Rethinking the Governance of Money

I, like many others, love the promise of Bitcoin. It’s a censorship-resistant currency with a hard cap that doesn’t steal the purchasing power of the masses through infinite paper printing. Bitcoin addresses many of the issues we have with the current fiat system and yet I don’t see much debate over the future governance of…
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Jan 3, 2019 0

I’ve Started Writing for CoinCentral

I started writing for CoinCentral in June of 2018. My writing has improved a bunch since and I’m enjoying the process of working with a reputable online publication. If you want to check out what I’ve been up to lately, head on over to my CoinCentral author page. Here are some of the first few articles which…
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Jun 20, 2018 2
Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview

Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview

Cryptocurrency Exchange Overview Let’s dig a little deeper into the cryptocurrency exchange overview. There are an ever increasing amount of cryptocurrency exchanges appearing every year as new players recognise a global market which is largely untapped and as some established players post record profits: Binance is More Profitable than Germany’s Biggest Bank. A cryptocurrency exchange…
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May 23, 2018 0
Store Your Coins

Digital Currency Storage

Digital Currency Storage The cryptocurrency market is still maturing and as of early 2018 we are still waiting for standardised security solutions when it comes to storing your coins. The fundamental difference with crypto is that you now become your own bank. Being your own bank means taking full responsibility for all the advantages/disadvantages that…
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May 22, 2018 1
Skin In The Game

Skin in the Game – Catching Exponential Price Moves

Cryptocurrency – The Emerging Asset Class Millionaires are emerging in the cryptocurrency sphere. Traditional markets are well matured and by all accounts artificially inflated through government and central bank printing of huge amounts of paper money. The chart below shows the huge growth in money supply of the US Dollar, particularly since the late 90’s.…
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May 18, 2018 0