Alex Jones Tells Joe Rogan: George Soros Offered Me $5 Million to Pump Bitcoin

Alex Jones made his triumphant return to the Joe Rogan Experience podcast recently, where he discussed Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and his arch-nemesis, George Soros, among other things. Jones suggested that Soros had reached out to him via intermediaries in an attempt to cool the Infowars founder’s constant attacks on him. Part of the deal, according to Jones, meant agreeing to advertise, or in Jones’ words, ‘pump’ Bitcoin. ALEX JONES OFFERED MILLIONS TO PUMP BITCOIN PRICE On episode #1255 of the Joe Rogan Experience, Alex Jones told his host: “I got told eight years ago – I got told by two different

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Dogecoin Creator Belittles, Throws Shade on Bitcoin and Blockchain

Dogecoin creator Jackson Palmer doesn’t think the blockchain’s progression is anything like that of the Internet, in a tweet from Wednesday. Palmer said it’s “dishonest” to compare the two, citing the “user demand” and “market fit” of the Internet after 10 years of development. Jackson Palmer Says Bitcoin Adoption Nothing Like the Internet It's plainly dishonest to liken blockchain technology to the advent of the internet, which after 10 years had obvious product-market fit and user demand. — Jackson Palmer (@ummjackson) February 26, 2019 Of course, web historians might disagree with Jackson’s timetables. The Internet technically existed as far back

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Now That 0x is Added, What Does the Future of Coinbase Look Like?

Everyone in the cryptocurrency community has likely heard the recent news that there is now another addition to the Coinbase family. No, it’s not Ripple (XRP) — regardless of how many in the cryptosphere have been anticipating it — but rather 0x (ZRX). The announcement was made on the official…

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‘Prices are Way Down’: Bitcoin Investors Should Buy Post-Crash Dip Now, Says VC Chief

Venture capitalist Fred Wilson suggested that bitcoin investors buy the post-crash dip because there are a lot of exciting developments right now that make the crypto industry worth investing in. Wilson proffered the advice in a February 28 blog post: “We are in the post-crash cycle in crypto, and that has made the sector interesting to me again. Prices are way down and there is a lot of great work being done on projects we are invested in and projects we want to invest in.” That’s hardly controversial or earth-shattering advice: Buy low, sell high is a stock market cliché.

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China Rates TRON as the 2nd-Best Cryptocurrency: What’s Behind the Optimism?

A government agency in China has rated TRON, the third largest decentralized application (Dapp)-focused crypto project, as the second-best crypto asset in the world behind EOS. The Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID) under China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology rated TRON highly in several categories including applicability and technology. #TRON is ranked as the second-best crypto project by The Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID), under China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology. $TRX #TRX pic.twitter.com/raASnNISIf — Justin Sun (@justinsuntron) February 28, 2019 While TRON secured 96.8 points in technology and 24.6 points in applicability, Ethereum,

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Facebook Secretly Talking with Bitcoin Exchanges about Listing its WhatsApp Cryptocurrency

Facebook’s blockchain team has made a significant amount of progress on its secretive cryptocurrency project since Bloomberg first reported that the company was building a dollar-pegged stablecoin. So much progress, in fact, that you may soon find the WhatsApp-focused cryptocurrency listed on a bitcoin exchange near you. Facebook Has Already Met with Bitcoin Exchanges to Discuss its WhatsApp Token According to The New York Times, Facebook has already quietly met with multiple bitcoin exchanges to discuss using their platforms to issue the token to consumers. From the report, which was authored by Nathaniel Popper and Mike Isaac: “The Facebook project

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Cryptocurrency Release: Golem (GNT) 0.19.0

Karol Tomala has announced the release of Brass Golem 0.19.0, the latest stable version of the software powering the project’s open-source and decentralised supercomputer and its sharing economy of computing power. Its token, Golem (GNT), is used to reward participating clients. Brass Golem 0.19.0 delivers a new "marketplace",….

Square’s Surging Bitcoin Business Will Restore Confidence in Crypto

Square, the $31 billion payments giant, processed over $166 million in Bitcoin purchases throughout 2018. Square Bitcoin Revenue Eclipses $50 Million in Q4 According to the firm’s Q4 shareholder letter, Square processed the sale of $52.4 million in Bitcoin in the fourth quarter of last year, up nearly two-fold from its previous quarter. The relatively high Bitcoin sales figure from Square follows an annual report released by Grayscale, a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group, which revealed that $359.5 million was poured into Grayscale’s crypto investment products by accredited investors during 2018. Two-thirds of the $359.5 million, around $237.5 million, came

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