Is Bitcoin in 2020 Really Like the Early Internet?
Bitcoin may be behind the internet’s timeline in terms of commercial use cases, but it has already achieved comparable social functions.
Gemini, led by the Winklevoss twins, has set up its own insurance captive to cover loss of crypto in cold storage – with a possibly record-breaking $200M limit.
A blockchain-secured smartphone and home security camera won Innovation Awards at the annual trade show in Las Vegas. But don’t call the startups behind them hardware companies.
Rewards received by bitcoin miners form a major chunk of the salaries paid across major proof of work (PoW) blockchains, according to Yassine Elmandjra, a cryptocurrency analyst from ARK Invest.
Bitcoin’s recent price jump after the U.S. killing of a top Iranian official has rekindled a long-running debate among investors: whether it will work as a safe-haven asset like gold in times of heightened geopolitical and economic turmoil.