Jeremy Epstein - Mostly Bitcoinhttp://www.mostlybitcoin.comAn aggregator of news about Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies.en-usCopyright (C) 2018 Mostly Bitcoin Bitcoin Magazine: Op Ed: Why Korea Could Be the First Cryptocurrency-Powered NationKorea has many of the pieces of the puzzle to become the first “Crypto-Powered Nation,” one that runs on blockchains and supports a crypto economy. Here’s what I learned during an intense two and a…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/42636Mon, 26 Mar 2018 14:19:38 -0700
VentureBeat: NEO could be a dominant blockchain — it could also be a time bombI struggle with NEO — currently the sixth most valuable cryptocurrency. It could be headed for a dominant position in the crypto world, but it could also be headed for self-destruction. I can…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/41962Sun, 04 Mar 2018 12:10:59 -0800
VentureBeat: What you may not understand about crypto’s millionairesThe decentralized age, enabled by cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, is coming fast. We are witnessing the wholesale reinvention of the world’s financial system. When all is said and done, it…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/41266Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:33:35 -0800
VentureBeat: How Coinbase could disrupt traditional brokerages and dominate the investment marketThe last few months and weeks in the crypto world have been intense to say the least. Words like “bubble” and “mania” are used all the time. Over the U.S. Thanksgiving holiday, Coinbase — the leading…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/39478Sat, 06 Jan 2018 10:25:18 -0800
VentureBeat: 12 changes that could shake up the blockchain world in 2018If there is one thing I have learned in the last two years in the cryptocurrency world, it’s that things change so quickly in this sector, it can humble anybody. Anyone who says he knows what he is…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/39227Mon, 01 Jan 2018 12:45:07 -0800
VentureBeat: Why you want blockchain-based AI, even if you don’t know it yetThe other night, my nine-year-old daughter (who is, of course, the most tech-savvy person in the house), introduced me to a new Amazon Alexa skill. “Alexa, start a conversation,” she said. We were…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/38890Sat, 23 Dec 2017 10:25:44 -0800
VentureBeat: No CEO needed: These blockchain platforms will let ‘the crowd’ run startupsBack in May, I wrote about the concept of DAOs, decentralized autonomous organizations capable of running themselves thanks to blockchain technology — no CEO or C-Suite needed. At the time I was…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/37138Sun, 03 Dec 2017 12:10:21 -0800
VentureBeat: A new layer of blockchain tech is emerging: inter-chain mediatorsIn the beginning was Bitcoin, the only blockchain we thought we’d need. Then Ethereum came along and launched us into a multi-blockchain world. Since then we’ve seen many new blockchains emerge with…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/36055Sun, 05 Nov 2017 10:25:02 -0800
VentureBeat: How blockchain promises to speed up tech evolutionThe blockchain space has been innovating at an incredible pace over the past year. The total number of initial coin offerings (ICOs) was probably less than 10. If someone had told you that insurance…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/35485Sun, 15 Oct 2017 09:33:58 -0700
VentureBeat: Facebook’s coming blockchain problemMuch has been written about the Russia-Facebook advertising scandal of 2017. The episode has revealed the first (and maybe only) achilles heel for Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg. His profit-making…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/35359Wed, 11 Oct 2017 14:10:24 -0700
VentureBeat: Why I’m happy I lost $1000 on SiaCoinAbout 15 months or so ago, I bought some SiaCoin using Bitcoin. At the time, it was about $140 worth. Today, thanks to Bitcoin’s rise, it would be worth about $1,000. But I lost mine, thanks to Sia’s…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/34943Sat, 23 Sep 2017 16:41:10 -0700
VentureBeat: What Switzerland’s ‘Crypto Valley’ tells us about the state of blockchainThe proliferation of blockchain startups and their mammoth ICOs show there’s a lot of interest in decentralizing applications and services. And though it’s an oxymoron, we’re now seeing a few…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/34434Sun, 10 Sep 2017 13:05:00 -0700
VentureBeat: Want blockchain success? Developers, developers, developersThere is a classic video of Steve Ballmer at a Microsoft company meeting going absolutely crazy, covered in sweat, screaming “Developers! Developers! Developers!” Many will say Ballmer did not do much…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/34099Sat, 26 Aug 2017 12:10:53 -0700
VentureBeat: Think crypto tokens aren’t ready for prime time? Overstock and Fidelity beg to differOne of the questions I get most often about Bitcoin or any other crypto asset is, “Okay, but what can you actually BUY with it?” Sure, for a while you could go to Vaultoro and buy some gold or go on…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/33693Wed, 09 Aug 2017 16:56:07 -0700
VentureBeat: When blockchain meets big data, the payoff will be hugeIf there is a “sweet spot” for blockchain, it will likely be the ability to turn insights and questions into assets. Blockchains will give you greater confidence in the integrity of the data you see.…

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http://mostlybitcoin.com/article/33373Sun, 30 Jul 2017 12:10:54 -0700