Julian Castro

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Tim Draper Talks Big Government vs. Cryptocurrency

This week we have Tim Draper, the man, the myth the legend. In this episode he breaks down cryptocurrency and bitcoin. He talks about cryptocurrency …

An early investor in Airbnb and Uber explains why he started buying bitcoin in 2009

Jeffrey Wernick is a hard money advocate and an independent investor. His angel investment portfolio includes early holdings in Uber and Airbnb. Wernick serves on the advisory boards of DataWallet and Qtum. He started his career at Salomon Brothers and the National Bank of Detroit. Wernick founded, …

Central Banks

The Bitcoin Price Leaped Twice In Four Days -- These Are The Things Pushing It Up

The bitcoin price has leaped twice in the last four days, taking it up more than 10 percent at one point to just over $6,600 after the price wallowed under $6,000 for most of last week.<p>While some on forums Bitcoin Talk and Reddit’s r/Bitcoin are celebrating a return to a bull market, others are …

Cryptocurrency

An Upcoming Cryptocurrency Is Trialling a Trio of Bitcoin Tech Advances

"[I'm] very much waiting for you guys to finish in a sea of shitcoins."<p>With that, pseudonymous forum user 'Monkeyyy' just might have summed up the …

Bitcoin

Leadership Shifts to Usher in New Era for Monero Cryptocurrency

Monero is gearing up to decentralize all over again.<p>Since the cryptocurrency launched in 2014, its gregarious South African project lead, Riccardo …

You’re Not Just Imagining It. Your Job Is Absolute BS

If you voted for Bernie Sanders, have sea-punk green hair, and wear a pin declaring “Capitalism Is the Crisis,” you may already be familiar with …

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Tech investor Chamath Palihapitiya: I'm a Warren Buffett 'disciple,' but he's wrong about bitcoin

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is wrong about bitcoin, tech venture capitalist Chamath Palihapitiya said Wednesday.<p>"Not everybody is right all …

Ethereum To 3x By July?

After sky-rocketing to the second largest cryptocurrency of all time by market cap in 2017, many Bitcoin investors were caught with their pants down …

Moonshot Picks | Altcoins With Potential to do 100X When Market Resumes Bull Run

Let’s start this off by stating that NOT EVERY coin on this list will do 100X their current price.<p>Some will. Some may only do 10-20X their current …

Blockchain

Eight Ways to Profit in a Crypto Bear Market

Markets and Prices<p><b>If the crypto winter has placed your altcoin trading on ice, you were never a trader to begin with. Any fool can make money in a</b> …

Cryptocurrency

100X Coins: Our 2018 Small Cap Crypto Picks With $9,900% Upside

Let’s start this off by stating that EVERY coin on this list probably won’t do 100X their current price.<p>Some will. Some may only do 10-20X their …

Blockchain

Bitcoin Price Stats Reveal Huge Potential Issue for Miners

A big problem is looming.<p>Bitcoin’s mining system is in a delicate balance. A new report shows the cost of a single token of the cryptocurrency is …

This Big Cryptocurrency Acquisition Could Create a Wall Street-Style Financial Giant

<i>Circle, a cryptocurrency-focused financial-services firm, will announce today that it is buying crypto exchange Poloniex—a move that immediately</i> …

What are ETFs? A beginner’s guide to exchange-traded funds

<b>Pop the champagne! Exchange-traded funds, or ETFs, recently celebrated a milestone birthday: January marked 25 years since the world’s largest ETF</b> …

Investing

When the cryptocurrency bubble pops, these tokens are built to survive - MIT Technology Review

<b>Being in a cryptocurrency bubble is not entirely a bad thing.</b> At least according to crypto’s true believers. The argument goes like this: Sure, lots …

Cryptocurrency

These Cryptocurrencies May Beat Bitcoin in the Coming Months

In the past, when cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have split in two, it was as if money fell from the sky.<p>Take Bitcoin’s August fork, for instance. …

How Do You Mine Litecoin? | Investopedia

First things first. If you're only interested in owning litecoin, you should probably just buy it from an exchange such as Coinbase. If, on the other …

Blockchain Technology Could Revolutionize Health Care | Investopedia

Even if bitcoin and the cryptocurrency trend turns out to be a massive bubble, the technology that supports the new sector may be here to stay. …

Silicon Chips See Major Quantum Computer Advance, Say Researchers

Transmitting from qubit to qubit.<p>Quantum computers are the ever-elusive holy grail of modern-day engineering. Their quantum quirkiness and ability to …

Chinese scientists to build laser so powerful it could rip apart space itself

Laser pulse device capable of generating 100 million billion watts of power.<p>Chinese physicists based in Shanghai are to begin construction on a laser …

We may have uncovered the origins of the most mysterious particles in the universe

Unified Origin<p>One new theory could put some long-standing physics mysteries to rest. A recent astrophysical model suggests that three different types …

Particles

If you own bitcoin, here’s how much you owe in taxes

Whether you've used bitcoin as an investment or as a currency, you owe taxes on it.<p>As far as Uncle Sam is concerned, bitcoin is not currency. It's property. That means whenever you buy something with bitcoin, it's two transactions, not one. What you're actually doing is selling a property (bitcoin) …

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Why a $39 Million ICO Chose Stellar Over Ethereum

"We look at ethereum like AOL or Myspace."<p>That's how Mobius Network co-founder and CEO David Gobaud explains why his startup ran its initial coin …

Robinhood adds zero-fee cryptocurrency trading and tracking

No-commission stock trading app Robinhood will let you buy and sell Bitcoin and Ethereum without any added transaction fees starting in February, compared to Coinbase’s 1.5 to 4 percent fees in the US. And as of today Robinhood will let all users track the price, news, and set up alerts on those …

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

Selectcoin: Don't Invest In Bitcoin; Invest In Bitcoin Infrastructure

By now, just about everyone who is familiar with the capital markets knows about Bitcoin (COIN) and the Bitcoin Investment Trust (OTCQX:GBTC). Some …

Scientist finds entanglement instantly gives rise to a wormhole

Quantum entanglement is one of the more bizarre theories to come out of the study of quantum mechanics — so strange, in fact, that Albert Einstein …

'Impossible' state of matter made of 'time crystals' has been created in a lab

A bizarre new state of matter, known as a time crystal, has been created in the lab for the first time. While some may associate the word ‘crystal’ …

A San Francisco startup is 3D-printing entire houses in just one day

If you’re looking to move but can’t find the house of your dreams, you may be able to just print out what you’re after in the near future.<p>A San Francisco-based 3D-printing startup, Apis Cor, has come up with an exceedingly affordable solution for building new houses. It can 3D-print concrete walls …

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