Bitcoin

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Crypto, the year in review

This year’s Bitcoin rally differs from the previous bull run in 2017 in that the first one was largely driven by retail investors’ fear of missing out. This time, sophisticated investors are taking up long positions.

Luno, South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, acquired

New York's Digital Currency Group has acquired South Africa’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, Luno, for an undisclosed amount of cash. Luno has 5 million customers and a presence in 40 countries.

China launching its own cryptocurrency could be the start of a global revolution

While technological change has been incredibly fast in the information era, the system of international payments has lagged behind. But once sovereign digital currencies start taking off, this will suddenly change.

A cashless society is the beginning of surveillance capitalism

With digital money surveillance (as we are currently witnessing with our personal data on various digital platforms) comes control and the ability for various actors in that cashless society supply chain to restrict how you use YOUR money or withhold it.

How Libra is different from Bitcoin

Recent revelations about the lack of privacy protections in place at the companies involved in Facebook’s new Libra crytocurrency raise concerns about how much trust users can place in Libra.

Bitcoin is going through a hype cycle

One of the main barriers so far for cryptocurrencies has been the difficulty of finding a trustworthy exchange and wallet provider. Another is finding comprehensive, accurate information about Bitcoin that anyone can understand without needing to know the finer details of the technology.

The reasons behind Bitcoin's recent rally

Over the past month, the Bitcoin price went up by 42%. Here are some of the reasons behind the recent Bitcoin rally.