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Jack Dorsey Defends the Ban on President Trump’s Twitter Account and Praised Bitcoin

Twitter’s CEO Jack Dorsey has issued a statement in which he defended the social media’s decision to ban the account of US President Donald Trump.Interestingly, the executive also took a moment to praise bitcoin’s decentralized nature, saying that the Internet should strive to be more like it.The History Of Trump’s Social Media BansNews broke last week when multiple social media platforms, including Facebook, Snapchat, and Twitter, permanently suspended the account of the still active US...

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After Buying Over $1 Billion In BTC, MicroStrategy to Host an Educational Bitcoin Conference

The NASDAQ-listed business intelligence giant MicroStrategy will host an online conference to educate large organizations about the potential merits of investing in bitcoin. Called “Bitcoin for Corporations,” the initiative has also received support from other industry giants such as Gemini, Binance, Coinbase, Fidelity, Grayscale, and more.Bitcoin For Corporation Coming In FebruaryThe company’s founder and CEO, Michael Saylor, announced the initiative on his Twitter account and advertised it...

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The Man Who Lost Access To Bitcoins Worth $245 Million

Investing in cryptocurrencies carries risks of its own. Apart from the highly volatile price, investors who store their funds on external wallets (and not exchanges) need to save and protect the information that will enable them to access the assets.In case someone loses their private keys (essentially a password for the wallet), this could spell disaster. Such could be the case with Stefan Thomas and his bitcoins worth more than $240 million.7,002 Bitcoins Could Be Forever LostThe NY Times...

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Bitcoin Price Reclaims $36K As Crypto Market Cap Eyes $1 Trillion Again (Market Watch)

After the severe crash that drove BTC to about $30,000, the cryptocurrency has recovered some losses and reclaimed $36,000. Most alternative coins have also bounced off yesterday’s lows as the market cap looks to reconquer the $1 trillion level.Bitcoin Back Above $36KFollowing the highly positive first ten days of the new year, BTC headed for its worst 24-hour correction since the mid-March 2020 liquidity crisis.The primary cryptocurrency sat near its all-time high of $42,000 before the bears...

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4 Possible Reasons for Bitcoin’s $12K Correction After Reaching $42,000 All-Time High

The past couple of days have been very volatile for Bitcoin. Ultimately, though, the volatility played out in favor of the bears.The price lost almost $12,000 of its value and tumbled to an intraday low of around $30,260 on Bitstamp. In fact, the past 6 out 9 four-hour candles are all painted in red. This is a decrease of about 27%.BTC/USD. Source: TradingViewAll of this happened a couple of days after Bitcoin painted a fresh all-time high of around $42,000 on Friday, and it’s worth looking...

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Black Monday: Over $200 Billion Erased From The Market Cap As Bitcoin Crashes Below $33K

It seems that the long-anticipated cryptocurrency correction has finally materialized as over $200 billion vanished from the market cap. Bitcoin plummeted to below $33,000, while most alternative coins have it even worse with massive double-digit price drops.Bitcoin Loses $9K In A DayAfter a highly volatile and positive first ten days of the new year, in which BTC broke above $40,000 for the first time and charted an all-time high of $42,000, the cryptocurrency headed south.During the...

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Correction Time: Bitcoin Plunges $7000 in Hours as $1.3 Billion Liquidated

The past 12 hours have been rather tense on the cryptocurrency market. Bitcoin, as well as other cryptocurrencies, went through a massive correction, resulting in almost $1.3 billion liquidations in 12 hours.This morning, Bitcoin was trading at over $41,000, even though it was seemingly trapped in a range between $39,600 and $41,500 for more than a day without any decisive moves in any direction.However, it all began a little more than 15 hours ago when the price tanked from $41,000 to about...

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Altcoins Party: Bitcoin Cash Skyrockets 50% As ETH Just Inches Away From All-Time High

Most alternative coins have resumed their recent bull run, including double-digit increases on behalf of most of the large-caps, including Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin SV, Chainlink (LINK), Ripple, Litecoin, and Cardano. The second-largest, Ethereum, has also surged to new highs and has come about $100 away from the 2018 record of $1,450.Simultaneously, BTC has stalled slightly around the $41,000 mark, and its dominance over the market has reduced to 68.5%.Exploding Alts: Ethereum Nearing...

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Bitcoin Is Up Almost 350% Since Warren Buffett Called it “Rat Poison Squared”

It has been less than three years since one of the most celebrated traditional investors, Warren Buffett, famously called bitcoin “rat poison squared.” While he envisioned the cryptocurrency’s demise at the time, BTC has so far survived, surged by over 300%, and its market capitalization has surpassed that of Buffett’s company – Berkshire Hathaway.The Rat Poison That Ate Buffett’s CompanyThe year was 2018, bitcoin had just started to cool off after its parabolic price increase that led to...

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Bitcoin Strong At $40K: Will It Be Another Wild Weekend? (Market Watch)

Following another all-time high and a wildly volatile day, bitcoin has retraced slightly and calmed around the $40,000 price mark. Most large-cap alternative coins have also lost some steam, but some lower- and mid-cap ones have skyrocketed in the past 24 hours.Bitcoin Stalls Beneath $40KThe past several days have been quite bullish for the cryptocurrency. After it dipped briefly beneath $28,000 on Monday, bitcoin went on a roll. It reclaimed the $30,000 tag almost immediately and continued...

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