Can Colombia’s Central Bank Digital Currency Compete With Bitcoin?

Colombia

Colombian President Gustavo Petro will begin his first 10 days in office with big plans to roll out a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) and “make transactions easier for the consumer”.  With a CBDC, a ‘good citizen’ can get a loan with the least of qualifications as they will have demonstrated admirable qualities like patriotism, […]

BlackRock Buys Bitcoin Instead Of Houses

Black Rock Bitcoin

The multinational asset management firm, BlackRock, hopes to divert some of its $8.5 trillion capital into Bitcoin. This comes from a blog on their official website in which they reveal a launch of a spot bitcoin private trust to serve clients who have shown “increasing interest” in bitcoin. Perhaps Larry Fink will get laser eyes? […]

Bitcoin Drop Floods Market With Rolex, Patek Philippe Watches

Rolex Patek

The watch market has been flooded with luxury timepieces like the Rolex Daytona and the Patek Philippe according to online watch trading platform Chronos24. This has impressively coincided with the drop in the price of bitcoin. Explanations for this trend are varying with one claiming the market for trophy watches is starting to lose pace, […]

The Bitcoin Zitadelle Conference is Back!

Bitcoin Zitadelle

European Bitcoiners and their kin from around the world will gather in Switzerland, home to masterfully crafted watches and historic banks, for the 2022 edition of the Bitcoin Zitadelle conference in coming days. The event will run from today August 11th to the 14th of August with nonstop action all the way until Sunday. The […]

Can Bitcoin Accumulation Outperform Active Trading?

Bitcoiners cannot be manipulated

Part 1 – A Rat Experiment Today I watched a science YouTube video that showed how rats could be smarter than human beings. It was a Veritasium production on the four things it takes to become a master. In the video, a red button and a blue button were set up. The red button flashes […]

MicroStrategy: Michael Saylor To Step Down As CEO – Full Focus On Bitcoin

MicroStrategy Bought 480 Bitcoin

Michael Saylor will turn more to his Bitcoiner duties after stepping down as CEO of his company, MicroStrategy. Saylor, will continue to serve as executive chairman and MicroStrategy President Phong Le will take on the chief executive role.  “As global adoption of digital assets accelerates, this is becoming an ever more expansive job and I […]

Bitcoin Mobile Wave: Lightning Phone Credit Spreads In Africa

Mobile Bitcoin Wave

For years, mobile credit has been alternative currency in many African countries. Now, bitcoin can be sent and received without an Internet connection using just mobile phones. The startup behind this breakthrough innovation is called Machankura and they currently offer their services in six African countries including Ghana, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria, South Africa and Uganda. […]