Bitcoin News Roundup for Aug. 6, 2020

With bitcoin prices surging and a quick look at crypto lawsuits, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your latest crypto news roundup! Bitcoin prices surged 5% Wednesday, outpacing stocks and gold amid calls for more government stimulus to stem the fallout from the coronavirus pandemic. A federal judge in New York criticized some parties to […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for Aug. 5, 2020

With BTC pushing towards $12,000 and gold at record highs, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your crypto news roundup! Bitcoin is again acting like a macro asset, drawing bids amid record rally in gold and broad-based U.S. dollar sell-off. Jack Dorsey’s Square has seen one of the largest quarterly increases yet for its bitcoin […]

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Can Social Media Be Redeemed? Feat. Bobby Goodlatte

An early Facebook product designer-turned angel investor discusses how social media has changed and whether it can be changed again for the better. After Social Media with Bobby Goodlatte. Bobby is the founder of Form Capital, a new seed investment firm that focuses on supporting portfolio companies with value-add design.  Bobby was an early employee […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for August 4, 2020

With investment opportunities in traditional markets drying up, bitcoin futures are drawing record interest. CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back for your bitcoin news roundup! Surging open interest in crypto derivatives suggests investors are seeking alpha in other investments, such as bitcoin, said the co-founder of an index fund provider.   Another crypto hedge fund has called […]

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Bitcoin News Roundup for August 3, 2020

After a flash-crashy weekend, CoinDesk’s Markets Daily is back with your quick daily update. Bitcoin investors look to have shrugged off Sunday’s sudden $1,400 price crash. Crypto traders didn’t have to be choosy to make money in July, when every digital asset in the CoinDesk 20 rose (except, of course, for the stablecoins). Disclosure The […]

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What Future Are We Building for Bitcoin?

A reading of Meltem Demirors new essay “Unintended Architecture” asks some key questions about intention setting for the future of Bitcoin. Bitcoin started as a rebellious, anti-establishment technology. In many parts of the world, and for many people, it remains exactly that.  At the same time, however, there is a wave of traditionalists and institutional players […]

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