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Bitcoin, Tesla Stock, Tron: How Warren Buffett Got His First Bitcoin

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett received his first bitcoin and several other cryptocurrencies during a dinner with five cryptocurrency advocates, led by Justin Sun who spent $4.57 million to secure a meal with the multi-billionaire. They discussed a number of topics, including whether Tesla stock is a good investment, as the group tried to convince the […]

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How to Buy Bitcoin in the Philippines

The Philippines has many places you can buy bitcoin from. Not only has the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas licensed some cryptocurrency exchanges, but there are also peer-to-peer marketplaces, bitcoin ATMs, and other services to help you. This guide will show you where and how to buy bitcoin in the Philippines using these avenues. Also read: […]

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There’s No Such Thing as Tainted Bitcoins

All bitcoins are created equal. But in the eyes of blockchain forensics firms, some bitcoins are more equal than others. If these companies are to be believed, coins that have been used in criminal transactions are ‘tainted,’ destined to be forever linked with nefarious activity. The reality, however, is far different, for ‘taint’ is solely […]

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Bitcoin Trust GBTC Shares Spike Despite 30% Premium

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency prices have seen significant gains as the entire cryptoconomy is up more than 40% since mid-December. Grayscale’s Bitcoin Trust (GBTC) has also seen an uptick and shares have climbed 9% this week. The news follows the asset manager’s recent registration as a reporting company with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and […]

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Crypto’s Dotcom Era Begins as Handshake Launches Decentralized Domains

Handshake, one of the more original crypto projects to have spawned during the ICO era, has completed its long-awaited launch. The decentralized domains registrar, founded by MIT engineers, has spent the last year in stealth mode but is now opening up to the general public. The Handshake protocol, coupled with the Namebase registrar, enables users […]