Vitalik Buterin says ‘more still needs to be done’ over high Ethereum txn fees
    01 Mar 2023

    “Good user experience is not about the average case, it is about the worst case,” wrote the Ethereum co-founder. In a new blog post published on Feb. 28, Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Vitalik Buterin documented the continued need to improve the namesake network to better facilitate ETH as a means of payment. In one instance, Buterin shared how…

    Crypto needs ‘adult supervision’ and turmoil to ‘grow up’ — MicroStrategy co-founder
    06 Feb 2023

    The bankruptcies of once high-profile crypto players are “painful” but helpful, according to Michael Saylor, but industry oversight is still needed. High-profile crypto bankruptcies and a hearty price crash are necessary evils to help the industry grow, while greater regulation is a must, according to MicroStrategy co-founder Michael Saylor. In a Feb. 3 interview on CNBC’s Squawk…

    Fiat is in ‘jeopardy’ but Bitcoin, stablecoins aren’t the answer either: Ray Dalio
    03 Feb 2023

    The hedge fund manager instead wants to see an “inflation-linked coin” be brought to the masses which would serve to ensure consumers secure their buying power. Billionaire investor Ray Dalio has described fiat currency as being in serious “jeopardy” as an effective store of wealth but doesn’t believe Bitcoin and stablecoins will be the solution either….

    CZ predicts ‘existential implications’ for anti-crypto traditional finance
    29 Jan 2023

    While the reluctance of traditional players is a deterrent to crypto’s adoption in the short term, CZ argues that the decision might backfire over the next two decades. As traditional institutions proactively reduce exposure to cryptocurrencies as a reaction to ecosystem collapses in 2022, Binance CEO Changpeng “CZ” Zhao believes this move could potentially have…

    Crypto Biz: A peek into BlockFi’s secret financials (it’s not pretty)
    28 Jan 2023

    How much exposure does BlockFi have to Sam Bankman-Fried failed enterprises? A lot, according to accidentally leaked financials. Crypto lender BlockFi has had a highly tumultuous 12 months. After getting caught up in the Terra fiasco, which resulted in one of the most prolific asset death spirals of all time, the company managed to avoid bankruptcy after receiving…

    Bitcoin faces ‘considerable danger’ from Fed in 2023 — Lyn Alden
    26 Jan 2023

    It is not all plain sailing when it comes to Bitcoin’s price recovery this year, with U.S. liquidity conditions calling the shots. Bitcoin still risks “considerable danger” in 2023 as macroeconomic conditions dictate price action. That is according to economist Lyn Alden, who, in private comments to Cointelegraph, cautioned on Bitcoin staying bullish after its January…