Visa, Mastercard, and Paypal Possibly Withdrawing from Libra Association as Governments Exert Currency Hegemony

October 4, 2019  /  by Zachary Mashiach
In an article from July 2019, around the time that Facebook’s Libra cryptocurrency was formally announced, Crypto.IQ speculated that the death knell of Libra would be centralization.  Specifically, Bitcoin (BTC) has been successful because it is decentralized. Bitcoin (BTC) is comprised of a pseudo-anonymous and global network of nodes, miners, and users. In addition, Bitcoin’s… Read more

Bitcoin (BTC) Needs to Integrate Lightning Technology Directly Into It’s Code in Order to Become a Global Currency and Survive Long Term

September 27, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Bitcoin (BTC) has an intrinsic scalability problem. The block time for Bitcoin (BTC) is on average 10 minutes and sometimes up to an hour or two, and this is how long it takes for a transaction to confirm. It gets worse, often the transaction fees rapidly rise on the network, which can cause transactions to… Read more

How Buying Bitcoin Could Help Solve the Global Crisis

August 16, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
The pension crisis is getting deeper and deeper due to the gap between how much a pension needs to pay out to people and how much is available. Public pensions are short $4 trillion in funds. And this gap is now widening. According to Moody’s Investors Services, there will be a rise in pension costs… Read more

Chainlink (LINK) Devs Kill Rally and Precipitate 46% Drop in Price by Dumping 9.8 Million Tokens, Around 275 Million Tokens Still Held by Devs and 350 Million Tokens Earmarked for Staking Yet to Be Touched, Posing Centralized Market Risk

August 12, 2019  /  by Zachary Mashiach
The War On Shitcoins Episode 17: Chainlink (LINK). The war on shitcoins is a Crypto.IQ series that targets and shoots down cryptocurrencies that are not worth investing in either due to their being scams, having serious design flaws, being centralized, or in general just being worthless copies of other cryptocurrencies. There are thousands of shitcoins… Read more

Pompliano Advocates for Portfolio Allocation to Bitcoin

August 8, 2019  /  by Crypto.IQ
Anthony Pompliano, widely viewed as one of the investors with the most positive outlook on Bitcoin, is advocating for fund managers and investors to have exposure to Bitcoin. The co-founder of Morgan Creek Digital Assets stated in his latest “Off the Chain” podcast that having a 1 to 5 percent capital allocation to Bitcoin is… Read more

Tron (TRX) Has Critical Centralization Issues Due To Justin Sun And The Tron Foundation, These Issues Are Coming To The Surface Following The Tron Super Community Ponzi, The Aborted Buffet Lunch, And The Failure To Pay BitTorrent’s Creator

July 26, 2019  /  by Zachary Mashiach
Tron (TRX) is often thought of as a major cryptocurrency, with a market cap near $1.5 billion. Tron (TRX) is considered to be an Ethereum (ETH) competitor, and is one of the top choices for decentralized App (dApp) development.   Tron (TRX) Is Effectively A Centralized Network Due To dPoS And Centralized Supply Although Tron… Read more

India’s Move to Take on the Crypto Ecosystem — What Will Be Its Impact on the Economy?

July 21, 2019  /  by Prashanth Swaminathan
• In the last 12 months, multiple exchanges have either shut shop or have ventured abroad to look for revenues. • The key reason for the pathetic state of Indian exchanges is the banking ban introduced by the RBI in April 2018. As the price of bitcoin crossed $13,000 and the global crypto ecosystem was… Read more

Satoshi Nakamoto Did Everything Right and Mark Zuckerberg Did Everything Wrong

July 19, 2019  /  by Zachary Mashiach
When Satoshi Nakamoto launched Bitcoin (BTC) near the beginning of 2009, he went to great lengths to ensure that his identity was untraceable. To this day, no one knows who Satoshi Nakamoto is.  Satoshi likely chose to be anonymous for a few reasons. If Bitcoin (BTC) began spreading across the globe, Satoshi could be arrested… Read more

8 Thoughts Following 10 Days Living The Crypto Dream In Asia

July 18, 2019  /  by Lou Kerner
I spend a lot of time traveling to our crypto communities. Year to date, I’ve been to L.A., Miami, S.F., Tokyo, Austin, & Paris, visiting CryptoMondays. So I went to Asia to attend CryptoMondays Shanghai, spend a week getting to know the crypto community there, and attend the Asian Blockchain Summit (ABS) in Taipei. The 10 days was a… Read more

In 2013, a Self-proclaimed Time Traveler Correctly Predicted Bitcoin (BTC) Would Hit $10,000 in 2017, Says Bitcoin (BTC) Will Reach $100,000 Before Yearend 

July 11, 2019  /  by Zachary Mashiach
On Aug. 31, 2013 Reddit user Luka Magnotta posted the thread “I am a time-traveler from the future, here to beg you to stop what you are doing.” This was the first and only post from this Reddit user. Magnotta claims to be from the year 2025, a time when the world is on the… Read more