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How Micropayments Can Change the Internet

11 Feb 2021 3 minute read 6 comments Allen Taylor

Current payments models are about 10 years behind the technological ability to implement. An article published in Wired online two years ago asked rhetorically, “Shouldn’t we have seamless micropayments by now?” The article points out that a “402 Pay...

$50K Per BTC, Says Adam Back, Creator of Hashcash System Used in Bitcoin

6 Oct 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Blockstream CEO Adam Back has offered his price target for Bitcoin (BTC) in 2022 over Twitter on October 5, saying that the 1 BTC could be worth $50,000 in two year’s time. Back offered a “conservative” estimate, saying that BTC’s market cap would h...

Blockstream CEO Adam Back Labels Ethereum and Ripple as Scams

6 Aug 2020 1 minute read 0 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Blockstream CEO Adam Back, in a Twitter discussion with journalist Layah Heilpern, put Ethereum (ETH), Ripple (XRP), Stellar Lumens (XLM), Cardano (ADA) and other projects in the same group as Bitconnect and the scams perpetrated by Charles Ponzi and...

Altcoins have performed well in recent months. BLOCKSTREAM CEO SAYS BITCOIN IS THE ONLY CRYPTO

3 Jul 2020 2 minute read 0 comments PassionCryptodotcom

Even compared to Bitcoin , altcoins have performed well in the past few months. As a crypto data analyst observed earlier this month, the BTC actually  underperformed    small-cap, mid-cap, and large-cap altcoins. Some argue that it is a by-product o...

Cypherpunks and the Bitcoin Prehistory - Part 2

1 Jul 2020 4 minute read 0 comments Simplify Crypto

In the last article on Bitcoin's Prehistory and the creations that made its invention possible, we talked about David Chaum and how he created a form of private digital money that could be used on the internet. However, eCash was still centralized as...

Blockstream CEO Adam Back: Crisis to send Bitcoin to $300K

3 Jun 2020 1 minute read 1 comment Abhimanyu Krishnan

In an interview with Bloomberg on June 2, Blockstream CEO Adam Back said that the stimulus packages that governments have been releasing would push Bitcoin to “$300,000 within five years.”  The Blockstream CEO said that this price rise would occur ir...

Who is the REAL Satoshi? TOP 6 Candidates

1 Jun 2020 18 minute read 26 comments Ravir3z

Who is the REAL Satoshi? This is a question that pretty much keeps me up some nights. Every time I see Satoshi being mentioned in news articles I instantly go down the rabbit hole to see if there is any more information that might help me come to my...

Is Adam Back Satoshi Nakamoto?

29 May 2020 4 minute read 1 comment PassionCryptodotcom

In the past year, news. Bitcoin .com has created a series that shows the many facts that point to certain people who might just be Satoshi Nakamoto and this has been a popular race so far. Our series covered almost everyone, but there are still a few...

Cardano Founder Suggests that Blockstream Co-founder Adam Back Could be Satoshi

27 May 2020 1 minute read 3 comments Abhimanyu Krishnan

Cardano founder and CEO of IOHK Charles Hoskinson has put forward his theory on the identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, saying that Blockstream founder Adam Back “checks a lot of the boxes” in an interview with CoinTelegraph on May 21. Hoskinson makes it...