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Bitcoin is 'an amazing accomplishment,' but this exec thinks 'they'll kill it'

Bitcoin is ‘an amazing accomplishment,’ but this exec thinks ‘they’ll kill it’

At a time when billionaire investors are increasingly placing their bets on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, others are proving more than difficult to convince. For instance, while Bridgewater Associates Founder Ray Dalio has given up his belief in fiat currency, he still isn’t sure about Bitcoin being a better store of value than gold. During …

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CoinFund hires former Citigroup exec as new president and managing partner

CoinFund hires former Citigroup exec as new president and managing partner

advertisement The digital asset investment firm CoinFund has hired Christopher Perkins, formerly an exec at Citigroup, to serve as its new president and managing partner, Bloomberg first reported. Perkins previously worked as Citigroup’s global co-head of futures, clearing, and foreign exchange prime brokerage. In his new position, Perkins is expected to scale up CoinFund’s reputation …

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Bitcoin at $318,000? Citibank Exec Says It’s Possible

Bitcoin at $318,000? Citibank Exec Says It’s Possible

Breaking down a recent Citibank report that has Bitcoin Twitter salivating and skeptical at the same time. That’s the prediction of one Citibank exec in a report called “Bitcoin: 21st Century Gold” sent last week to institutional clients. In this episode, NLW breaks down the report, including the macro justification that sets the stage as …

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ConsenSys fintech exec says Libra could become a ‘developer magnet’ if the stablecoin project takes off

ConsenSys fintech exec says Libra could become a ‘developer magnet’ if the stablecoin project takes off

Lex Sokolin is worried that Libra could be detrimental to open-source crypto development in the long-run. Sokolin, ConsenSys’s co-leader for fintech and DeFi, recently sat down with The Block’s Frank Chaparro and Ryan Todd for an episode of The Scoop. Conversation topics ranged from how Libra could be a tool that governments use to “fight …

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AT&T Files for Dismissal in $24M Phone Hack Case, Claims Crypto Exec Didn't Read T&Cs

AT&T Files for Dismissal in $24M Phone Hack Case, Claims Crypto Exec Didn’t Read T&Cs

U.S. mobile operator AT&T hopes to dismiss crypto investor Mike Terpin’s amended case over a SIM-swap hack, claiming he had not read the firm’s terms and conditions. AT&T’s attorneys took issue with three parts of the second amended complaint and his request for millions in punitive damages, arguing they showed the plaintiff was himself mostly …

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