10 Podcasts With Brendan Eich, Founder of Brave

Brave founder Brendan Eich is Silicon Valley royalty… He worked with Marc Andreessen as part of the original team at Netscape… While he was there he created the JavaScript programming language (in only 10 days). Since that time he’s also been on a roll… He co-founded Mozilla and the Mozilla Foundation. Today Eich is the founder and CEO of Brave Software and Basic Attention Token (BAT), a “utility token based on the Ethereum technology that can also be used as a unit of account between advertisers, publishers, and users in…

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How Do I Buy BAT (Basic Attention Token) On Coinbase?

How Do I Buy BAT (Basic Attention Token) on Coinbase?

**Update** BAT (Basic Attention Token) is now fully tradable on Coinbase Pro. If you have a Coinbase account, but not a Coinbase Pro account, how do you get ready to buy BAT on Coinbase? You can transfer some BTC or $$ to Coinbase Pro and then convert it to USDC, and then trade BAT. When Coinbase initially announced support for BAT, it described how BAT will be available for trade “once sufficient liquidity is established”… The listing of BAT followed a four step process listed here. How to Buy BAT…

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Why Did BAT (Basic Attention Token) Spike?

Basic Attention Token (BAT) has spiked lately… Moving up sharply from its low of about $0.14 cents in September. BAT is at about $0.24.5 today… Up more than 50%. Why Did BAT Spike Today? BAT spiked perhaps because of speculation that it will be added to Coinbase soon. I am not sure when BAT will be added to Coinbase… However, I think that because of the Brave browser, Basic Attention Token strikes me as being one of the few tokens that has actual potential utility in the long term. It’s…

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How to Transfer BTC From Coinbase Pro to Coinbase

It’s easy to transfer BTC from Coinbase Pro to Coinbase. You can transfer USD, or any crypto traded on the platform from one place to another… Or to another address. You only have to create an account once… Creating an account on Coinbase automatically creates a Coinbase Pro account as well. Create a Coinbase Account It is free to sign up for an account on both Coinbase and Coinbase Pro. Technically, it’s $10.00 better than free if you sign up with my affiliate link because you will receive $10 of free Bitcoin…

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How to Save Time In Crypto Speculation

If you have the stomach for crypto speculation, but don’t want to waste time worrying and second guessing your choice of cryptocurrencies to buy, you can follow the traditional equity investing approach of following the experts. For instance, equity investors could do a lot worse than simply follow Warren Buffett’s trading decisions. These decisions are available online each quarter. Berkshire Hathaway, has a stellar performance history… As long as you have the same long-term view, it might be a successful approach for you. Crypto Speculation With DGC One of the…

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The Best Cryptocurrency App for iOS

There are a bunch of cryptocurrency apps to choose from. Most of them are not very good for someone who wants to do more than track a portfolio. However, one cryptocurrency app that I’ve tried is excellent… Crypto Pro. Crypto Pro is great if you’re interested in the following: Accurately tracking cryptocurrency price fluctuations Having a lot of control in monitoring your portfolio Observing the entire market at a glance Getting access to cryptocurrency news (without annoying ads) Having tons of UX control in “Settings” An overall great app user…

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Does Google Have a Quantum Computer?

does Google have a quantum computer

The cryptocurrency world is asking the legitimate question of whether Bitcoin will be secure when quantum computing becomes a reality… This is because a quantum computer is a “super super computer”. A quantum computer can perform unfathomably complex calculations nearly instantaneously and could easily break RSA encryption and crack the digital signatures used to secure Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Quantum computers use Shor’s algorithm which is a quantum algorithm that could break public key cryptography. Public key cryptography was designed by classical (non-quantum) computers. As such, quantum cryptographers are seeking…

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The Trading Platforms Are The Only Ones Who Make Money In Crypto

Much like Las Vegas casinos, the trading platforms Coinbase, Kraken, Bitmex, Circle, etc. are really the big winners in cryptocurrency. With few exceptions, cryptocurrencies have no underlying fundamentals… This means they will continue to swing wildly with huge volatility. This is dangerous for investors, but pure gold for trading platforms that profit from each trade. When the big banks, institutional players and hedge funds refer to cryptocurrency being the biggest opportunity since the Internet, this is what they’re referring to.

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UnBakkt – What is Crypto Rehypothecation?

what is crypto rehypothecation?

Hypothecation is a fifty cent word that you should probably be familiar with if you have a home mortgage or have a margin brokerage account in America… Rehypothecation is the next iteration in hypothecation. And if you are an investor or considering investing in cryptocurrencies, you should definitely know about “crypto hypothecation” and the implications of the spread of “crypto rehypothecation”. Hypothecation is what happens when you pledge an asset as collateral for a debt. In the case of a home mortgage, you are pledging your home as the collateral…

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What Is A Qualified Crypto Custodian?

what is a qualified crypto custodian?

Security risks, hacking and cyber attacks, market volatility and regulatory risk make buying and selling cryptocurrencies stressful to say the least. Perhaps more stressful is the challenge of securely storing crypto assets for safe-keeping… A process known as “crypto custody”. However, online crypto financial services providers, such as Coinbase, Circle and BitGo are starting to offer secure crypto custodian solutions. These cryptocurrency platforms want to be the default partner banking for storing digital assets, such as Bitcoins and new asset backed tokens. The collective aim is to convince institutional “hodlers” to…

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