Bitcoin Early Adopters Build Seasteading Home off the Coast of Thailand

Interest in cryptocurrency is often interlinked with a passion for personal freedom and a desire to shape the future for the better. A recent example of this is a team of Bitcoin early adopters who are building

Bitcoin Wealth Fuels Floating Libertarian Module Off the Coast of Thailand

They’re calling it the world’s first functional one-family seastead: a private modular house floating in the ocean. Located 12 nautical miles off the coast of Phuket, Thailand, the one-family seastead is both a floating house and a

First Seastead in International Waters Now Occupied, Thanks to Bitcoin Wealth Two libertarians now have a private home off the coast of Thailand—proof of concept for a world of more competitive governance and greater ocean environmental health.

Seasteading was conceived more than a decade ago out of libertarian enthusiasm for the possibilities of improving governance through an explosive proliferation of new polities. Building modular floating “land” on the high seas, its advocates argue, would increase our

Cryptos ‘Not a Substitute’ for the Precious Metal, Says World Gold Council

Cryptocurrencies are “no substitute for gold,” according to the World Gold Council (WGC). The WGC, a market development organization for the gold industry, published the report late last month, arguing that gold is “very different” from cryptocurrencies.

Nasdaq to Add Bitcoin and Ethereum Indices to Global Data Service

Stock exchange operator Nasdaq is adding indices for bitcoin and ethereum to its global data service later this month. The company announced Monday that it has partnered with New Zealand-based blockchain data and research firm Brave New Coin to offer

Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in Swiss startup Tangem, maker of a slimline hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies.

Japanese financial services giant SBI Group has invested $15 million in Swiss startup Tangem, maker of a slimline hardware wallet for cryptocurrencies. Tangem describes its crypto storage product as a “smart banknote for digital assets.” Designed to

Coinbase Adds Cross-Border Wire Transfers for Whales in Europe and Asia

Crypto exchange Coinbase is launching cross-border wire transfers for institutional clients in Asia, the U.K. and Europe. Coinbase said in an announcement Tuesday that, for clients in countries where fiat payments rails aren’t yet available, the firm

The Thailand Stock Exchange officially enters Bitcoin business

The Thailand Stock Exchange is preparing to apply to the Ministry of Finance for the cryptocurrency trade license. The long-term goal of the exchange is to create its own crypto exchange. With recent moves, Thailand has become

The ratio of long-to-short positions placed on bitcoin (BTC) has reached its highest level in over five months on cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex.

The ratio of long-to-short positions placed on bitcoin (BTC) has reached its highest level in over five months on cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex. At press time, the BTC long positions placed on the exchange total 33,750 units, worth

The Case for a 2020 Bitcoin Bull Run

Christopher Brookins is the founder of Pugilist Ventures, a quantitative crypto fund founded out of Carnegie Mellon. ———————————————————————————————— Since the end of 2018, price action has been demonstrably negative, which surprised many expecting the end of Q4