MrBitcoin January 14, 2020

Crypto-friendly hotel booking giant Travala now accepts payment from a controversial cryptocurrency leader.    On Jan. 10, Travala announced that Tether (USDT) is now a valid form of payment at its two million linked properties. Travala CEO Matt Luczynski said: “Part of our mission is to provide our users with a wide choice of the most […]

MrBitcoin November 7, 2019

“Ignorance is the parent of fear.” — Herman Melville, Moby Dick In July 2019, John M. Griffin and Amin Shams, academics from the University of Texas and the University of Ohio, respectively, published the cleverly titled report “Is Bitcoin Really Un-Tethered?” Their “findings” echoed through mainstream and cryptocurrency media alike. The duo boldly claimed that […]

MrBitcoin August 15, 2019

Despite exceeding $12,000 several times this month, Bitcoin (BTC) has slumped back to $10,000 in a recent downtrend. The number one cryptocurrency last traded below $10,000 on July 31. A little earlier this month, experts were optimistic about Bitcoin continuing its rally, citing geopolitical tensions — particularly the ongoing United States-China trade war — as […]

MrBitcoin July 14, 2019

The downward slide continues today as bitcoin drops closer to support once again. Meanwhile, the Tether printers keep on churning out new currency as another 50 million USDT tokens enter the market. Bitcoin Moves on Tether Issuance Bitcoin spent most of Saturday in a downward slide, bottoming out at $10,800. From there, it rapidly rebounded […]