Here’s What to Possibly Expect From Bitcoin This Week

China-based cryptocurrencies surge as bitcoin consolidates. If volume picks up, BTC could break above $9,700. One of the most prominent analysts in the industry shares his views on the pioneer cryptocurrency for this week. Following Chinese President X...

Alabama’s Playoff Hopes Hinge on Texas A&M After Tua Tagovailoa Injury

With the loss of their superstar quarterback, Tua Tagovailoa, to a dislocated hip on Saturday, Alabama will not be expected to make the College Football Playoffs for the first time since their inception. Many sportsbooks have already pushed their odds ...

PODCAST: ‘Let’s Talk Bitcoin!’ Hosts Discuss Libra, China and Cargo Cults

Every Sunday, CoinDesk plays host to deep, nuanced discussions about the complex issues we cover, with the cast of the Let’s Talk Bitcoin! podcast.

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An Army of Bitcoin Devs Is Battle-Testing Upgrades to Privacy and Scaling

Almost 200 developers are reviewing bitcoin improvement proposals that could usher in enhanced privacy and scalability for the premier cryptocurrency.

The Pot Stock Crash Will Dent Bitcoin Price, Claims Peter Schiff

Bitcoin hater Peter Schiff believes that speculators will start dumping bitcoin after the pot stock crash. The crypto asset and pot stocks do not have a correlation. Schiff’s argument stands defeated given that the two assets have entirely differ...

Rising Mortgage Rates Can Sink the U.S. Housing Market

The U.S. housing market has been relying on low mortgage rates for growth. Freddie Mac reveals that mortgage rates have been ticking up. Higher mortgage rates could price more buyers out of the market. The U.S. housing market has been propelled higher ...

Iran Violent Turmoil Could Be Catalyst for Next Bitcoin Surge

Protesters take over the streets of Iran after the government announced dramatic fuel price hikes. The regime has blocked internet access and closed its Iran border. Iranians are facing a dire situation which will likely force many to resort to a curre...

Colin Kaepernick Workout Was Controversial Mess We All Expected

The workout the NFL set up for Colin Kaepernick and shrouded in mystery all week did not end up happening Saturday afternoon at the Atlanta Falcons facility. Issues with the waiver, among other things, the NFL wanted Kaepernick to sign caused the 32-ye...

Shenmue III Review Embargo Won’t Lift Until Two Days After Release

We’ve heard quite a bit about the oft-perplexing world of review embargo in recent weeks. But, nothing quite prepared us for Deep Silver’s latest move. Shenmue III launches next week on Nov. 19, but the developer has barred the gaming press...