Alluma launches its beta, institutional grade cryptocurrency exchange in India Cryptocurrency Millionaire Duped; Loses $24 Mn worth of Bitcoins US SEC Issues Fresh Warning About Cryptocurrencies Tough times for cryptocurrency enthusiasts. Having hit $950 Bn last year, the cryptocurrency market valuation has been continuously going down since then.
While Bitcoin, this week, having plunged below $6K is back to $6.5K now; however, crypto marvels clearly indicate tougher times ahead for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Warning that over 90% of the cryptocurrencies are heading to disappear, Hong kong-based Bitcoin Wallet Xapo’s President Ted Rogers tweeted, ““We could be in the midst of the extinction-level event for “cryptoassets” that many maximalists have predicted.
90%+ of @CoinMarketCap list will disappear eventually – might as well happen now,” Rogers wrote on Twitter. “Meantime, lower BTC price means incredible opportunity to buy more #bitcoin.” Brian Armstrong, Chief executive of San Francisco-based leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase too voiced similar opinion.
In an interview with Bloomberg, he said that only about 10% of cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin, will be used in real life applications such as in games and other purchases online; however, the mass Bitcoin adoption for payments is going to take a long time. Bill Harris, former CEO of Paypal too joined the Bitcoin bubble debate.
Speaking of Bitcoin, Bill averred that Bitcoin is a “cult”, heading “straight to zero.” Harris, however, later clarified that he didn’t mean absolute zero but near to zero. Let’s take a look at this week’s crypto developments! Read more from inc42.com…
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