Tony Hawk Foundation Talks Bitcoin and Skateboarding

The Tony Hawk Foundation, dedicated to building skate parks for American youth, has added Bitcoin as a tool to offer wider donation options. Tony Hawk Foundation Donor Demographics Bitcoin (BTC) has widened its acceptance, now into the world of skating, reported Bitcoin Magazine. The Tony Hawk foundation expanded into Bitcoin as it started receiving BTC donations in the summer of 2019. The Tony Hawk foundation accepts BTC payments through both Bitpay and OpenNode, and reports state Hawk himself was a relatively early adopter, learning about BTC back in 2013. Hawk,…

Even Captain Kirk Questions Craig Wright’s Satoshi Claim

Noted cryptocurrency enthusiast and Star Trek’s Captain Kirk, William Shatner, seemingly had a great time at this year’s Satoshi Roundtable. After tweeting about his trip, the conversation took a turn towards forgery enthusiast and Bitcoin’s Faketoshi, Craig Wright. Been Spending Most Their Lives, Living In The Crypto Paradise It all started innocuously enough with a tweet, what else? “I’m back from Crypto paradise,” Shatner told his followers. “I had a great time meeting everyone at the #satoshiroundtable.” And then one follower replied saying that “Hopefully the fake Satoshi wasn’t there.” After…

Bitcoin to Beat Dow Jones to $40K, Affirms Thomas Lee

Perma-bull Fundstrat Managing Partner Thomas Lee calls this year’s Bitcoin rally ‘textbook’. Affirms that BTC could almost triple in 2020 and beat the Dow Jones to $40K. Thomas Lee Calls for a $40K Bitcoin On Jan 29, Fundstrat’s Managing Partner and Head of Research Thomas Lee claimed that Bitcoin was “re-entering” a bullish market. Specifically, he noted that the number-one cryptocurrency had crossed its 200-day moving average. This, he argued in his analysis, was a strong indicator of a bullish trend. Now, Lee has doubled down on his last month’s…

Warning: Bitcoin from PlusToken Wallet on the Move Again

The Bitcoin locked in the PlusToken wallet are on the move again, noted for another “whale” transfer. The Ponzi scheme famous in China, reportedly held up to 187,000 BTC. PlusToken Scheme Consolidates Transactions A whale transaction was recognized as most probably belonging to the PlusToken scheme, signaling that there were still active members of the project. The move came just days after Bitcoin recovered above $10,000. The transaction of 11,999 BTC is now worth more than $120 million. PlusToken has been known to move its coins in relatively smaller transactions,…

Bitcoin Google Searches Surge as Crypto Bulls Gather Momentum

There are several metrics that can be used to measure market sentiment and general interest. Google searches are one and they are up for bitcoin by a big margin. During the depths of crypto winter market sentiment and general interest wanes as bitcoin and crypto assets are put on the back burner for casual traders and the general public. Only when bitcoin starts surging again, and especially when it tops $10,000, do people start paying attention again. Taking a look at Google search trends can give us an indication as…