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Perhaps Google Will Kill Bitcoin, After All
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Perhaps Google Will Kill Bitcoin, After All

Published: November 18, 2019  |  2 min read, 491 words
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The bitcoin and cryptocurrency industry was spooked earlier this year by reports search giant Google had achieved so-called quantum supremacy, something that could potentially break bitcoin's cryptography (but likely won't). Meanwhile, the bitcoin price has climbed this year, largely due to interest in bitcoin and crypto from the world's biggest technology companies–with others, including the likes of iPhone-maker Apple and online retailer Amazon, branching out into traditional financial services. Now, Google, in partnership with U.S. banking giant Citigroup, has said it's planning to... READ MORE
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Sensational
November 21, 2019
Sensational
The author doesn't seem to have a firm grasp of the underlying fundamentals and he uses some some sensationalism to make a controversial headline.
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Speculation
November 18, 2019
Speculation
Much of the article is the author's own speculation on a Bitcoin-killer. He outlines some of the companies looking to compete with Bitcoin's digital gold, but the article doesn't go into great depth and the author underestimates how much of Bitcoin's support comes from those who want a monetary system that cuts out the big banks.
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Surface Level
November 19, 2019
Surface Level
Starts with the very first paragraph completely contradicting the title of the piece, then piles on a bunch of completely unrelated, anecdotal “evidence” to support the initial claim. Author clearly has no understanding of bitcoin or what factors relate to its continued long term success
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