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Michael Kern

Michael Kern


Contributor since: 21 Feb 2018


Michael Kern is a newswriter and editor at Safehaven.com, Oilprice.com, and a writer at Crypto Insider. Michael has several years of experience covering cryptocurrencies, and has participated in a number of Intial Coin Offerings in various roles. As a long-time follower of the space, Michael has extensive knowledge of both the technology behind cryptocurrencies and the geopolitical/economic implications of adoption. 

  • Emerging Market Woes Spark Surge In Bitcoin Trading Volume

    Published 20 August 2018 | viewed 76 times

    There’s a storm brewing in Turkey. The lira has plummeted over 50 percent on the dollar in the past 12 months, and it’s likely that…

  • What Is Bakkt And Can It Take Bitcoin Mainstream?

    Published 15 August 2018 | viewed 398 times

    Is this the moment we’ve been waiting for? The moment bitcoin goes mainstream? Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the owner of 23 exchanges, including the world’s largest,…

  • The Tech That Will Shape The Future Of Megaprojects

    Published 14 August 2018 | viewed 256 times

    Developing countries are facing an uphill battle as technology continues to transform the world. From infrastructure to energy, the World Bank estimates these countries will…

  • How Will A Global Economic Crisis Impact Bitcoin?

    Published 07 August 2018 | viewed 439 times

    Bitcoin was created in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis that wreaked havoc on the world economy, but it hasn’t quite had the chance…

  • Mexico’s Fintech Industry Is Booming

    Published 02 August 2018 | viewed 796 times

    It’s fair to say that banks in Mexico don’t have the best reputation. It’s probably fair to say much worse, but we’ll keep it at…

  • Homeland Security Takes Clear Stance On Russian Hacking

    Published 01 August 2018 | viewed 443 times

    Since his election, President Trump has played a hot-and-cold game with America’s intelligence agencies, mostly rejecting their reports about Russian involvement in elections campaign and…

  • Iran Reconsiders Crypto As Sanctions Loom

    Published 31 July 2018 | viewed 248 times

    Since the United States withdrew from the Iran Nuclear Deal, tensions between Washington and Tehran have reached new heights. And with a fresh round of…

  • New York Evicts Internet Provider For High-Speed Failure

    Published 30 July 2018 | viewed 1,688 times

    The State of New York is moving to evict its largest internet and cable provider for failing to deliver on fast connection promises that had…

  • Bears And Bulls Duke It Out In Crypto Markets

    Published 27 July 2018 | viewed 595 times

    Crypto bulls were loving this week, with prices climbing above $8,000, good news lining up and strong signs that institutional investors are jumping on board.…

  • Wells Fargo Hit By Another Transparency Scandal

    Published 24 July 2018 | viewed 1,070 times

    On Monday, Wells Fargo & Co (WFC) shares closed up nearly 3 percent, even though it reported a weak Q2 on July 13 and has…

  • The Looming "Hyper-War"

    Published 18 July 2018 | viewed 300 times

    Technological breakthroughs have always resulted in massive shifts in society, geopolitics and even war, but the new race between the United States and China for…

  • Bezos’ Space Flight Gamble

    Published 17 July 2018 | viewed 464 times

    Since Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, the richest man in the world, announced last month that his Blue Origin company planned to start test flights with…

  • Geopolitical Uncertainty Weighs On Global Markets

    Published 16 July 2018 | viewed 368 times

    Monday, July 16, 2018 Geopolitical uncertainty amid. President Trump met with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, with talks taking place behind closed doors. A…

  • Tightening Immigration Policy Could Hurt The Tech Sector

    Published 13 July 2018 | viewed 446 times

    The current U.S. Administration's tough stance on immigration has attracted a lot of criticism from U.S. tech companies that rely heavily on skilled foreign workers…

  • The Three Horsemen Of The Bitcoin Apocalypse

    Published 12 July 2018 | viewed 587 times

    There’s never a day that passes without some otherwise intelligent economist making radical claims about bitcoin. It’s all been said before. “It has no intrinsic…

  • The U.S.-Chinese Race To End All Privacy

    Published 11 July 2018 | viewed 623 times

    Four years ago, Edward Snowden poignantly noted that “No system of mass surveillance has existed in any society, that we know of to this point,…

  • This Tiny Island Is The First Blockchain Nation

    Published 10 July 2018 | viewed 893 times

    The Mediterranean island nation of Malta is not particularly well-known for its size, being only slightly less than twice the size of Washington. But that…

  • Bitcoin Hash Rate Stutters After Chinese Floods

    Published 04 July 2018 | viewed 847 times

    China is the world’s undisputed leader in bitcoin mining and home to the largest mining pools including AntPool, BTCC, F2Pool and BW. Despite feverish efforts…

  • The Crypto Payment Conundrum

    Published 03 July 2018 | viewed 591 times

    Back in May, the World Cup was being touted as a huge opportunity for bitcoin to function as a payment option, and by extension, see…

  • The Leaders In The Quantum Computing Race

    Published 29 June 2018 | viewed 775 times

    "All is waves, with nothing waving, over no distance at all." That’s a famous line in a fantasy duology describing the basics of magic. Interestingly,…