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Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Rips Mark Zuckerberg, Pumps Bitcoin

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is not a crypto investor, but praised bitcoin for its “massive value creation.” He also trashed Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, saying he lost respect for the billionaire amid the social media monopoly’s epic data-breach scandal.
Wozniak made the bombshell remarks in a February 26 interview with Bloomberg (see video below, starting at 4:08).

Apple Pioneer Steve Wozniak Has Co-Founded a Blockchain Investment Firm

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Steve Wozniak, the tech entrepreneur best known as the co-founder of Apple, has joined EQUI Global, a venture capital fund built using blockchain technology, as a co-founder. In a Medium post published by the company, Wozniak said that he will scout for technology companies to find the “tech stars” of the future. He also said that he receives innovative pitches regularly; however...

Lingerie Tycoon’s $80 Million ICO Flounders, Raises $7 Million in Total

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The journey of EQUI Capital’s ICO has been a wild ride from the day it was announced. Founded by lingerie entrepreneur Baroness Michelle Mone, or Lady Mone of Mayfair, OBE as she prefers to be called, and businessman Doug Barrowman, EQUI Capital has not only failed to meet the set target but bounty hunters have also accused the firm of short-changing them. According to the Financial Times, EQUI’s...

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Flip-Flops on Blockchain, Joins Crypto Startup

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak discussed his involvement in a new crypto startup company and his interest in blockchain in general in a NullTx interview earlier this week. The tech prodigy became interested in Bitcoin after learning about the potential of decentralized ledgers and becoming intrigued by the mystery of who invented it, also impressed with the fact that the cryptocurrency has a...

‘Rich Dad, Poor Dad’ Author Is Bullish on Bitcoin, Says USD Is a Scam

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Robert Kiyosaki, the author of the famous financial self-help book Rich Dad, Poor Dad, has described the US dollar as a scam, declaring that bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are “currencies of the people” that will outlive fiat currency. ‘The Dollar is Toast’ Speaking with Kim Hughes on the Sane Crypto Podcast in which he excoriated the dollar, Kiyosaki also predicted an...

Bitcoin is ‘Amazing’ but Blockchain Is a ‘Bubble’: Steve Wozniak

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One of bitcoin’s biggest bulls is calling it: blockchain is a bubble, on par with the dotcom bubble that occurred at the turn of the millennium. Steve Wozniak, who co-founded what is now the world’s largest company, said that he sees parallels between the development of the internet — as well as the hype cycle that accompanied it — and the burgeoning blockchain industry. “It was a...

I Want Bitcoin to Be the World’s Single Currency: Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak isn’t convinced that bitcoin will supplant national currencies to become a de facto global currency, but he says that he hopes this will one day be the case. Speaking on the sidelines of Money20/20 Europe, Wozniak told CNBC that he is attracted to the “purity” of the idea that people around the world could one day share a single currency, despite being separated by...

Ethereum Could Be the Next Apple: Steve Wozniak

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Blockchain platform Ethereum could be the next Apple, one of the iconic tech company’s co-founders said this week. According to Forbes, Steve Wozniak made this bullish prediction in front of 5,000 people at this week’s WeAreDevelopers conference in Vienna. “Ethereum interests me because it can do things and because it’s a platform,” he said, adding that it could prove to be as influential...

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Reveals Scammer Stole 7 Bitcoins

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If you’ve fallen prey to a cryptocurrency-related scam, you’re likely too mortified to admit it publicly. However, you should take heart because even Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has found himself a few BTC short at the hand of an experienced scam artist. Wozniak related this embarrassing incident at the Economic Times Global Business Summit, explaining that he had sold approximately 7 BTC to a...

Apple Co-Founder Wozniak: Bitcoin is Better than Gold

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak believes that bitcoin is superior to both gold and the “phony” U.S. dollar. As reported by Bitcoin Magazine, Wozniak made this assertion at the Money 20/20 conference in Las Vegas, explaining that although bitcoin is criticized for its price volatility, it is more stable than government-backed currencies such as the U.S. dollar since it has a fixed supply, while...

Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak Bought Bitcoin at $700, He’s “Way Up” Now

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Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has spoken about his early interest in bitcoin and an attempt to buy the world’s most prominent cryptocurrency back when it was trading at $70 per coin. He eventually bought it at $700. Speaking on stage at a tech conference in Miami, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak underlined bitcoin’s importance in bringing FinTech’s poster child, blockchain technology, to the...