Steve Wozniak praised Bitcoin, the oldest cryptocurrency in existence, calling it “the mathematics of pure gold”. The Apple co-founder reiterated his assist for Bitcoin throughout an interview with Enterprise Insider. Based in 2009, Bitcoin is at present the preferred cryptocurrency, buying and selling at round $40,000 (roughly Rs. 30.5 lakh) on Monday. Its whole market capitalization is over $724 billion (about Rs. 55,76,734 crore). Wozniak’s view on Bitcoin, nevertheless, differs from his view on the whole crypto business.
The well-known electronics engineer believes that the sheer variety of cryptocurrencies popping up each day drives away the credibility quotient of the business.
Wozniak fears that many crypto initiatives are “scams”.
“There are so many cryptocurrencies coming out now; everyone has a way to create a new one, and you have a famous star with it. It seems like they just collect a lot of money from people who want to invest at the very beginning, when it’s worth pennies,” U.Right this moment cited says the 71-year-old pc programmer.
This is not the primary time Wozniak has spoken out in favor of the crypto sector.
In November final yr, Wozniak stated the “untraceable” nature of crypto was what wanted a workaround.
On the time, the co-founder of Apple stated Bitcoin is so mathematically pure that it can’t be copied.
Wozniak, additionally co-founded his personal “energy efficient” blockchain firm referred to as vigor in 2021.
Additionally it is not new that Bitcoin has been in comparison with gold as an asset.
Beforehand, billionaire investor Paul Tudor stated Bitcoin was his most well-liked inflation hedge over gold.
Enterprise tycoon Mark Cuban has determined to name Bitcoin higher than gold.
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