The mood at Microsoft’s headquarters in Redmond, Washington is euphoric.
This video of Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer, and a bunch of nerds dancing awkwardly to the Rolling Stones has become a classic internet meme.
This was the apex of Microsoft.
The gala launch event for Windows 95 that day put operating systems on the map. It turned Microsoft into a household name.
Bill Gates’ address was transmitted live to 43 simultaneous events in cities across the globe — a major technical feat in 1995.
More than 70,000 people watched the live event via satellite.
A giant Windows 95 logo was projected onto the Empire State Building in New York City. …
On June 18, Facebook unveiled the white paper for its new cryptocurrency, Libra. (You can read Libra’s white paper here.)
Overall, I think it’ll be good for the cryptocurrency space. I’ll tell you why in a moment. But first, let’s look at the details…
Before I answer that question, I need to talk about bitcoin…
We’ve seen bitcoin go as high as $14,000 this year before dropping to $9,738. Despite the pullback, it’s still up 181% year-to-date — making it among the best-performing assets in the world.
Now, I’ve been saying since April 2019 that the “Crypto Winter” bear market is over. Institutions are coming into the crypto space — and the demand for bitcoin is skyrocketing. This is still the year of Wall Street greed.
So I don’t see bitcoin flopping over and falling apart. …