< Nusefile: crypto news updates

# Nusefile

This site gathers links and commentary on what I think are useful news items that match my interests as a development journalist and communications researcher.

Crypto News

Crypto news without the hype

My favourites from the cryptouniverse in February.

Advice, Global, Crime, National, Swiss, Business, Wild Side, Coins, Catch Up

Advice

How to Check the Bitcoin Price, Hashrate, Data — The 21 Best Monitoring Sites. news.bitcoin. 23 February 2020, 9 min

Smart Bitcoin Investors Make Money With These 3 Steps. bitcoinist. 22 February 2020

Under the Justin Sun: A Closer Look at the Tron Empire. cointelegraph. 16 February 2020, 3 min

The Story of Coinbase’s Brian Armstrong. cointelegraph. 16 February 2020, 3 min

The Mind Behind the “World Computer”: Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin. . 16 February 2020, 4 min

The Three Cs of Joseph Lubin: Construct, Contribute, ConsenSys. cointelegraph. 16 February 2020, 9 min

Rating: There’s Always Ton of Research behind Cardano’s Crypto Perspective. newslogical. 15 February 2020, 1 min

Global

Coinbase Wallet Now Allows to Send Crypto Through Usernames. cointelegraph. 26 February 2020, 1 min

How the Ethereum Foundation got UNICEF to embrace blockchain. coindesk. 24 February 2020, 5 min

The Billion-Dollar Cryptocurrency Scams You’ve Never Heard About (in Africa). . 24 February 2020, 4 min

Blockchain Tech is the Most Requested Skill by Companies in 2020. coinidol. 23 February 2020, 1 min

5 crypto companies investing millions in blockchain education. decrypto.co. 22 February 2020, 4 min

Edcon cancelled. trustnodes, 22 February 2020, 1 min

How blockchain is changing the face of soccer. decrypto. 22 February 2020, 6 min

Nearly 7,000 Bitcoin ATMs are in Operation Today. themerkle. 16 February 2020, 1 min

Crime?

Steven Seagal Pays up $330,000 Following his ICO Endorsement. themerkle. 28 February 2020, 1 min

Victims have paid $144M in bitcoin as ransom over last six years, says FBI agent. theblockcrypto. 17 February 2020, 1 min

Steven Segal Settles Token-Touting Charges With SEC Over 2018 ICO. coindesk. 27 February 2020

Million-Dollar Crypto Money Laundering Investigation Leads to Two Arrests in Netherlands. cryptoglobe. 22 February 2020, 1 min

Full IOTA Network Incident Report Released. themerkle. 22 February 2020, 1 min

Bitcoins [BTC] and BCash [BCH] Worth $45 Million Stolen from Chinese Investor. coingape. 22 February 2020, 1 min

Binance CEO says No, Bitcoin (BTC) Price Cannot Be Manipulated by Exchanges. u.today. 16 February 2020, 1 min

National

New Malta Government Says It Still Wants to Run a 'Blockchain Island'. cointelegraph. 29 February 2020

Binance CEO Squashes Half-truths Regarding Malta. themerkle. 22 February 2020, 1 min

Binance Never Been Authorised to Operate in Malta? It’s Been Two Years. 8btc. 22 February 2020, 3 min

Bahamas Central Bank Expects to Complete Digital Dollar Rollout This Year. . 15 February 2020, 2 min

Swiss

Swiss authorities tighten trading rules as citizens warm to crypto. cryptoglobe. 22 February 2020

Business

Chinese Crypto Exchange FCoin to Relaunch After Insolvency. cryptobriefing. 27 February 2020

Coinfield and Chainalysis for crypto monitoring. cryptopolitan. 22 February 2020, 1 min

Brave (BAT) Browser Urges U.K. Authorities to Crackdown on Google’s Monopoly. btcmanager.com. 20 February 2020, 2 min

Coins

European Commission to Decide the Status of Libra Crypto in March 2020. coinidol. 23 February 2020, 2 min

BTC Price Bull Run May Last 1,000 Days, 2020 Is Best Average Year. dcforecasts. 23 February 2020, 2 min

Bitcoin Will Have an Inflation Rate Lower Than Most Central Banks After Halving. beincrypto. 23 February 2020, 2 min

Leading DApp on Steem Sees 255% Volume Surge after TRON Acquisition. . 16 February 2020, 2 min

On the Wild Side

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Slams Bitcoin (BTC) Price Predictions, Claims They Are 'Post-Hoc Rationalized Bullshit'. zycrypto. 27 February 2020

Charles Hoskinson: Next Two Month to be Wild for Cardano (ADA). newslogical. 23 February 2020, 2 min

Cardano-parent IOHK says the Ouroboros BFT is ready to be deployed. cryptoslate. 20 February 2020, 2 min

Conservation International becomes a Gochain signing node. gochain. 4 February 2020

CI: "Blockchain could be used to help consumers know whether the products they are buying are sustainable or not, by tracking commodities from source to shelf."

Catch Up

Earlier roundups

January 2020

19 December 2019

27 November 2019

6 October 2019

31 August 2019

24 July 2019

30 June 2019

7 June 2019

17 April 2019

20 March 2019