# 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

Let's cut the crap from crypto news

Another mixed bag of nuts from the cryptouniverse.


How VPN Can Aid Blockchain to Improve Online Privacy. readwrite. 17 December 2019.

Learn How to Avoid Paying Coinbase Fees: updated. coindoo. 8 December 2019.

Learn How to Avoid Paying High Fees on Crypto Exchanges. coindoo. 6 December 2019.


How Crypto Exchanges Are Tackling Poverty. cointelegraph. 18 December 2019.

UN to Prevent Hong Kong Migrant Workers Exploitation with Blockchain. cointelegraph. 16 December 2019.

How Renewable BTC Mining Is Helping The Planet. Renewable energy powers around 74 percent of Bitcoin mining operations. cryptodaily. 10 December 2019.

Bank for International Settlements Exec Shows New Fondness for CBDCs. cointelegraph. 6 December 2019.


British Virgin Islands Rebuts Launching Stablecoin. bitcoinist. 18 December 2019.

Afghanistan turns to blockchain to fight counterfeit drugs. coingeek. 30 November 2019.


Swiss Licensed Crypto Bank SEBA Expanding Into 9 Markets. bitcoin.com. 16 December 2019.

Swiss Government Rejects the Idea of National Digital Currency Saying It Would Bring More Risks. crypto-economy. 13 December 2019.

Kraken Announces the Swiss franc (CHF) as Its Sixth Fiat Currency. btcmanager. 5 December 2019.


ISIS Starts Using DCM Blockchain Messaging App Following Telegram Ban. dcforecasts. 18 December 2019.

Hydropower Stations in China's Sichuan Were Fined for Feeding Bitcoin Farms in Private. 8btc. 18 December 2019.

Digibyte Founder Continues Crusade Against Exchanges, Claims They Are Corrupt. beincrypto. 6 December 2019.


Digibyte is "the" blockchain we should look forward to. thecurrencyanalytics. 18 December 2019.

Tron(TRX)'s Justin Sun Riles Community With $1 Million Donation to Greta Thunberg. cointelegraph. 18 December 2019.

EU Finance Ministers Place Defacto Ban on Libra. bitcoin.com. 16 December 2019.

Major Ethereum Upgrade Istanbul Goes Live to Enhance Performance and Scalability. dailyhodl. 9 December 2019.

Blockchain made easy? WAX wants to give it a try. decrypt. 6 December 2019.


Circle Sells OTC Desk To Kraken, Will Focus On Its Stablecoin. dcforecasts. 18 December 2019.

Startup Raises $1.5 Million in World's First-Ever Blockchain-based IPO. btcmanager. 6 December 2019.

New Concept By IOTA Could Revolutionize The Automotive Industry. dcforecasts. 30 November 2019.

IOTA Creates Digital Identity Implementation in Neutral Environment Where No Parties Will Have Power Over Identities. thecurrencyanalytics.com. 30 November 2019.

New Study Shows Blockchain Can Reduce Food Fraud In 5 Years. dcforecasts. 30 November 2019.

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Earlier roundups

27 November 2019

6 October 2019

31 August 2019

24 July 2019

30 June 2019

7 June 2019

17 April 2019

20 March 2019