# 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

My favourites from the cryptouniverse in January.


Buy the Pump, Sell the Dump — Does Momentum Investing Work in Bitcoin?. cointelegraph. 29 January 2020.

Step by Step Guide: How To Create Your Own Ethereum ERC-20 Token. blockonomi. 27 January 2020.

Want to be an excellent Writer?: Join CryptoTicker Writers' School. cryptoticker. 27 January 2020.

Basic Guide on How to Spend Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies. globalcoinreport. 17 January 2020.


These Are the Most Traded Tokens on Decentralized Exchanges Right Now. bitcoin.com. 31 January 2020.

More Than 77 Crypto Projects Claim to Be Backed by Physical Gold. bitcoin.com. 26 January 2020.

Digital Courts Trial Decentralized Justice, Real World Weighs Verdict. cointelegraph. 26 January 2020.

UK gov offers $130k to any developer able to build cryptocurrency tracing software. developer-tech. 21 January 2020.

Crypto Employment Abounds With More Than 8,000 Jobs in 2020. bitcoin.com. 18 January 2020.

Three key challenges for blockchain in 2020. weforum. 17 January 2020.

Elon Musk's Flagship Tesla Can Power a Full Bitcoin (BTC) Node. dailyhodl. 17 January 2020.

The public launch of Decentraland arrives on February 20, 2020. . 17 January 2020.

Google Search Volume For Crypto Is Trending Down Despite Surge. dcforecasts. 17 January 2020.

Investors Pumped $608 Million Into Bitcoin (BTC) and Cryptocurrency Funds in Record Year, Says Hedge Fund Giant Grayscale. dailyhodl. 16 January 2020.

Crypto Ratings Council: Group rates 5 new assets and welcomes new members. cryptopolitan. 17 January 2020.

Head of IMF Highlights Digital Currencies As Top Priority in 2020 for Its 189 Member Countries. dailyhodl. 16 January 2020.

The Innovation Forum "Blockchain Technology in Support of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals" concludes at the United Nations. crypto-reporter. 17 January 2020.


Ethereum Dev Virgil Griffith Pleads Not Guilty in North Korea Case. cryptocurrencynews. 31 January 2020.

Silk Road senior adviser pleads guilty in Manhattan federal court. cryptopolitan. 31 January 2020.

Investigators Bust €6 Million Bitcoin and Gold Fraud Scheme. cointelegraph. 31 January 2020.

Crypto Ponzi OneCoin May Have Used Flood of Fake Reviews to Boost Ailing Image. coindesk. 29 January 2020.

New Fraudulent ICO Charged For $30 Million Raise By US SEC. dcforecasts. 17 January 2020.

CabbageTech CEO Sentenced to 33 Months in Prison After Pleading Guilty in Fraud Case. coindesk. 16 January 2020.

$1.4B in illicit Bitcoin was laundered via Binance and Huobi last year, report says. thenextweb. 16 January 2020.


Dubai Launching Crypto Valley in Tax-Free Zone with Swiss help. bitcoin.com. 28 January 2020.

Binance Pledges $1.5 Million for Coronavirus Victims.bitcoinist 26 January 2020.

China to use blockchain technology in its new social credit system. cryptoslate. 22 January 2020.

36% of U.S. SMEs Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments. bitcoinist. 16 January 2020.

Why This New Act of Congress Could Drive Crypto Adoption. newsbtc. 14 January 2020.


Leading Swiss Stock Exchange Now Offers 12 Crypto Exchange-Traded Products. bitcoin.com. 28 January 2020.

Swiss Crypto Bank SEBA Plans New $96.5M Funding Round. bitcoinist. 17 January 2020.


Fewer Bitcoin investors are selling BTC: exchange deposits drop to 12-month low. cryptoslate. 31 January 2020.

Over 75% of Bitcoin in Circulation Are in Profit. bitcoinist. 31 January 2020.

Cardano Up 47% in 2020, But Does Blockchain's Usage Warrant it?. newsbtc. 31 January 2020.

Bitcoin (BTC) Loses to IOTA (MIOTA) on Energy Saving With 5.6 Mln Transactions Against One. u.today. 27 January 2020.

Over $70,000 Double Spent As Bitcoin Gold Experiences Its Second 51% Attack. u.today. 26 January 2020.

Libra Has Lost Another Association Member in Vodafone. livebitcoinnews. 26 January 2020.

Another Ethereum wallet now supports Unstoppable Domains. decrypt.co. 22 January 2020.

$97,000,000,000 in Bitcoin (BTC) Has Not Moved in 365 Days. dailyhodl. 19 January 2020.

CARDANO: Looking Forward in 2020. altcoinbuzz. 18 January 2020.

Stellar price spikes 15 percent following Lightnet funding round. decrypt.co. 17 January 2020.

XRParrot, Euro to XRP Conversion Platform, Shuts Down over Regulatory Compliance. newslogical. 17 January 2020.


South Korean Crypto Wallet BitBerry Calls it Quits. bitcoinist. 31 January 2020.

Paxos Launches Automatic Conversions Between Bank Deposits and Stablecoins. coindesk. 21 January 2020.

Monopoly Is a Tiny Darknet Market With Big Aspirations. bitcoin.com. 17 January 2020.

Gemini Launches Crypto Insurance Company with $200 Million Coverage. cryptocurrencynews. 17 January 2020.

Kraken Acquires Bit Trade. altcoinbuzz. 16 January 2020.

Grayscale Investments raised $600M in 2019. cryptopolitan. 16 January 2020.

Anchorage Acquires Merkle Data, Launches Institutional-Grade Bitcoin Trading Platform . btcmanager. 16 January 2020.

Binance to Discontinue Services in Japan. koinpost. 14 January 2020.

Catch Up

Earlier roundups

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