# 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 stories without the hype

My favourites from the cryptouniverse this past month.

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


A handy guide to investing in cryptocurrencies28 September 2020
The Ultimate Guide to Choosing a Crypto-Friendly Bank28 September 2020
A How-to Guide for the Self Regulation of Digital Asset Markets17 September 2020
Fight fire with fire: MIT scholar suggests ETC counters 51% attacks15 September 2020
Brave Browser Now Protects You From Crypto Phishing Scams9 September 2020
Crypto Long & Short: What Investors Get Wrong About Volatility (and Not Just for Crypto)6 September 2020
Top Crypto Wallets, Ranked14 August 2020
Writing Bitcoin Smart Contracts Is About to Get Easier With New Coding Language14 August 2020
Sundays Are the Perfect Time to Buy the Bitcoin Dip, Data Shows8 August 2020
GoChain Academy1 August 2020


Crypterium Crypto-Fiat Card Now Officially Available on VISA Network29 September 2020
Cambridge University's Third Crypto Study Records 101 Million Cryptocurrency Users Worldwide25 September 2020
New study says the number of unique crypto asset users has increased 189% in the past year25 September 2020
IOHK, United Nations Offer $10,000 for Sustainable Blockchain Project25 September 2020
Kraken Financial the first digital asset company in U.S. history to receive a bank charter recognized under federal and state law17 September 2020
There are now over 10,000 Bitcoin ATMs in the world17 September 2020
European Commission officially proposes regulatory framework for crypto-assets and stablecoins25 September 2020
Ethereum Miners Earn Nearly $1 Million From Fees—in One Hour17 September 2020
US Consumers Flock To the First Mastercard Branded BitPay Card15 September 2020
BitPay decides to let all employees work from home permanently15 September 2020
Bitcoin (BTC) ranks as world 6th largest currency14 September 2020
14 September 2020
Bitcoin’s Energy Consumption Grows, Now Comparable to Czech Republic14 September 2020
European countries seek strict regulations around stablecoins14 September 2020
How bitcoin met the real world in Africa8 September 2020
Over 40% of Ethereum mining revenue in August came from fees7 September 2020
Apple stock market cap shows just how small crypto still is: 1/10 of Apple's value — 5 September 2020


Estonia e-residents a pool of crypto scammers28 September 2020
Millions in Bitcoin, Ethereum, & Tokens Hacked From KuCoin Will Be "Covered"29 September 2020
KuCoin reports 'security incident' as $150M in Bitcoin, ERC-20 are taken26 September 2020
Theta, Chainlink to combat multi-billion dollar Ad fraud problem25 September 2020
Nevada Woman Charged in Bitcoin Murder-for-Hire as a Mystery Hacker Again Turns Tipster25 September 2020
Battles Of Dirty Money And Blockchain: How To Trace Stolen Crypto17 September 2020
Crypto gambling firm Unikrn pays $6 million fine for illegal ICO16 September 2020
Darknet Crypto Market Expanded to Eastern Europe – Became the 6th Largest Business Service15 September 2020
Hackers Closed Argentina's Borders With $4M crypto Ransom Demand7 September 2020
US regulator investigates Robinhood over disclosure errors5 September 2020
South African Man Charged in U.S. Court for Fraud Involving $28 Million in Bitcoin and Forex5 September 2020
Trezor/KeepKey Wallet Flaw Lets Attackers Hold Crypto for Ransom Without Touching Device2 September 2020


Bitcoin Closes Above $10,000 for a Record 63 Days Straight28 September 2020
TomoChain to Integrate Bluzelle Decentralized Oracles25 September 2020
Does PolkaDot (DOT) have what it takes to overthrow XRP and Tether and become one in the Top 325 September 2020
Yearn Finance Switched To "Life Alert" After Failed Attempt To Hold Support25 September 2020
Avalanche Finally Launches Mainnet, Ethereum Fork Coming25 September 2020
Maker Votes to Not Compensate Black Thursday Victims25 September 2020
Ethereum Fees Spike After Uniswap’s UNI Token Launch17 September 2020
Tezos Becomes a Favorite to Power the Digital Euro15 September 2020
NEM commences first phase of migration to its next-gen Symbol blockchain15 September 2020
Ampleforth, Balancer Launch Rebasing 'Smart Pool' to Prevent Impermanent Loss15 September 2020
How Polkadot Surged From Nowhere Into the Top 10 Cryptocurrencies7 September 2020
Crypto Investors Have Ignored Three Straight 51% Attacks on ETC6 September 2020
Ethereum’s rising transaction fees may be a deal-breaker for day traders6 September 2020
Dash introduces protocol versioning in update5 September 2020
Chainlink Endures Spam Attack: Congestion, High Fees5 September 2020


Russian federal authority for communication has blacklisted Binance’s website25 September 2020
Russia Proposes Jail Time for Undeclared Crypto Wallets25 September 2020
Argentina’s New Dollar Tax Is a Boon for Cryptocurrency17 September 2020
Bahamas to Roll Out 'Sand Dollar' Digital Currency Next Month16 September 2020
Nigerian SEC Releases Proposed Crypto Regulations15 September 2020
Estonia launches new visa programme for wealthy 'digital nomads'9 September 2020
Venezuela Blocks Access to Coinbase and Remittance Service MercaDolar9 September 2020
Just Eat Takeaway Partners with BitPay to Provide Bitcoin Payment Option to Its Customers in France7 September 2020
Latin American Crypto Trading Volume Rises Due To Banking Difficulties5 September 2020


Swiss blockchain group formed to encourage new blockchain companies14 September 2020
Swiss Law Draft Sees Cardano As Promising DLT: Report11 September 2020
Zug, Switzerland's Crypto Valley, Says Yes to Crypto for Future Tax Payments4 September 2020


Samsung’s blockchain project to manage pharmaceutical data26 September 2020
Twitter CEO Explains How Bitcoin, Blockchain Will Revamp Its Business25 September 2020
Sending Crypto On Twitter And Facebook Now Possible Via Mask25 September 2020
As network costs rise, Coinbase will require Pro customers to pay withdrawal fees17 September 2020
Alibaba on Track to Be the Largest Blockchain Patent Holder by End of 2020,overtaking IBMs: Study17 September 2020
Algorand staking now compatible with Ledger wallet's desktop software15 September 2020
MicroStrategy Buys $175M More in Bitcoin, Upping BTC Holdings to $425M15 September 2020

On the Wild Side

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Catch Up

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