# 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 in October 2021

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

Advice

= encouraging more acceptance/watch out for FOMO, = negative/watch out for FUD

Bitcoin And Biases — Bitcoin As ESG Moneybitcoinmagazine30 October 2021 (LINK)

On examination, we find that when discussing ESG in regards to bitcoin, the focus is far too often on the "E" and not the "SG".

What are DAOs? Here's what to know about the 'next big trend' in cryptocnbc25 October 2021 (LINK)
How To Crypto – A Curated List Of CryptoTicker Articles To Get You Startedcryptoticker24 October 2021 (LINK)
3 Reasons to Invest in Crypto -- and 3 Reasons Not Tofool17 October 2021 (LINK)
An ultimate guide to 10 top altcoins, their real-world applications, and why investors are betting their tech is the future of cryptobusinessinsider15 October 2021 (LINK)
Top 10 Cryptocurrencies & Their Real World Uses (includes video) — tradingview15 October 2021 (LINK)h
The Top Universities for Blockchaincoindesk11 October 2021 (LINK)
Introducing The .Wallet Allianceunstoppabledomains5 October 2021 (LINK)
Earlier advice

Global

Finder Survey: Nigeria's 24.2% Adoption Rating Is the Highest Rate of Crypto Ownership Globallybitcoin31 October 2021 (LINK)
MANA Price Rallies 45% To $1.27 Buoyed By Facebook's Rebrand To Metacoingape30 October 2021 (LINK)
U.S. SEC Chair Gary Gensler responds to concerns about first Bitcoin-linked ETFcointelegraph20 October 2021 (LINK)

Proshares Bitcoin Strategy ETF, also known as BITO, is based on CME Bitcoin futures contracts. The debut of BITO follows announcements that other BTC-linked funds, including Valkyrie's Bitcoin Strategy ETF, are set to start trading on the Nasdaq. A new blockchain-industry-based fund, called the Volt Crypto Industry Revolution and Tech ETF, intends to begin trading soon as well.

First Bitcoin Futures ETF Trades Nearly $1 Billion in One Daydecrypt19 October 2021 (LINK)
Financial leaders from the G7 agree that CBDCs would complement cash and should not be detrimental to the monetary systemcointelegraph14 October 2021 (LINK)

Crime?

'Kimchi Premium Fraud Ring' Busted in South Koreacryptonews30 October 2021 (LINK)
Ukraine and US authorities bust a crime ring that allegedly laundered tens of millions of dollars in cryptocoinnounce30 October 2021 (LINK)
Report reveals $5.2 billion worth of Bitcoin transactions linked to ransomwareambcrypto17 October 2021 (LINK)
6,000 Coinbase Users Robbed in Phishing Attacks, Company Says It Will Reimbursedecrypt1 October 2021 (LINK)

Coins

Shiba Inu now accepted as payment at a French bistro in Pariscointelegraph30 October 2021 (LINK)

The restaurant has reported a sudden spike in foot traffic after adding SHIB as a payment method.

Unraveling Mystery Behind '$8000 SHIB Wallet' Currently Worth Over $5 Billionzycrypto30 October 2021 (LINK)
Tron founder Justin Sun withdraws over $4 billion from Aave protocol amid vulnerability speculationcoingape30 October 2021 (LINK)
Tether Hit With $41 Million Fine for Lying About Dollar Reserves: CFTCdecrypt.co15 October 2021 (LINK)
Zilliqa Unveils Cross-Chain Interoperability Tool 'ZilBridge' to Enable Greater Collaboration with Ethereum Ecosystemcrypto-reporter2 October 2021 (LINK)
Cardano ($ADA) Powered DeFi Platform to Launch a Gold-Backed Stablecoincryptoglobe2 October 2021 (LINK)
Cardano-Backed Project COTI Jumps Nearly 100% Ahead of Visa Card Rolloutcryptoglobe2 October 2021 (LINK)
CEO of COMP threatens customers after mistakenly sending them millionsmashable1 October 2021 (LINK)

National

Biden Working Group Calls for Stablecoin Issuers Like Tether to Be Regulated Like Banksdecrypt.co1 November 2021 (LINK)
Nigerian President announces the official rollout of the central bank-backed eNairacoinnounce30 October 2021 (LINK)
Russia Considers Selling Power to Kazakhstan Amid Deficit Caused by Crypto Minersbitcoin30 October 2021 (LINK)
China to Add Cryptocurrency Mining to 'Negative List for Market Access' Making the Industry Off-Limits to Investorsbitcoin8 October 2021 (LINK)
Colombia Following El Salvador as Crypto ATMs Continue to Thrivebeincrypto24 October 2021 (LINK)
Report: Biden administration eyeing regulation of Tether, other stablecoinsinvezz1 October 2021 (LINK)
Third-Largest Bank in France Societe Generale Proposes Use of Defi Protocol Makerdao bitcoin1 October 2021 (LINK)

Swiss

Switzerland to Impose Anti-Money Laundering Rules on Crypto Providerscryptopotato25 September 2021 (LINK)

Business

Binance Temporarily Disables Withdrawals As Moving For Long-Term Storage Causes Backlogbenzinga1 November 2021 (LINK)
Burger King Teams Up With Robinhood To Give Bitcoin, Ether, Dogecoin Rewardsbenzinga1 November 2021 (LINK)
Dogecoin Accounts for 40% of Robinhood's Crypto Transaction Revenue in Q3bitcoin31 October 2021 (LINK)
Coinbase Pulls A Robinhood As Users Are Unable To Trade Shiba Inu During Rallybitcoinist30 October 2021 (LINK)
AMC Theatres, the world's largest movie exhibition company, Considers Accepting Shiba Inu Alongside Dogecoin as SHIB Popularity Soarsbitcoin30 October 2021 (LINK)
Travala.com Rises From The Ashes through Travel Boost, and 70% of bookings are paid with cryptonewsbtc30 October 2021 (LINK)
Bit Pay Allows Verifone Customers to Pay with Cryptolivebitcoinnews1 October 2021 (LINK)

On the Wild Side (includes prices and predictions)

CryptoPunk worth $850,000 sells for just a fraction of its pricetheblockcrypto1 November 2021 (LINK)
SQUID Investors Cannot Sell Their Tokens After a 110,000% Spike, Raising Too Many Red Flags to Ignorecryptopotato31 October 2021 (LINK)
NFTs In A Nutshell: A Weekly Reviedlinebitcoinist31 October 2021 (LINK)
Mad Money's Jim Cramer Invests in Crypto Because 'There Could Be Millions of Greater Fools Out There'bitcoin31 October 2021 (LINK)
Elon Musk's Alma Mater To Begin Accepting Bitcoin For Tuition Feeszycrypto31 October 2021 (LINK)

Catch Up

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