# 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 the past month.

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

Advice

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

What is PancakeSwap?exodus14 September 2021 (LINK)
Why Are NFTs Valuable?cryptobriefing9 September 2021 (LINK)
How to tell the crypto hype from the crypto realityqz.com9 September 2021 (LINK)
Solana: What you need to know about the skyrocketing cryptocurrencymashable9 September 2021 (LINK)
Bitcoin: the future of money and the world economybitcoinmagazine8 September 2021 (LINK)

"The true innovation behind Bitcoin is the ability to transact value instantly around the world."

Top Five Economics Books to Learn Bitcoinbitcoinmagazine1 September 2021 (LINK)
Earlier advice

Global

Why Projects Are Switching from Ethereum to the Binance Smart Chainnewsbtc18 September 2021 (LINK)
President of the European Central Bank believes cryptocurrencies are 'suspicious and speculative'cryptopolitan17 September 2021 (LINK)
'Smallest cryptocurrency economy', Africa records 1200% hike in a yearambcrypto16 September 2021 (LINK)
2021's BTC energy use passes 2020's, as study claims each tx produces 272g of e-wastecointelegraph15 September 2021 (LINK)
Jurassic Park Becoming Real? Bitcoin Billionaires Back De-Extinction Campaigncryptocoin15 September 2021 (LINK)
SPELLFIRE : First NFT That You Can Actually Touch: in-game cardscoinpedia.org/press-release15 September 2021 (LINK)
New blockchain platform aims to track one third of all shipping containers globallycointelegraph10 September 2021 (LINK)
How Rentible Is Revolutionizing The Real Estate Industry With Blockchain Technologybitcoinist10 September 2021 (LINK)
Christie's To Auction Art Blocks NFT With Ethereum Biddingbitcoinist8 September 2021 (LINK)
Working to Protect the Environment with NFTsnewsbtc7 September 2021 (LINK)
Crypto-exchange Bitfinex to launch operations in Kazakhstanambcrypto7 September 2021 (LINK)
Here's what the WEF is proposing instead of an 'ineffective' ban on cryptosambcrypto4 September 2021 (LINK)
Cryptocurrencies gain legal status in Texas as the state passes a new lawchaintimes3 September 2021 (LINK)
SEC boss tells EU Parliament crypto and fintech could be as disruptive 'as the internet'cointelegraph3 September 2021 (LINK)
Alexander Lukashenko, the President of Belarus, urged citizens to stay in their home country and mine bitcoin instead of moving abroad for low-paying jobsbitcoinmagazine2 September 2021 (LINK)
SOL Rally Sparks the Debate, Is Solana Better Smart Contract Platform Than Ethereum?coingape1 September 2021 (LINK)
Decentralized search engine becomes default option on European Android devicescointelegraph1 September 2021 (LINK)

Crime?

Binance Reportedly Under CFTC Investigation For Insider Tradingcoingape18 September 2021 (LINK)
U.S. Treasury Will Create Anti-Ransomware Sanctions, reportcryptobriefing17 September 2021 (LINK)
Crypto Kid Fraudster Gets 7 1/2-Years for Ponzi Schemeyahoo / bloomberg15 September 2021 (LINK)
Zabu Finance Suffers First Big Exploit in Avalanche Defi, Loses $3.2 Millionbitcoin.com15 September 2021 (LINK)
Veteran New York government employee arrested over illegal crypto miningcoinnounce15 September 2021 (LINK)
SEC charges Rivetz over an alleged illegal securities offering in which it raised over $18 millioncoinnounce10 September 2021 (LINK)
Ohio man pleads guilty to fraud over $30M crypto scam promising 15% monthlycointelegraph9 September 2021 (LINK)
As SEC Lawsuit Looms, Coinbase CEO Describes The Agency's Behavior As "Sketchy"newsbtc8 September 2021 (LINK)
US SEC threatens to sue Coinbase if it moves forward with its product called Lendcoinnounce8 September 2021 (LINK)
Mastermind of Zimbabwean Bitcoin Pyramid Scheme Vanishes With $6 Millionbitcoin.com4 September 2021 (LINK)
UNI Price Slides Due To SEC Investigation, In Risk Of Deep Plunge?newsbtc3 September 2021 (LINK)
XRP Lawsuit: Ripple back in a rut as court grants SEC motion to compel discovery in Slack disputecoingape3 September 2021 (LINK)
SEC levies new complaint against BitConnect founder and lead promotertheblockcrypto1 September 2021 (LINK)

Coins

XRP holders file class action complaint against Apple citing negligenceambcrypto18 September 2021 (LINK)
What next for IOTA since 'the road to IOTA 2.0 is over 50 percent complete'ambcrypto18 September 2021 (LINK)
Solana validator community completes mainnet beta restart after outageambcrypto15 September 2021 (LINK)
Over $465M Bitcoin positions liquidated as BTC reclaimed $50,000cryptopolitan2 September 2021 (LINK)
Strong Rally: IOTA Breaks Out of Its Consolidation Zone!cryptonewsz2 September 2021 (LINK)
Vitalik Buterin's Biggest Ethereum Regret is 'The Whole 8 Cofounders Thing'cryptonews2 September 2021 (LINK)

National

Chinese Exchange Giant OKex to halt expansion amid Crypto Crackdown in South Koreacoingape18 September 2021 (LINK)
60 crypto exchanges in South Korea to be shut downcryptopolitan17 September 2021 (LINK)
China's new digital yuan app makes money programmabletheblockcrypto15 September 2021 (LINK)
Remittances to El Salvador are cheaper without using bitcoinqz14 September 2021 (LINK)
Demand For Crypto Mining Rigs Surges In Vietnam Due To Bitcoin Growthbitcoinist8 September 2021 (LINK)
Panama To Recognize Bitcoin As Payment Alternative, Issues New Regulationsnewsbtc8 September 2021 (LINK)
El Salvador buys the dip as Bitcoin price flash crashes to $42.9Kcointelegraph7 September 2021 (LINK)
Japan's Financial Giant SBI to Launch Cryptocurrency Fundbitcoin.com4 September 2021 (LINK)
South Korea's Bithumb to Ban Foreign Traders Failing Mobile Phone Identificationbitcoin4 September 2021 (LINK)
Binance Is Not Authorized To Operate in South Africa, Regulator Sayscryptopotato4 September 2021 (LINK)
US Consumer Crypto Survey: Almost 50% Invested in Cryptocurrencies This Yearbitcoin.com3 September 2021 (LINK)
El Salvador residents protest one week before the controversial Bitcoin Law takes effectcoinnounce2 September 2021 (LINK)
The Monetary Authority of Singapore places Binance.com on the investor alert listchaintimes2 September 2021 (LINK)
Singapore grants city-state's first crypto-license to FOMO Payambcrypto2 September 2021 (LINK)
Cryptocurrency Can Help Save Afghanistan, Says Ethereum, Cardano Co-Founderdecrypt1 September 2021 (LINK)

Swiss

SIX receives approval from Swiss regulator to operate digital securities markettheblockcrypto10 September 2021 (LINK)
BBVA Switzerland Launches 'New Gen' Digital Account With Integrated Crypto Walletbitcoin4 September 2021 (LINK)
How to Buy Secure Bitcoin: Swiss Storage SIMBA Launched the Sale of BTC from VISA and Mastercard Bank Cardsnewsbtc3 September 2021 (LINK)
Internet Computer to release 10,000 free NFTs in debut dropcointelegraph2 September 2021 (LINK)

Business

Binance Prepares Changes to Work With Regulators Worldwidebitcoin18 September 2021 (LINK)
BlockFi Board of Directors replaces 'Crypto Dad' after four monthscointelegraph2 September 2021 (LINK)
Coinbase Error Causes Panic For 125,000 Customerszycrypto1 September 2021 (LINK)
Bullish: Bitcoin Reserves on Coinbase the Lowest Since December 2017cryptopotato1 September 2021 (LINK)

On the Wild Side (includes prices and predictions)

Latest crypto jokescryptonews4 September 2021 (LINK)
Over $465M Bitcoin positions liquidated as BTC reclaimed $50,000cryptopolitan2 September 2021 (LINK)
Strong Rally: IOTA Breaks Out of Its Consolidation Zone!cryptonewsz2 September 2021 (LINK)
Naomi Osaka Talks With Her Agent About Crypto And Dogecoin. A rare NFT of the player also hits the marketbitcoinist2 September 2021 (LINK)

Catch Up

Earlier roundups

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