# 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

The Top Universities for Blockchain by CoinDesk 2021cryptoslate25 November 2021/originally 4 October 2021 (LINK)
WEF releases resource suite for CBDCs and stablecoins aimed at regulators and businesses leaderscointelegraph22 November 2021 (LINK)
Bitcoin’s Taproot upgrade simply explainedfinbold16 November 2021 (LINK)
Traders can use Twitter to anticipate altcoin price movescointelegraph12 November 2021 (LINK)

Data shows that a spike in Twitter mentions preceded massive price rallies in at least five altcoins. (sells cointelegraph-related service)

The Problem With Decentralized Exchanges — And How To Solve Itdecrypt9 November 2021 (LINK)
What is Your Plan When the Dollar Crashes? Bitcoin (BTC) or Goldthecurrencyanalytics7 November 2021 (LINK)
A Deep Dive Into BitOrbitcoinmarketcap3 November 2021 (LINK)
Crypto chart-master Bill Noble has correctly predicted every twist and turn for bitcoin and ether over the last 2 months. He explains why ether is set to outperform bitcoin through year-end — and lays out 3 altcoins set to top peers: SOL, DOT, NEARbusinessinsider2 November 2021 (LINK)
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)
Brave browser now includes a built-in crypto walletengadget16 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)
Introducing The .Wallet Allianceunstoppabledomains5 October 2021 (LINK)
Earlier advice

Global

Bitcoin network surpasses PayPal in volume processed, eyes overtaking Mastercard nexttheblockcrypto26 November 2021 (LINK)
Crypto: The Gift That Keeps On Giving (to Charity)coindesk25 November 2021 (LINK)
‘3D’ NFTs make their way to the Internet Computer (ICP) networkcryptoslate25 November 2021 (LINK)
A plot of digital land was just sold in the metaverse for $2.43 million — more than most homes in NYC and San Francisco costbusinessinsider24 November 2021 (LINK)
A charitable group is aiming for a “cultural democratisation of museums” through NFTscryptoslate24 November 2021 (LINK)
FC Barcelona stops NFT auction, cancels deal with NFT marketcryptopolitan20 November 2021 (LINK)
Binance Publishes Bill of Rights for Crypto Usersdecrypt16 November 2021 (LINK)
Unstoppable Domains Taps Polygon to Cut Gas Fees for Ethereum NFT Domainsdecrypt16 November 2021 (LINK)
The Crypto Economy Soars Past $3 Trillion — Momentum of Value Grew Much Faster Than Apple's Market Valuation news.bitcoin.com9 November 2021 (LINK)
10 Wallets Hold 72% Of Total Shiba Inu Supply. Who Are They?bitcoinist.com9 November 2021 (LINK)
How Bitcoin Has Performed Compared To Top Stocksnewsbtc8 November 2021 (LINK)
The FIRST Non-custodial Decentralized Exchange Built on the Cardano Blockchain by Ravendexbitcoinist3 November 2021 (LINK)
Survey Suggests Bitcoin Ownership Is Still Rather Limitedlivebitcoinnews1 November 2021 (LINK)
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?

Crypto Businessman Disappears as ‘First Greek Cryptocurrency’ Collapses — bitcoin24 November 2021 (LINK)
A teen accused of a $36.5 million crypto theft used some of it to buy a rare gaming username — which the police used to track him downbusinessinsider18 November 2021 (LINK)
5 Million Robinhood Customer Emails Stolen, Company Says No Financial Data at Riskdecrypt.co8 November 2021 (LINK)
'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

Moonbeam wins Polkadot’s second parachain auction with $1.4 billion pledgedcryptoslate25 November 2021 (LINK)
Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether’s Prices Drop After India’s Announcement of Banning Cryptocurrencycryptoslate24 November 2021 (LINK)
IOHK to increase Cardano block size in a bid to support the future of DeFiinews24 November 2021 (LINK)
Cardano in the Red Despite Bitstamp Listingu.today24 November 2021 (LINK)
eToro Announces Cardano (ADA) And Tron (TRX) Delisting, Points To Regulatory Concernsnewsbtc23 November 2021 (LINK)
CRO Coin price: How much the Crypto.com currency is worth and what experts predict will happen to its valueinews18 November 2021 (LINK)
IOTA Launches Shimmer Staging Network and Introduces Staking Rewardsu.today16 November 2021 (LINK)
Secretum, Powered by Solana, Makes Trading as Easy as Messagingbeincrypto9 November 2021 (LINK)
Solana Looking to Add Tens of Millions of Users by Becoming Native Blockchain of Brave Browseru.today8 November 2021 (LINK)
Solana is up 17,000% this year—here's what to know before investing in the Ethereum competitorcnbc8 November 2021 (LINK)
Is It Time to Buy VeChain (VET)? – Three Reasons Why We Think Sodailycoin7 November 2021 (LINK)
Monero (XMR) Can Reduce Wallet Scan Times by 50-70%thecurrencyanalytics7 November 2021 (LINK)
IOTA all set to make its mark with these major updatesambcrypto7 November 2021 (LINK)
Creaton: The Decentralized Alternative To Patreon & OnlyFansblockonomi6 November 2021 (LINK)
EOS Has Been A Terrible Investment, Says Foundation's CEOzycrypto6 November 2021 (LINK)

EOS has fallen by 80.42% since it reached its peak of $22.89 back in 2018. The Cayman Islands start-up Block.one raised a staggering $4 billion which made it the largest ICO without even having a live product. The following year, it ran into trouble with the U.S. SEC for conducting an unregistered initial coin offering. The SEC slammed the company with a $24 million penalty that raised uncertainties over the project's future.

Shiba Inu Price Down 10% Amid Weekend FUDnulltx6 November 2021 (LINK)
The Shiba Inu dog behind the doge meme turns 16cnet3 November 2021 (LINK)
SQUID Crashes Over 100% to $0.0008banklesstimes1 November 2021 (LINK)
Crypto.com Becomes Top Google Play App In The US (And The Ad With Matt Damon Probably Helped, Too)benzinga1 November 2021 (LINK)
SAND Prepares For A 55% Rise To $3.28coingape1 November 2021 (LINK)
SafeMoon price to find support while buyers eye return to $0.000007fxstreet1 November 2021 (LINK)

National

Bitcoin, Ethereum and Tether’s Prices Drop After India’s Announcement of Banning Cryptocurrencycryptoslate24 November 2021 (LINK)
Pacific Island Nation of Palau To Launch National Stablecoin Backed By Ripple Techblockonomi24 November 2021 (LINK)
U.S. infrastructure bill passes with crypto tax provisionzdnet8 November 2021 (LINK)
Huobi Group is moving to Gibraltar following China crackdowncointelegraph8 November 2021 (LINK)
Kazakhstan limits retail digital currency investment to 10% of annual incomecoingeek8 November 2021 (LINK)
Central Bank of Nigeria freeze accounts of crypto traderscryptopolitan8 November 2021 (LINK)
Sweden's FSA calls for 'energy-intensive mining' of crypto-assets to be 'prohibited'ambcrypto7 November 2021 (LINK)
4% of Americans Who Profited from Crypto Investing Have Quit Their Jobs: Surveycryptopotato7 November 2021 (LINK)
Growing Number of US Mayors Want to Be Paid in Bitcoinbitcoin7 November 2021 (LINK)
The Navajo Nation Is Mining Bitcoin With Sustainable Energynewsbtc6 November 2021 (LINK)
Thailand's Siam Commercial Bank buys 51% in Bitkub exchangecoinnounce6 November 2021 (LINK)
Biden Working Group Calls for Stablecoin Issuers Like Tether to Be Regulated Like Banksdecrypt.co1 November 2021 (LINK)

Swiss

Top Blockchain Universities: École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausannetheblockcrypto26 November 2021 (LINK)
Switzerland's marquee digital assets projects are finally coming togethertheblockcrypto8 November 2021 (LINK)
Switzerland's Crypto Valley counts itself yet another unicorn! cv labs4 November 2021(LINK)

Business

Morgan Stanley just bought the Bitcoin (BTC) dip through Grayscale sharescryptoslate24 November 2021 (LINK)
Coinbase acquires crypto wallet startup BRDdecrypt24 November 2021 (LINK)
WAX Builds the Largest Cross-Blockchain Ecosystem for NFTS, Gaming, and GameFi With Binancebitcoin24 November 2021 (LINK)
Blockamedia, Croatian start-up that certifies documents with blockchain technology, Announces Collaboration With University of Rijeka for Platform Upgradeusethebitcoin24 November 2021 (LINK)
Stripe is 'open' to accepting cryptocurrency payments in the futuredecrypt24 November 2021 (LINK)
Bitcoin's Biggest Upgrade Since 2017: Taproot Just Went Livedecrypt14 November 2021 (LINK)
Gemini Adds Support for Shiba Inu, Investors Targets Robinhood Nextcoinquora14 November 2021 (LINK)
Crypto.com Launches EVM-Compatible Network Cronos as $CRO Jumps Over 110%cryptoglobe8 November 2021 (LINK)
Solana, FTX, Lightspeed Ventures To Launch $100M Web3 Gaming Fundnewsbtc6 November 2021 (LINK)
Sino-Global Experiences Management Shifts So It Can Focus on Cryptolivebitcoinnews5 November 2021 (LINK)
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)

On the Wild Side (includes prices and predictions)

Shiba Inu (SHIB) Soars Nearly 30% on Thanksgiving Dayu.today25 November 2021 (LINK)
OneRepublic Becomes First Major US Artist To Be Paid In Bitcoin For Showbitcoinmagazine24 November 2021 (LINK)
SAND Token Jumps 37% as The Sandbox Opens The Doors Of Its Metaversedecrypt17 November 2021 (LINK)
2 Dirt-Cheap Cryptocurrencies That Could Skyrocket:AVAX and SANDfool16 November 2021 (LINK)
Tron outshines Ethereum, Cardano in these aspects; shows potential for further growthambcrypto6 November 2021 (LINK)
CryptoPunk worth $850,000 sells for just a fraction of its pricetheblockcrypto1 November 2021 (LINK)

Catch Up

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