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Samuel is a freelance journalist, digital nomad, and crypto enthusiast based out of Bangkok, Thailand. As an avid observer of the rapidly evolving blockchain ecosystem he specializes in the FinTech sector, and when not writing explores the technological landscape of Southeast Asia.
Binance, Kraken, Gate.io Referred to DFS by NY Attorney General for Potential Regulation Violation
The Office of the New York State Attorney General (NY AG) has published a report announcing the referral of three major cryptocurrency exchanges to the United States Department of Financial Services (DFS) for potential violations of state cryptocurrency regulations.
EOS DApp Smart Contract Exploit Pays Out $200K to Hacker
A series of smart contract exploits have seen hackers abscond with over $600,000 worth of EOS over the last week, raising questions regarding the security of the $4 billion “Ethereum killer” EOS blockchain.
EU Finance Ministers Stall on Crypto Regulation
EU finance ministers have sidelined a think tank report calling for stricter cryptocurrency regulation within the European Union, citing a need for caution in developing a nuanced approach to the potential risks presented by the cryptocurrency market.
Chinese Regulators Struggle to Halt Illicit Trading, Exchanges Switching Domain Names
The Chinese cryptocurrency ban is proving to be far more difficult for regulators to enforce than anticipated.
Crypto Market Stabilizes: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Some Alts Back In Green
The wounded cryptocurrency market is showing signs of recovery after a week-long maelstrom that saw over $40 billion wiped out from the total market cap amidst manipulation speculation, black market Bitcoin dumps, and fake news accusations.
Vitalik Buterin Proclaims an End to Explosive Growth as ETH Values Plummet: How Will Ethereum Recover?
Ethereum prices have plummeted over the last week, experiencing a drop in value of over 30% amidst a bloodbath that has shaved $50 billion off the cumulative cryptocurrency market cap.
Crypto Flirts With Stock Market: Robinhood Prepares to Go Public, Coinbase CEO Hints Toward Possible IPO
The cryptocurrency market is currently in the midst of a major sell-off, with Bitcoin, Ethereum, and virtually all altcoins plummeting in value.
Twitter Turns to Blockchain Technology to Prevent Scams
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has presented a possible solution to the issue of Twitter fraud at a Congressional committee Wednesday, stating that the social media platform is currently investigating the application of blockchain technology to create decentralized trust and enforcement mechanisms.
EU Investigates Stricter Common Cryptocurrency Rules, Potential $9 Million ICO Fundraising Cap and Mining Ban
The European Union is currently investigating the potential benefits of adopting a set of common rules regarding the distribution and trading of cryptocurrencies and digital assets, with a report calling for stricter disclosure roles set to be considered by EU finance ministers later this week.
Crypto Market Chaos: Crypto Community Quick to Blame Goldman Sachs, Silk Road Bitcoin Liquidation More Likely
The cryptocurrency market is in the midst of a selling frenzy, with Bitcoin, Ethereum and most altcoins experiencing a sharp and sudden drop in value.
The private key to Satoshi Nakamoto’s $8 billion Bitcoin fortune is on this site—and so is yours
It’s no secret that a cryptocurrency wallet can be accessed by a private key—a string of letters and numbers that, if revealed, allows all those who hold it access to the cryptocurrency held within.
The Beginning of the End for Fiat Currency: Government-Issued Crypto Gaining Traction Worldwide
The term “government-issued” cryptocurrency is paradoxical.
Dread Pirate Roberts Whale Wallet Activity Hints Toward $800 Million Bitcoin Market Dump
Almost $800 million worth of Bitcoin and Bitcoin Cash has been withdrawn from wallets associated with defunct cryptocurrency “black market” Silk Road marketplace and linked to Silk Road owner Ross “Dread Pirate Roberts” Ulbricht, signaling a potential large-scale Bitcoin market dump.
IOTA and Volkswagen Will Launch Blockchain-Enabled Cars in 2019
IoT-driven blockchain platform IOTA announced the upcoming release of real-world integration with vehicle manufacturer Volkswagen.
Cryptocurrency Adoption Accelerates, Litecoin Creator Calls for End to Fiat
The cryptocurrency market may have experienced a flat run over the course of 2018 thus far with Bitcoin prices failing to break through the $10,000 barrier since early March, but new research published by ING demonstrates that adoption rates are rising rapidly.
What is Project Atlas? Justin Sun Reveals Details of New Tokenized BitTorrent Platform on Tron
Tron CEO Justin Sun recently revealed details of Tron’s highly anticipated “secret project” at the Tron Virtual Machine launch August 31, officially announcing Project Atlas.
Blockchain Island Homes For Sale: Buy a 17th Century Home in Malta with Bitcoin
Malta has emerged as a global leader in blockchain innovation, recently passing a series of pro-blockchain bills into law that have caused blockchain and cryptocurrency platforms around the world to consider “Blockchain Island” as a potential new base of operations.
OmiseGO Announces Release of OMG Network Repo and Tesuji Plasma Progress
Ethereum-based payment platform OmiseGO announced a major step forward in the quest for DLT scalability, releasing an early alpha of a Plasma-based scaling solution that may potentially increase the transaction capacity of the OMG network.