All posts by Nick Chong

Nick has been enamored with cryptocurrencies since finding out about them in 2013. He now reports on crypto- and blockchain-related news for a number of leading outlets.

Stellar XLM

IBM Partnership with Stellar (XLM) in Jeopardy Amid Exec Upheaval

True to its nature as a pro-technology company, IBM (International Business Machines) has pioneered the adoption of blockchain and cryptocurrency in the...

/ June 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Hong Kong Protests

Capital Floods Out of Hong Kong Amid Renewed Protests: Is Crypto The Answer?

Since Bitcoin (BTC) was birthed, it has been viewed as an asset that is not controlled and confined by central banks and...

/ June 17, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Bull Run

Bitcoin Hits Massive Milestone Amid Strong Crypto Price Recovery: BTC Over $9000

Just last week, a number of analysts were calling for a pullback in the Bitcoin price, citing the fact that per their...

/ June 17, 2019 / 0 Comments

Facebook’s Crypto Division Brings on Uber, Visa & PayPal as Backers as Globalcoin Nears

Traditional fintech firms, save for Bitcoin pundit Jack Dorsey's Square, have been slow to adopt cryptocurrency. While PayPal has dabbled in the...

/ June 14, 2019 / 0 Comments

Adoption: Video Game Giant Ubisoft Looking Into the Ethereum Blockchain

For some reason or another, crypto assets and blockchain technologies have struck a chord with gamers — video gamers. As EOS VC's...

/ June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
Philippines Cryptocurrency

Crypto Crackdown: Philippines Central Bank Wary of Rising Bitcoin Use

Despite the collapse of the Bitcoin price through 2018, bankers and regulators still seem to be on their toes about cryptocurrency. After...

/ June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
Hong Kon Protests

Why Crypto Matters: Hong Kong Protesters Avoid Fintech, Prefer Cash in Latest Rally

Traditional fintech, also known as financial technology, has brought society a multitude of benefits. It has knocked down many borders, decreased costs,...

/ June 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
Coinbase DAI

After EOS, Coinbase Earn to Allow Users to Earn Ethereum-Based DAI

In the eyes of many commentators, education and a lack of proper consumable information are what is stemming the adoption of Bitcoin...

/ June 11, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bittrex Review

Crypto Exchange Bittrex Geo-Blocks Certain Altcoins as U.S. Cracks Down

"Land of the Free" is what many called the United States. Indeed, America is one of the freest places on Earth, just...

/ June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments

Launch of Facebook’s Crypto Could Push Bitcoin Over $10,000 This Month

Over the past week, Bitcoin (BTC) has finally begun to falter. After weeks of non-stop bullish price action, which resulted in cryptocurrencies...

/ June 10, 2019 / 0 Comments