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.


Shapeshift

ShapeShift Plans Major Rebrand After ‘Crypto Winter’ Layoff

While the broader crypto ecosystem has struggled, some startups in this flowering space have kept their pedals to the metal. ShapeShift, one...

/ February 18, 2019 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency and Gold

Galaxy Digital’s Novogratz Is Unequivocally Sure That Bitcoin Will Be Digital Gold

Can Bitcoin become a digital version of gold? While many onlookers have mulled over this pertinent question for years on end, in...

/ February 15, 2019 / 1 Comment
Reality Shares

Swift Response: U.S. SEC Requests Reality Shares Withdraw Bitcoin ETF Proposal

Since Bitcoin began to plummet in early-2018, crypto investors who entered positions near or at the market's peak have been grasping for straws....

/ February 14, 2019 / 0 Comments
Crypto Pension Fund

Two U.S. Pension Funds Invest Millions In Morgan Creek Crypto Venture Fund

While crypto industry bigwigs incessantly talk a big game about the so-called "institutional herd," few pillars of the legacy world have made...

/ February 13, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Hedge Against Recession

Bitcoin Is A Hedge Against Global Instability, Claims Leading Crypto Commentator

Satoshi Nakamoto, the pseudonymous creator of the Bitcoin project, always expressed an inkling of mistrust and cynicism towards centralized institutions, including Wall...

/ February 12, 2019 / 0 Comments
Monero

Monero To Hard Fork Blockchain In March To Stifle XMR ASIC Miners

ASICs, or application-specific integrated circuits, are a polarizing topic in the broader crypto industry. Some blockchain projects, namely Bitcoin and Litecoin, have...

/ February 11, 2019 / 0 Comments

Binance Prepping For Crypto DEX Launch, CEO CZ Confirms

In spite of its youth, Binance, a Malta-registered crypto exchange, has rapidly established itself as one at the industry's finest multi-faceted startups. Case in...

/ February 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
Jack Dorsey Bitcoin

Square CEO Dorsey Surprises Crypto Twitter By Shilling Bitcoin

Long-time Bitcoin advocate Jack Dorsey, the incumbent chief executive of both Square and Twitter, doubled-down on his public displays of affection for...

/ February 6, 2019 / 0 Comments
Facebook Blockchain

Facebook Delves Headfirst Into Blockchain With Chainspace Acquisition

Silicon Valley darling Facebook has finally begun to don a blockchain coat, even as the broader crypto ecosystem fell into a deep,...

/ February 5, 2019 / 0 Comments