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All posts by Nick Chong

Since 2013, Nick has shown interest in Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies. He has since become involved in the industry as a full-time content creator, working for NewsBTC, Bitcoinist, LongHash, among other outlets. Aside from covering the news, Nick is a Creative at Taiwanese technology company HTC.


Chainalysis Launches Real-Time Crypto Alerts to Help Mitigate Crime

Like it or not, crypto is used for crime. While mainstream media likely exaggerates their reports on Bitcoin-enabled crime, especially when they...

/ August 23, 2019 / 0 Comments
SEC Decentrazlized Exchanges

“Low-Quality” Exchanges Dominate Crypto Trading Scene

In traditional markets, money funnels upwards. Leading exchanges, like the New York Stock Exchange and the Nasdaq, process a heavy majority of...

/ August 23, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin

Central Banks Digging Their Own Grave: Boosting Bitcoin Price Higher

Despite the recent lull in the Bitcoin price, it is clear that the cryptocurrency market is back in another uptrend. Year to...

/ August 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
Squark Box

Trump Administration’s Mike Pompeo Wants to Regulate Crypto Transactions

The Trump Administration and the world's regulators don't seem to want to give the crypto industry any breathing room. Speaking with CNBC's...

/ August 22, 2019 / 0 Comments
Libra

Bitcoin Billionaires: The Winklevoss Twins Hint at Joining Libra

If you've watched "The Social Network", the semi-fictional story of the founding of Facebook, you know there is clear discourse between chief...

/ August 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency and Gold

Legendary Investor: Bitcoin Will Drive Demand for “Real, Hard” Gold

Bitcoin and gold have both had stellar years so far. The cryptocurrency has gained some 200% since the start of the year;...

/ August 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
Satoshi Nakamoto

Early Bitcoin Adopters & Crypto Community Pounces on New “Satoshi” Claim

Over the past few days, there has been a weird press release circulating the internet. What's weird, it has been gaining a...

/ August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
Rakuten

Japanese E-Commerce Giant Rakuten: Unveils Crypto Exchange

Imagine Amazon making a foray into crypto. While this is all but a quixotic dream in the U.S. and Europe, an event...

/ August 20, 2019 / 0 Comments
Fidelity Investments

Bitcoin Charity: Fidelity’s Charity Arm Hits $100 Million Crypto Milestone

Mainstream media lambasts the cryptocurrency industry for housing the world's unsavory. Incumbent President Donald Trump argued in his now infamous thread on...

/ August 19, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin

Bitcoin Base Layer Not Good for Payments: Declares Blockstream Exec

"Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System" is the title of the original white paper for the world's favorite cryptocurrency. This simple line,...

/ August 19, 2019 / 0 Comments