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.


Bitcoin Decoupled From Altcoins Over Q2 Due to “Flight for Quality”

Despite the fact that Bitcoin is the leading cryptocurrency, altcoins, as non-BTC digital assets are known, were all the rage in late-2017...

/ July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Major Chinese Finance App Adds Bitcoin & Ethereum Price Feed

Believe it or not, China was once the de-facto capital of Bitcoin and cryptocurrency. The Asian nation, after all, is the home...

/ July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments

Ethereum Losing the dApp Game, Should ETH Investors be Worried?

For most of its life, Ethereum (ETH) has been at the forefront of the smart contract and decentralized application (dApp) game. It...

/ July 9, 2019 / 0 Comments
Tangle in Taipei

Bitcoin Hater “Dr. Doom” Threatens BitMEX’s CEO After Debate Debacle

Bitcoin has its fair share of haters. This shouldn't come as a surprise. Any new paradigm-shifting technology, especially when it involves something...

/ July 8, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Price Gain

Bitcoin Recovers Near $12,000: Crypto Ponzi Schemes Back in Full Force

It would be fair to say that Bitcoin is alive and well. Ever since establishing a bottom of $3,150 in December 2018,...

/ July 8, 2019 / 1 Comment

Litecoin Adopted by Crypto Startup Flexa: LTC Now Spendable in 39,000 Stores

In 2018, Litecoin (LTC) didn't do all too hot. The cryptocurrency fell in this market's standings, losing seats to competitors in Bitcoin...

/ July 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

Staunch Bitcoin Critic Now a Hater of Facebook’s Libra, Why?

If you're fed up about reading news regarding Facebook's sortie into crypto, I'm sorry. But, a Nobel Prize-winning economist recently came out...

/ July 5, 2019 / 0 Comments

After Selling Bitcoin at $13k, Novogratz Thinks BTC Will Hit $20k

In an act of sacrilegious blasphemy (I'm kidding), Michael Novogratz cashed out a portion of his Bitcoin (BTC) holdings last week. As...

/ July 5, 2019 / 0 Comments
Squark Box

“Mr. Wonderful” Bashes Bitcoin as Rogue & Unregulated on CNBC’s Squawk Box

The crypto industry may have recently gained some allies in mainstream media, but so-called "FUD" seems to be still as prevalent as...

/ July 4, 2019 / 0 Comments

Mainstream Crypto Coverage: Bitcoin Featured on Jeopardy Again

In 2017, the words “cryptocurrency” and “blockchain” occupied the computer monitors of nearly every breathing human in the Western world. Mainstream media...

/ July 3, 2019 / 0 Comments