Nick Marinoff

All posts by Nick Marinoff

Nick Marinoff has been covering cryptocurrency since 2014. He has served as a lead content writer and news editor for Money & Tech; a public relations writer for Game Credits, and a senior writer for both Bitcoinist and News BTC.


Zaif Exchange Hacked

Japanese Crypto Exchange Zaif Hacked: 6,000 BTC Worth $36 Million Stolen

It has happened again, folks. Several cryptocurrency investors are probably looking at their savings right now and thinking, “What have I done?” as Japanese crypto exchange Zaif confirmed early this morning it was the victim of a hack that saw...

/ September 21, 2018 / 0 Comments
Kik Perfect 365

Platform365 Partners with Kin: Seeks to Get More Women Involved in Crypto

Augmented Reality Beauty platform, Perfect365 is joining hands with Kin – the cryptocurrency of messaging bigwig Kik – to reward its users with digital assets for completing surveys and performing certain tasks. The main goal is to get more women...

/ September 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency Exchange Manipulation

New York Attorney General: Cryptocurrency Exchanges Vulnerable to Manipulation

A new report issued by the New York Attorney General’s office states that cryptocurrency exchanges are subject to poor surveillance tactics and conflicts of interest, making them more prone to manipulation and privacy breaches. This Looks Familiar Manipulation in the...

/ September 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
CTFC Crypto

CFTC Chairman, Christopher Giancarlo: Suggests a Lenient Approach to Crypto Regulation

Should regulation of the cryptocurrency space be limited? J. Christopher Giancarlo – chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) – sure seems to think so. He believes a “do not harm” approach is the best one to take. Otherwise,...

/ September 18, 2018 / 0 Comments
Josh Garza

Joshua Garza Founder of GAW Miners: Sentenced to 21 Months in Prison

Greed just leads to trouble – several people in the crypto space can attest to this. One man, Homero Joshua Garza, who’s company has been accused of running a cryptocurrency Ponzi scheme, has recently been sentenced to 21 months in...

/ September 18, 2018 / 0 Comments
Ethereum Price

Ethereum Price (ETH) is Heading Back: Up by Roughly 14 Percent

Ethereum is back. From the far edges of the darkness, the price of the world’s number one altcoin and primary competitor to bitcoin is seemingly returning to glory in a slow, yet steady manner. Bitcoin, Bitcoin, Bitcoin… What About Ethereum?...

/ September 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptocurrency

Crypto Not Going Anywhere: 70% of Finance Executives think it’s Here for Good

Is cryptocurrency here to stay? Many financial experts seem to think so. According to a new report, roughly 70 percent of executives in the finance industry think digital assets have left a permanent mark on the monetary space. A Little...

/ September 13, 2018 / 1 Comment
OKEx Founder

Founder of OKEx in Police Custody Over Fraud Allegations

CEO and founder of Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges OKCoin and OKEx, Xu Mingxing is in police custody while facing allegations of fraud over what one source describes as a “little-known currency.” Mingxing – also known as Star Xu – is said...

/ September 12, 2018 / 0 Comments
The SEC

SEC Halts Trading of Two Crypto Tracking Products, Citing Market Confusion

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has suspended the trading of two cryptocurrency tracking products, the Bitcoin Tracker One and the Ether Tracker One, citing market confusion over whether they are exchange-traded funds (ETFs) as its reason. Both items are traded...

/ September 11, 2018 / 0 Comments
Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs Exec: Story Regarding Cease of Crypto Trading Desk “Fake News”

Goldman Sachs’ executives are calling plans to ditch their cryptocurrency trading desk “fake news.” After several reports that the project was no longer coming to fruition over what sources cited as “regulatory uncertainty,” top players of the Wall Street giant...

/ September 8, 2018 / 0 Comments