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.


The SEC

SEC Reaches Settlement Deals with Paragon Coin and Carrier EQ

We’re at it again with initial coin offerings (ICOs). This time, however, the problem doesn’t stem from phony or fraudulent systems, but rather from ignoring the registration process and failing...

/ November 20, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin Jail

Man Faces Five Years in Prison for Orchestrating Phony ICOs

We just can’t seem to get away from phony initial coin offerings (ICOs). A former businessman turned cryptocurrency enthusiast in Brooklyn is facing up to five years in prison for...

/ November 19, 2018 / 0 Comments
Canaan Bitcoin Mining

Bitcoin Mining Giant Canaan Lets Its IPO Application Expire

Canaan, Inc. – the Hangzhou-based mega-seller of cryptocurrency mining equipment – has allowed its application for a Hong Kong IPO to lapse. The IPO would have been worth a record...

/ November 16, 2018 / 0 Comments
Kucoin Review

KuCoin Gets Help in the Form of $20 Million in VC Funding

Venture capital investment firms IDG Capital, Neo Global Capital and Matrix Partners have joined hands with the Singapore-based international cryptocurrency platform KuCoin, aka the People’s Exchange. The three companies have...

/ November 15, 2018 / 0 Comments

Changpeng Zhao: CEO of Binance, Discusses His Company’s Success

Binance is the world’s biggest digital currency exchange. As the company’s founder and CEO, Changpeng Zhao recently had a chance to sit down and discuss the company’s rapid growth over...

/ November 14, 2018 / 0 Comments
SEC Decentrazlized Exchanges

SEC’s Robert Cohen: Exchange Owners Are Responsible Even If They’re Not Around

Cryptocurrency exchanges are being advised to grow eyes in the back of their heads. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is looking to crack down on all operations that don’t...

/ November 13, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bahamas ICO Regulations

The Bahamas Designs New Regulations for Battling Phony ICOs

Phony initial coin offerings (ICOs) are a big problem here and abroad. That’s why countries like the Bahamas are taking matters into their own hands and enforcing regulations to ensure...

/ November 10, 2018 / 0 Comments
Cryptojacking

Windows Installation Files Are the Latest Crypto-Jacking Tools

It appears Windows is providing “windows” to hackers. According to The Next Web, hackers are hiding cryptocurrency malware in Windows installation files as part of a recent crypto-jacking effort. Crypto-jacking...

/ November 9, 2018 / 1 Comment
Ethereum Twitter Scam

Elon Musk & Crypto Twitter Scams: Yes, They are Still Working

You can’t help but feel sorry for Elon Musk. After being filmed smoking weed during a live interview and later being sued by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the...

/ November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin ETF

Bitcoin’s Price Is Rising: Do ETFs Have Anything to Do with It?

Bitcoin’s price has recently grown to around the $6,500 mark. After spending several days locked at $6,400, the currency is now seemingly getting its mojo back and looking to climb...

/ November 8, 2018 / 0 Comments