Tag Archives: Crypto

You Can Now Buy Our Venezuelan Oil in Crypto Petro

Venezuela’s plans to sell its mineral resources for its cryptocurrency Petro will reportedly take off this year. According to the Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro, the country’s oil will be sold in the national cryptocurrency. Other products including precious metals as well as industrial metals will also be sold in Petros. Continue reading You Can Now Buy Our Venezuelan Oil in Crypto Petro

No Santa Claus Rally as Crypto Analysts Remain Extremely Bearish on Bitcoin

Bitcoin bulls might be sitting out the last month of 2019. While December has been kind to the top cryptocurrency since 2014, it appears that this year will be different. Analysts don’t see bitcoin bulls staging a coup in the next month or so. Continue reading No Santa Claus Rally as Crypto Analysts Remain Extremely Bearish on Bitcoin

Crypto Developer’s Arrest for Aiding North Korea Echoes Eerily Prophetic 2008 NYT Profile

The FBI arrested a 36-year old Ethereum developer from Alabama at the Los Angeles International Airport on Thanksgiving. The Manhattan US Attorney’s office announced Virgil Griffith’s arrest in a press release on Friday. Assistant Attorney General John Demers says Griffith went to North Korea to present information including “how to use blockchain technology to evade sanctions,” despite “receiving warnings not to go.” Continue reading Crypto Developer’s Arrest for Aiding North Korea Echoes Eerily Prophetic 2008 NYT Profile

Crypto Hits the Big Time After Coinbase CEO Makes Rising Star List

This has been a good week for individuals and startups in the crypto and blockchain space. Within a span of hours, players in the sector have been recognized by two mainstream media organizations – CNBC and Time magazine – over their potential to influence the future. Continue reading Crypto Hits the Big Time After Coinbase CEO Makes Rising Star List

CoinMarketCap Targets Crypto Market Without Manipulation

The cryptocurrency market has been tainted by manipulation since its early beginnings. As a result, CoinMarketCap, the leading cryptocurrency data tracking services platform, has been making strides towards a market free of manipulation. The firm recently announced the introduction of a new tool that will provide the “real trading activity” of most of the cryptocurrency exchanges in the industry. Continue reading CoinMarketCap Targets Crypto Market Without Manipulation