By Liam Frost Well-known risk analyst and “Black Swan” author Nassim Nicholas Taleb seemingly changed his previously positive attitude toward Bitcoin, calling it a “gimmick” and an “open Ponzi scheme” during an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box yesterday. “[Bitcoin] has characteristics of an open Ponzi, everybody knows it’s a Ponzi,”Continue Reading

By Kevin Helms The U.S. state of Louisiana has passed a resolution to commend bitcoin for its success as well as commend the cryptocurrency’s pseudonymous creator, Satoshi Nakamoto, “for his contribution to economic security.” State Resolution Recognizing Satoshi and Bitcoin The Louisiana House of Representatives resolution by Representative Mark WrightContinue Reading

By Kevin Helms The tax department of the Seoul metropolitan government in South Korea has reportedly seized cryptocurrencies worth about $25 million from hundreds of crypto investors with delinquent taxes. The cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, were seized from three exchanges. The tax authority is now going after hundreds more taxpayers whoContinue Reading

By PR PRESS RELEASE. AscendEX, formerly BitMax, an industry-leading digital asset trading platform built by Wall Street quant trading veterans, has announced the listing of the Crowny Token (CRWNY) under the pair USDT/CRWNY on Apr 21 at 1:00 p.m. UTC. Crowny has created a new platform by aligning blockchainContinue Reading

By Liam Frost Smart contracts platform Algorand (ALGO) has partnered with carbon offset specialists ClimateTrade to launch a “sustainability oracle” that should help make the blockchain “carbon-negative,” according to an announcement published yesterday. In celebration of #EarthDay, Algorand pledges to be the greenest #blockchain with news that the network isContinue Reading

By Ali Martinez XRP Supply Distribution by The so-called XRP army went “ape” after Judge Sarah Netburn denied the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) from accessing Ripple’s executives’ bank records. Her decision was perceived as a win by investors who rushed to exchanges to get a piece of thisContinue Reading

By Reuben Jackson Although he is outspoken, raucous, and bombastic when it comes to his public persona, Sun’s questionable publicity stunts could be part and parcel of his strategy for catapulting Tron into the spotlight and capitalizing on crypto’s momentum. Bombastic Approach May Underpin Tron’s Success It’s tough to takeContinue Reading

By Shaurya Malwa Synthetix, an Ethereum-based decentralized finance (DeFi) app, launched the full suite of its on-chain synthetic derivatives yesterday, as per an announcement. The FAANG equity Synths and sTSLA are now live for trading! FAANG synths can be traded on @kwenta_io. You can also earn SNX rewards for contributingContinue Reading

By Kevin Helms The famous author of The Black Swan, Nassim Nicholas Taleb, says investors should not buy bitcoin. To hedge against the current turbulent market, he advises buying stocks or real estate, emphasizing that bitcoin has no connection to inflation or “anything economic.” Nassim Taleb Advises Against Bitcoin InvestingContinue Reading

By Terence Zimwara Nigerians are thought to be accumulating foreign currencies which they believe will protect their wealth from the naira’s volatility as well as the surging inflation. Further, as a research paper in a journal published by the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) found, Nigerians’ use of dollars exceedsContinue Reading