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.


Stacking Sats: Bitcoin Earning Service Lolli Bags Partnership With Hotels.com

To most consumers, getting their hands on Bitcoin (BTC) is an arduous task. For those that aren't so-called "crypto natives", onboarding onto...

/ June 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
Walmart Vechain

China: Walmart Teams up With VeChain to Bring Blockchain Mainstream

For a while now, supply chain management has been proposed as one of blockchain technology's foremost corporate use cases. Indeed, the decentralized...

/ June 26, 2019 / 0 Comments
Squark Box

CNBC Anchor Lauded by Bitcoin Community as he Deems Libra a ‘Non-Crypto’

To most in the crypto community, mainstream media is viewed with intense skepticism.  Most of these attacks come from mainstream outlets, from...

/ June 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

Amid Mainstream Support For Crypto: Twitch Adds Back Support for Bitcoin

Earlier this year, Twitch, an Amazon-owned popular video game streaming service, silently removed users’ ability to make subscriptions with Bitcoin. From Blockonomi’s...

/ June 25, 2019 / 0 Comments

‘Bank For Banks’ Warns That Facebook’s Crypto Could Threaten Finance

Last week, prior to the release of Facebook's Libra, prominent Bitcoin evangelist and educator Andreas Antonopoulos made a surprising comment. In a...

/ June 25, 2019 / 0 Comments
Joseph Lubin

Ethereum Co-Founder Warns of Facebook Libra’s Centralized Nature

It's been just under a week since Facebook's cryptocurrency, Libra, has been unveiled to the public. In this time, much of the...

/ June 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Zcash Looks to Make Crypto Privacy More Accessible With Upgrade

Zcash, for a while now, has been at the forefront of the crypto industry. By market capitalization, it is the 23rd largest...

/ June 24, 2019 / 0 Comments

Report: Bakkt Developing Crypto App as Bitcoin Futures Launch Nears

At long last, Bakkt, the cryptocurrency initiative of the New York Stock Exchange's owner, the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), is right on the...

/ June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments

Dead QuadrigaCX Founder Stole & Lost $80 Million+ of Client’s Crypto

Amid news that TD Ameritrade, Fidelity Investments, E*Trade, Facebook, and Microsoft continue to delve into the Bitcoin and cryptocurrency space, the spotlight...

/ June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments
Bitcoin vs Dollar

Latest Federal Reserve Meeting Has Bitcoin Investors Pumped, Here’s Why

On Wednesday, the Federal Reserve’s Jerome Powell was asked about his latest thoughts on Bitcoin (BTC), crypto assets, and Libra. True to his...

/ June 21, 2019 / 0 Comments