A Crypto Journey
A Crypto Journey

A Crypto Journey

Here we exchange news, views and reviews on developments in the crypto space.

SlowMist examines Blockchain Security in 2022 MidYear Report, etc.

17 Aug 2022 5 minute read 1 comment I-HODL

SlowMist Report: Most stolen crypto on ETH blockchain is laundered through Tornado Cash. Ethereum Foundation: The Merge is moving to proof of stake. That's it. Don't expect miraculous changes in speed or gas fees on layer 1.  Coinbase: We're gonna p...

Acala Network burns mis-minted USD coins & Crypto YouTubers take fight to court

16 Aug 2022 3 minute read 6 comments I-HODL

They did it, my friends. Our friends over on the Polkadot-based DeFi project, Acala Network, burned near $1.3billion aUSD, absorbing an estimated loss of US$1.6 million, following the recent breach in its liquidity pool. And so, now the Acala stablec...

A word of advice to a crypto newbie

15 Aug 2022 7 minute read 10 comments I-HODL

My friends, I've got a quick question and a long spiel to follow, you know how I do. Question: I've been wondering, when you first entered the crypto space, did you make a bunch of mistakes that in hindsight you wish you didn't? What were some of tho...

Hacks reported on Acala stablecoin, BlueBenx, etc. Was at least one hack a HOAX?

14 Aug 2022 3 minute read 1 comment I-HODL

So get this, friends, there's been reports of yet  another multimillion dollar hack on a high yield crypto lending platform, only this time, investors don't believe the story is true. Go figure.  The affected company is the Brazilian crypto lender, B...

Countdown to ETH Merge... Crypto Tsunami Incoming

13 Aug 2022 4 minute read 8 comments I-HODL

It's been a while, my friends, hasn't it? What can I say? I've been out and about doing life and so took a bit of a hiatus from blogging. Did ya miss me? I certainly missed sipping tea with you guys and poring over the news of the day, that's for sur...

Voyager Digital reduces withdrawal limit while CoinFLEX pauses withdrawals

23 Jun 2022 4 minute read 3 comments I-HODL

My friends, some days I wake up, look at the crypto news of the day, and restrain myself, just barely, from yelling, "Incoming!"  Of course I get on here and we exchange news and a few jokes, which is great, I love y'all and I absolutely love your wi...

China's media sounds warning bells: Bitcoin Going to Zero

23 Jun 2022 3 minute read 9 comments I-HODL

Hear ye! Hear ye! China's national media is sounding alarm bells, my friends, warning investors to stay away from cryptocurrency in general, Bitcoin in particular, as they predict that cryptocurrency has seen its heyday and is now on the fast track t...

PlanB and Vitalik Buterin spar over BTC projections

21 Jun 2022 2 minute read 12 comments I-HODL

So there's a war of words brewing over on Twitter, this time between Ethereum co-founder, Vitalik Buterin, and quantitative analyst, PlanB, who is the creator of the Bitcoin Stock-to-Flow model. Buterin has taken shots at the Stock to Flow price mode...

Nayib Bukele says patience is key while Elon Musk appears undeterred by Dogecoin lawsuit

19 Jun 2022 2 minute read 11 comments I-HODL

Bitcoin's recent, albeit temporary (I suspect) fall from grace, has caused many fair weather crypto fans to jump ship at the first sign of water on deck. Not so Nayib Bukele. The sometimes outspoken and maverick president of El Salvador who went agai...

Dogecoin dubbed pyramid scheme in Elon Musk lawsuit

17 Jun 2022 2 minute read 13 comments I-HODL

Wow, as bears continue to wreak havoc on financial markets, ripping dreams of overnight wealth to shreds in the crypto space, at least one disillusioned Dogecoin holder has had enough of Elon Musk's social media shenanigans and has gone howling to th...