A Crypto Journey
A Crypto Journey

A Crypto Journey

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

Brazil to regulate crypto, Bitcoin ATM in Mexico's Senate and Cuba plans to regulate virtual assets

27 Apr 2022 4 minute read 1 comment I-HODL

Guys, as Latin American countries appear to continue to soften their stance towards cryptocurrency, there's news today that Brazil's Senate is moving ahead with plans to regulate cryptocurrency; Mexico is gearing up to expand the scope of its crypto...

Bitcoin Mining Council: Bitcoin is an Industry Leader in Sustainability

26 Apr 2022 3 minute read 1 comment I-HODL

The Bitcoin Mining Council is today hitting back at reports describing Bitcoin mining as an energy guzzling industry. The group of 44 mining companies representing 50% of the global network has released its Q1 2022 Global Bitcoin Mining Data Review t...

Twitter and Elon Musk in Last Minute Negotiations. (UPDATE: Musk seals the Deal)

25 Apr 2022 3 minute read 5 comments I-HODL

Well, my friends, the media is awash today with news that Tesla CEO Elon Musk may in fact have his way and acquire 100% ownership of Twitter, taking it private. I must admit that this is pretty exciting news and just the tea we need to start the week...

New York Senators Target Rug Pull Developers with Proposed Legislation

24 Apr 2022 4 minute read 3 comments I-HODL

Shady developers could soon find themselves running afoul of the law in New York, should they attempt to embark on a quick scheme to promote a crypto project which amounts to little more than a rug pull. According to reports, State Senator Kevin Thom...

Binance refutes Reuters special report on links to Russian agency

23 Apr 2022 4 minute read 10 comments I-HODL

Reports have been circulating this week, alleging that Binance, the world's largest cryptocurrency exchange, has shared user information with the Russian government, allegations the cryptocurrency exchange strongly refutes. It's the weekend, guys, an...

Decentralized stablecoin coming to Tron's ecosystem

22 Apr 2022 3 minute read 7 comments I-HODL

In less than two weeks from today, on May 5th, Tron DAO proposes to issue its own decentralized stablecoin, USDD, on the Ethereum and BNB chains. This according to Tron founder Justin Sun in an open letter posted to Twitter and Medium yesterday.  Thi...

US officials concerned about crypto's environmental impact

21 Apr 2022 2 minute read 2 comments I-HODL

Members of the US House of Representatives' Natural Resources Committee are today calling on federal environmental officials to take further action to protect against the consequences of cryptocurrency mining, citing the impact on the environment and...

India's Finance Minister at IMF discussion: Crypto assets are not legitimate currency

19 Apr 2022 3 minute read 5 comments I-HODL

Cryptocurrency trading and investing continues to look glum over in India, not only because of the bearish trends we're seeing in the markets, but also because exchanges and traders operating in the country are continuing to grapple with the country'...

Andre Cronje's Call for Regulation is Met with Sarcasm from Crypto Community

18 Apr 2022 3 minute read 2 comments I-HODL

Following his departure from the crypto and DeFi space earlier this month, prolific blockchain programmer Andre Cronje is back, this time calling for regulation, but many in the crypto community are not embracing him with open arms. Let's discuss. Cr...

Hackers strike again: $182 million exploit on Beanstalk

17 Apr 2022 1 minute read 5 comments I-HODL

There's been another exploit today, this time on Ethereum-based stablecoin protocol, Beanstalk. Hackers have drained approximately $182 million in cryptocurrencies, causing the price of BEAN to crash. There's no holiday in the cryptoverse, and certai...