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Hot news and analysis from the world of cryptocurrencies. No hype, just the facts plus a little snark. Delivered from an award-winning journalist, former newspaper editor, and world-class content strategist.


Binance Under Investigation While AMC Sells Tickets for Cryptocurrencies

18 Sep 2021 2 minute read 9 comments Allen Taylor

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission is investigating Binance now for alleged insider trading. This is very significant. It indicates that crypto is not only on the radar of regulators, but it carries with it severe criminal penalties for ma...

Chelsea Manning is Dressing up Privacy With Crypto

11 Sep 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Allen Taylor

How Chelsea Manning is using her newfound freedom to beef up privacy. “Trans” isn’t short for just “transgender,” it’s also short for “transformation.” Does Bitcoin lead Ethereum in every metric? Nope. When it comes to transaction volume, the lar...

Splinterlands and Bitcoin Are Headed Toward the Moon

4 Sep 2021 2 minute read 8 comments Allen Taylor

Bitcoin bounced over $50,000 this week, eventually rising to $51k yesterday. Meanwhile, some very important prognosticators (VIPs) are saying that bitcoin is no longer the market leader. But that isn’t stopping El Salvador from being the first countr...

Join My Cryptosocial Book Launch Team

23 Aug 2021 1 minute read 7 comments Allen Taylor

On Friday, I got a message from my book publisher that they're ready to start the production and editing process for my forthcoming book on the marriage of cryptocurrencies and social media. Tentatively titled Cryptosocial: Is Social Media Ready for...

Where In the World is Crypto Adoption Growing Fastest?

21 Aug 2021 1 minute read 7 comments Allen Taylor

Has the cryptocurrency community grown into a massive political force? Crypto adoption is highest among emerging economies. Specifically, Vietnam, India, and Pakistan lead the pack. Japanese crypto exchange Liquid was hacked and thieves got away wit...

Look What Cardano Has Done

14 Aug 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Allen Taylor

BIG NEWS: Everyone is talking about Cardano this week after ADA hit $2 again. ADA is now the third largest cryptocurrency, according to CoinGecko rankings. Just in case you’re wondering, CoinMarketCap agrees. Fans are expecting smart contracts on the...

10 Reasons to Use the Hive Blockchain

13 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Allen Taylor

I think I'm preaching to the choir on this one, but I created this meme to show users of other social media network-like Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter-why they should use Hive. The same applies to other cryptosocial platforms, but I made this one...

Did Ethereum's London Hark Fork Cause Bitcoin's New High Since May?

7 Aug 2021 2 minute read 5 comments Allen Taylor

You’ve likely heard that Ethereum upgraded its network on Thursday. It’s the biggest news of the week. Called the London hardfork, Changehero wants to tell you why it’s so damn important. Since then, the blockchain has burned 36 percent of new coins ...

8 Benefits of Decentralization for Businesses

5 Aug 2021 1 minute read 0 comments Allen Taylor

Different kinds of businesses can benefit in different ways from decentralization. In an age of decentralization, however, all businesses have more power, freedom, and leverage to conduct business anywhere they want. Here are 8 benefits to decentrali...

How Ethereum Celebrated Its 6th Birthday This Week

31 Jul 2021 2 minute read 2 comments Allen Taylor

The word cryptocurrency elicits ideas of deceitful characters stealing real life money and turning it into monopoly money somewhere deep in the dark web. But what is it actually? And how should it be dealt with in an insolvent estate? Over time, and...