About Nick Chong

Coinbase is Pivoting Away From Wall Street Crypto Push

Institutional this, institutional that — the narrative that Wall Streeters are going to pick Bitcoin off its feet has become a rallying cry for many of crypto’s most fervent optimists. However, a damning report claims that the unrelenting push for...

Crypto Startup Ripple Breaches 200 Client Milestone Amid Market Plunge

It goes without saying that the cryptocurrency market downturn of 2018/2019 irked many of this industry’s startups, even those which have established an unquestioned hegemony. An Ethereum Classic development group folded entirely, while Bitmain, ConsenSys, Steemit, Huobi, and ShapeShift most recently...

Researcher: Ethereum Constantinople “Couldn’t Come At A Worse Time”

Since the Ethereum Constantinople’s activation date was confirmed, a mass of leading crypto researchers, analysts, and commentators have claimed that the pertinent blockchain upgrade is a net positive for this industry. However, a deep-dive, research-backed exposé from an industry insider...

Winklevoss Twins Believe Bitcoin Will Surpass Gold, Remain Leading Crypto

Save for Trace Mayer, Roger Ver, Jed McCaleb, Andreas Antonopoulos, and a mere handful of other early-stage Bitcoin (BTC) entrepreneurs, the Winklevoss Twins, Tyler and Cameron, are some of the most dedicated crypto believers out there. Following a successful lawsuit...

Ripple CTO Claims XRP Eliminates PoW Risks Seen in Ethereum Classic’s 51% Attack

Ripple Labs has long been a polarizing startup in the cryptosphere. Case in point, the San Francisco-headquartered company, started by Stellar Development Foundation Mt.Gox co-founder Jed McCaleb, is often bashed for being in bed with centralized financial entities — what Bitcoin...

Fortnite Founder Big Fan Of “Decentralized Tech” Underlying Crypto

In an unexpected turn of events, the official Fortnite merchandise store recently began to accept Monero (XMR) purchases through crypto-friendly payment service GloBee. That begs the million-dollar question — Is Epic Games, the creator of the aforementioned video game, enamored...

Wall Street Still Throwing Billions At Bitcoin, But There’s Still A Ways To Go

Since Bitcoin volumes began to dissipate in late-2018, which came alongside price plunges, the crypto’s curious investors have sought to determine where the money has fled. For the longest time, it was assumed that over-the-counter (OTC) desks picked up where spot exchanges,...