About Nick Chong

Ethereum Developer ConsenSys Partners With AMD To Bolster Blockchain Industry

Although the crypto market has stagnated, the startups driving the blockchain boat have continued to forge ahead with their efforts. Reports indicate that ConsenSys, a key participant in the nascent Ethereum ecosystem, has partnered with a leading American multinational semiconductor...

Prominent Analyst: Bitcoin Will Bottom Between $1,800 and $2,400

To ring in the new year, Tone Vays, a former institutional investor turned Bitcoin (BTC) diehard, brought on Princeton graduate Murad Mahmudov, a leading cryptocurrency analyst and economist, to discuss the current state of this nascent market. As the debate/friendly discussion...

Crypto Giant Coinbase Made Strides In Q4 2018, Even As Bitcoin (BTC) Plunged 40%

Although Coinbase has recently become a controversial company, especially as it began to add crypto assets left and right, the company has long had an unrelenting drive for innovation. Since setting up shop in 2012, the San Francisco-headquartered startup, headed by...

Major Crypto Exchanges are Focusing on OTC, Do They See Big Institutional Demand?

Since Bitcoin (BTC) found its all-time high in late-December 2017, two weeks shy of one fateful year ago, the leading cryptocurrency has fallen by a jaw-dropping 81%, posting a performance that would make speculators shudder. Yet, dozens of reports indicate that...

Happy Tenth Birthday, Bitcoin: BitMEX, Crypto Community Celebrate

In late-October, NewsBTC reported that Bitcoin turned ten. While this was factually accurate, the world’s first cryptocurrency turns a decade-old yet again on January 3rd, as Satoshi Nakamoto processed the first official block on this exact day, only ten years...

Crypto Analyst: Shutdown Of Bitmain’s Mining Operations Isn’t A “Big Deal”

While Bitmain has made forays into artificial intelligence and other budding markets, at heart, Bitmain is a Bitcoin– and crypto-centric mining startup. So, it should come as no surprise that industry participants were shell-shocked when hearsay arose that Bitmain was...