Cryptsy Review Updated – AVOID!

I’ve updated my review of Cryptsy a little later than would have been preferable. Something is seriously wrong over there, and has been for a little while. As a user of the site myself, I have been affected. I recently decided to take the haircut and transfer my funds to altcoins to withdraw, as BTC, […]

The BitLicense Dissected

The finalized New York Department of Financial Services BitLicense has just been published—and it’s about 50 pages of complete and utter gibberish, so I thought I’d try and break it down somewhat for my readers. If you’d like to give it a read through yourself, you can find it here. Let’s dive in. While reading, […]

This One Little Bitcoin Price Rule Drives Banks Crazy

This article was originally published for CoinReport.net. You can find it here. Here’s my author archives on CoinReport. Ahhh, everyone loves a little click-bait on Monday afternoons, am I right? But unlike every other bit of click-bait you might see that follows the syntactic rules of the headline to this article – this one is a real rule. […]

Can Circle Bridge the Bitcoin Adoption Gap?

This article was originally published for CoinReport.net. You can find it here. Here’s my author archives on CoinReport. You know that trope about article titles? The one that says that any rhetorical question in a title is intended to be answered with a “no”? I’m quite glad to finally say that it has been flipped on its head. […]

Basic Mechanics: Mining and the BTCUSD Price

This article was originally published for CoinReport.net. You can find it here. Here’s my author archives on CoinReport. In light of the recent BTCUSD price declines – particularly from the mid-$500s to where we sit now, in the upper 300s – there has been endless discussion of those dastardly miners and their brilliant plot to suppress the price […]

A Little Crypto-Asset Sanity: MaidSafeCoin, SuperNET, and BitUSD

This article was originally published for CoinReport.net. You can find it here. Here’s my author archives on CoinReport. I’ve spent a lot a column-inches over the previous articles discussing asset-issuance, especially in regards to a few specific platforms we have covered. Counterparty, NXT, and Dogeparty, among others, are all interesting methods of issuing assets, and that new ability […]