Gareth Jenkinson

Gareth Jenkinson is a journalist and radio presenter based in Durban, South Africa. When he’s not talking about sport on the airwaves - he’s got his eye on the Cryptocurrency market.

Author’s posts

Analysis
Decentralized finance participants eye a “multichain” future as Ethereum’s DeFi-powering peers continue to attract users and projects.
As DeFi booms, Ethereum’s blockchain competitors are catching up
Gareth Jenkinson
2021-01-21T17:48:55+00:00
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Follow up
As Bakkt prepares to be listed on the NYSE, even more crypto companies could be going public in the future.
Crypto is going public: Timing is key as Bakkt secures NYSE listing
Gareth Jenkinson
2021-01-15T14:52:00+00:00
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New Year Special
The foundation was laid for Ethereum 2.0 in 2020, and expectations are positive for the future of the smart contract platform in 2021.
Speed vs quality? Ethereum 2.0 optimism is high, but the road is long
Gareth Jenkinson
2021-01-11T18:21:00+00:00
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Investigation
An American rapper’s YouTube channel has reportedly been hacked to promote a fake ETH and BTC giveaway live stream that seems to have over 56,000 viewers.
Rapper HiiiKey confirms YouTube channel hack, fake crypto giveaway steals $70K
Gareth Jenkinson
2021-01-07T12:29:15+00:00
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New Year Special
2020 saw a number of celebrities make waves in the crypto space, from crypto-powered cities and SEC lawsuits to Bitcoin newcomers.
Celebs and crypto in 2020: Blockchain cities, Bitcoin newbies and Twitter trolling
Gareth Jenkinson
2021-01-02T07:45:08+00:00
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Analysis
The Diem Association’s rebrand from Libra was supposed to herald a new day for the project, but a touted 2021 launch may not go as planned.
New name, old problems? Libra’s rebrand to Diem still faces challenges
Gareth Jenkinson
2020-12-31T15:27:00+00:00
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New Year Special
These five countries have led the way in driving cryptocurrency and blockchain adoption in 2020.
2020’s 5 countries friendliest to crypto and blockchain
Gareth Jenkinson
2020-12-30T19:50:21+00:00
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Analysis
A record-breaking year for DeFi, but can it break away from the negative perceptions around yield farming and pump-and-dump schemes?
DeFi-ing expectations: Great opportunities in crypto can come at a price
Gareth Jenkinson
2020-11-22T11:47:00+00:00
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