Stephen O'Neal

Stephen O'Neal is a Sociology major from Leeds. He's passionate about crypto and all the stuff you can spend it on.

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Analysis
On Jan. 1, China’s law governing cryptographic password management came into power. What does it mean?
China Prepares for CBDC With Cryptography Law on Encryption Standards
Stephen O'Neal
2020-01-10T03:00:00+00:00
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New Year Special
As the year comes to a close, it is time to look back at mainstream media’s coverage of cryptocurrencies in 2019.
‘Cryptocurrency Will Not Die’: Mainstream Media on Bitcoin in 2019
Stephen O'Neal
2020-01-02T15:55:00+00:00
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Follow up
Russian tech startup Waves announced it has been testing a blockchain solution for payments in the retail electricity sector.
Blockchain Pilot Makes Waves in Russia's Energy Sector
Stephen O'Neal
2019-12-14T03:26:00+00:00
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Analysis
Bakkt launches first U.S.-regulated BTC options and cash-settled futures, while CEO is set to become a senator. What does it mean for crypto?
Wall St. to Washington: Bakkt Launches New Products, CEO Joins Senate
Stephen O'Neal
2019-12-13T03:30:00+00:00
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Explained
A guide to Bitcoin halving — a pre-scheduled event that will reduce the asset’s supply, potentially driving the price upward. ...
Bitcoin Halving, Explained
Stephen O'Neal
2019-12-08T11:47:00+00:00
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Analysis
CryptoBridge DEX went out with a bang, citing market conditions and increased regulations. Should others be worried?
CryptoBridge Closes Down and Waves Relaunches, DEXs Face Tough Times
Stephen O'Neal
2019-12-06T02:00:00+00:00
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Follow up
Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Upbit has lost 342,000 ETH. All users will soon be reimbursed with corporate funds.
Upbit Promises Swift Reimbursement, Theories Over Missing Funds Swell
Stephen O'Neal
2019-11-28T12:29:00+00:00
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Investigation
Earlier this month, media reported that Tunisia had become the first country to issue a CBDC. Now that the central bank has denied the news, it’s time to take a...
Tunisia Denies CBDC Reports: Here Is How the False News Spread
Stephen O'Neal
2019-11-22T16:20:00+00:00
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