Thomas is a British reporter who loves all things breaking news and crypto. When out of the office, he also likes backgammon and gin.
A darknet marketplace is planning a $146 million ICO, QuadrigaCX victims want Gerald Cotten’s body exhumed, and Libra has quietly updated its white paper.
Darknet ICO, Bitmain Infighting, Calls for Cotten to Be Exhumed: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 9–15
Ethereum completes the Istanbul hard fork, analysts warn “the halvening” will be a non-event, and research suggests crypto will replace fiat by 2030.
Ethereum Hard Fork Live, Stolen ETH Moved, ‘Hodlers Are Insane’: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 2–8
Upbit confirms 342,000 ETH has been stolen, Russia considers a ban on crypto payments, and five crypto exchanges close in China.
$50M of ETH Stolen, ‘Rare Opportunity’ for BTC: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 25–Dec. 1
Binance and Bithumb deny their Shanghai offices have been raided by Chinese police, and Bitcoin completely wipes out the gains from its October rally.
Binance Denies Police Raid, Bitcoin Wipeout, Facebook ‘Stupid’: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 18–24
All the latest from BlockShow Asia 2019, including mixed messages on crypto regulation and hard truths about token prices.
BlockShow Asia, Bitcoin Crash Warning, India Delays Crypto Ban: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 11–17
Russia plans new law that would allow police to confiscate BTC, and China scraps plan to ban cryptocurrency mining.
Russian Crypto Plot, China Mining U-Turn, Lottery Winner’s BTC Gamble: Hodler’s Digest, Nov. 4–10
BitMEX’s Twitter account is hacked after user emails leaked, and the CEO of a crypto exchange loses the password to a Bitcoin cold wallet.
BitMEX Chaos, Cold Wallet Calamity, Germany Hates Crypto: Hodler’s Digest, Oct. 28–Nov. 3