One of cryptos longest-running exchanges has been sold

One of the longest-standing crypto exchanges has new owners after Europe-based Bitstamp was sold to South Korea’s Nexon, marking the gaming firm’s second such acquisition. The acquirer is NXMH, a Belgium-based PE and investment firm owned by NXC — the parent of…

Here’s Just How Quickly Bitcoin Could Destroy The Planet

Crypto-currencies such as Bitcoin rely on enormous amounts of computing power, and therefore electricity. As the crytpo-boom gathered steam last year, the unsustainability of this approach was noted, with the energy used to run these computations making a significant contribution…

Walking Bitconnect meme Carlos Matos calls bitcoin a scam

BITCONNNNNEEEEEEECT!!!!Image: screenshot bitconnect You know you’re in trouble when you’ve lost Carlos Matos. The walking meme made famous by his unbridled enthusiasm for Bitconnect, a cryptocurrency project strongly resembling a Ponzi scheme that shut down its lending and exchange platform…

PlusOneCoin made a cryptocurrency for upvotes

A team of developers have made something called PlusOneCoin, a clever cryptocurrency that essentially allows owners to upvote content on two financial sites, ADVFN and Investorshub. The idea — to reward people for accessing content and, more importantly, interacting with…