< Nusefile: crypto news updates

# Nusefile

This site gathers links and commentary on what I think are useful news items that match my interests as a development journalist and communications researcher.

Crypto News

Crypto stories without the hype

My favourites from the cryptouniverse so far in June and July.

Advice, Global, Crime, National, Swiss, Business, Wild Side, Coins, Catch Up

Advice

Nomics Announces 7-Day Cryptoasset Price Predictions (Powered by Machine Learning)23 April 2020
How to Protect Yourself Online With Disposable Credit Card Numbers
An Ethereum Wallet Will Let You Easily Host Your Decentralized Website

Global

Crypto Trading Volumes Plummet in June, CryptoCompare Report Shows6 July 2020
700,000 Expedia Hotels Can Now Be Paid With Cryptocurrencies via Travala6 July 2020
BIS report says the COVID-19 pandemic has exemplified the need for central banks to create CBDCs

Crime?

Transnational Cybercrime Group's Russian Co-Founder Who Amassed $568M Pleads Guilty
Lobbyist Jack Abramoff Admits to Running $5.6M Bitcoin Scam
Leaked Documents Show Bitmain’s Jihan Wu Could Face Charges For Fraud and Embezzlement
Even Putin Couldn’t Save This Dark Web Mastermind From Prison
New Zealand Police Seize $91 Million From Russian Bitcoin Exchange Operator
Cybercriminals Use the Blockchain to Relay Secret Messages

National

The Great Estonian Exodus — Crypto Firms Are Leaving Estonia because of EU regulations
The Bank of Thailand will begin testing prototype digital currency in July

Swiss

Swiss SEBA Bank Launches "Dual Currency Certificate" For Tapping Volatile Bitcoin/USD Trading Market
Swiss Tech Firm Metaco Taps Blockchain Think Tank to Bolster Services
Kraken Strengthens Swiss Ties, Aims at Supporting Struggling Crypto Ecosystem

Business

UK regulator suspends Wirecard's subsidiary that issues Visa crypto debit cards
KPMG Launches Suite of Tools for Digital Asset Management

Coins

Telegram to p ay $18.5 million fine to SEC for failed crypto play
Basic Attention Token (BAT) Whales Accumulate 6% of Supply in 5 days
Digibyte (DGB) Proved its true Decentralization again with listing on Binance with Zero fee
Analyst: Half of Crypto’s Top 10 Assets 'Absolutely Do Not Deserve' to Be There

On the Wild Side

BTC is useless, Chainalysis report shows: 60% of BTC in circulation is held by individuals who have never sold more than 25%

Catch Up

Earlier roundups

May 2020

April 2020

March 2020

February 2020

January 2020

19 December 2019

27 November 2019

6 October 2019

31 August 2019

24 July 2019

30 June 2019

7 June 2019

17 April 2019

20 March 2019