Danny Scopelliti

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Bitcoin

Roubini and Vays Continue to Spar Amid Cryptocurrency Carnage

Nouriel Roubini recently predicted that Bitcoin would drop to zero. Amid Monday’s drop in price, Roubini and Tone Vays predictably continue to feud. On November 16th, Bitcoinist...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
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Bitcoin Investment

Switzerland Approves First Bitcoin-Cryptocurrency ETP with Ticker $HODL

The Bitcoin ETP $HODL, offered by Amun Crypto, will begin trading on Switzerland’s Six Swiss Exchange beginning next week. The product’s earnings will be linked to five...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
Companies

Nvidia Enters a Nosedive After an Underwhelming Third Quarter

Tech company Nvdia has entered a nosedive after Q3 results reveal an underwhelming performance. Nvidia experienced a 19 drop in its stock price. On Thursday, tech company and chip...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
News

Crypto Music Festivals Are Setting a Precedent for Future Gatherings

Last month, Bitcoinist reported on Our Music Festival (OMF), a cryptocurrency music festival held in Berkeley at the end of October. OMF’s crypto environment sets a precedent...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
Start-Ups

Meet Mattereum, a ‘Deeply Weird’ Startup, Hoping to Transform Smart Contracts

Mattereum, an unorthodox startup, hopes to revolutionize the world of smart contracts by transforming them into enforceable legal contracts. High Weirdness in London...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
In Wake of Midterm Elections, 'Experts' Vehemently Oppose Blockchain in Voting
Blockchain

After Midterm Elections, ‘Experts’ Vehemently Oppose Blockchain Voting

After this week’s highly-fraught midterm elections, some commentators believe that blockchain is more useless than ever for voting. After Tuesday’s crucial midterm...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
New York State Extends 'Virtual Currency License' to Coinsource
Bitcoin Regulation

New York State Extends ‘Virtual Currency License’ to Coinsource

A November 1st press release from New York State’s Department of Financial Services shows that the dept. granted a virtual currency license to Coinsource. The press release says...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
Ron Paul
News

Ron Paul Admonishes Fed, Comes out Against Crypto Taxes in New Blog Post

Former US Congressman Ron Paul believes that tax-free cryptocurrencies may help navigate the economy past recession. Paul, the consummate libertarian and eternal critic of the Federal...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
Company Usess Junk Bonds to Convert Aluminum Smelter into a Giant Mining Operation
News

Company Uses Junk Bonds to Convert Aluminum Smelter into a Giant Mining Operation

Coinmint LLC is turning to junk lending in order to fund a massive new mining operation. The project will repurpose a now-closed industrial site. Coinmint LLC is in the midst of a...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
Companies

Coinbase Staff Shakeups Continue as Customer Service Staff Are Cut

 Crypto exchange Coinbase continues its recent shakeup of staff and executives as its customer service staff are cut. Crypto exchange Coinbase recently engaged a series of cuts and...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
News

Columbia University Examines Blockchain’s Role in Journalism

Columbia University’s Tow Center for Digital Journalism recently held a panel examining blockchain’s role in the journalism world.  The Columbia Journalism...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago
Delaware
News

Delaware Reveals Its Role in Takedown of British Hacker Grant West

A recent asset disclosure shows that authorities from the state of Delaware were vital to the takedown of British hacker Grant West. Dela-Wares A Wednesday release from the US...

Danny Scopelliti | 2 years ago