• Sen. Loeffler sells low
    Commentary,  Politics

    After insider trading fight, Sen. Loeffler sells low

    Former Bakkt CEO and current Georgia Senator Kelly Loeffler blames ‘baseless attacks from political adversaries and the media’ for divesting stock holdings in a down market

    Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler announced on April 8 that she and her husband were selling all of their stock holdings following weeks accusations of using her position for insider trading.

  • Poloniex launching Tron-based token
    Alt coins,  Commentary

    JUST a coincidence? Poloniex launching Tron-based token

    Poloniex is creating an exchange token launch platform. The first project is a Tron-based stablecoin lending service. Who controls Poloniex? Tron founder Justin Sun

    Months after finally admitting he was a part of the group that snapped up Poloniex late last year, Tron founder Justin Sun appears to be using the once-dominant cryptocurrency exchange’s reputation to boost the credibility of his week-old stablecoin.

  • Binance buys CoinMarketCap
    Commentary,  Cryptocurrencies

    Binance buys CoinMarketCap, raising skepticism and doubts

    From an eyewatering reported price tag of $400 million to concerns about whether the crypto ratings site can maintain its neutrality, Changpeng ‘CZ’ Zhao’s latest purchase is raising eyebrows

    Binance CEO Changpeng "CZ" Zhao reportedly spent as much as $400 million on CoinMarketCap. If true, that’s a princely—if not laughable—sum, especially during a market crash of such historic proportions that investments and acquisitions in nearly every industry have dried up.

  • Edward Snowden explains blockchain
    Commentary,  Technology

    Edward Snowden explains blockchain to your mother better than you ever will

    About 18 months ago, the ex-NSA analyst explained blockchain to his lawyer, who calls Snowden, “the clearest, most patient, and least condescending explainer of technology I’ve ever met.”

    “So what is a Bitcoin and what is this blockchain thing that it runs on?”