Crypto Dividends: Staking Coins for Gains Potentially a Good Strategy in a Bear Market but Is Not Without Risk

According to Bloomberg, investors turn to staking for gains in the crypto bear market, but there are risks. Volatility coupled with one of the longest bear markets ever experienced by the cryptocurrency industry have compelled many investors to consider staking as a method of “playing it safe,” according to a Bloomberg article. Staking, which is […]

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FBI Outline Key Features of Scam ICOs, Warns Investors to Be Vigilant

The FBI has outlined what it believes to be the consistent threads running through fraudulent initial coin offerings. The United States Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has outlined what it believes to be the consistent threads running through fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO) schemes. The Bureau’s perspective was shared in an interview with Netherlands-based financial […]

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Hodler’s Digest, February 11–17: Top Stories, Price Movements, Quotes and FUD of the Week

Fundstrat Global Advisors thinks that crypto prices can see higher price points, and JPMorgan plans to launch its own coin. Top Stories This Week Fundstrat Global Advisors Expects 2019 to Bring More Institutional Investors to Crypto According to a report on the 2019 crypto outlook released by New York-based research company Fundstrat Global Advisors, incremental […]

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Bank of Spain Warns Citizens Against Crypto Given Lack of Local Regulations

Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting unregulated cryptocurrencies. Spain’s central bank has issued a reminder to citizens warning of the risks involved in transacting unregulated cryptocurrencies. The Bank of Spain’s notice, issued Feb. 10, followed an official blog post published two days earlier, which had […]

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‘GoxRising’ Movement Aims to Reboot Mt. Gox Exchange, Make ‘Gox Coin’ for Creditors

A new movement “GoxRising” is calling for a speedier rehabilitation plan for creditors of the now-defunct BTC exchange Mt.Gox, with the long-term aim of rebooting the platform. A new movement dubbed “GoxRising” is calling for a new, accelerated rehabilitation plan for  creditors of the now-defunct Bitcoin (BTC) exchange Mt. Gox, with the long-term goal of […]

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Tech Embeds Ads in Games to Stop Interruptions and Help Developers Make Money

sponsored A Swiss gaming company has created a blockchain-based solution to make in-game advertising more attractive to players, developers and advertisers. A Swiss company claims it has unveiled “a new approach” for in-game advertising that sees promotional content embedded into gameplay instead of interrupting experiences for players. Vreo says players stand to benefit from more […]

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Malta’s Regulatory Framework Has Attracted Crypto Players, but International Watchdogs and Local Opposition Are Skeptical

The International Monetary Fund claimed that the growth of blockchain in Malta has created major risks of money laundering. Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) claimed that the growth of blockchain in Malta has created major risks of money laundering and terrorism financing in the island’s economy, as per the local media. Malta is […]

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