Michael is a news reporter for Bitrates with a central interest in international regulations and their effects. Business-minded and a major sports-enthusiast, he broke into writing through data analysis and eventually derivative futures. A firm believer in altcoins and the impact of a market-wide push for development, his attention to the development of blockchain and cryptocurrencies continues to grow. Michael is a resident of the United States.
Bithumb Reopens Account Registration after June Hack
Korean crypto exchange Bithumb is reopening account registration following the renewal of its commercial banking partnership with NH Nonhyup Bank
In China, Even Talking About Crypto Can Get You Banned
Baidu, Alibaba, and Tencent extend China's recent crackdown on everything crypto with new targets set on cryptocurrency chat.
Ethereum Stakeholders Consider Capping the Amount of Total Ether
The latest meeting of Ethereum stakeholders called for a potential cap to ether production, prompting a similar meeting of discussion next week.
China Announces More Sweeping Bans on Crypto Activity Despite BlockchaIn Investment
Chinese regulatory bodies continue to crack down on private crypto investment despite increased governmental investing and valuations.
Korea's National Assembly Prioritizing ICOs and Blockchain in Extraordinary Session
The South Korean National Assembly is meeting to discuss new ways to promote blockchain technology while setting guidelines for ICOs.
Winklevoss Twins Heading New Self-Regulatory Organization
Gemini and the Winklevoss twins are joining a trio of other crypto exchanges in forming a new self-regulating organization
San Francisco Federal Court Accepts Bitcoin for Hacker's Bail
A San Francisco-based federal court is accepting Bitcoin as a means of payment for the $750,000 bail of hacking suspect Martin Marsich.
Vitalik Buterin Tells Students That Blockchain Is Too Focused on Crypto Values
Vitalik Buterin sees limited use from current blockchain technology, citing part of the problem from false values attributed to tokens.
CNBC Continues to Overstate Market Trends with Latest String of Negative Pieces
CNBC's Jim Cramer believes "the sun seems to be setting" on Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies with Tuesday's $19 billion market plummet.