The rise of NFTs and what it means for Bitcoin

Anyone who pays any attention to developments in the crypto world will have become aware of NFTs – non-fungible tokens – over the past year. These have now reached a level of popularity that attracts celebrities, with Post Malone, Lindsay Lohan, and Youtuber Logan Paul all getting in on the NFT act. If people like this are embracing them, it is a sign that NFTs are here to stay, but their rapid arrival and acceptance means that some people are already asking what impact they will have on other blockchain-based…

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Founder of Coin Signals Funds Pleads Guilty in Crypto Scam — Faces up to 10 Years in Prison

The founder and manager of several cryptocurrency funds has pleaded guilty to luring investors to his crypto investment scam. His funds consistently lost money and his scam left investors with a $5 million loss, according to the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ). Investors Scammed Into Investing in Coin Signals’ Funds The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Tuesday that Jeremy Spence (aka Coin Signals) has pleaded guilty in a fraudulent cryptocurrency investment scheme. Spence “solicited over $5 million from more than 170 individual investors for various cryptocurrency funds that he…

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Should I keep a Gambling Journal?

Oftentimes, you find bettors having the fun of their lives from their gambling activity. To these pros, it’s always worth it to keep playing as long as it’s not leading to gambling issues. And frankly, they are right, as many professional players have ended up becoming experts on all things gambling.  But one thing we have also noticed over the years is that a lot of players try to be conscious of their gambling. By being conscious they have understood their gambling propensities as well as embraced their strength, and…

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Fear of missing out? NFTs gems below 0.5 ETH

Time sensitivity is key! Everything related to cryptocurrency and blockchain is highly time-sensitive. A great example of this is how an NFT sold for a few hundred dollars, could be worth millions the very next second. Time sensitivity and FOMO is what makes the crypto-world so appealing.  Here is a list of five gems that cost less than 0.5 ETH each* Satoshi’s Quest Each of the four heroes, is depicted in an individual artwork, on each collectable Satoshi’s Quest trading card (the Hacker, the Slacker, the Geek and the Freak). …

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In 2013, Wired destroyed the key to 13 BTC now worth $760K… to make a point

Wired considered donating their holdings to charity back in 2013, but instead decided the “obvious” choice was to destroy the key to their wallet holding 13 BTC. There has been no shortage of people and institutions that woefully underestimated the potential of cryptocurrency. Among the ranks of once-were Bitcoin naysayers is Wired, which destroyed the private key to a Bitcoin (BTC) wallet holding 13.34623579 BTC back in 2013 in order to make the point the cryptocurrency was nothing more than an “abstraction”. The Bitcoin in the now inaccessible address is…

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