Vincent Dean
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I'm a tech writer who covers the harrowing world of crypto. As a fellow crypto degen, it is my goal to lead readers through this exciting, yet unpredictable space.

NuCypher for Noobs

What is NuCypher? NuCypher is a data encryption and security layer that is not reliant on a central service provider for Ethereum (and possibly other networks) and decentralized applications (dApps). The protocol, dubbed a decentralized key management system (KMS) by…

Owner of Original “Doge” Photo Sells NFT for $4 million

The now-iconic image of a grinning Shiba Inu has just become the most valuable meme to be sold as a non-fungible token, or NFT. The dog meme “doge” was auctioned off for almost $4 million on Friday to an unnamed…

Bitcoin Lightning Network on Twitter is “Only a Matter of Time,” according to CEO Jack Dorsey

Twitter’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, has disclosed that the social media platform may soon join the cryptocurrency industry through the Lightning Network, an alternative Bitcoin network for fast payments. Dorsey is also the CEO of payments firm Square. On Friday, the…

Texas Will Permit State-Licensed Banks to Store Cryptocurrency

The Texas Department of Banking has approved the holding of crypto assets by state-licensed institutions. The banking department’s statement is an admission that conventional risk-based evaluations by banks are adequate for providing bitcoin custody. The following is the department’s statement:…

El Salvador Becomes the First Nation to Legally Recognize Bitcoin as Cash

El Salvador is the first nation in the world to recognize bitcoin as legal money. The Bitcoin Law was passed by a supermajority of lawmakers in the Central American country’s Congress. The Bitcoin Law was passed by a “supermajority” of…

MicroStrategy Announces a $400 Million Additional Bitcoin Purchase

MicroStrategy will issue $400 million in senior notes to purchase additional bitcoin, which will be held by its subsidiary MacroStrategy. MicroStrategy, a software intelligence corporation, has stated that it would issue $400 million in senior secured notes to acquire additional…

Electroneum for Noobs

What is Electroneum Electroneum is a cryptocurrency that aims to simplify and reduce the cost of transmitting money throughout the globe, similar to a simpler crypto version of PayPal. Many individuals in undeveloped nations do not have bank accounts. Electroneum…

White House Hasn’t Ruled Out a Fourth Stimulus Check

The pandemic’s fourth stimulus check has so far been nothing more than talk, but when Congress comes to work following the Memorial Day holiday, it may get closer to becoming a reality this week. Several politicians have been pressing for…

Band Protocol for Noobs

What is Band Protocol? Band Protocol is a blockchain-based application that incentivizes a network of people to deliver real-world data to decentralized applications (dapps). If a dapp developer wishes to allow his or her customers to place bets on the…

Square’s CEO, Jack Dorsey, Says Company is Exploring a Hardware Bitcoin Wallet

Square CEO Jack Dorsey has said that the business is thinking about developing a hardware bitcoin wallet. Square’s stock increased by around 1% on Friday. While Square provides a digital wallet, Dorsey is proposing a solution that would give Bitcoin…