Doncho Karaivanov

Doncho Karaivanov is a Co-Founder and the Editor-In-Chief at The Chain Bulletin. Starting as a Software Engineer in 2011, he transitioned into creating his own digital marketing company in 2015. He first got involved with blockchain in 2013, helping run a small mining operation with a colleague. In 2017, along with 2 mates from Sofia University, he co-founded a small blockchain-based startup, focusing on user interface. While working there, the idea for The Chain Bulletin was born, which ultimately became the main focus of the startup.

Forbes Alleges Binance Schemes To Evade Regulators, Binance CEO Responds

  • The report by Forbes Crypto alleges that Binance employed an elaborate scheme to circumvent US regulations by distracting them with the "Tai-Chi Entity".
  • Binance CEO denied the accusations, stating that the article was FUD and that Binance had always operated within the boundaries of the law.

President Trump’s Campaign Website Was Hacked By Crypto Scammers

  • The scheme promised "evidence that completely discredits mr trump" if people sent enough cryptocurrency to a designated Monero address.
  • Another Monero address was available where people who didn't want the "evidence" to be released could send cryptocurrency.

Opinion: Why The $100,000 Harvest Finance Bounty Is Absurd

  • Only if we put ourselves in the shoes of the attacker can we find a possible angle of negotiation in a bid to recover more from the 13 million USDC and 11 million USDT that were profited from the arbitrage scheme.
  • Although the Harvest Finance team has acted responsibly in the face of an unprecedented-to-the-project crisis, their bounty reward initiative is naive.

The Harvest Finance Exploit

  • An attacker managed to devise a scheme by which they were able to effectively steal $24 million in crypto assets using arbitrage between multiple DeFi platforms.
  • After the exploit became known, TVL on Harvest Finance rapidly dropped as did the price of its native FARM token.

Poolin Announces Brand Upgrade, Advances The Mining Industry

  • The new brands of the company include Poolin Mining Pool, Poolin Finance, Poolin Mining, and Mining Fund.
  • The goal is to make Poolin an all-in-one platform for all things mining, including the mining itself, investment in DeFi, mining hosting, and mining investments.

MetaMask User Experience Feedback

  • MetaMask has come a long way in the past few years, but it still has a lot to do in terms of improving user experience.
  • Issues revolve mainly around token addition, approving apps, and the transaction confirmation window.

Ethereum 2019 Vs Ethereum 2020

  • Ethereum was down 7.5% in 2019 overall due to version 2.0 delays, the trail of the bear market, and heavy criticism.
  • In 2020, the story is different, with ETH already up 200% and the DeFi hype train at full speed.

Your Friendly Neighborhood Bitcoin Mining Pool

  • In the study, we included 16 major Bitcoin mining pools with 80 stratum server locations across 11 countries on 4 continents.
  • The data shows that Asia, North America, and Europe is where almost all stratum servers reside, with 1 pool and 1 stratum server representing Australia.

Timeline: Craig Wright’s Story So Far

  • Though the Australian has claimed, multiple times, that he is Satoshi Nakamoto, he has yet to provide any concrete proof.
  • Wright's story has been revolving mostly around the debunking of multiple "proofs" of him being Satoshi, his role in the Bitcoin Cash split, a multi-billion dollar lawsuit, and his patent trolling company.

Aave Begins Migration From LEND to AAVE, Announces Staking, Other Platform Developments

  • The organization said that they will assist clients during the transition and have provided detailed instructions about the process.
  • Aave also announced staking, a new integration, and new community events, where developers will be able to hack on the platform and receive various rewards in return.