Nikolay Nikov

Early bitcoin adopter and cryptocurrency advocate. Former altcoin miner. Working full-time in the cryptocurrency sphere since 2016.

Bitcoin ABC, Jiang Zhuoer Determined to Implement a Mining Tax on Bitcoin Cash

  • Major ecosystem participants, including former supporters of the proposal, have publicly criticised the actions of the most popular Bitcoin Cash node implementation and its representatives.
  • The latest iteration of the proposal features a 5% redistribution amount, a voting system and a whitelist of fund recipients.

Roger Ver Explains The Motivations Behind The @Bitcoin Twitter Handle Ownership Change

  • In Ver's words, the original owner was one of the earliest popular bitcoiners who lost his cryptocurrency fortune to a hack.
  • Selling Twitter accounts is prohibited by the service's policies.

Nexo’s First Wave of Policy Change Going Live Today

  • Despite the early announcement, the market reaction only occurred as the changes were about to go live.
  • The company is also working on additional features that could increase the demand for Nexo tokens significantly.

Wikipedia Founder Jimmy Wales Announced as Keynote Speaker at The CoinGeek London Conference (Updated)

  • The conference is advertised as an opportunity to meet and chat with Craig Wright himself.
  • Wales has expressed severe scepticism of Wright's claims in the past.

BitPay Will Support BTC and BCH Payments From Any Wallet or Exchange

  • The change of direction is part of a series of decisions aimed at expanding BitPay's user base.
  • The company has explained the potential risks with the new approach, and the measures taken to allow for the same smooth user experience as before.

United Arab Emirates Are Using Blockchain For Their Health Data Platform

  • Blockchains have the ability to prevent data theft, while also allowing access to essential data when necessary.
  • The UAE have implemented a blockchain solution for their health data platform, following Estonia's positive example.

Bitcoin Cash: Updated Infrastructure Fund Proposal, Bullish Market Prediction

  • The second edition of Zhuoer's proposal has removed the unaccountable Hong Kong corporation and integrated a democratic process for decision making going forward.
  • The proposal hints towards a bullish expectation of $2,000 per BCH in 2021.

Binance Seeks Further Growth, Institutional Reach with a Strategic New Hire, Coinbase Brings in a Google VP

  • Binance has successfully attracted a Huobi Global Institutional Business expert.
  • Coinbase has revealed its new Chief Product Officer - a former Google product VP and successful angel investor.

After Heated Community Debates, Support For The Developer Funding Plan on BCH Starts Fading

  • Bitcoin.com will not support the decision to tax miners in order to provide funding for protocol developers.
  • There is no alternative funding solution at present, and community infighting is still ongoing.

Binance Is Reviving Bounty Programs To Hype Up WazirX’s IEO

  • Binance has assigned five specific tasks to interested users, completing three or more will result in a reward paid out in WazirX tokens (WRX)
  • The bounty program will be used to advertise the WazirX IEO, Binance Futures, BUSD, Binance Coin and Binance's fiat gateway.