Jon Rice

Jon Rice
Honey Grove, Texas

Jon Rice

Former Editor-in-Chief
Honey Grove, Texas
Jon is the co-founder and former Editor in Chief at Crypto Briefing. He has also served as Editor in Chief at Cointelegraph and Blockworks. He likes to build things, especially communities. Jon advocates for inclusion, a diversity of ideas, and for truth in the crypto-sphere.
  • Final Letter From This Editor How Crypto Survives

    Final Letter From (This) Editor: How Crypto Survives

    Yesterday, Crypto Briefing enjoyed its best day ever, in terms of the sheer number of people reading our site. So it may seem odd that today is when I choose to move on to a different challenge – while welcoming a new Editor to Crypto Briefing. Two years ago, Han Kao and I met in

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  • 30% And Counting Bitcoin Exterminates Traditional Asset Classes

    30% And Counting: Bitcoin Exterminates Traditional Asset Classes

    Blame Chinese authorities. Blame whale manipulation. Blame an Act of God. Blame anyone you like, if you’re Peter Schiff or Warren Buffet: but most of all, blame yourselves for doubting Bitcoin. As the digital asset soared past $10,000 again today, doubters and naysayers had their chance to reflect on what might have been. A single

    Markets

  • Binance US Launches New Trading Pair

    Binance.US Lists DOGE Trading Pair

    On the same day that Binance.US announced that trading surpassed $10M over 24 hours for the first time since its launch a month ago, the San Francisco-based exchange added a new DOGE trading pair. Despite its origins as a joke coin, DOGE has become one of the perennial top cryptocurrencies, with a current market capitalization

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  • Circle Bids Farewell To Poloniex Poloniex Bids Farewell To The U.S. Flash Pan

    Circle Bids Farewell To Poloniex: Poloniex Bids Farewell To The U.S.

    It’s always hard to say goodbye to an ex- in which you’ve invested so much… but Circle CEO Jeremy Allaire seems to have no problem with dumping the baggage. Circle has announced that it is “doubling down” on efforts to “build a more open, global and accessible financial system” – and that as part of

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  • Blockchain-Friendly Minnesota Congressman To Head Fintech Task Force

    Blockchain-Friendly Minnesota Congressman To Head Fintech Task Force

    Representative Tom Emmer of Minnesota will be the ranking member of Congress on a Task Force to advance the national discussion on emerging financial technology. Emmer previously sponsored legislation such as the Blockchain Regulatory Certainty Act, which helped exempt certain blockchain businesses from onerous reporting and licensing requirements when they do not take control of

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  •  Million SEC Penalty Block.one Spent More On A Domain Name

    $24 Million SEC Penalty: Block.one Spent More On A Domain Name

    Block.one may have raised something in the order of $4 billion in its ICO, allegedly falling afoul of SEC regulations on the sale of an unregistered security: but who cares? EOS fans will be delighted to know that the dApp platform’s chief architects agreed to a settlement with the SEC today that sees them pay

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  • A Shitcoin Index The Most Overhyped Underperformers In Crypto

    A Shitcoin Index: The Most Overhyped Underperformers In Crypto?

    Warren Davidson and Meltem Demirors may have brought shitcoins to the attention of the United States Congress, but crypto insiders have long used the term to describe projects that are heavy on hype – and light on substance. While some blockchain projects combine exemplary marketing with top-notch tech, such as [insert your favorite coin here],

    Analysis

  • Insured Staking Solutions Celsius Explores Options Beyond BitGo

    Insured Staking: How Much Longer Can Institutions Resist?

    Institutional investors are either the bane of crypto, or its savior. It just depends on who you ask. For some, major institutional involvement is a validation of the theory that digital assets must have inherent value – after all, risk-aversion is a well-established characteristic of those who are accountable for the funds of their clients.

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