Phil Hall

Phil Hall

Phil Hall
Phil Hall is a freelance writer and journalist who has been into creative writing and the tech world since childhood. When not writing, you can find him involved in blockchain gaming and apps, or hiking the trails in his local area.

February 7, 2024

Bakkt Review 2024

The Bottom Line: Bakkt (NYSE: BKKT) is an institutional provider of crypto services including custody and trading, as well as both crypto on-ramp and off-ramp services. Spun out of ICE, the parent organization of the New York Stock Exchange, Bakkt counts large brands like Webull & Caesars Entertainment among its clients. For large businesses and …...

December 22, 2023

WebAuth Wallet Review 2024

Our Take On WebAuth Wallet THE BOTTOM LINE: The WebAuth Wallet has carved out a unique spot for itself, utilizing its native XPR blockchain to support cryptocurrencies across a number of different blockchains. Featuring gas-free transfer with their wrapped tokens and a system where wallet addresses are just simple text names, WebAuth has created a …...

July 19, 2023

Airdrop Aspirations: zkSync

Why We’re Watching zkSync: Top L2s have had some of the biggest airdrops seen to date.  In May 2022, Optimism, the second largest L2 by TVL, conducted an airdrop of ~160M OP tokens to early users.  A total of ~160,000 addresses claimed the first airdrop resulting in an average reward of ~1,000 OP tokens per …...

July 14, 2023

Investor Insights: Is BTC On Sale Through GBTC? 

Key Points Buying anything ~65 cents on the dollar sounds too good to be true. When it comes to buying shares of GBTC, that could indeed be the case. But it could also not be the case. Let’s unpack why.  What is GBTC? It’s a passive investment fund that holds BItcoin (BTC).  It currently holds …...

July 12, 2023

Milk Road Research

Look to Milk Road Pro for in-depth analysis of the latest trends in crypto, deep dives on projects and protocols, and expert insights....

June 27, 2023

Investor Insights: Whale Watching

Investor Insights: Whale Watching: The Milk Man’s been wondering how big money has been navigating this downturn. With the assistance of real-time blockchain data, he’s serving up insights for three wallets this week: Note: This article uses on-chain data to analyze the token holdings of different entities. All associations of real-life entities with blockchain addresses …...

June 22, 2023

Project Primer: EigenLayer

Key Points Project Overview What is Restaking? Restaking is just what it sounds like: taking staked ETH and staking it again somewhere else. Today, the bulk of staked ETH is only securing Ethereum and only earning ETH staking rewards. EigenLayer’s restaking will shake that up. It will provide user opportunities to: That incremental yield will come …...