Bruce Haring

Bruce Haring

Bruce Haring has been a staffer at USA Today, Associated Press, Billboard, Variety and other major publications and online sites during his long journalism career. His interest in technology dates to the BBS days of online communication, and he has been covering its development and affects on business for more than 25 years.

Haring is the author of six books, including the award-wnning "Off The Charts: Ruthless Days and Reckless Nights Inside the Music Industry," and wrote the first book on the MP3 phenomenon that nearly overturned the music industry.

He is the founder and director of many live events, including the DIY Convention: Do It Yourself in Film, Music & Books; the Aliens to Zombies Convention; the Young Professionals in Energy International Summit, and the New York, Paris, Hollywood, San Francisco and London book festivals.

Recent posts by Bruce Haring

The Crypto Gold Rush: How It Revived The Fund Of Funds

Investing, Opinion, Regulation | January 30, 2019 By:

Following the 2017 crypto boom, investors are once again flocking to an investment many recently abandoned in droves.

The Fund of Funds (FOF) model was on life support when crypto hedge funds began popping up by the hundreds, and investors who do not have the ability or time to due diligence every known strategy have increasingly looked to asset managers who have done the legwork and have the relationships to access the best funds —even those that have stopped accepting new investors.


Two Major Hacking Groups Stole A Billion In Crypto – Chainalysis Report

Crime, FinTech, News | January 29, 2019 By:

In its annual research into crypto crime, Chainalysis discovered two unique signature styles of moving hacked funds. These signatures identify two major groups responsible for stealing $1 billion in cryptocurrency over the last few years, accounting for at least 60% of publicly reported hacked funds.


FreedomCoin Will Permit Firearms Purchases Without Credit Card Restrictions

Announcements, Blockchain, Regulation | January 29, 2019 By:

Warren Zevon didn’t ask for lawyers, guns and crypto. But he might have if he was around for the debut of a new utility coin.

ICOx Innovations Inc.  which creates branded blockchain economies and corporate currencies for established companies, plans to build FreedomCoin, a new digital currency that will allow the users of,  Read more  »