The Criminal Past of Quadriga’s Co-Founder Has Been Revealed

The Criminal Past of Quadriga’s Co-Founder Has Been Revealed

revealed as Omar Dhanani. After denying this and disputing reports linking him to his criminal past, records were obtained showing that Patryn legally changed his name twice, six years before he founded Quadriga with Cotten.Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events and services. Support… Continue reading The Criminal Past of Quadriga’s Co-Founder Has Been Revealed

Visa Is Avidly Fishing For A Crypto Blockchain Dev Hero

Visa Is Avidly Fishing For A Crypto Blockchain Dev Hero

posting to SmartRecruiters, the global card giant said it is looking for someone who is “passionate about the intersection of payments and cryptocurrency,” and “deeply familiar with permissionless blockchain technology.”With the additional job requirement of “a close network of experts in the fast moving cryptocurrency and fintech ecosystem,” it looks like the ancient 20th Century… Continue reading Visa Is Avidly Fishing For A Crypto Blockchain Dev Hero

IBM Crypto Chief Calls Company the “Leader” in Blockchain Technology

IBM Crypto Chief Calls Company the “Leader” in Blockchain Technology

Jesse Lund, who heads the blockchain division, claims IBM is the leader in blockchain technology.In a recent interview, Lund stated:What IBM’s been doing as the leader in blockchain technology for the last three years is adding security and confidence to the system.IBM And Stellar Partnership Challenge xRapidLund talks about IBM’s cross-border payments solution, which in… Continue reading IBM Crypto Chief Calls Company the “Leader” in Blockchain Technology

Alleged BTC-e Bitcoin Fraudster Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

Alleged BTC-e Bitcoin Fraudster Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

Kathimerini, Vinnik filed an appeal with a court in the port city of Piraeus seeking to be released or extradited to his home country. The Russian national who has been on a hunger strike for three months cited humanitarian reasons in his plea.Alexander Vinnik, in frail condition following hunger strike. Photo shown by his lawyers… Continue reading Alleged BTC-e Bitcoin Fraudster Alexander Vinnik Seeks Extradition to Russia

Regulating Bakkt – How the Platform Could Experience Further Delays

Regulating Bakkt – How the Platform Could Experience Further Delays

decided to approve or decline it.The issue could be as simple as how to regulate the name ICE has given it, which is Bakkt.Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events and services. Support our journalists today. Click here to sign up.”Behind the delay is… Continue reading Regulating Bakkt – How the Platform Could Experience Further Delays

BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Predicts $10,000 BTC in 2019

BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Predicts $10,000 BTC in 2019

the BitMEX newsletter, CEO Arthur Hayes predicts that the $10,000 Bitcoin will return this year. Hayes ties federal reserve inflation rates to the last bull run in Bitcoin, and thinks the Fed’s recent decision to halt interest rate hikes will predicate the next one.Monetary Policy to Play Huge Role in Bitcoin’s Return to $10KHe justifies… Continue reading BitMEX CEO Arthur Hayes Predicts $10,000 BTC in 2019

You can now play scratchcards with Bitcoin, thanks to the Lightning Network

You can now play scratchcards with Bitcoin, thanks to the Lightning Network

The Lightning Network is where all the weird and wonderful use cases of Bitcoin BTC micro-payments come to life. You can order a Coke, feed chickens, dispense candy, and even play roulette or Pokémon, all courtesy of the Bitcoin sidechain. But thanks to one enterprising dev, the Lightning Network now has scratchcards. This one has… Continue reading You can now play scratchcards with Bitcoin, thanks to the Lightning Network

What Crypto Bear Market? Japanese Banking Giant SBI Will Soon Mine Bitcoin

What Crypto Bear Market? Japanese Banking Giant SBI Will Soon Mine Bitcoin

here to sign up.All-Time Performance of the Crypto Market (Source: Coinmarketcap.com)The entrance of SBI Holdings into the mining market at this phase of the correction suggests that the company has confidence in the long-term growth of bitcoin and the cryptocurrency market.Timing of SBI’s Bitcoin Mining Business is EssentialIn the months to come, with semiconductors expert… Continue reading What Crypto Bear Market? Japanese Banking Giant SBI Will Soon Mine Bitcoin

Majority of bitcoin trading is a hoax, new study finds

Majority of bitcoin trading is a hoax, new study finds

Guillaume Payen | LightRocket | Getty Images A smartphone displays the Bitcoin GBP market value on the stock exchange via the Yahoo Finance app. New research is casting even more doubt on the legitimacy of bitcoin trading. An analysis published by Bitwise this week shows that 95 percent of bitcoin spot trading is faked by… Continue reading Majority of bitcoin trading is a hoax, new study finds

Tim Draper, el inversor de capital de riesgo que le recomendó a Macri cambiar al peso por el bitcoin

Draper cree que el bitcoin alcanzará la valuación de US$250.000 en 2023 Tim Draper, de 60 años, es un inversor de capital de riesgo y una celebridad en el mundo emprendedor que estuvo de visita en el país porque Draper Cygnus, el fondo argentino que pertenece a Draper Venture Network, fue el anfitrión de la… Continue reading Tim Draper, el inversor de capital de riesgo que le recomendó a Macri cambiar al peso por el bitcoin

(+) Decentralized Poker: How to Play Texas Hold ‘Em With EOS

(+) Decentralized Poker: How to Play Texas Hold ‘Em With EOS

only getting started, and have simpler games like “Dice52,” regular dice, and “moon” available, a project called PokerKing has built a fully functioning Texas Hold ‘Em game on EOS.Decentralized Poker Through EOSHere’s what it looks like in action:Read the full story by subscribing to CCN and receive an ad-free version including discounts on future events… Continue reading (+) Decentralized Poker: How to Play Texas Hold ‘Em With EOS

Bitcoin ETF Application Based on 5% of Reported Trading

Bitcoin ETF Application Based on 5% of Reported Trading

has applied to the SEC for a Bitcoin ETF. In preparation for their application, they conducted a study of 80 exchanges, mostly unregulated. Their findings are worse than most: they found that almost 95% of all unregulated exchanges report fake volume. As such, their ETF will be based only on the 5% that is legitimate.Bitwise’s… Continue reading Bitcoin ETF Application Based on 5% of Reported Trading

$10,000 Bitcoin Price: BitMEX CEO Predicts Strong Gains in Q4 2019

$10,000 Bitcoin Price: BitMEX CEO Predicts Strong Gains in Q4 2019

said that the asset had not found its bottom and is likely to fall below $5,000.Now, a newsletter sent from the desk of Hayes read:Join CCN for $9.99 per month and get an ad-free version of CCN including discounts for future events and services. Support our journalists today. Click here to sign up.Green shoots will… Continue reading $10,000 Bitcoin Price: BitMEX CEO Predicts Strong Gains in Q4 2019

Most Bitcoin Trading Faked by Unregulated Exchanges, Study Finds

Most Bitcoin Trading Faked by Unregulated Exchanges, Study Finds

Nearly 95% of all reported trading in bitcoin is artificially created by unregulated exchanges, a new study concludes, raising fresh doubts about the nascent market following a steep decline in prices over the past year. Fraudulent trading volume has dogged cryptocurrency trading for years, but the extent of the market manipulation has been difficult to… Continue reading Most Bitcoin Trading Faked by Unregulated Exchanges, Study Finds

Crypto AriseCoin Creator Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Securities Fraud

Crypto AriseCoin Creator Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Securities Fraud

announcement was made by U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Erin Nealy Cox after Rice was arrested by the FBI at year-end 2018. Rice has also since reached a settlement with the U.S. SEC in a civil action for which he and another former executive of the startup are on the hook for… Continue reading Crypto AriseCoin Creator Pleads Guilty to $4.2 Million Securities Fraud

Most Bitcoin Trading Faked by Unregulated Exchanges, Study Finds

Most Bitcoin Trading Faked by Unregulated Exchanges, Study Finds

Nearly 95% of all reported trading in bitcoin is artificially created by unregulated exchanges, a new study concludes, raising fresh doubts about the nascent market following a steep decline in prices over the past year. Fraudulent trading volume has dogged cryptocurrency trading for years, but the extent of the market manipulation has been difficult to… Continue reading Most Bitcoin Trading Faked by Unregulated Exchanges, Study Finds

Recode Daily: Facebook faces yet another privacy mishap

Recode Daily: Facebook faces yet another privacy mishap

Facebook employees had access to the passwords of hundreds of millions of users. It’s another damaging revelation about the social media giant, which has faced sustained criticism over its privacy practices in recent years. The security publication Krebs on Security first reported that Facebook had stored personal passwords of users on unencrypted company servers in… Continue reading Recode Daily: Facebook faces yet another privacy mishap

Alleged BTC-e operator seeks extradition to native Russia

Alleged BTC-e operator seeks extradition to native Russia

Alexander Vinnik, the alleged operator of troubled cryptocurrency exchange BTC-e (who is wanted in several countries for his potential involvement in a Bitcoin fraud case) has lodged an appeal for extradition to his native Russia. Vinnik, who has reportedly been on hunger strike for three months, was arrested in July 2017 at the behest of… Continue reading Alleged BTC-e operator seeks extradition to native Russia

Bitcoin Is Showing Similar Movement as Late 2018 When it Dropped 50%

Bitcoin Is Showing Similar Movement as Late 2018 When it Dropped 50%

here to sign up.Is it just me or are we experiencing a mirrored version of what happened in front of $6000?$btc pic.twitter.com/smtmo2bGq1— Crypto Hunter Gon (@CryptoxHunter) March 21, 2019Some traders fear that a similar price movement may occur in the near-term if bitcoin fails to break out of key resistance levels in the $4,000 to… Continue reading Bitcoin Is Showing Similar Movement as Late 2018 When it Dropped 50%

Why This Trader Sees Bitcoin Revisiting $3,500 Level Before a Proper Rally

Why This Trader Sees Bitcoin Revisiting $3,500 Level Before a Proper Rally

here to sign up.1-Day Chart of Crypto Market Valuation (Source: Coinmarketcap.com)Speaking to CCN, a widely recognized cryptocurrency trader known to the community as “The Crypto Dog” said that bitcoin could still hit the $3,500 mark in the short-term and that the conditions of the market haven’t changed in the past several days.“I think we could… Continue reading Why This Trader Sees Bitcoin Revisiting $3,500 Level Before a Proper Rally