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US Senate Reviewing Bill Calling For Assessment Of Cryptocurrency Terror Threat

The post US Senate Reviewing Bill Calling For Assessment Of Cryptocurrency Terror Threat appeared first on CCN The meteoric rise in interest in cryptocurrencies has led to a ton of new investments flooding into the space. Speculators, professional investors, and even whole companies want in, and there’s no sign that will be abating anytime soon.… Read More »

Berkeley ICO: Can A City Solve Housing Shortages and Avoid Trump Through the Blockchain?

The post Berkeley ICO: Can A City Solve Housing Shortages and Avoid Trump Through the Blockchain? appeared first on CCN As financial woes trouble one of America’s pioneering Liberal cities, could blockchain provide an alternative cryptocurrency that could help improve the cities funding of key resources – most notably housing and key services? Berkley’s local… Read More »

Cryptocurrency Trader Sues T-Mobile For Inability to Prevent Account Hack

The post Cryptocurrency Trader Sues T-Mobile For Inability to Prevent Account Hack appeared first on CCN Just last Sunday, a Washington man filed a lawsuit against T-Mobile for failing to protect his phone number, which eventually led to thousands of dollars’ worth of his cryptocurrency being stolen. Back in November, Carlos Tapang was faced with… Read More »

Budget 2018: Bitcoin in India is Dead. Long Live Blockchain

Budget 2018: Bitcoin in India is Dead. Long Live BlockchainBy categorically reiterating that cryptocurrencies could not be part of the ‘payment process’, India buries the economic possibilities of crypto as a currency.  However, the positive focus on blockchain technology is redeeming. Those critical of India’s ponderous, cryptic crypto policy so far might have to eat their… Read More »

As Doomsday Clock Strikes Closer to Midnight, Could it Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption?

The post As Doomsday Clock Strikes Closer to Midnight, Could it Accelerate Cryptocurrency Adoption? appeared first on CCN The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists moved its Doomsday Clock two minutes closer to midnight on Thursday. President Rachel Bronson and fellow members Lawrence M. Krauss and Robert Rosner listed the looming threat of nuclear war between… Read More »

Fake News: Venezuela Rejects “False Information” on Petro Whitepaper

The post Fake News: Venezuela Rejects “False Information” on Petro Whitepaper appeared first on CCN The Venezuelan government has recently stated that “false information” about its oil-backed Petro cryptocurrency has been published online. According to Reuters, the government is rejecting a leaked, allegedly fake, Petro whitepaper. The superintendence of Venezuelan Cryptoassets and Related Activites, bullishly… Read More »

John McAfee ‘Boggled’ at ‘Hubbub’ Over Admission to Paying for Hookers and Drugs Using Cryptocurrency

The post John McAfee ‘Boggled’ at ‘Hubbub’ Over Admission to Paying for Hookers and Drugs Using Cryptocurrency appeared first on CCN Cybersecurity pioneer John McAfee is no stranger to controversy. The eccentric computer programmer has attracted numerous headlines over the years for various reasons — most of which have nothing to do with antivirus software,… Read More »

Bitcoin Price Surges 10% to $16,300 After Week-Long Slump

The post Bitcoin Price Surges 10% to $16,300 After Week-Long Slump appeared first on CCN The bitcoin price has started to demonstrate early signs of recovery and an upward trend after experiencing a week-long slump. 10 Percent Surge Over the past 24 hours, the price of bitcoin has surged by more than 10 percent, increasing… Read More »