EY Blockchain Whiz Quits Crypto, Says Adoption Not in Bitcoin’s Forecast

EY Blockchain Whiz Quits Crypto, Says Adoption Not in Bitcoin’s ForecastBy CCN: The ruthless bitcoin bear market of 2018 has claimed numerous victims, including many crypto startups and executives. The latest is former EY blockchain leader Angus Champion de Crespigny, who’s leaving the industry. Champion de Crespigny made the revelation on Twitter, where he insists

Rothschild-Linked Oil Tycoon Makes Waves in Bitcoin Mining Pool

Rothschild-Linked Oil Tycoon Makes Waves in Bitcoin Mining PoolBy CCN: A big shakeup at Argo Blockchain, the beleaguered bitcoin mining company that owns Argo Mining, has revealed that a Rothschild-linked London oil tycoon with a shadowy past just did the cannonball dive into the deep end of the crypto mining pool. As if you needed

World’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Wants to Help Rebuild Notre Dame

World’s Largest Bitcoin Exchange Wants to Help Rebuild Notre DameBy CCN: Binance, the world’s largest bitcoin exchange, is stepping up efforts in the crypto community to help rebuild Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, France. The iconic 900-year-old Catholic church literally went up in flames after being destroyed by a massive fire. Authorities are still investigating

$1 Billion Crypto Hedge Fund Crashed 40% – But Still Beat Bitcoin

$1 Billion Crypto Hedge Fund Crashed 40% – But Still Beat BitcoinCrypto hedge fund traders were not immune to bitcoin’s downright frigid bear market. Just look at Polychain Capital, whose assets under management (AUM) fell to $591.5 million at year-end 2018, according to a regulatory filing cited in the Wall Street Journal. Investors Stay Put

‘In Crypto We Trust’: Circle CEO Pumps Blockchain at IMF Meeting

‘In Crypto We Trust’: Circle CEO Pumps Blockchain at IMF MeetingThere is little doubt that digital payments tools – including bitcoin and other cryptocurrency projects – are transforming the way consumers make transactions. However, even the best digital technologies will fail if users don’t trust them. This was the resounding message at the International Monetary

$50,000: Crypto Guru Reveals Dizzying Bitcoin Price Target

$50,000: Crypto Guru Reveals Dizzying Bitcoin Price TargetThe crypto rally has lots more runway ahead, even if the bitcoin price appears stuck. Trader and classical chartist Peter Brandt revealed his bullish prediction of $50,000 for the bitcoin price, which is currently holding steady at $5,000. Investors must exhibit some patience, however, as it won’t happen

Bitcoin Price: Why the Nasdaq Dotcom Bubble Suggests BTC Will Surge 200%

Bitcoin Price: Why the Nasdaq Dotcom Bubble Suggests BTC Will Surge 200%The Nasdaq, which plunged in value following both the dotcom bubble and financial crisis, more than doubled in value in the following five years of post-bubble recovery. Like the Nasdaq, bitcoin could recover rapidly in the medium-term, analysis suggests. With the 200-day moving average

Crypto Hero? Retiring CFTC Chief Bites Back at Anti-Bitcoin Bullies

Crypto Hero? Retiring CFTC Chief Bites Back at Anti-Bitcoin BulliesThe CFTC chief delivered more than an earful about the way some outsiders really feel about bitcoin. J. Christopher Giancarlo, chairman of the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), is nearing retirement when his term ends later this month. Known as Crypto Dad to the SEC’s