Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Promises Return to North America

The post Bitcoin Ponzi Scheme Promises Return to North America appeared first on CCN USI-Tech, a bitcoin mining company based out of the United Arab Emirates, has vowed to reopen its doors to North American users, according to an announcement sent out to participants via its website: The company’s lawyers acknowledge having regulatory issues in

The Google Effect and Bitcoin Price Parallels Persist

The post The Google Effect and Bitcoin Price Parallels Persist appeared first on CCN If you want to know where the bitcoin price is headed, just ask Google. Datatrek Research’s Nick Colas, an early analyst to track bitcoin, suggested to CNBC that the key to unlocking bitcoin’s next rally is to observe Google search and

Bitcoin Atom: Exchange Disrupter?

The post Bitcoin Atom: Exchange Disrupter? appeared first on CCN Bitcoin Atom (BCA) cut itself from the original Bitcoin blockchain in another controversial hard fork (a hard fork is a permanent software divergence from the previous version of the blockchain). Bitcoin Atom introduces the Atomic Swap as a means to potentially disrupt the current exchange-based buying

Is Starbucks having an ICO?

The post Is Starbucks having an ICO? appeared first on CCN Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz raised a few eyebrows when he brought up cryptocurrency during a conference call discussing the company’s latest quarterly earnings. The former CEO told listeners he believes that widely-accepted digital currencies will arrive within the next few years. Schultz also

Bitcoin vs. Economy 101

The post Bitcoin vs. Economy 101 appeared first on CCN Every Intro to Macroeconomics course defines money and describes the functions, types, and characteristics of money.  Large stone wheels, tea bricks, cheese, shells, dog teeth and countless other items have been used for money.  The use of money leads to a more efficient allocation of

Nobel Winner Shiller Shows Poise, Calls Bitcoin a “Clever Idea”

The post Nobel Winner Shiller Shows Poise, Calls Bitcoin a “Clever Idea” appeared first on CCN Despite a spate of negativity stemming from Nobel economists stemming from Davos, there’s one holdout who has begun to show some interest. Robert Shiller, a Yale economics professor who won the Nobel Prize for an empirical analysis of asset