Crypto’s Gender Divide Surfaces: Only 5% of Coders Are Women

Crypto’s Gender Divide Surfaces: Only 5% of Coders Are WomenBy CCN Markets: Less than 5% of crypto developers are women, according to an analysis of the 100 most popular blockchain projects submitted to GitHub, Microsoft‘s code-sharing site. The results are not scientific because they assumed a coder’s gender based solely on their user name. Moreover,

CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core UpdateDear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight.   As data from SEO analyzer Sistrix shows, our visibility on Google dropped from 1.2

Bitcoin Bull John McAfee Warns US Government: ‘I Will Bury You’

Bitcoin Bull John McAfee Warns US Government: ‘I Will Bury You’By CCN Markets: Bitcoin millionaire John McAfee — who’s a fugitive from the law for tax evasion — derisively taunted the U.S. government on Twitter. McAfee warned them to leave him alone or he will “bury” them. In a dizzying weekend Twitter rant, McAfee claimed

With the Rise of IEOs, Investing in Altcoins Can Be Brilliant

With the Rise of IEOs, Investing in Altcoins Can Be BrilliantBy CCN: It’s unpopular to say this in some sectors, but it can be brilliant to invest in altcoins. If you’d bought up a ton of Binance Coin when it was first offered, for example, you’d have made your investment back plus many hundreds of

At Least 100 XRP Wallets Alarmingly Exposed at Ripple Service Provider

At Least 100 XRP Wallets Alarmingly Exposed at Ripple Service ProviderBy CCN: Gatehub Founder and CEO Enej Pungercar wrote a public letter disclosing that the company’s infrastructure had been compromised and at least 100 wallets were likely affected. The letter explains that an exploit was located in the company’s API, which enabled certain wallets to

Bitcoin in Crosshairs as SEC & DOJ Drop Hammer on Crypto Firm Longfin

Bitcoin in Crosshairs as SEC & DOJ Drop Hammer on Crypto Firm Longfin By CCN: The “crypto” startup Longfin Corp. got spanked by both the SEC and the DOJ for fraud amid a broader regulatory crackdown on bitcoin-related financial crimes. Specifically, Longfin’s CEO, Venkata Meenavalli, is accused of inflating the company’s revenue by $66 million

Israeli Supreme Court Sides with Crypto Exchange in Bank Account Case

Israeli Supreme Court Sides with Crypto Exchange in Bank Account CaseBy CCN: Bits of Gold, Israel’s largest broker of bitcoin and Ethereum, can keep its bank account with the country’s biggest bank. That’s the decision from Israel’s Supreme Court on Monday. It overturned a district court’s earlier decision to allow Bank Leumi to close the

China’s Baidu Search Trends Collide with Bitcoin’s May Bull Run

China’s Baidu Search Trends Collide with Bitcoin’s May Bull RunBy CCN: China may have cracked down on cryptocurrency companies, but that’s not stopping the local population from pursuing bitcoin as an investment. Economist and trader Alex Kruger did the research and found that there may be some truth to the theory that China fueled much