SEC Charges DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather with Crypto Touting Violations

Nobody gets away with fraud in the SEC’s eyes. The latest pair to be hit with SEC charges include pro-boxer Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled. SEC Charges Mayweather and Khaled The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the pair with the improper promotion of initial coin offerings or ICOs for cryptocurrencies. Neither party revealed to […]

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Bitcoin Price Nearing ‘Capitulation Moment’: IG Market Analyst

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Bitcoin is not far from a critical loss of investor confidence that will lead to the market hemorrhaging vast amounts of value as nervous investors dump their holdings. This is […]

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Vitalik Buterin Awarded Honorary Doctorate from University of Basel

The creator of ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, has just been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Basel. Now Dr. Buterin, Vitalik received the recognition from the institution’s Faculty of Business and Economics for his work on blockchain development at the Dies Academicus – an annual celebration of the founding of the university – on […]

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Intel Wins Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining

Global tech giant Intel, known for its widely-used computer processors, has won a patent connected to its work in the area of cryptocurrency mining. On Tuesday, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded the company a patent outlining a processor which claims to be able to conduct “energy-efficient high performance bitcoin mining,” specifically naming the […]

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Developers Rally Around Ethereum 1x, A New Roadmap for Faster Scaling

An influx of research and development is beginning to form around ethereum 1x, a proposed upgrade that aims to more quickly improve the usability of the world’s third-largest blockchain. While the exact code changes that will comprise the upgrade have yet to be settled, active discussions suggest a myriad of different proposals could be activated […]

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Does VanEck Bitcoin ETF Address the Concerns of SEC Chairman on Manipulation?

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Earlier this week, US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Chairman Jay Clayton said at a conference in New York that to approve a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF), the SEC needs to […]

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Sirin Labs Blockchain Phone ‘Finney’ Will Ship in December

Sirin Labs’ blockchain phone is expected to begin shipping in late December, it was announced today. The phone’s final design was unveiled at an event in Barcelona. Sirin Labs’ Blockchain Phone Dubbed ‘Finney,’ the blockchain phone promises to advance the user experience of decentralized apps, or dApps. The blockchain phone was developed off the back of […]

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Bitcoin (BTC) up Nearly 20% in 48 Hours, How High will It Go?

Bitcoin (BTC) made a rather dramatic comeback just 48 hours ago. At press time, the world’s first digital currency is currently trading above $4,300. The entire crypto community is buzzing, as most altcoins have followed BTC’s upward movements. Bitcoin (BTC) Comeback The cryptocurrency community took a huge hit in mid-November when Bitcoin Cash miners started […]

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Mark Yusko: US Stock Market Bloodbath Likely, Bitcoin a Good Long-Term Bet

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Student loans, credit card debt, mortgage, corporate loans, and all kinds of debt are placing huge pressure on the U.S. stock market. Over the long-term, Mark Yusko believes emerging markets […]

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ConsenSys Backs $2.1 Million Funding Round for Ethereum Privacy Startup

ConsenSys Labs has led a $2.1 million seed round for AZTEC, a startup that’s working to make ethereum transactions private so financial institutions can comfortably use the second-largest blockchain. Announced Thursday, other investors in the round include Entrepreneur First, Samos Investments, Jeffrey Tarrant (Mov37) and Charlie Songhurst. AZTEC, created by the mathematician Tom Pocock and […]

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Bitcoin Price Could Bottom as Early as December [But Definitely by February]: Analyst

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. According to David Puell, a Bitcoin and market analyst, the dominant cryptocurrency could either reach its bottom by the end of December or within the first quarter of 2019. The […]

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Bitcoin Price Surges 15% in Rebound Action — Has It Bottomed Already?

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. The bitcoin price on Wednesday saw the arrival of bulls as it surged 15 percent in an impressive rebound action. The BTC/USD index opened at 3776-fiat while continuing the upside […]

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Voting on the Blockchain: South Korea Tests New Technology

South Korea has just become the first East Asian country to legalize medical marijuana. But it may be the second to put voting on the blockchain. Japan is already trialing the technology to allow citizens to cast votes on “social contribution projects.” South Korea has been an advocate of blockchain technology though it has a […]

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Bitcoin Rally: Cryptocurrency Makes a Comeback After Major Slump

Many in the financial world this week were claiming Bitcoin was “dead” after it hit its 2018 record lows this week. What they didn’t predict was a Bitcoin rally. On Sunday, the world’s first digital currency hit just above $3,600 a coin, which is the coin’s record-low this year. Bitcoin hadn’t seen below $3,700 since […]

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Google Searches for ‘Bitcoin’ Just Hit Their Highest Level Since April

The number of Google searches for bitcoin is now at its highest level in over seven months. Google’s trend explorer reveals the weekly number of worldwide searches for the keyword “bitcoin” has reached levels not seen since the first week in April.  While the exact number of searches accrued so far this week is not […]

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Crushing it: Stellar, Litecoin, Monero, & Zcash Post Major Gains as Crypto Market Rallies

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. A few of the top 15 cryptocurrencies saw notable increases over the past twenty-four hours. Stellar saw a gain of 15% against the US dollar, with 22% of its volume […]

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