Exclusive: Crypto Founder Lashes Out, Blames SEC for ‘Starving’ Innovation

“My name is David Siegel, I am a regulatory refugee from the United States.” This is how David Siegel, founder of crypto projects Pillar and 20|30, starts his presentations. What challenges have you faced building projects within the blockchain industry? Siegel understands the need for innovation and disruption within economies, and he can get more […]

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‘Russian Facebook’ VK Wants to Turn its 100 Million Users into Crypto Fans

VKontakte (also known as “VK”), which is Russia’s version of Facebook, is planning to issue its own cryptocurrency. The project is currently under development, but a final decision has not yet been made. The social media firm wants to create a cryptocurrency that all its users can implement, according to Russian news website RNS. VKontakte […]

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Italy’s Trump-Bashing Ex-PM Yearns for Era When Obama Ruled the World

As prime minister of between 2014 and 2016, Matteo Renzi was an unmitigated disaster for Italy. Fortunately, his incompetence and socialist ideology ensured that Italians not only showed him the door but also left his Partito Democratico (Democratic Party) politically annihilated. Now, the has-been is nostalgic of a bygone age when elites and globalists were […]

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Warning: This John McAfee-Pumped Cryptocurrency Has Major Red Flags

By CCN.com: Another day, another John McAfee tweet pumping a cryptocurrency project that has alarming red flags. The latest dubious crypto token is called Apollo, an “all-in-one” cryptocurrency with supposedly-private transactions. Crypto Developers Call Out McAfee-Linked Apollo However, according to crypto development firm Jelurida, Apollo’s so-called privacy features promoted are not so private after all. […]

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Facebook’s Cryptocurrency Won’t Let You Buy Your Privacy Back

Facebook is moving into cryptocurrency, aiming to create some type of stablecoin that will make it possible for users within its gargantuan network to transfer value to each other. Why Facebook doesn’t simply use an existing cryptocurrency is, of course, a mystery. Facebook’s Not Going Full Crypto Facebook should have just added general support for […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Humiliating Favorability Score Shouldn’t Shock You

So AOC is the progressives’ rising star? The Democratic party’s savior in 2020 elections and beyond? To borrow a phrase from President Trump, that’s some “ridiculous bull****” and political spin from lying Democrats. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) is viewed negatively by a plurality of Americans, and it should be no surprise given that the clueless […]

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SEC Continues Lazy Crypto Streak by Postponing Bitwise Bitcoin ETF

The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has once again proven its inability to make decisions regarding a cryptocurrency exchange-traded fund (ETF). This time, the helpless victim waiting on the sidelines is Bitwise, which initially filed for its ETF two months ago in January. A section of the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934 states that […]

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What Does the Bitmain IPO Abolition Mean for Cryptocurrency Industry?

Bitmain Technologies has abandoned its IPO enthusiasm after the company’s Hong Kong stock market proposal listing expired earlier this week, sparking debate on the future of the entire cryptocurrency market. The company did say that it plans to reapply at an appropriate time in the future, saying that “despite the huge potential of the cryptocurrency […]

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Jussie Smollett Scandal Festers as Illinois AG Suffers Backlash

Jussie Smollett has started a fire in Chicago that he just can’t put out, and now the flames have begun to engulf would-be bystander Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul. Kwame Raoul Punts on Jussie Smollett Case The backlash is building against Attorney General Kwame Raoul, who has seemingly passed the buck on the “catch and […]

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Dow Surges After Uncensored Trump Blasts Democrat ‘Bullsh*t’

By CCN.com: The US stock market is well on its way to posting its second consecutive advance, as the Dow prepares for a jump of more than 150 points at the opening bell the morning after President Trump delivered a withering assault on his political opponents at a Michigan rally that marked a turning point […]

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Bitmain’s Jihan Wu: ASICs Are Making Ethereum More Decentralized

Jihan Wu, co-founder of crypto mining giant Bitmain, has argued that ASIC miners make blockchain networks more decentralized – the opposite of what is often argued by members of the crypto community. Speaking at a keynote to discuss proof-of-work and decentralization during a blockchain event in Chongqing, China, on Wednesday, Wu told a mix of […]

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Craig Wright’s nChain Is Hiring a Lawyer to Protect Its Crypto Patents

nChain, the company founded by self-proclaimed bitcoin inventor Craig S. Wright, is looking to hire a patent counsel in London to manage and grow the firm’s portfolio of blockchain-related IP. The applicant must be a qualified European Patent Attorney, have a keen interest in bitcoin and blockchain and also possess a first degree in computer […]

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Is Bitcoin Fundamentally Incapable of Mass Adoption? The Economist Thinks So

An article out today in the Economist lists several reasons why Bitcoin may never have a “long-lasting” recovery. The unnamed author writes, in part: “The bust has been correspondingly brutal. Those who bought near the top were left with one of the world’s worst-performing assets. Cryptocurrency startups fired employees; banks shelved their products. On March […]

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Economist’s Ben Shapiro Smear Spotlights Trope of Conflating Conservatives with Alt-Right

By CCN.com: The Economist, a liberal British magazine, was forced to issue a groveling apology hours after smearing Jewish conservative author Ben Shapiro as “alt-right.” The brouhaha erupted on Twitter after the Economist tweeted an interview with Shapiro, where he discussed his bestselling new book, “The Right Side of History.” Irony Alert: The Alt-Right Hates […]

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$5 Million in MakerDAO Loans Have Been Liquidated, But Help Is on the Way

There’s always a risk in taking out a loan, even more so when you make that loan on a blockchain. That fact is perhaps no better understood than by those building the programmatic lending platform MakerDAO, which, having created the first widely used U.S.-dollar stablecoin on ethereum, the DAI token, is responsible for one of […]

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Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings Places XRP, EOS, BTC, and BNB on Top

Weiss Cryptocurrency Ratings released its March 2019 “Weiss Cryptocurrency Outlook” report, with Ripple (XRP), EOS, Bitcoin (BTC), and Binance Coin (BNB) receiving the top four spots on the list of 122 cryptocurrencies. Weiss Ratings is the world’s only financial rating agency that provides grades on cryptocurrencies. The report, which is called “Dark Shadows with a Bright […]

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