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Satoshi Nakamoto: Could This Sci-Fi Legend Be Bitcoin’s Mastermind?

OpinionA new theory holds that science fiction legend Neal Stephenson – of “Snow Crash” fame – is the mysterious creator of Bitcoin. Does he fit the bill? | Source: Wikimedia Commons (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN.By CCN: A recent article in Reason suggests that there’s a reason to believe that science fiction author…


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3 Mega Bullish Triggers That Can Set the Cryptocurrency Market on Fire

Op-edThese three events could send the cryptocurrency market moon-bound. | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN: In investing, there’s a saying that goes, “a rising tide lifts all boats.” This adage rings true even in the cryptocurrency world because when one token becomes bullish, it is likely that other altcoins turn bullish as well. The bullish sentiment tends to…


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Bitcoin Bulls Rage in Key Indicator Despite $11 Billion Crypto Flush

Bitcoin price pulled back over the weekend but it is still firmly in bull territory. | Source: ShutterstockBitcoin Bulls Rage in Key Indicator Despite $11 Billion Crypto DropBy CCN: In an overnight pullback, the bitcoin price has dropped by around 2.3 percent from $8,700 to $8,500, leaving major crypto assets such as Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash,…


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Bitcoin Whales Are the Smart Money. Don’t Be the Dumb Money

Bitcoin Whales Are the Smart Money. Don’t Be the Dumb MoneyOpinionBitcoin whales are tellingly hoarding up on the cryptocurrency. | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN: Owners of “whale wallets” scooped up 450,000 BTC as the bitcoin market hit bear-market lows in late 2018. It appears whales now control 25% of all BTC.Is this good or bad for bitcoin?Whales…


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Cryptopia Fumbles Customers’ Stolen Crypto Recovery in Catastrophic F**kup

Cryptopia Fumbles Customers’ Stolen Crypto Recovery in Catastrophic F**kupHacked exchange Cryptopia continues its shambolic run of disastrous decisions. | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN: Cryptopia, the cryptocurrency exchange shattered by an over $16 million hack earlier this year, is in a huge mess as a third-party server host demands $2 million to release customer data.The fall of…



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Blockchain Researchers Look to Overhaul Crypto Exchange Ranking Data

Blockchain Researchers Look to Overhaul Crypto Exchange Ranking DataA ViewBase report suggests crypto exchanges could be ranked based on a trio of different metrics. | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN: ‘Reported volume’ is the default metric that people look for when determining the ranks of crypto exchanges. ‘Reported’ and ‘adjusted’ volumes wildly differ on sites like CoinMarketCap.com.…


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Moody’s Misses the Point on Blockchain Tech, Fears ‘Systemic’ Risk

Moody’s Misses the Point on Blockchain Tech, Fears ‘Systemic’ RiskMoody’s claims the blockchain poses a ‘concentrated risk.’ Have they met the Federal Reserve? | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN: Moody’s is one of the world’s best-known rating agencies, and it appears they are ready to admit they see some upside in blockchain technology. They also claim there…


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Bitcoin Price: 3 Catalysts Fueling the Crypto Market’s Next Titanic Rally

Bitcoin Price: 3 Catalysts Fueling the Crypto Market’s Next Titanic RallyTom Lee says there are three major catalysts launching the Bitcoin price into a bull market. | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN: Ignore that Tether-induced Bitcoin price sell-off. Why? Because Fundstrat Global Advisors’ Tom Lee says that crypto spring has sprung.Speaking with CNBC, the Bitcoin bull revealed…


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College student files lawsuit against the Chinese billionaire founder of JD.com, after US prosecutors declined to charge him in alleged rape

The billionaire founder and CEO of the Chinese e-commerce giant JD.com was arrested in Minneapolis last August after an accusation of rape. Minnesota authorities released Richard Liu Qiangdong without charge the day after the arrest and declined to press charges in December, citing insufficient evidence. His accuser, 21-year-old Liu Jingyao, revealed her identity for the…