Recognized economist Nouriel Roubini, a professor at Stern School and NYU, recently launched a series of attacks against the crypto sector. All of the False Claims Roubini Made He claimed Bitcoin is a Ponzi scheme, Ethereum co-creator Vitalik Buterin amassed a wealth of a billion dollars by creating a pre-mined blockchain network, and said publicThe post Debunked: How Nouriel Roubini Failed to Attack Crypto with Cherrypicked Data appeared first on CCN
Chinese mining hardware manufacturers may have to contend with steep U.S. tariffs under a new regime introduced this summer by the Trump administration
A Bitcoin whale has transferred $194 million worth of the asset in 30 minutes, costing just $0.10 to do so. Maybe now Bitcoin naysayers will lay off the tired “high transaction fee / slow transaction time” argument. A Whale-sized Hole in Bitcoin Critics’ Arguments According to Blockchain’s block explorer, the transaction took place on October 15th...The post Whale Transfers $194 Million in Bitcoin in 30 Minutes for $0.10 appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
The government of Rwanda is leading an innovative mineral traceability initiative using blockchain. To that effect, the project is working with U.K.-based startup Circulor and its blockchain powered supply chain platform to record the provenance of metals in order to eradicate sources of funding for conflict minerals. Circulor to Help Rwanda Comply with International Agreements Tantalum...The post Rwanda to Use Blockchain to Eradicate Conflict Resources from Supply Chain appeared first on NewsBTC.
A Norwegian man was brutally stabbed to death shortly after completing an in-person cash-for-bitcoin exchange, and investigators believe that the two events may be linked. According to Norwegian news organization TV 2, the stabbing occurred on Monday morning at the 24-year-old victim’s apartment in Majorstuen, an affluent neighborhood in Oslo, likely between 7:50 am andThe post Norwegian Man Brutally Murdered Following In-Person Bitcoin Trade appeared first on CCN
The world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange by volume Binance had completed its 5th scheduled token burn. The price has reacted negatively so far, however, despite the reduction in BNB supply. 1,643,986 Binance Coins (BNB) Destroyed In an official release dated October 17, Binance announced that it has successfully completed its 5th quarter token burn, as per its whitepaper. Exactly 1,643,986 BNB were destroyed, which is the rough equivalent of $17 million. The move caught the attentionRead MoreThe post Binance Burns More Than 1.6 Million BNB Coins But Price Drops appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
A new report reveals that the majority of cryptocurrency and blockchain projects are centralized. Majority of Cryptocurrencies Can Be Classified as Centralized, Securities Cryptocurrency research firm CryptoCompare released its annual Cryptoasset Taxonomy Report, and their findings reveal that only 16% of cryptocurrencies are fully decentralized. The remaining cryptocurrencies reviewed are either centralized, or only semi-decentralized,...The post Centralized Cryptocurrencies Dominate Market, But What About Bitcoin? appeared first on NewsBTC.
The U.S. states of Colorado and North Dakota have independently issued cease and desist orders against companies promoting initial coin offerings in their states. Their tokens are potentially fraudulent securities offerings, according to the two states’ securities commissions. One scheme promises a return of 10 percent per month and claims to be pegged to the […]The post Two US States Issue Cease and Desist Orders Against Five ICO Issuers appeared first on Bitcoin News.
It seems the Monero project is undergoing a lot of upgrades and hard forks in rather quick succession. Though a fork was already introduced not that long ago, the next upgrade already looms on the horizon. This is a pretty major milestone for Monero, as it will finally introduce Bulletproofs. #3 Saying No to ASICs […]The post 3 Major Changes Coming to Monero in the Next Hard Fork appeared first on NullTX.
0x (ZRX), better known as the 0x protocol, experienced a 30 percent increase in value within mere minutes after Coinbase, the world’s largest crypto brokerage, officially integrated ZRX. In an official announcement, Dan Romero, Coinbase vice president and Coinbase Consumer general manager, wrote: “Starting today, Coinbase supports ZRX at Coinbase.com and in the Coinbase AndroidThe post 0x Surges 30% after Coinbase Listing, Which Crypto is Next? appeared first on CCN