Cryptocurrency Highlights, News, Use Cases And Other Reckonings : #282 (2019-02-04)

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Even Super Bowl LIII isn’t Enough to Attract Massive Betting on Crypto Gambling Platform Augur: P. H. Madore


Super Bowl LIII happens today. One of the biggest sporting events of the year in the world, the game features the New England Patriots (for the 11th time) and the Los Angeles Rams, a franchise which recently moved to the City of Angels from St. Louis. CBS rep…

Binance CEO: Amazon Will Be Forced to Issue a [Crypto?] Currency Sooner or Later: Wes Messamore


“Amazon will have to issue a currency sooner or later,” Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of crypto exchange giant Binance, tweeted Saturday to his more than 277,000 followers on Twitter. Binance CEO Makes Bold Claim about Amazon It started with the founder and CEO of …

Meet the Man Who Wants to Make Crypto so Simple Your Grandma Can Use it: P. H. Madore


CCN had the opportunity to speak to FIO Protocol founder David Gold. The Foundation for Interwallet Operability is Gold’s brainchild and part of a larger effort to create a user-friendly blockchain experience. The most notable aspect of FIO is that it provide…

“The Crypto Bear Market Won’t Last” – Anonymous $200 Million Ethereum Trader Talks to CCN: Conor Maloney


A mysterious trader who made international headlines when he turned a $200 million profit trading Ethereum in a single month has agreed to speak with CCN regarding his latest investments and his outlook on the crypto market in general. With his identity hidde…

Exclusive: John McAfee Dishes on His Extraordinary Plan to Run for President from International Waters: Conor Maloney


2020 US presidential candidate and alleged fugitive John McAfee is a hard man to reach these days. He only speaks in 5-minute intervals on the phone, hanging up and returning to the call hours later from a different oceanic location on his yacht. This, he say…

Is the Missing Crypto From QuadrigaCX’s $150 Million Disaster On the Move? Experts Weigh-in: Joseph Young


According to several reports, some funds from the missing $150 million holdings of Canada’s biggest crypto exchange QuadrigaCX could be moving. On Saturday, CCN reported that QuadrigaCX lost more than $190 million in funds stored in both crypto and fiat as th…

Opinion: Mr. Trump, A[nother] Nuclear Arms Race Is The Last Thing We Need: Wes Messamore


The Doomsday Clock is 2 minutes from nuclear midnight. President Donald Trump announced Friday that the United States would be pulling out of the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, giving rise to fears of a new atomic arms race between the former …

Tech Stocks Had a Miserable Start to 2019 But One Industry is Keeping Dow Jones Alive: Joseph Young


While most major tech stocks in the likes of Intel and Nvidia had a bad start to 2019, one industry has performed exceptionally well, sustaining the momentum of the Dow Jones and the U.S. stock market. In the fourth quarter of 2018, the oil industry had one o…

‘Stay the Course’: Billionaire Bitcoin Bull Mike Novogratz Has Advice for the Bitter Crypto Winter: Samantha Chang


Mike Novogratz — the CEO of cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital — admits that the Crypto Winter will probably last longer than he had anticipated. However, the Goldman Sachs alum still believes that institutional investors will eventually enter the ma…

Trader: Bitcoin and Ethereum’s Block Reward Halving Will Create Bullish Momentum: Joseph Young


In the past 72 hours, the valuation of the crypto market increased by $3 billion to $114 billion as Bitcoin and Ethereum slightly recovered. Both Bitcoin and Ethereum rebounded by around 3 percent since January 29 and currently remain volatile in a tight pric…

Mario Gamers Rejoice: Nintendo Lowers Sales Forecasts, Plans to Release Cheaper Switch Consoles: Jimmy Aki


When Nintendo launched Switch some years back, it seemed the Japanese game had found a worthy successor to the Wii. The company cut its forecast for annual Switch shipments for the fiscal year from 20 million units to 17 million, an indication that the hybrid…

Avoiding QuadrigaCX’s $190 Million Disaster: How Do the World’s Largest Crypto Exchanges Store Funds?: Joseph Young


Canada’s largest crypto exchange QuadrigaCX lost more than $190 million worth of user funds and is unable to reimburse its users. As CCN reported on February 1, the founder and CEO of QuadrigaCX passed away in India with sole control over the company’s cold w…

Jack Dorsey: Bitcoin-Friendly Cash App is Now 2nd Most Popular Apple Application: Joseph Young


Within a decade since its launch in 2009, Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey’s fintech company Square has transformed into a $29 billion digital payments giant and the go-to platform for users to send and receive money and buy Bitcoin. On February 3, Dorsey revealed tha…

Why Elizabeth Warren and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Need to Stop the Billionaire Bashing: Wes Messamore


In a Thursday interview on CNBC show Mad Money with Jim Kramer, Sen. Elizabeth Warren came out swinging against billionaires, saying: “You know that top one-tenth of 1 percent this year, taxes all in, they’re gonna pay about 3.2 percent of their total worth i…

Exclusive: Why Ledger CEO Eric Larchevêque is Preparing for Crypto Nuclear Winter: Christina Comben


One of the most striking things about the cryptocurrency industry is people’s willingness to talk about it. As the CEO of Ledger, perhaps the most secure hardware wallet in the world, you might think that Eric Larchevêque would send a spokesperson on his beha…

7 Things Apple Could Buy with its Staggering $245 Billion Cash Stockpile: Josiah Wilmoth


When Apple delivered its quarterly earnings report this week, all eyes were on how severely lagging iPhone sales would eat into the tech giant’s revenue. However, Apple also disclosed that it has a staggering $245 billion in cash on hand, up almost $8 billion…

Here’s What Every Major 2020 US Presidential Candidate Has Said about Bitcoin: Josiah Wilmoth


The 2020 US presidential election is still nearly two years away, but campaign season is already in full swing. Before long, voters will know which Democrats support the Green New Deal and what mantra will replace Trump rally staple “Lock her up!” (assuming H…

Watch: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Pumps Bitcoin on Joe Rogan’s Podcast: Wes Messamore


Joe Rogan may have landed his biggest guest yet on his popular podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience: Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Twitter and Square and an avowed Bitcoin bull. Joe Rogan Experience #1236 – Jack Dorsey In a wide-ranging two hour interview …

Watch: Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Pumps Bitcoin on Joe Rogan’s Podcast: Wes Messamore


Joe Rogan may have landed his biggest guest yet on his popular podcast, the Joe Rogan Experience: Jack Dorsey, the founder and CEO of Twitter and Square and an avowed Bitcoin bull. Joe Rogan Experience #1236 – Jack Dorsey In a wide-ranging two hour interview …

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