CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com shows how …

Bitcoin-Hating Ex Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz Mulls US Presidency, Backs Blockchain

Starbucks Chief Executive Howard Schultz is considering a 2020 presidential run as a centrist-independent. REUTERS/David Ryder/File photo Billionaire Howard Schultz ― the bitcoin-bashing former CEO of Starbucks ― is considering running for US president because he’s disgusted with the bitter political gridlock he sees today. Schultz announced on Twitter that he would run as a “centrist independent” because …

51% Attack? Bitcoin Wins Ron Paul Investor Poll [Again]

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Former congressman and presidential candidate Ron Paul enjoys a wide fanbase on social media and among latter generations who have an interest in pro-liberty changes to governmental policy. He is famed for his positions on issues ranging from abortion and marijuana to business regulation, and he famously authored a book which aligns …

Marshall Islands President Survives Crypto-Infused No-Confidence Vote

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn This Pacific Island may get its national cryptocurrency after all. Marshall Islands President Hilda Heine has eked out a no-confidence vote that threatened not only to derail her presidency but also the fate of the Sovereign (SOV), a national cryptocurrency spearheaded by her administration. According to the Nikkei Asian Review, President Heine blamed …

Bitcoin Not Useful for Terrorists, Expert Tells US Congress

Despite scattered reports and fears about crypto’s potential use in facilitating terror activities, multiple bitcoin fundraising attempts have failed and cash remains substantially more useful to terrorists. This was the message delivered by Yaya Fanusie, director of analysis for the Foundation For Defense of Democracies Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance in a prepared testimony delivered …

No Coins for You! North Carolina Rejects Bitcoin Campaign Donations

North Carolina has barred electoral candidates in the state from accepting campaign donations made in bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. This declaration is contained in a response from the North Carolina State Board of Elections Campaign Finance Office to Emmanuel Wilder, a Republican candidate running for a seat in the state’s legislature. Regulatory Snafu Earlier in …

Ukraine Bitcoin Fans Aim to Put Satoshi Statue Where Lenin’s Once Stood

Open Positions at CCN: Full Time and Part Time Journalists Wanted. Plans are underway in Ukraine to honor the pseudonymous creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, by erecting a statue of him in Kiev. The preferred location for the statue is Shevchenko Boulevard, where a monument to Vladimir Lenin — the father of the Soviet Union …

ICO Promoter John McAfee Says He’s Running for President [Again]

Get exclusive analysis and cryptocurrency insights on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. John McAfee, the cybersecurity pioneer and ICO promoter, has announced on Twitter he has decided to run for president of the United States in 2020, past refusals notwithstanding. In spite of past refusals, I have decided to again run for POTUS in …

Kazakhstan May Ban Cryptocurrencies Citing Money-Laundering Concerns

Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Kazakhstan’s National Bank is considering banning cryptocurrency use, exchanges, and mining, saying virtual currencies are an ideal vehicle for fraud, money-laundering, and tax evasion. “In Kazakhstan, the National Bank is taking a very conservative approach toward the matter, and it welcomes …

Trump’s New Economic Adviser Hints at Friendly Tax Policy for Crypto Investors

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. President Donald Trump’s new economic adviser has his sights set on lowering the capital gains tax rate, a move that would prove to be a huge boon to cryptocurrency investors. Earlier this week, Trump announced that he had tapped Larry Kudlow to …