Tron’s Justin Sun Prepares Media Extravaganza for Warren Buffett Lunch

 Given the already high-profile nature of Justin Sun’s upcoming lunch with billionaire Warren Buffett, you might think he would play his cards close to the vest. Not Sun, who is milking the auction prize for all it’s worth. He announced on social media that he’s selected San Francisco’s Quince, a “three-Michelin starred restaurant in…historic Jackson …

Grayscale Hits $3 Billion in Crypto Assets as Bitcoin Price Rages On

The price of bitcoin has more than tripled this year, making it one of the best performing asset classes out there. Not surprisingly, institutional investors have piled into bitcoin to take advantage of the terrific price rally and mint more money. This is evident from the latest data from bitcoin-focused investment firm Grayscale, whose total …

Pokémon Theme Singer Teaches Thousands of Followers About Bitcoin

“Gotta cash ’em all!” That’s the new message from Jason Paige, singer of the original Pokémon theme tune. Paige released a new song this month encouraging his followers to join the bitcoin revolution. It’s equal parts cheesy, catchy, and informative, espousing the benefits of decentralized cryptocurrency. “I wanna pay with the very best “Like no …

Privacy Crypto Zcash to See Total Rebuild Because It Was A Failure: Analyst

Decrypt’s Tim Copeland attended a developer conference hosted by the Electric Coin Company in Croatia. He reports that the company is considering the most significant possible changes to its product, Zcash. #2 Privacy Coin Considering Massive Development Pivot If you’re studying crypto, you may have heard of Zcash. It’s a “privacy coin” which allows users …

Korean Crypto Exchanges Face Backlash, Could it Stunt Bitcoin’s Run?

According to Business Korea, hundreds of minor crypto exchanges in South Korea could run smack into heightened scrutiny for failing to abide by proposed enhanced know-your-customer (KYC) regulations, which would require exchanges to only provide services to users with “real-name accounts” issued by local financial institutions. Earlier this month, the Financial Action Task Force, an …

Bitcoin Millionaire John McAfee Makes Cuba His Presidential HQ

Published: 23/06/2019 17:15 ET. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Bitcoin millionaire John McAfee, who’s still running for U.S. president despite being a fugitive for tax evasion, has selected Havana, Cuba, as his campaign headquarters. John McAfee: ‘I Am Being Politically Persecuted’ McAfee made the revelation on Twitter, where he announced his “Campaign in Exile” under the …

Surprising Google Data Hits at Tantalizing Bitcoin Moonshot

By CCN Markets: Since early 2019, search engine interest for the keyword “bitcoin” has nearly doubled, according to data from Google Trends. However, with consumer interest still down nearly 90 percent from its all-time high, there’s a strong possibility the crypto boom has more room to run. Google: Bitcoin Searches Still Down 88% from 2017 …

Bitcoin ATMs Installed at 20 Circle K Convenience Stores in Western US

By CCN Markets: For once, we’re not talking about California or New York when we discuss a significant expansion of retail crypto availability. Instead, we’re talking about Arizona and Nevada, where a block of 20 Circle K convenience stores now host bitcoin ATMs from DigitalMint. The ATMs currently only serve BTC, with a more than …

QuadrigaCX CEO Faked Crypto Trades in Lavish Excess with Customer Funds

By CCN Markets: Gerald Cotten, the CEO of the Canadian crypto exchange QuadrigaCX whose death is the reason for $190 million of missing funds and a bankrupt company, had transferred user funds to his personal accounts to use them as security for margin trading, a report by Ernst & Young revealed. After Cotten had died, …