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 …

Crypto? Ubisoft Taps Ethereum for Blockchain Gaming

By CCN Markets: French video game giant Ubisoft has announced an effort to develop blockchain gaming through Ethereum. In a report published June 11 by French news outlet Les Échos, Ubisoft is already months into the development of blockchain products using Ethereum. The company is looking to monetize and improve upon their existing implementation of …

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 …

EA Dismisses Gaming Addiction, Deems Loot Boxes Ethical

By CCN Markets: Addiction is a variation of passion—one which impairs general life functions. Addicts are commonly willing to sacrifice basic needs or core obligations to sate their hunger for the next fix. As a recovering gaming addict, I find it troubling that, despite gaming addiction having been both a factor in my own development …

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 …