Lamb to Slaughter? Visa Follows Zuck into Facebook’s Centralized Crypto

By CCN Markets: Facebook has managed to lure some big names to support its cryptocurrency endeavor. According to a report in the Wall Street Journal, payment giants Visa and Mastercard in addition to PayPal and Uber have all jumped onto Mark Zuckerberg’s crypto bandwagon. They are each going to pour $10 million into the project …

Bitcoin Isn’t Cypherpunk, Craig Wright Rants in Attack on Julian Assange

By CCN: The man who claims to be Bitcoin’s inventor wants to rewrite history by erasing the cryptocurrency’s cypherpunk past. Writing in yet another blistering blog post, Craig Wright claimed he left the cypherpunk movement in the 1990s after growing tired of the antics of Julian Assange. Craig Wright: I Couldn’t Stand Julian Assange Despite …

‘Trustworthy’ Bitcoin Exchange That Hid $850 Million Loss Raises $1 Billion

By CCN: Bitfinex CTO Paolo Ardoino told Twitter that the firm was able to raise $1 billion in USDT within a short period because big investors know Bitfinex is “trustworthy.” Trust, Don’t Verify The New York Attorney General’s office recently opened a very public investigation into the firm. They allege much to the contrary. Tether …

I HEAR Dead People! Will ‘Sixth Sense’ Gaffe Sink Joe Biden?

By CCN: The non-stop cringe parade that is the Joe Biden presidential campaign took another embarrassing turn at a recent fundraiser when in true “Sixth Sense” fashion the former vice president accidentally revealed that he not only sees dead people but talks to them too. Joe Biden: Margaret Thatcher Told Me She Doesn’t Like Trump …