Trump Triggered the Latest Bitcoin Price Spike

Binance Research made the specious claim that the that latest bitcoin price spike was caused by President Donald Trump’s tariff rhetoric. | Source: NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. Binance Research, the research arm of the world’s largest crypto exchange, claims that President Donald Trump caused the latest bitcoin price …

Roger Ver Compares Bitcoin Maximalists to Violent Left Extremists

In a five-minute video blog this week, Roger Ver compared violent leftists to Bitcoin maximalists, concluding that they share tactics and ideology. Is It Okay to Punch a Bitcoin Cash Supporter? A group of “Antifa” or anti-fascist demonstrators recently beat up a journalist, which has reignited the conversation around “free speech.” Ver then discussed the …

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Slams Bitcoin SV: ‘Obviously a Complete Scam’

By CCN: Ethereum wunderkind Vitalik Buterin maintained his hardline stance on Bitcoin SV in a recent interview, calling Craig Wright’s cryptocurrency a “complete scam.” Speaking with YouTuber Hardcore Crypto, Buterin left little room for interpretation regarding his thoughts on BSV. The Ethereum co-founder also gave his thoughts on decentralized exchanges and the worryingly centralized accumulation …

Could the Blockchain Have Prevented It?

By CCN: A major data breach has rocked Quest Diagnostics, exposing the personal details of nearly 12 million patients in the process. The incident, which was reported in a public filing, occurred on May 14 after centralized third-party billing company American Medical Collection Agency (AMCA) informed the diagnostic testing company about “potential unauthorized activity” on …

Craig Wright Says Bitcoin Is Going to Zero, Vows to Find Fake Satoshis

By CCN: Australian entrepreneur Craig Wright, the self-proclaimed inventor of bitcoin, has anointed himself the new sheriff of Crypto Town. And his first task is to hunt down “fake” Satoshis to prove once and for all that he’s the real deal. Moreover, Wright — who claims Bitcoin SV (Satoshi Vision) is the one, true bitcoin …