According to Messari research, Lionel Messi’s take-home pay would be “12,700 $BTC” annually. Cristiano Ronaldo’s would be 10,000 bitcoins. | Source: REUTERS / Albert Gea By CCN Markets: Russell Okung, who plays for the Los Angeles Chargers in the NFL, has been pushing for the league to pay those multi-million-dollar salaries in bitcoin. You could
Little-known indie studio Unfold Games just stood up to Fortnite creator Epic Games, and fans are labeling the DARQ producer a hero. | Source: Unfold Games By CCN Markets: When Epic Games tried to force the creator of DARQ, a promising indie horror title, to sign an exclusivity contract, the fledgling indie developer refused to
The United States Department of the Treasury has added multiple cryptocurrency addresses to its Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) list under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act, or the Kingpin Act. These addresses, and the individuals associated with them, have been deemed to be associated with foreign narcotics operators. The Treasury updated its SDN list with
The US Treasury is blacklisting specific bitcoin addresses related to Chinese druglords. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: The U.S. Treasury Department blackballed the bitcoin addresses of Chinese drug kingpins operating international drug-trafficking rings. It’s part of a move to curb the opioid epidemic ravaging the United States. The Treasury’s Office of Foreign Assets Control
Chonic crypto critic Peter Schiff promised that the Bitcoin price would never, ever hit $50,000. One trader told us he is dead wrong. | Source: Cambridge House International Inc./YouTube (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: The Bitcoin price has defied his bearish portents before, but goldbug and chronic crypto critic Peter
Bank of America is creeping into the crypto space and has filed a patent application for a blockchain crypto wallet. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Bank of America (BofA) continues its steady creep into the crypto world, filing another blockchain-related patent application. This new one is particularly interesting because it’s for a crypto wallet.
Need another reason to buy bitcoin? Trump just signed a budget agreement that will raise the US national debt by $1.7 trillion. | Source: REUTERS / Kevin Lamarque (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: Donald Trump might not like bitcoin, but he’s doing an excellent job creating the economic conditions in
The New York Supreme Court ruled that the matter between the state’s Attorney General and Bitfinex parent company iFinex can continue. The bitcoin price rose 5 percent in response. | Source: Shutterstock; Edited by CCN By CCN Markets: The bitcoin price moved higher on new legal developments in the ongoing wranglings involving Bitfinex and Tether.
BitMart Labs Will Host 2019 Block Plus Summit Series III In Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam On September 15, BitMart Labs, an international blockchain incubator launched by BitMart, will host the 2019 Block Plus Summit Series III in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. Other co-hosts are KaidiaChain, a scalable and interoperable blockchain platform for decentralized
Trump’s tweets on China may set the stage for a strong rally in the stock market this week as S&P 500 futures open higher. | Source: REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst By CCN Markets: In response to the struggling stock market, Donald Trump’s Twitter feed was awash with positive talk about the trade war and progress with China
The Bitcoin community has a one-word response to the claim that Satoshi Nakamoto will reveal his true identity this week: “bullsh*t!” | Source: Shutterstock. Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: The handful of Bitcoin fans who are still begging for the “real” Satoshi Nakamoto to please stand up may get their wish as early
A Facebook partner is spying on its own traumtized content moderators, giving us even more reasons to distrust Mark Zuckerberg’s company. | Source: AFP PHOTO / Brendan Smialowski Facebook released a video last year apologizing for its data misuse that likely swayed the 2016 election. It ends by saying “if this place does what it
Tesla faces another PR disaster after rental car company nextmove canceled an order for nearly 100 Model 3s, citing serious defects. | Source: REUTERS / Amanda Voisard By CCN Markets: A German rental car company has canceled an order for 85 Tesla Model 3 cars after experiencing lousy service and poor performance with the vehicles
More than half the world’s economies have inverted yield curves, which is a dire signal that a global recession may be on its way. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Fifty-three percent of countries that offer sovereign debt currently have inverted yield curves, according to one economist. If the percentage gets much higher, there is
The Ripple price is a screaming buy, according to market analyst Naeem Aslam. But should investors tread with caution when it comes to XRP? | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Since late June when the Ripple (XRP) price reached its 2019 high near $0.50, the cryptocurrency has plummeted nearly 50 percent. Currently, XRP is trading
The recent dusting attack against fourth-biggest altcoin Litecoin (LTC) on major cryptocurrency exchange Binance affected 294,582 addresses rather than the 50 Binance reported, according to a recent metrics report. Blockchain data and metrics firm Glassnode revealed its latest findings in a tweet on Aug. 15, saying that the LTC dusting attack affected 294,582 addresses. The