Former Morgan Stanley managing director Caitlin Long has joined blockchain startup Symbiont as president and chairman of the board.
VPN service provider Private Internet Access has announced the inclusion of Roger Ver, a well-know Bitcoin veteran, in its new advisory board. The London Trust Media-owned company, which is also known to be one of the first VPN services to accept Bitcoin payments for subscriptions, discussed how and why Ver came into the frame. CEO Ted Kim called […]
Disclaimer: The views expressed in the article are solely that of the author and do not represent those of, nor should they be attributed to CCN. A mood of resignation prevails across the bitcoin space as a viciously years-long debate that has taken the reputation of so many and the time and focus of all, […]
A look into the world that Bitcoiners hope to undo. An employee at the world’s largest hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates, filed a complaint earlier this year that the hedge fund resembled a “cauldron of fear and intimidation.” The employee filed the complaint with the Connecticut Commission on Human Rights and Opportunities. In it, he describes […]
Germany is leaning hard on drug trafficking over deep web. In a recent development, the German law enforcement authorities have seized over $400,000 in Bitcoin from four deep web drug dealers they arrested. Since last month, Germany has stepped up its investigations into “illegal” dealings on cyberspace. According to reports, the four arrests were made […]
The recent Brexit vote in favor of Britain leaving the European Union has so far had mixed consequences. While there are few sectors that tend to benefit from it, London’s financial sector is not one among them. London has been trying hard over the past few years to gain the distinction of being the fintech capital […]
Since Bitcoin became popular, it has been hailed as the revolutionary technology that is going to change the financial landscape of the world. While it is true, the role of Bitcoin may not be any bigger than the contributions of ATMs and PayPal. The evolution of Fintech has been a gradual process starting as early […]
Do events like The DAO collapse prove blockchains need formal governance? Blockchain analyst Josh Stark argues that it’s too early to tell.
Bitcoin price dropped back toward $660, overnight, but now seems to be engaged in a sideways base formation. This analysis is provided by xbt.social with a 3-hour delay. Read the full analysis here. Not a member? Join now. Bitcoin Price Analysis Time of analysis: 13h00 UTC Sunday Bitstamp 1-Day Candle Chart From the analysis pages […]
Safety issues with some new, disruptive business models highlight why regulations exist. Surely the same goes for firms that hold our money.