The post Nobel Winner Shiller Shows Poise, Calls Bitcoin a “Clever Idea” appeared first on CCN Despite a spate of negativity stemming from Nobel economists stemming from Davos, there’s one holdout who has begun to show some interest. Robert Shiller, a Yale economics professor who won the Nobel Prize for an empirical analysis of asset […]
One of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan has fallen victim to hackers thanks to their negligent storage practices. Coincheck Inc., have announced today that around half a billion dollars worth of the digital currency NEM have been transferred without permission from the company’s hot storage wallet. The news broke late last night at a […]
The influential economist has made harsh public remarks about bitcoin before, but his latest piece broadens the attack to include the underlying tech.
The post A Trio of VCs Pledge Millions to Telegram Pre-ICO: Reports appeared first on CCN If it’s any indication, the ambitious $1.2 billion Telegram ICO could be oversubscribed. Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Benchmark and Sequoia Capital have each committed $20 million the blockbuster deal, according to the FT citing people close to the […]
The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission hit KropCoin with a cease-and-desist order, on the grounds it was offering unregistered securities.
The cryptocurrency marketplace in India is facing a siege from multiple parts of the government as several incidents amount to a buildup of the Narendra Modi–led government’s actions on regulating cryptocurrencies. If the reports out of India are true, the IMF’s “fastest growing country among emerging economies” may have to meet its 7.4 percent GDP […]
The UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies at University College London (UCL CBT) is launching a new pilot project for blockchain-based verification of academic credentials. MSc Financial Risk Management graduates are now able to display a verified qualification on their CV through a QR code based on the Bitcoin blockchain, which instantly provides tamper-proof, verifiable information. “The […]
The post Binance Review: Is It a Legit Cryptocurrency Exchange? appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. Binance is a Hong Kong–based cryptocurrency exchange launched by developer Changpeng Zhao in July 2017. Zhao’s company Beijie Technology created the exchange after a successful ICO that raised $15 million. Beijie Technology and its founder maintain an impressive track record […]
The post This Swiss Commodity Fund is Launching its Own Cryptocurrency Backed by Metals appeared first on CCN Switzerland-based commodities fund “Tiberius Group” plans on becoming one of several traditional finance firms to try its hand at cryptocurrencies. Its entry follows a string of offerings from big finance in the crypto space such as Bitcoin […]
Canadian police are looking for two armed robbery suspects, having arrested one after an attempted heist at cryptocurrency exchange Canadian Bitcoins.