Shares in Italian Football Club Rimini Purchased With Cryptocurrency

The Italian football club Rimini, which plays in the Italian Serie C division, has sold a portion of the team’s shares in exchange for cryptocurrency. The first-of-its-kind acquisition was made by Heritage Sports Holdings (HSH), a sports investment company based in the United Arab Emirates. Contrary to initial reporting by various outlets, the club’s shares […]

The Anatomy of Anonymity: How Dandelion Could Make Bitcoin More Private

Many people know bitcoin as an anonymous digital currency, one whose privacy features prime it for concealed payments in sketchy recesses of the internet’s dark web. These same people would likely be surprised to learn that bitcoin is far from anonymous. More pseudonymous than anything, its underlying technology, the blockchain, actually features a number of […]

Brazilian Crypto Investment Platform Atlas Hacked, Data Of 264,000 Users Leaked

Atlas, a popular Brazilian cryptocurrency investment platform, has been hacked. Although the company claims users’ funds are safe, the personal information of over 264,000 of its customers has been leaked. The security breach was first reported by the Investimentos Digitais (Digital Investments) YouTube channel. In total, there are 14,500 records of leaked data that detail […]

Zuckerberg’s Sister Joins Advisory Board at Major Cryptocurrency Exchange

Up until now, if you read the name Zuckerberg associated with blockchain and cryptocurrency, chances are it was referring to Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg. However, it’s his sister Randi Zuckerberg who has signed on to advise for one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Randi Zuckerberg Joins Huobi’s Expert Advisory Team In a press release […]

Crypto-Funded Brave Browser Hits 10 Million Downloads in Google Play Store

Brave Software has announced that its eponymous web browser has been downloaded from the Google Play Store 10 million times, doubling its user base in just four months. This was revealed in a post on its official Twitter handle last Friday. Brave Ambitions In May, CCN reported that the browser hit 5 million downloads in […]

PwC Global Survey: Corporate Interest in Blockchain on the Rise

Big Four auditing firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) just released its 2018 Global Blockchain Survey, subtitled “Blockchain is here. What’s your next move?” The sweeping survey pools data from 600 technology executives from 15 territories, with 31 percent of represented companies accruing $1 billion or more in annual revenue. Notable Findings In perhaps its most salient insight, […]

WSJ Reporter Paul Vigna: Regulators Concerns About Bitcoin Are Very Valid

Respected Wall Street Journal reporter Paul Vigna has commented on the recent news surrounding the Bitcoin ETF proposals’ recent rejections. He states that the financial regulator’s concerns are “very valid.” Vigna: “Good Governments” No Longer Want to Ban Crypto Paul Vigna appeared on CNBC earlier today. He discussed the future of the number one cryptocurrency, […]