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2019’s Bitcoin Price Boom is Reawakening Hellish Crypto Scammers

Published: 20/06/2019 10:46 ET. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Cryptocurrency evangelist and educator Andreas Antonopoulos has warned that the bull run the bitcoin price has been enjoying has revived fraudulent activities in the crypto space. Bitcoin price has tripled and scammers want to ride the wave In a series of tweets, Antonopoulos indicated that the prolonged crypto winter had driven scammers away. But now with the bitcoin price having nearly tripled from its 2018 low, bad actors are back with a bang. Antonopoulos likened the current wave of scams as reminiscent…

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Big Four Australian Bank Fears Facebook’s Crypto Libra

Published: 20/06/2019 03:21 ET. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Facebook’s foray into cryptocurrencies with Libra has met with a ton of mixed reactions. While some are going gaga over the social media giant’s latest effort that’s supposed to enable cross-border payments at the tap of a button, the traditionalists are taking a dim view. Governments across the globe are calling for strict scrutiny and regulation of Libra, but there’s one category of people who are really afraid of what Facebook’s cryptocurrency can do. Facebook takes aim at the banking system Banks,…

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* Cognizant facebook Mark Zuckerberg Op-ed U.S. Business News 

“It’s Like a Sweatshop in America” – One Contractor has Died & Many Fear for Their Lives

Published: 19/06/2019 21:13 ET. Journalist: By CCN Markets: An exposé published at TheVerge.com revealed at least one Facebook moderation center is akin to a third world sweatshop. This should come as no surprise given what we already know about Facebook’s company culture. Facebook Whistleblowers Step Forward Facebook outsources moderation services to Cognizant, a publicly-held $35 billion firm that apparently does not care about its work conditions. Three anonymous Facebook contractors breached their non-disclose agreements to inform TheVerge about the conditions. They include death of one worker via heart attack, filthy…

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Maxine Waters Looks to Stall Facebook on Libra, Zuck Wins Regardless

Published: 19/06/2019 14:10 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: House Financial Services Committee Chairperson Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) requested that Facebook hold off on developing its crypto, which is named Libra. Facebook Request Cuts Both Ways There are two ways to examine Rep. Waters’ request. First, it’s a good thing for cryptocurrency whether Facebook honors her request or not. Second, Rep. Waters is assisting the public by stalling investment in another dangerous cryptocurrency. Maxine Waters said: “With the announcement that it plans to create a cryptocurrency, Facebook is continuing its unchecked expansion…

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* Altcoin News Altcoin Price Analysis Calibra Cryptocurrency News facebook Libra litecoin 

Litecoin Price Gains Despite Facebook’s Libra Stealing Altcoins’ Thunder

Published: 19/06/2019 07:37 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Litecoin (LTC) entered a positive territory on Wednesday while other top cryptocurrencies trended flat as investors became cautious following the introduction of the Facebook token, Libra. The LTC-to-dollar exchange rate established an intraday high of $139.66, up more than 3 percent since the Asian session open. The upside action neutralized the pair’s losses in the past seven days. At the same time, it brought Litecoin’s month-to-date gains to 26 percent, with a market value of approx $3.94 billion. Litecoin Price Surging Higher…

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‘Bitcoin Inventor’ Craig Wright’s Satoshi Lawsuit Mediation at ‘Impasse’

Published: 18/06/2019 22:00 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Self-proclaimed “bitcoin inventor” Craig Wright attended a mediation conference in Miami related to his $10 billion lawsuit against the estate of deceased computer genius Dave Kleiman. Mediator: ‘We Are at an Impasse’ In a federal court filing dated June 18, the mediator noted that the parties were unable to resolve their lawsuit at mediation. “This case did not settle at the mediation. As a result, we are at an impasse.” Final mediation report. | Source: U.S. District Court, SD Florida Calvin Ayre:…

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Bitcoin Basher Nouriel Roubini Labels Facebook’s Libra a ‘Monopoly Scam’

Published: 18/06/2019 11:05 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Avowed Bitcoin critic Nouriel ‘Dr. Doom’ Roubini has found another target – Facebook’s upcoming cryptocurrency Libra, on the day of its announcement. According to the New York University economics professor, Libra is ‘blockchain in name only’. Roubini: Libra is just another profit driver for Facebook Further, Roubini argued that Facebook’s cryptocurrency was only designed to grow the social media giant’s profits. Per Roubini, Libra is a ‘monopoly scam’ given that Facebook boasts of billions of users spread across the world. And in…

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* Elon Musk Tesla Twitter U.S. Market News 

Tesla Stock Mysteriously Jumps after Elon Musk Tweets to ‘Delete Twitter’

Published: 18/06/2019 04:26 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Skepticism was the response on Monday as news spread that Elon Musk had deleted his Twitter account. The problem is the account of the Tesla and SpaceX CEO still appeared active some 18 hours later. On CNBC’s Fast Money Monday, analysts discussed Musk’s move possibly being the result of market forces rather than Musk’s own decision. As you know, Musk has gotten into some serious problems with the SEC over his tweets. In addition, shareholders are growing weary over them, largely because…

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* Bitcoin Cash Bitcoin Exchange Bitcoin SV bittrex Cryptocurrency News 

Burned Crypto Investor Claims Bittrex Keeping $100K in BCH/BSV Mixup

Published: 17/06/2019 21:20 EST. Journalist: By CCN Markets: Imagine you sent $100,000 worth of Bitcoin Cash (BCH) somewhere. Then you opened up Bitcoin SV (BSV) and accidentally sent another $100,000 SV to that same address. Then you find it is locked up. That’s alright. You know the holder – an exchange. Surely an exchange won’t just hijack that amount of funds? All of the above is very close to what happened, according to a source writing to CCN and elsewhere. The exchange in question is not a Russian backwater operation…

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Korean Crypto Exchanges Revise Terms of Service in Boost for Investors

Published: 17/06/2019 14:30 EST By CCN Markets: According to The Korea Herald, Bithumb and four other major crypto exchanges in South Korea have formally changed their terms of service to become liable for potential hacking attacks that may affect users. Mobile interface of Bithumb, South Korea’s largest crypto exchange alongside UPbit. | Source: Shutterstock The report read: “Five cryptocurrency exchanges have changed their terms of service in a way that they can be liable for problems caused by potential cyberattacks or system malfunctions, even if operators are not willfully or…

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