Blockchain News Crypto DLive Pewdiepie 

PewDiePie Boosts Blockchain Streaming Platform with 67% Subscriber Spike

By CCN: Sweden’s Felix Kjellberg AKA PewDiePie, YouTube’s most popular streamer, has been up and running on cryptocurrency startup DLive for a little over a month and is already drawing in the crowds. DLive’s subscriber numbers are already up 67% since PewDiePie joined the platform. The company has not released official numbers regarding Kjellberg’s specific impact but it’s safe to say that most of their success can be attributed to Mr. Pie’s exclusive streaming deal. Signing established streamers will be key to stealing market share from current players like Twitch….

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Bitcoin Exchange Crypto Cryptopia EtherDelta 

Watch Out! $375,000 of Cryptopia’s Stolen Ether on the Move

By CCN: Whale Alert, an account which automatically and manually notes large crypto transfers for Twitter followers, stated this morning that slightly more than $250,000 of stolen Cryptopia ether moved today. $250k Parked, $125k Moved to EtherDelta 1,000 ether moved to 0x7d90b19c1022396b525c64ba70a293c3142979b7, an address which holds no other tokens. Roughly the same amount of ether previously left the wallet. The Cryptopia hacker seems unable to decide what to do with them. ⚠ ⚠ ⚠ 500 #ETH 126,218 USD) of stolen funds transferred from Cryptopia Hack to EtherDelta — Whale Alert…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Crime Bitcoin Scams Crypto Financial Conduct Authority united kingdom 

Lambo-Lusting Britons Lose $34 Million to Forex, Bitcoin Investment Scams

By CCN: United Kingdom’s financial regulator, Financial Conduct Authority and the reporting center for scams and cybercrime, Action Fraud, have issued a warning following a surge in online Bitcoin and forex investment scams. Per the two bodies, Britons lost more than £27 million ($34.2 million) to fraudsters during the 2018/19 period. In 2018, reports on bitcoin and forex investment scams more than tripled to reach over 1,800 cases. The average loss for each victim during the 2018/19 period was £14,600 ($18,532). The scammers are employing social media platforms to promote…

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Bitcoin Announcements bitcoin etf Bitcoin Regulation Crypto VanEck 

SEC Punts on Bitcoin ETF as Unfazed Crypto Bulls Dig in Their Heels

By CCN: The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has decided once again to kick the can on its decision about a bitcoin ETF. In a ruling published today, the securities watchdog revealed that an answer on the VanEck/SolidX Bitcoin ETF as proposed by the Cboe would be postponed for another 90 days, pushing the deadline back to August 19. The crypto community wasn’t shocked by the announcement, but the bitcoin price has retreated modestly from Sunday’s fresh 2019 highs. Despite the pullback in the bitcoin price, the cryptocurrency market has…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Analysis Bitcoin Price News Crypto 

Bitcoin Price Skyrockets to 2nd-Best Quarter in 5 Years; Record High Next?

By CCN: Bitcoin price is on track to having its second-best quarter since 2014 with a 92 percent gain within two months if it remains above $8,000 by the end of June. Since April 1, in about a month and a half, the bitcoin price has increased from $4,100 to $8,000, by nearly two-fold against the U.S. dollar. $BTC current quarter ranks as the 2nd highest quarterly gain since 2014 and the 7th highest quarterly gain all-time — Josh Olszewicz (@CarpeNoctom) May 19, 2019 At its lowest point in…

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Crypto facebook FinTech News Mark Zuckerberg Project Libra Stablecoins switzerland 

Facebook Unexpectedly Plants Its Flag in Crypto-Friendly Switzerland

By CCN: Facebook has reportedly set up a fintech company dubbed Libra Networks in Switzerland. The move clearly correlates with the social media giant’s Project Libra. According to Reuters, the focus of the fintech is on the blockchain, payments, data analytics, and investing. Libra Networks, which was registered in Geneva on May 2, will provide financial and technology services. Also in its wheelhouse will be developing related hardware and software. Another Secret Move Famed investor Michael Novogratz recently called Project Libra “stunningly important” to the crypto space. Given Facebook’s history…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Price News Crypto max keiser Pantera Capital 

Bitcoin Surged 10x After 2016 Halving; Will 2020 See a Similar Result?

By CCN: In about every four years, the Bitcoin blockchain network experiences a block reward halving, a mechanism that reduces the rate in which new bitcoin is generated or mined by miners. The block reward halving has typically served as a key fundamental factor behind the dominant cryptocurrency’s major rallies. Price one year before first halvening : $2.55 Price one year after first halvening : $1,037 Price one year before second halvening : $268 Price one year after second halvening : $2,525 Price one year before the third halvening: $7,100Price…

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bitcoin Bitcoin Price News charlie shrem Crypto 

Impressive! Resilient Bitcoin Price Moves Higher as Crypto Stars Align

By CCN: The bitcoin price stumbled toward the end of the week but it looks like the bulls have gotten it together. BTC is now moving higher by nearly 7% to approximately $7,800 at last check on CoinMarketCap. The price had fallen as low as approximately $7,000 on Friday, and some traders have been calling for the bottom to fall out. It seems as though that won’t happen, at least not today. | Source: CoinMarketCap Even though the sudden reversal came suddenly and seemingly disrupted some weekend plans, nobody on…

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Crypto John McAfee U.S. Politics 

John McAfee Emerges, Reportedly Says Americans Are ‘Hated Universally’

By CCN: In a new interview with Newsweek, John McAfee surfaced to discuss living abroad and what he’s learned about the global perception of Americans. After recently going dark, he told Newsweek “we’re hated universally.” According to him, the reason most American tourists don’t pick up on this fact is that they’re a source of income for the people and places they visit. America: Hated Universally “I have traveled around the world. Everybody hates America. Do they show it? No. If you’re a tourist, you’re never going to see it….

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bitcoin Bitcoin Price News Crypto 

Bitcoin Price Party’s Only Getting Started after 2019’s Monster 100% Surge

By CCN: According to eToro senior market analyst Mati Greenspan, bitcoin is in amidst a parabolic bull cycle and is on track to sustain its strong momentum over the medium to long term. Since January, within less than six months, the bitcoin price has increased by nearly 100 percent against the U.S. dollar. With a 98 percent gain year-to-date, bitcoin has outperformed most assets in 2019 (source: Still, despite its large short-term rally, Greenspan noted that the dominant cryptocurrency is only at the start of a bigger cycle that…

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