Mid-Week Bitcoin Dump Not Caused By Chinese Ponzi: Researcher

Wednesday’s Bitcoin flash crash was not due to a sell-off from Chinese ponzi scam, PlusToken, a researcher has claimed. Sid Shekhar, the co-founder of London-based, TokenAnalyst, said the disputed coins were moved earlier on the blockchain. We Can All Relax, It’s A False Alarm As Bitcoinist reported on Thursday, cryptocurrency influencer, Dovey Wan, brought the $3 billion scam to the attention of the international crypto-community on Twitter. Analysis from Peckshield suggested that about 1000BTC from PlusToken had flowed into Huobi and Bittrex since July. The reporting of this just after the crash…

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Ninja Gives Fortnite Fan With Cerebral Palsy an Unforgettable Shout-Out

By CCN Markets: Fortnite legend Ninja just gave one of his youngest fans an unforgettable shout-out, inspiring a little boy from the United Kingdom as he recovers from having multi-level medial surgery. Ninja, real name Tyler Blevins, took to Twitter to respond to a video by KingoCraigo, a fellow streamer who broadcasts Fortnite gameplay on […] The post Ninja Gives Fortnite Fan With Cerebral Palsy an Unforgettable Shout-Out appeared first on CCN Markets

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Bitcoin Space Reacts to Bakkt’s September Launch Date Reveal

The long-awaited Bakkt platform has finally been given an official launch date. The regulated Bitcoin futures platform will go live on September 23, 2019. Naturally, the Bitcoin and wider cryptocurrency community has greeted the news with optimism. The price of Bitcoin has responded favourably in the short time since Bakkt made the announcement too. Wait, Weren’t There Bitcoin Bears Here Yesterday? You probably know all about Bakkt by now. The cryptocurrency and mainstream news has reported on every little announcement made surrounding the launch of the new Bitcoin trading platform.…

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GE Stock Rebounds, Short-Seller Citron Slams 'Arrogant' Whistleblower

By CCN Markets: Formidable short-seller Citron Research this morning slammed legendary Madoff whistleblower Harry Markopolos following his 170-page General Electric “fraud” report. GE stock tanked almost 12% Thursday on the news but recovered 9% to $8.74 on Friday. Citron, who claimed 2018’s top activist short-seller crown, was not impressed with the damning communiqué, proclaiming it […] The post GE Stock Rebounds, Short-Seller Citron Slams 'Arrogant' Whistleblower appeared first on CCN Markets

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IT Giant Oracle Sues Blockchain Startup for Taking Its Name

Software development behemoth Oracle is suing blockchain startup CryptoOracle, alleging trademark infringement and cybersquatting. Cybersquatting and trademark infringement Technology market news outlet Computer Reseller News (CRN) reported on Aug. 15 that Oracle sued CryptoOracle alleging trademark infringement and cybersquatting in the Northern District of California.  Wikipedia states that cybersquatting “is registering, trafficking in, or using an Internet domain name with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to someone else.” The complaint filed by the tech giant reportedly claims that the startup’s name has been…

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