Bitcoin Trader Commits Suicide after Losing 2,000 BTC on 100x Leverage Bet

By CCN Markets: A Chinese Bitcoin trader has allegedly committed suicide after he lost investor’s money in a highly leveraged trade position. According to 8btc, Hui Yi lost 2,000 Bitcoins after he entered a short position which was liquidated after it went in the opposite direction. The trader, who was the co-founder and CEO of …

G20 Ministers Discuss Crypto Benefits, Commit to Risk-focused Vigilance

By CCN Markets: Global finance ministers and central bankers reconfirmed their multilateral support of crypto-industry regulations on the weekend in Japan. They were attending the G20 Finance Summit ahead of the Leaders’ Summit in late June. There were no surprises for the crypto-currency markets in the Communique sent out by Japan’s Minister of Finance on …

CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com shows how …

5 Not-So-Crazy Bitcoin Theories Revealed by Alex ‘Satoshi’ Jones

By CCN: The man, the meme, the legend – Alex Jones has become an ingrained part of the Bitcoin subculture in recent years, thanks to several revelations made on his flagship show Infowars. The following five “theories” offered up by Jones are controversial, conspiratorial, and, at times, contradictory. Among the supporting cast, we have Jack …

Bitcoin in Crosshairs as SEC & DOJ Drop Hammer on Crypto Firm Longfin

By CCN: The “crypto” startup Longfin Corp. got spanked by both the SEC and the DOJ for fraud amid a broader regulatory crackdown on bitcoin-related financial crimes. Specifically, Longfin’s CEO, Venkata Meenavalli, is accused of inflating the company’s revenue by $66 million in order to fraudulently secure a listing on the Nasdaq in 2017. Prosecutors …

Ex-Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu Unveils China’s Future Bitcoin Monopoly

By CCN: Bitcoin billionaire and former Bitmain CEO Jihan Wu is set to launch a new crypto trading platform next month that could eventually be granted a monopoly by the Chinese government. Jihan Wu Reveals New Path in Wake of Bitmain IPO Disaster Wu’s project, called Matrix, will be a custody and trading firm with …

Justin Sun Says Warren Buffett Has Been ‘Misled’ on Crypto & Blockchain

By CCN: Tron Founder Justin Sun rocked Wall Street when he made the winning bid for the coveted lunch with billionaire investor Warren Buffett. In one fell swoop, he was able not only to capture the attention of bitcoin-hater Buffett but also CNBC’s Becky Quick, who until now has echoed the sentiment of her golden …