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 …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Falls for Snapchat but Should Investors Pile In?

By CCN: Arnold Schwarzenegger, star of “The Terminator” (and nothing else lately), found himself the victim of an assault at an event in South Africa. While attending “Arnold Classic Africa” in Johannesburg, which features a wide array of sporting events and physical activities, the 71-year-old “Last Action Hero” was filming participants when he received a …

Crypto Bulls and Bears Wrestle on What Comes Next for the Bitcoin Price

By CCN: Many in the crypto community remained calm and banded together despite the steep drop in the bitcoin price on the heels of an otherwise incredibly bullish month. Bitcoin’s value was slashed by approximately $21 billion in the last 24 hours, with the BTC price currently holding above the $7,000 threshold. The declines were …

2019 Bitcoin Rally Beats 2017’s All-Time High $20,000 : Crypto VC Chief

By CCN: Barry Silbert, the founder and CEO of Digital Currency Group (DCG), one of the most influential venture capital firms in the crypto space, has said that the current rally of bitcoin is different from 2017. The bitcoin price dropped to $7,200 on the day but remains up 96 percent year-to-date (source: coinmarketcap.com) The …

Epic! Anderson Cooper to Interview Bitcoin Pizza Guy on 60 Minutes

By CCN: The bitcoin price may have expanded more than 100% year-to-date, but the crypto community is bummed about today’s declines. There’s no need to fear, however. That mainstream adoption that everybody has been waiting for, it’s about to get real. Bitcoin is being featured on a CBS 60 Minutes segment this weekend, and it’s …

This Viral Game of Thrones Meme Aged Well for a Cringeworthy Reason

By CCN: Always remember the cardinal rule of the internet before creating prophetic memes, especially political ones. Once you put something onto the internet, it will be forever archived, guaranteed to come back and haunt you. Such is the case with this “Game of Thrones” meme depicting Hillary Clinton as the conquering hero Daenerys, posted …

Tech-Averse Warren Buffett’s Company Wolfs $900 Million in AMZN Stock

By CCN: By the end of Wednesday’s trading, Warren Buffett’s company Berkshire Hathaway had a stake in Amazon’s stock worth $904 million, an SEC disclosure reveals. To get a sense of scale for how big Amazon.com is, the $900 million stake in Amazon’s stock only puts Berkshire Hathaway in control of 0.1% of the e-commerce giant’s …

Elon Musk Epically Trolled by Rage 2 in the Most Hilarious Way Possible

By CCN: Highly-anticipated first-person shooter video game Rage 2 hit the stands just a day ago, but it is already making headlines for an entirely different reason – a hilarious easter egg that takes a savage dig at Tesla CEO Elon Musk. Rage 2 Royally Roasts Billionaire Elon Musk PC Gamer’s James Davenport was wandering …