Adidas Secures Ninja Deal, Sports Brands Double Up On eSports – CCN Markets

Despite questions surrounding the long-term viability and commercial ramifications of switching to Microsoft’s Mixer streaming platform earlier this month, popular Fortnite streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins revealed today a partnership deal with sporting brand Adidas. Adidas x Ninja – Time In The news came packaged in a highly produced promotional video that – despite floating some …

80 Bitcoin Ransom Demanded in Alleged Down Under Kidnapping of Chinese Student – CCN Markets

A Chinese student studying in Australia is allegedly being held at ransom with the kidnappers demanding Bitcoin worth over a million Australian dollars before they can release him. According to the Southern Metropolis Daily, the father of the 20-year old student was contacted by the kidnappers on August 24th. The kidnappers demanded 80 Bitcoin within …

Retiring Andrew Luck Should Pour His $24.8 Million into Bitcoin – CCN Markets

If Andrew Luck is worried about money after his early retirement, he should have a sit down with NFL star Russell Okung. To be clear, Luck is probably not worried about money. His former team, the Indianapolis Colts, has decided not to recoup the $24.8 million owed to them.  Despite the fact that they could …

Dow Futures Whiplashes Upward On Trump Trade Claim but Questions Rage On – CCN Markets

By CCN Markets: Dow futures reversed sharply this morning after President Trump made positive comments about progress in the ongoing China-U.S. trade negotiations. Great respect for the fact that President Xi & his Representatives want “calm resolution.” So impressed that they are willing to come out & state the facts so accurately. This is why …

California Man Admits Masterminding $25 Million Bitcoin Launder Fest

By CCN Markets: One of the reasons governments have been against the adoption of bitcoin is because of its potential to be misused for illegal activities such as money laundering, and the latest report from Los Angeles, California, will give the detractors more fodder. A Los Angeles man has agreed to plead guilty to running …

Top Pro Athletes Like Messi Would Make a Killing in Bitcoin Earnings

According to Messari research, Lionel Messi’s take-home pay would be “12,700 $BTC” annually. Cristiano Ronaldo’s would be 10,000 bitcoins. | Source: REUTERS / Albert Gea By CCN Markets: Russell Okung, who plays for the Los Angeles Chargers in the NFL, has been pushing for the league to pay those multi-million-dollar salaries in bitcoin. You could …

Bitcoin ‘Magic’ Will Dwarf Internet’s Game-Changing Impact

Billionaire Tim Draper says the far-reaching impact of bitcoin “magic” will dwarf the sprawling influence that even the internet has had. | Source: REUTERS / Danny Moloshok (i), Shutterstock (ii). Image Edited by CCN. By CCN Markets: Tech billionaire Tim Draper says the far-reaching impact of bitcoin “magic” will dwarf the sprawling influence that even …