August 7, 2019

Bitcoin Expert Schools ‘Idiot’ Scammer in Legendary Fashion

A Bitcoin scammer got a rude shock after an attempt to defraud resulted in them unwittingly losing their money. | Source: Shutterstock. Image Edited by CCN. Somewhere, there’s a crypto scammer ruing the decision to pitch a fraudulent investment scheme to Bitcoin educator Ben Perrin. The Canadian YouTuber turned the tables on the scammer in […]

August 6, 2019

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Questions Bitcoin’s Use as ‘Safe Haven’ Asset

An exchange between businessman and co-host on NBC’s “Shark Tank” Kevin O’Leary and Morgan Creek Digital’s Anthony “Pomp” Pompliano over his bitcoin holdings turned sharp due to the nature of the Pomp’s holdings. Speaking on CNBC , O’Leary challenged bitcoin’s role as a “safe haven” asset. Pompliano said over half of his net worth resides […]

August 6, 2019

Is bitcoin the new gold standard? Ron Paul says not yet

Gold is often thought of as the go-to safe haven for investors, but with bitcoin’s recent success, is the cryptocurrency the new gold? Former Texas Rep. Ron Paul says it’s doubtful. "I think that [bitcoin] should be made available," Paul told Stuart Varney of FOX Business’ " Varney & Co ." on Tuesday. "[Bitcoin’s] history […]

August 4, 2019

UK Judge Strikes Out Craig Wright’s Libel Lawsuit Against Roger Ver

According to documents from the U.K.’s High Court of Justice published on July 31, a judge has denied Craig Wright’s libel lawsuit against Roger Ver. Wright filed the charge against Ver when the early bitcoin investor told the public he believed Wright was a “liar and a fraud.” However, the court found “no evidence at […]

August 2, 2019

Amazon Walmart Whole Paycheck Tracker: New Ventures And Expanding Priorities

After a few rather action-packed weeks in the race to win the consumer’s whole paycheck, this week was notably slower-paced. Table-setting for the always frenetic back end of the year seemed to be on the agenda at both Amazon and Walmart this week, with steps forward on advancing services for consumers. Which is not to […]

August 2, 2019

LedgerX CEO’s Angry Tweets Reveal What Went Wrong with Bitcoin Futures

The crypto community had received a new reason to rejoice on July 31 as LedgerX , the US-regulated trading platform for physically-settled digital currency derivatives, had announced on its social media that its physical futures offering was now available on its Omni trading platform. However, the very next day, it was revealed by the United […]

August 2, 2019

The Best Websites Designs of 2019 So Far

As bloggers and website owners, we’ve all had our share of fickle website visitors. You know the kind. They are visitors who come to your website and leave within a few seconds. Sure, something about your brand got them interested, but for some reason, they leave without buying or clicking any links Hurts, doesn’t it? […]

August 1, 2019

Watch Dogs: Legion Interview—Lead Producer Talks London, Brexit, and Simulated Personalities

Speaking to DualShockers at E3 2019, Watch Dogs: Legion lead producer Sean Crooks talked about how the characters and setting of the game were created. We’ve seen a number of dystopian societies in video games—you didn’t even have to look beyond E3 2019 to get a glimpse of them. Still, something about Watch Dogs: Legion […]

July 31, 2019

NBA is going crypto, launching blockchain souvenirs from the maker of CryptoKitties

The NBA is putting its biggest dunks on a blockchain. The league, along with the NBA Players Association, announced on Wednesday the coming launch of NBA Top Shot, a home for blockchain-based digital collectibles. The idea is for fans to buy and trade unique digital video clips that commemorate “in-game moments from the NBA season, […]

July 31, 2019

Ephemerisle: Health Homeostasis, Worldview Annealing, and the Long-Tails of Serious Fun

Idealism leads to realism if it is strictly thought out. – Ludwig Wittgenstein ( from Notebooks, 1914-1916) I just came back from spending a week on the water at Mandeville Point (~18 kilometers from Stockton, California), at a yearly gathering called Ephemerisle . Below I will share some thoughts, insights, and takeaways from this experience. […]