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Microsoft Files Patent Application for Crypto Mining System Powered by Human Activity
by Paddy Baker on March 30, 2020 at 7:00 am
A Microsoft patent application details a human-powered crypto mining project by collecting data as people exercise and watch ads.
Can Bitcoin Survive the Climate Change Revolution?
by Ian Allison on March 30, 2020 at 6:00 am
If ESG is becoming the new buzzword among impact-minded financial institutions, where does energy-intensive bitcoin fit in?
Riot Blockchain Says Coronavirus Outbreak Might Hurt Crypto Mining Farms
by Danny Nelson on March 30, 2020 at 5:00 am
Riot Blockchain's 10-K filing captures the fear COVID-19 is sowing in American companies.
Singapore Crypto Exchange Eyes US Expansion After Registering With FinCEN
by Paddy Baker on March 30, 2020 at 4:00 am
Singapore-based Bitget has registered with the U.S. Treasury Department as a money services business, the first step to launching operations in the country.
Bear Market Over? Charts on Bitcoin and ASX 200 Suggest Otherwise
by Sebastian Sinclair on March 30, 2020 at 3:00 am
U.S stocks are showing signs of life amid the recent $2 trillion stimulus package. Yet it may be a while before confidence is restored.
Luxury Watchmaker Breitling Adds Its First Timepieces to a Blockchain
by John Biggs on March 29, 2020 at 3:29 pm
In a rare example of real-world business deployment, Breitling is registering watches on a blockchain to track their provenance from owner to owner.
How MakerDAO’s Stablecoin Survived the Crash, Smart Contract Bugs and Full Decentralization
by Adam B. Levine on March 29, 2020 at 2:16 pm
How do DeFi stablecoins actually work and what happened during the sudden, precipitous drop in crypto prices earlier this month? On today's show Andreas M. Antonopoulos leads us through a very interesting system and how it survived 'Black Thursday'.
Telegram Ruling Closes Another Door to Legally-Compliant Token Sales
by Josh Lawler on March 29, 2020 at 1:48 pm
A recent ruling stopping Telegram from distributing its cryptocurrency creates new legal peril for public blockchains, argues lawyer Josh Lawler.
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Coronavirus Could Kill Physical Media – and That’s a Good Thing
by William Worrall on March 30, 2020 at 7:15 am
The Coronavirus Pandemic could be the final nail in the coffin of physical game sales, as access becomes hard and harder during a lockdown. The post Coronavirus Could Kill Physical Media – and That’s a Good Thing appeared first on CCN.com
Strain on Sovereign Wealth Funds Could Spark Another Stock Market Plunge
by Joseph Young on March 29, 2020 at 11:52 pm
The U.S. stock market has recovered by 16.3%. But, sovereign wealth funds are readying to sell stocks in the near-term, posing a new risk. That recovery could quickly be erased. The post Strain on Sovereign Wealth Funds Could Spark Another Stock Market Plunge appeared first on CCN.com
U.S. Coronavirus Deaths to Hit 200,000 as New York Refugees Spread Deadly Infection
by William Ebbs on March 29, 2020 at 11:12 pm
Experts warn of 200,000 deaths as infected New York refugees threaten to spread the deadly coronavirus all over the country. Lacking the authoritarian control of China, U.S. leaders can do little to enforce rules. The post U.S. Coronavirus Deaths to Hit 200,000 as New York Refugees Spread Deadly Infection appeared first on CCN.com
Trump Won’t Fund Meghan Markle & Harry – Should’ve Denied Them U.S. Entry
by Aaron Weaver on March 29, 2020 at 10:23 pm
Donald Trump emphatically denied Prince Harry and Meghan Markle free protection reserved for "royals." He should've never let them move here in the first place. Now they're just another distraction. The post Trump Won’t Fund Meghan Markle & Harry – Should’ve Denied Them U.S. Entry appeared first on CCN.com
Will Wuhan Doctor’s Dire Warnings Send Dow Jones Plummeting?
by Joseph Young on March 29, 2020 at 8:47 pm
The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) ended Friday with a 915-point drop. Now, warnings from a doctor in Wuhan present a new threat. How will the markets respond this week? The post Will Wuhan Doctor’s Dire Warnings Send Dow Jones Plummeting? appeared first on CCN.com
Confused About Nier: Replicant? Let Me Explain
by William Worrall on March 29, 2020 at 7:25 pm
A remake of Nier is on the way, called Nier: Replicant. You might be confused about why the protagonist is a teenage boy. Allow me to explain. The post Confused About Nier: Replicant? Let Me Explain appeared first on CCN.com
The Dow Could Lose 30% as U.S. Braces for “Greater Depression”
by Laura Hoy on March 29, 2020 at 6:57 pm
Coronavirus cases in the U.S. will likely drive the Dow this week as hopes for a v-shaped recovery continue to fade. Brace yourself for a rocky upcoming week. The post The Dow Could Lose 30% as U.S. Braces for “Greater Depression” appeared first on CCN.com
Kylie Cosmetics Shamelessly Lures out Fans During Global Pandemic
by Kate Prince on March 29, 2020 at 6:00 pm
Kylie Cosmetics is half price at Ulta, luring lipstick-loving losers to storm the stores when they reopen, no matter the cost. Make no mistake, it's not worth it. The post Kylie Cosmetics Shamelessly Lures out Fans During Global Pandemic appeared first on CCN.com