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Plaintiffs Move to Combine Their Market-Manipulation Lawsuits Against Bitfinex and Tether
by Danny Nelson on January 17, 2020 at 10:05 pm
Three class action lawsuits alleging Bitfinex and Tether manipulated the bitcoin market are moving to consolidate, with the stablecoin issuer promising to fight the claims.
Grasping Lightning: Mapping the Key Players in Bitcoin’s Next Phase
by Alyssa Hertig on January 17, 2020 at 10:00 pm
All kinds of groups are developing for lightning, the likely future of bitcoin payments. Here's a guide to notable players and projects.
The Prospect of Building a New International Monetary System Is Getting Real
by Jeremy Allaire on January 17, 2020 at 8:30 pm
When world leaders gather in Davos next week, they'll confront an essential question, says Circle's Jeremy Allaire: Can they seize blockchain's ability to create value for people around the world?
Ex-NFL Team Owner Intends to Plead Guilty to Running Unlicensed Money Transmitter
by Daniel Kuhn on January 17, 2020 at 8:15 pm
Crypto Capital co-founder Reginald Fowler pleaded guilty to operating an unlicensed money transmission business Friday. Additional charges were dropped.
Tyrone Ross on Why Financial Advisors Are Taking Notice of DeFi
by Nathaniel Whittemore on January 17, 2020 at 8:00 pm
Financial advisor and crypto advocate Tyrone Ross joins for hot takes on financial advisors, DeFi and the most important company in crypto.
Canadian Regulatory Group Targets Crypto Exchanges Holding Users’ Digital Assets
by Paddy Baker on January 17, 2020 at 7:18 pm
Canada's top financial watchdog has told crypto exchanges they will be subject to securities law if they act as custodians to users' digital assets.
Davos Needs to Wake Up to the Ills of Centralization
by Michael J. Casey on January 17, 2020 at 5:30 pm
The lens of decentralization reveals a number of elephants in the room that world leaders at the WEF are missing.
Crypto News Roundup for Jan. 17, 2020
by Adam B. Levine on January 17, 2020 at 5:15 pm
Join CoinDesk Podcast Editor Adam B. Levine and Senior Markets Reporter Brad Keoun for a daily, time saving rundown of top news impacting crypto markets today.
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3 Reasons Why Mike Vrabel Is the NFL’s Next Evil Genius
by Travis Pulver on January 19, 2020 at 12:30 am
Tennessee Titans head coach Mike Vrabel has not been on the job for long, but he may already deserve to be called the NFL's next evil genius. The post 3 Reasons Why Mike Vrabel Is the NFL’s Next Evil Genius appeared first on CCN.com
Why God of War 2 Needs to Take the Franchise Back to Its Classic Roots
by William Worrall on January 18, 2020 at 10:30 pm
With God of War 2 all-but-confirmed, Sony Santa Monica should consider taking the gameplay back to the franchise's classic roots. The post Why God of War 2 Needs to Take the Franchise Back to Its Classic Roots appeared first on CCN.com
How the Federal Reserve Could Hand the 2020 Election to Bernie Sanders
by Ayush Singh on January 18, 2020 at 9:00 pm
The Federal Reserve continues to make wealth inequality worse, which could hand the 2020 U.S. presidential election to Bernie Sanders. The post How the Federal Reserve Could Hand the 2020 Election to Bernie Sanders appeared first on CCN.com
‘Independent’ Stock Market Researcher Fundstrat Shills Paid Crypto ‘Report’
by Ryan Smith on January 18, 2020 at 8:00 pm
So-called 'independent' stock market researcher Fundstrat has promoted an eyebrow-raising report on controversial crypto project IOTA. The post ‘Independent’ Stock Market Researcher Fundstrat Shills Paid Crypto ‘Report’ appeared first on CCN.com
Aaron Carter’s Latest Meltdown Will Introduce You to New Levels of Cringe
by William Worrall on January 18, 2020 at 7:00 pm
Aaron Carter is having another social media meltdown, and we guarantee it will introduce you to new levels of cringe. The post Aaron Carter’s Latest Meltdown Will Introduce You to New Levels of Cringe appeared first on CCN.com
Conor McGregor Is the Poster Child for Toxic Masculinity in the UFC
by Aubrey Hansen on January 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm
The Conor McGregor vs. Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone bout at UFC 246 is clouded by sexual assault allegations - and the sport's toxic masculinity. The post Conor McGregor Is the Poster Child for Toxic Masculinity in the UFC appeared first on CCN.com
Millennials are the Only Thing Saving the U.S. Housing Market From Crashing
by Francois Aure on January 18, 2020 at 4:00 pm
As mortgage applications spike to 11-year highs, rampant millennial demand is making a U.S. housing market crash unlikely in the near term. The post Millennials are the Only Thing Saving the U.S. Housing Market From Crashing appeared first on CCN.com
Ubisoft Finally Realises How Bad (Most Of) Their Games Are
by William Worrall on January 18, 2020 at 2:45 pm
Ubisoft has had it with the poor reception their games are getting, so they're finally shaking up their editorial team a bit. The post Ubisoft Finally Realises How Bad (Most Of) Their Games Are appeared first on CCN.com