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Crypto exchange Huobi is expanding to Argentina as cryptocurrencies gain acceptance in the region as a hedge against the infamous inflationary peso.

Elon Musk Insists Tesla Solar Is ‘Guaranteed Instant Money...

Elon Musk insists that Tesla solar panels and roofs are “unequivocally a guaranteed instant money printer” despite the recent fires they allegedly caused. Musk tweeted that Tesla Solar can save you $300 to $1,000 a year off your utility bills. For the remainder of September, Tesla is also waiving its $1,500 solar removal fee. Musk […] The post Elon Musk Insists Tesla Solar Is ‘Guaranteed Instant Money Printer’ appeared first on CCN.com

Forget Facebook — Here’s Who’s Really Been Selling Your...

While many people remain at least partially wary of Facebook and other Big Tech giants leaking their data or sharing it with other companies, one government agency has been selling citizens’ personal data from right under their noses. The Department of Motor Vehicles in some U.S. states has allegedly been raking in tens of millions […] The post Forget Facebook — Here’s Who’s Really Been Selling Your Data appeared first on CCN.com

Bitcoin Whale Moves a Cool Billion Dollars for a...

On September 6, more than $1 billion worth of bitcoin was sent from an unknown wallet. The transaction was processed within several hours with a $700 fee. The Token Analyst team traced some of the 94,500 bitcoin to the address of Huobi Global, a major cryptocurrency exchange, but the origins of the rest of the […] The post Bitcoin Whale Moves a Cool Billion Dollars for a Mere $700 Fee appeared first on CCN.com

Indie Gem ‘Inside’ Lands Coveted Praise From Gaming Pioneers

Insomniac Games founder and CEO, Ted Price, penned this week a piece for the PlayStation.Blog’s ongoing ‘Discover The Creators’ series, listing six must-play PlayStation games. Among the heavy-hitting PlayStation 4 exclusives like God of War and Horizon Zero Dawn and CD Projekt Red’s open-world epic The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt sits a surprising indie title […] The post Indie Gem ‘Inside’ Lands Coveted Praise From Gaming Pioneers appeared first on CCN.com

Analyst Spots Trend Suggesting Incoming Monster Bitcoin Rally

Many armchair traders are so focused on the short-term price movement of bitcoin that they forget to look at the big picture. For instance, the widely-followed analyst cryptoamd is expecting the dominant cryptocurrency to dump below $10,000 and then be tapping resistance of $10,500. That’s the trader’s short-term view on the digital asset. Short term […] The post Analyst Spots Trend Suggesting Incoming Monster Bitcoin Rally appeared first on CCN.com

Japan Second-Quarter GDP Revision Sparks Recession Fears

Japan’s economic expansion cooled more than initially forecast in the second quarter, revised data showed, complicating the government’s planned consumption tax hike later this year. Ironically, the long-delayed sales tax increase is expected to shrink Japan’s GDP output later this year, plunging the country closer to recession. Japan GDP Revised Downward Japan’s gross domestic product […] The post Japan Second-Quarter GDP Revision Sparks Recession Fears appeared first on CCN.com

3 Reasons Mark Sanford’s Grim Economic Prediction is Wrong

Mark Sanford, former Republican South Carolina Governor, thinks we’re in a heap of trouble. He told “Fox News Sunday” that he predicts “the most significant financial storm… since the Great Depression.” Coincidentally, Sanford also announced he’s challenging President Donald Trump in 2020. It wouldn’t be the first time a politician has said something alarming to […] The post 3 Reasons Mark Sanford’s Grim Economic Prediction is Wrong appeared first on CCN.com

21-Year-Old Arrested for Multimillion-Dollar Crypto Fraud

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced that a 21-year-old mother has been arrested following an investigation into an online syndicate accused of stealing and laundering millions of dollars worth of funds from superannuation and share-trading accounts through the use of cryptocurrency. ASIC alleges that the suspect, Jasmine Vella-Arpaci, comprised a key member of […] The post 21-Year-Old Arrested for Multimillion-Dollar Crypto Fraud appeared first on CCN.com

Bitcoin Basher Mobius Warns of Terrifying Blockchain ‘Crisis’

Mobius Capital Partners LLP founder and emerging markets fund manager Joseph Bernhard Mark Mobius has raised concerns over the security promised by blockchain technology — first made famous by Bitcoin (BTC) — while calling it “a very high-risk situation.” Mark Mobius: Blockchain Could Create ‘Big Crisis’ At the time of this writing, the Bitcoin network […] The post Bitcoin Basher Mobius Warns of Terrifying Blockchain ‘Crisis’ appeared first on CCN.com

Leading Technical Analysis Expert Predicts a Bitcoin Shakeout Before...

Over the last few weeks, bitcoin has been struggling to stay above $10,000. The bullish steam that pushed the dominant crypto to $13,880 is fading away. Armchair traders are quick to notice the coin’s growing weakness. A pseudonymous trader named Escobar has closed short-term long positions. While doing so, the analyst is also maintaining shorts […] The post Leading Technical Analysis Expert Predicts a Bitcoin Shakeout Before Rally appeared first on CCN.com

Dow Bounces 372 Points But Fed Paradox Haunts Wall...

Another day of risk-on trading launched the Dow Jones nearly 400 points higher on Thursday, as the US and China finally have a date to renew trade talks. Market bulls are betting that we have seen the worst of the trade war and are enjoying the resiliency of the US economy. Dow Roars Higher After […] The post Dow Bounces 372 Points But Fed Paradox Haunts Wall Street appeared first on CCN.com

Massive Steam Update Threatens to Balloon Your Game Backlog

Valve pushes forward ever forward with its massive overhaul of the Steam platform, announcing this week a slew of updates and a new Steam Labs experiment in the works. Micro Trailers and a Revamped Search Function First and foremost, Valve is porting the Micro Trailer test over to the entire Steam library after a limited […] The post Massive Steam Update Threatens to Balloon Your Game Backlog appeared first on CCN.com

Is the NSA’s ‘Quantum-Resistant Crypto’ for Nefarious Means?

The U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) is going from crypto surveillance to crypto creation. According to Bloomberg reporter William Turton, the agency is developing “quantum-resistant crypto.” Anne Neuberger, Director of NSA’s new Cybersecurity Directorate says that the agency will propose hardware and software standards again. Also notes agency is working to build quantum resistant crypto. […] The post Is the NSA’s ‘Quantum-Resistant Crypto’ for Nefarious Means? appeared first on CCN.com

Brave Accuses Google of Secretly Leaking Personal Data

Google’s woes continue, this time from across the pond as rival browser Brave brings a fresh set of personal data privacy allegations against the tech giant. In a statement via their website, Brave Chief Policy & Industry Relations Officer Dr. Johnny Ryan claims to have uncovered a way in which Google secretly feeds data to […] The post Brave Accuses Google of Secretly Leaking Personal Data appeared first on CCN.com

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