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Social Media Influencers Who Promoted Crypto ICOs

CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is actively cracking down on crypto initial coin offering (ICO) projects and a top official said earlier this year that dozens of cases are pending. The next wave of enforcement by the SEC, ...

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Crypto Coverage in Media Peaked Following Market Slump

A recent study by blockchain-oriented research firm Clovr found that cryptocurrency coverage in the mainstream media spikes when the market drops off. The analysis tracked the correlation between coverage on crypto values over the past five years and the sentiments of published materials. Source: Clovr In the course of its research, Clovr surveyed 48 mainstream U.S.-based and international media outlets ...

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Mainstream Media Coverage of Bitcoin Goes up as Price Falls: Survey

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Research suggests that when it comes to covering bitcoin, bad news sells. According to a study conducted by blockchain firm Clovr, the coverage of bitcoin by the mainstream media peaked at the time when the cryptocurrency ...

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Bitcoin is Criminal Money Says the Media While Deutsche Bank Gets Raided for Laundering

Deutsche Bank has been raided today on the suspicion of money laundering. The German institution was stormed by 170 officials and, weirdly enough, no Bitcoin was found on the scene. Deutsche Bank Believed to Have Handled $354 Million in “Dirty Money” in 2016 The way the mainstream media talks about Bitcoin in relation to financial crimes, anyone would think money ...

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Decentralized Social Media Platform Steemit Lays Off 70% of Staff Following Market Crash

Social networking platform Steemit is laying off more than 70 percent of its staff due to the cryptocurrency market crash, and is beginning a structural reorganization, according to a Nov. 28 video post by Steemit CEO Ned Scott. Steemit runs a decentralized application on the Steem blockchain, while its system is built around community-driven posting, evaluation, and administering of content. ...

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Blockchain Ecosystem, Cryptaur, Recognized as ‘Top E-Commerce Project’ by Top Crypto Media

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. Launched to critical acclaim in 2017 after raising $60,000,000 and selling 8,500,000,000 billion CPT tokens to become one of the most successful token sales that year and the Cyprus-based blockchain ...

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Bitmain Co-Founder Jihan Wu Loses Executive Power in Board Reshuffle, Says Chinese Media

Bitmain co-founder Jihan Wu is reportedly no longer able to influence corporate decisions at the mining firm, Chinese industry media outlet Sanyan Blockchain reported Nov. 13.  Citing an unnamed “financial news” source, Sanyan quotes a lawyer for Bitmain, Tian Yangang, saying that as a result of the redistribution of positions at the company’s executive board, Wu had been demoted from being a “director” to ...

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Hackers Demand $6.3 Million in Bitcoin From Malaysian Media Giant

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Advertisement Ransomware creators have attacked Malaysian media giant Media Prima Bhd and are demanding bitcoins before they can allow access to the company’s compromised computer systems. According to The Edge Markets, which initially broke the news, the hackers struck on November 8 consequently denying the company’s employees access to the email system. The hackers are now demanding ...

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