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TRUMP EX-CRONY BOUGHT CRYPTO ‘ALL THE WAY DOWN’

It’s true that President Donald Trump and Steve Bannon are no longer thick as thieves following the former White House Chief Strategist’s less-than-illustrious exit from the administration. However, Bannon remains a staunch supporter of the Trump agenda, with one glaring exception: The architect of
the 2016 Trump presidential campaign is a brazen bitcoin bull. Continue reading TRUMP EX-CRONY BOUGHT CRYPTO ‘ALL THE WAY DOWN’

Tech Billionaire Mark Cuban Doubles Down on Potentially Deadly Libra

Libra is under attack from a big name in the tech world, again. Mark Cuban, the billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and recurring Shark Tank guest, has already called Facebook’s new digital currency “dangerous” and “a big mistake.” Now he’s doubling down on that prediction, suggesting that it could be even worse than he previously imagined. Continue reading Tech Billionaire Mark Cuban Doubles Down on Potentially Deadly Libra

Blockchain-Challenged Authorities Take Down Crypto’s Largest Dark Web

It appears safety standards for criminals on the dark web are shrinking quickly. Following a series of raids in both Germany and the United States, American and European officials have succeeded in taking down what they call one of the world’s “largest online criminal trafficking operations.” The problem is it took authorities two years to take down the bad guys, paving the way for millions in crypto funds to be stolen in the interim. Continue reading Blockchain-Challenged Authorities Take Down Crypto’s Largest Dark Web

Ripple CTO Doubles Down On “XRP Ledger Is Decentralized” Argument

As reported by Ethereum World News in August, David Schwartz, the chief technology officer at Ripple Labs, a San Francisco-headquartered fintech startup with a focus on decentralized ledgers and digital assets, took to his firm’s blog to touch on a pertinent subject matter. In a post, he claimed that the XRP Ledger, an ecosystem that Ripple builds on top of, is decentralized through and through, contradicting sentiment from its skeptics. Continue reading Ripple CTO Doubles Down On “XRP Ledger Is Decentralized” Argument