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Binance CEO Gets Dragged by Bitcoin Fans for ‘Dumbest Crypto Tweet’

Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao got dragged on Twitter and was nominated for the “Dumbest Crypto Tweet Award” for shilling Binance Coin.| Source: Reuters By CCN Markets: Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao got dragged on Twitter and was nominated for the Dumbest Crypto Tweet Award after he shared a story touting the popularity of Binance Coin, his company’s native token. Many of Zhao’s followers expressed skepticism when he recounted an “interesting interaction” he had with a 14-year-old boy. CZ claimed the boy refused to discuss numbers in U.S. dollars and instead “insisted…

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Reconciling Blockchain Technology With California Consumer Privacy Act

The California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which goes into effect on Jan. 1, 2020, has signaled a new push in the United States to strengthen and broaden privacy regulations, similar to the trends seen in the European Union through the passage and implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). The CCPA affords covered consumers new privacy rights not otherwise enjoyed here in the U.S. Under the CCPA, an entity qualifying as a “business” must provide: Abbreviated disclosures regarding the personal information that is collected from or about…

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Mystery ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ Claims He’s Hodling $10 Billion in Bitcoin

Move over, Craig Wright! The “real” Satoshi Nakamoto vows to reveal himself this week and claims he’s hodling 980,000 bitcoin. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Move over, Craig Wright! The “real” Satoshi Nakamoto vows to reveal himself as the true inventor of bitcoin over the next few days. What’s more, the “real” Nakamoto claims he’s currently in possession of 980,000 BTC. Using today’s bitcoin price, that stash is worth more than $10 billion. A blockchain company called Satoshi Nakamoto Renaissance Holdings promised that the “real” Satoshi would finally break…

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Binance Jersey to Reward Hacker Who Compromised Its Domain Name

Cryptocurrency exchange Binance will compensate the white hat hacker who compromised Binance Jersey’s Internet domain name and Twitter account. Binance Jersey Twitter and domain compromised In a post published on Aug. 16, crypto exchange Binance Jersey announced that a white hat hacker was able to gain access to the @BinanceJE Twitter account (the official Binance Jersey profile) and the platform’s Internet domain name. Still, the company was able to recover the domain name within a few minutes, and the Twitter handle in some hours. Per the announcement, the hacker obtained…

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QuadrigaCX Users Request Details on How EY Lost 103 Bitcoins

Users of now-defunct Canadian cryptocurrency exchange QuadrigaCX are requesting further information concerning the recent loss of 103 Bitcoins (BTC) during the funds’ recovery. An unfortunate loss As Cointelegraph reported in February, one of the Big Four accounting firms — EY (formerly branded as Ernst & Young) — was appointed by QuadrigaCX as an independent third party to monitor the proceedings in a creditor protection case. Ey announced at the time that “Quadriga inadvertently transferred 103 Bitcoins valued at approximately $468,675 to Quadriga cold wallets, which the Company is currently unable…

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Turkish Bitcoin Adoption Ramps Up amid Flagging Economic Recovery

Turkey interest in bitcoin remains robust as the economy struggles to recover from the collapse of the lira from 2018. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Turkey likes bitcoin more than any of the other 14 nations polled in a recent survey by Dutch banking group ING. Sixty-two percent of Turks were crypto positive, while 36% said they would be happy to be paid in bitcoin. Meanwhile, Austrians were the most skeptical, with only 13% being pro-crypto. Screenshot of ing.at poll These sentiments make perfect sense given Turkey’s recent economic…

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Bitcoin SV Devs to Offer ‘Office Hours’ for Project Assistance, Consulting

Bitcoin SV blockchain developer and blockchain organization service Open Directory creator synfonaut has launched a consulting service called Office Hours. This service connects developers in need of assistance with experienced Bitcoin SV devs, for help on Bitcoin SV projects.  Synfonaut announced the service’s launch in a Twitter post on Aug. 15. As per the platform’s  website, users can reach out to over a dozen professional developers for help on a product or service. This apparently provides a way to chat with a knowledgeable dev, in sessions that typically take an…

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Half the World’s Economies Are Headed for Recession

More than half the world’s economies have inverted yield curves, which is a dire signal that a global recession may be on its way. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Fifty-three percent of countries that offer sovereign debt currently have inverted yield curves, according to one economist. If the percentage gets much higher, there is a strong possibility of a global recession. Daniel Lacalle, Chief Economist at the Madrid-based investment firm Tressis SV, delivered the news via Twitter: Percentage of inverted yield curves globally exceeds 50%. (macrobond) pic.twitter.com/eP93EQFcwp — Daniel…

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