John McAfee Interview: Magic, Money, 2020 Presidential Fugitive | CCN Markets

Exiled cybersecurity pioneer and 2020 presidential hopeful under the Libertarian party John McAfee spoke to CCN. | Source: AP Photo/Moises Castillo By CCN Markets: International man of mystery, wanted fugitive, 2020 presidential candidate. What do all of these have in common? John McAfee. In an exclusive interview, CCN talked to McAfee about his new trading portal ‘McAfee Magic,’ his views on...

‘Insane’ Bitcoin Momentum Goes Overdrive as ‘Real Volume’ Hits $1.5 Billion | CCN Markets

Bitcoin price is having a flourish, boosted by soaring trading volumes, as halftime approaches for 2019. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN Markets: Bitcoin price has increased by 16 percent in the past week against the U.S. dollar following its initial breakout of the $10,000 mark on June 21. Luke Martin, a crypto trader, has said that the momentum of the dominant...

Original #DeleteFacebook Organizer Backs Crypto Libra in Plot Twist | CCN Markets

Facebook's crypto project Libra has gained unexpected support from anti-social media proponent Jaron Lanie. | Source: Flickr/Deutsche Welle, Shutterstock; Edited by CCN By CCN Markets: The original organizer of the #DeleteFacebook movement Jaron Lanier has offered the social media giant rare praise with regards to its cryptocurrency effort, Libra. Speaking to CNBC the author of Ten Arguments for Deleting your Social...

Bitcoin Hits 15-Month High as Naysayers Double Down on ‘Dead Cat Bounce’

Bitcoin (BTC) was holding steady around $10,850 on June 24 after a fresh surge took it above $11,000 for the first time in over a year.Market visualization courtesy of Coin360Data from Coin360 showed a slight correction kicking in for bitcoin on Monday, markets consolidating gains after a dramatic weekend.BTC/USD had climbed as high as $11,230 in recent days, marking its best...

BIS: Facebook’s Foray into Cryptocurrency Poses New Risks for Banks

The Bank of International Settlements (BIS) has warned that the financial services poised to be offered by big tech firms such as Facebook, Google and Amazon could generate new risks for the banking sector.The BIS — an international financial institution in Switzerland owned by 60 of the world’s central banks — published a report outlining its stance on June 23.Hot on...