Facebook’s Crypto Hiring Spree Continues With Search for Finance Lead

Fresh off releasing the white paper for its Libra cryptocurrency, Facebook is looking to hire a finance program manager in blockchain, according to a new job posting. The job description gives few specifics and no mention of its relation to the Libra project. “This individual will be a key part of the Finance Project Management Organization and will […]

Tether and Search Engine Data Reveals China Fueling Bitcoin Rally

By CCN Markets: Over the past three months, the bitcoin price has risen from $3,911 to $8,120 against the U.S. dollar on major crypto exchanges, demonstrating strong momentum supplemented with a clear rise in volume. The bitcoin price is up nearly three-fold in the past three months (source: coinmarketcap.com) In recent weeks, the interest towards […]

Top Crypto Media Site CCN Shuts Down, Cites Google Update for Loss of Search Visibility

Top cryptocurrency media site CCN is shutting down today, June 10th, according to an announcement on their website. The post, written by Jonas Borchgrevink, director and founder of CCN Markets and Hawkfish AS, states that the reason behind the closure is a large drop off in traffic from Google searches following a June 3 Google […]

CCN Shuts Down After Major Google Search Update

Cryptocurrency news site CCN.com is shutting down after experiencing a 71% fall in mobile traffic due to a recent update to Google’s search rankings. Founder Jonas Borchgrevink posted the news on his site saying: CCN was founded in the summer of 2013 as CryptoCoinsNews. We have been around for six years. We are (were?) the […]

Bitcoin Price Recaptures 50% of All-Time High, But Google Search Remains Stagnant

In the fourth and final quarter of 2017, Bitcoin price grew rapidly due to increase public awareness and interest, and so did search queries related to the crypto asset as people attempted to get up to speed on the emerging financial technology. But as the crypto hype bubble popped, interest waned significantly and along with […]

ConsenSys Demographic Search Survey: Trends in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain

A search engine survey carried out by ConsenSys revealed the search break up for certain countries. The goal, as per the blog post, May 20, 2019, was to figure out whether Bitcoin, Ethereum, blockchain, or cryptocurrency were dominating consumer minds in a particular country.  Bitcoin and Ethereum On Top Countries in Asia such as Japan […]

People Feverishly Search for World’s First Crypto

By CCN: Around the world, the majority of searches related to cryptocurrency involve the word “Bitcoin,” a new report by ConsenSys concludes. Excepting a few Asian countries, most of the world wants to find information about Bitcoin. In the U.S., UK, Nigeria, Brazil, France, and elsewhere, roughly 70% or more of all crypto-related searches are […]

FBI Seizes Popular Dark Market Search Site DeepDotWeb for Money Laundering

The FBI has seized DeepDotWeb, a comparison search system and news site about dark web markets, accusing the outfit of money laundering. Police in five countries arrested the alleged operators – including two Israelis and moderators in France, Germany, and the Netherlands – in a sweeping international raid disclosed Tuesday and took down the .com […]

Bitcoin is #1 Trending on China’s Biggest Search Engine During 2019 Highs

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Google Search Requests for ‘Bitcoin’ Tripled During Recent Price Surge

Google searches for “Bitcoin” nearly tripled during the recent price spike, according to Google Trends data. According to Google Trends, search requests for Bitcoin (BTC) jumped from roughly 30 to 100 following the leading cryptocurrency’s surge on the night of April 2. That night Bitcoin pushed over $4,500 for the first time this year, gaining […]