Russian Gold-Backed Crypto Slams the Global US Dollar Standard

By CCN Markets: Russia is continuing to explore the possibility of a gold-backed cryptocurrency for use as a cross-border settlement alternative with other countries. Under heavy sanctions from the US, the potential of a value-pegged cryptocurrency could help Russia escape from the usage of the Dollar as a currency standard. Russia’s State Duma member Vladimir […]

‘Satoshi Pretender’ Craig Wright Slams Bitcoin Cash in Vulgar Beatdown

By CCN Markets: The most recent claimant to the Bitcoin throne, Craig Wright, continued his campaign against cryptocurrency privacy this week. The Bitcoin SV front man questioned the legality of coin mixers – tools which jumble transactions together for purposes of anonymity – and threw some less Wright’s latest in a long line of blog […]

Dem Hopeful Andrew Yang Slams Amazon in Viral Maher Clip

By CCN Markets: Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang appeared on the Bill Maher show over the weekend. He discussed his Universal Basic Income (UBI) plan in detail, suggesting that big tech companies including Amazon could foot the bill. The clip is taking off, with more than 300,000 YouTube views already: Yang has been promoting giving Americans […]

Tesla Bear Slams Elon Musk’s Cars as Poorly Made with Limited Popularity

By CCN: Short seller Jim Chanos has criticized the quality of the cars leaving Tesla plants, reportedly saying they are “poorly made.” The Tesla bear, who profited handsomely from shorting Enron in 2001, also claimed the electric vehicle company’s products are mainly popular with those living on the U.S. coasts, according to Yahoo Finance. In […]

Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin Slams Bitcoin SV: ‘Obviously a Complete Scam’

By CCN: Ethereum wunderkind Vitalik Buterin maintained his hardline stance on Bitcoin SV in a recent interview, calling Craig Wright’s cryptocurrency a “complete scam.” Speaking with YouTuber Hardcore Crypto, Buterin left little room for interpretation regarding his thoughts on BSV. The Ethereum co-founder also gave his thoughts on decentralized exchanges and the worryingly centralized accumulation […]

Trump Slams London Mayor a ‘Stone Cold Loser’ Before Lunch With Queen

By CCN: Donald Trump slammed London mayor Sadiq Khan as he touched down in the UK on Monday. The president referred to Khan as “nasty” and compared the “stone cold loser” to a shorter version of “dumb and incompetent” New York Mayor Bill de Blasio. “Sadiq Khan who by all accounts has done a terrible […]

Dow Quivers as Beijing Slams Trump for ‘Naked Economic Terrorism’

By CCN: A hesitant Dow crept toward a paltry recovery on Thursday following a two-day bloodbath that wiped nearly 500 points off the index. The trade war continues to command Wall Street’s undivided attention, and Beijing’s latest provocations should terrify investors. Dow Creeps Toward Meager Recovery Wall Street betrayed a lack of conviction ahead of […]

‘Embarassed’ Bitcoin Core Dev Matt Corallo Slams Toxic Blockstream CSO

By CCN: Matt Corallo, also known as “The Blue Matt,” has blocked Blockstream CSO Samson Mow on Twitter. Mow, according to Corallo, represents a toxic element of the Bitcoin community. Gavin Andresen once called Mow and Gregory Maxwell “toxic trolls.” Best decision I’ve ever made. I’m honestly pretty embarrassed to have helped cofound @Blockstream. […]

Bernie Sanders Slams Delta Air Lines on Pay, Company’s CEO Claps Back

By CCN: U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) is the poster child for the “Get Off My Lawn” cranky old man. He’s also a self-proclaimed Democratic socialist as well as a hypocrite and has no problem spreading lies to push his own agenda. Case in point: Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren, and eight other commie Senators sent […]

Co-Founder of China’s Uber Slams Crypto EOS

By CCN: Weixing Chen, the founder and CEO of Kuaidi Dache, a Chinese taxi-hailing application, has expressed his concerns about crypto assets like EOS in a statement published on Weibo that prioritize scalability. A rough translation of his statement read: EOS is a good example. I have always said that there is no problem in […]