Survey: Crypto Investors Favored Hillary in 2016, But Crypto Whales Voted Trump

Crypto investors supported Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump by a wide margin in the 2016 election. But those who supported Trump have invested significantly more of their savings in cryptocurrency. Libertarian Gary Johnson was almost as unpopular with crypto investors as the general population. A recent survey of the political affiliations among cryptocurrency investors found…

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Zuckerberg’s Congressional Testimony Includes Zero References to Crypto or Bitcoin

CEO Mark Zuckerberg will be the next Facebook executive to face a bipartisan grilling when he testifies before the US House Committee on Financial Services tomorrow. The committee published a transcript of Zuckerberg’s prepared testimony ahead of the hearing, and there was one thing noticeably absent from his statement: any reference to bitcoin, cryptocurrency, or…

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21-Year-Old Arrested for Multimillion-Dollar Crypto Fraud

The Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) has announced that a 21-year-old mother has been arrested following an investigation into an online syndicate accused of stealing and laundering millions of dollars worth of funds from superannuation and share-trading accounts through the use of cryptocurrency. ASIC alleges that the suspect, Jasmine Vella-Arpaci, comprised a key member…

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Bitcoin Beats the US Dollar: Rapper Akon Delivers Crypto Crash Course

Senegalese-American Akon offers his take on bitcoin during a radio show. | Source: REUTERS/Thomas MukoyaSinger Akon has rubbished the common perception that cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin are too volatile. Per the U.S. musician, crypto enjoys more stability relative to fiat currencies.Speaking in a radio interview on the Breakfast Club, Akon defended the volatility that Bitcoin…

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Quantstamp Helps Secure Bancacy Smart Contracts Designed to Manage Crypto Market Liquidity & Volatility

Millions of dollars are lost annually in online hacks that exploit vulnerabilities in smart contracts, and the crypto space suffers from a lack of investor engagement due to illiquidity and volatility in trading markets. Unless we first secure contracts that operate at the intersection of real users and real funds in real-life use-cases and then…

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Turkish Bitcoin Exchange Becomes Football’s First-Ever Crypto Shirt Sponsor

Turkey’s biggest bitcoin exchange is now the official shirt sponsor of Yeni Malatyaspor, a club playing in the country’s first division. | Source: Yeni MalatyasporBy CCN Markets: Bitcoin and other blockchain networks continue to make headwinds in the sporting arena thanks to the latest partnership between Bitcoin exchange BtcTurk and first-division football club Yeni Malatyaspor.As…

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