CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com shows how …

Bitcoin Developers Propose Stronger, Faster Blockchain Network Via ‘Erlay’

By CCN: Bitcoin core dev Gregory Maxwell left Blockstream last January to focus on “deep protocol work,” and now he and a few other developers have surfaced with something called “Erlay.” So That’s What Greg Maxwell Has Been up To Erlay was announced over the last 24 hours in a post to the Bitcoin Core …

Multi-Trillion Asset Manager Fidelity Takes the Bitcoin Lightning Torch

The Lightning Network torch, which was previously passed to Jack Dorsey and numerous Bitcoin celebrities, has found its way to the traditional finance sector. Fidelity Digital Assets, who are nearing completion of their crypto trading platform, took the torch during the weekend. We and our research team at the Fidelity Center for Applied Technology have …

‘Something Very Wrong With Bitcoin Cash ABC

CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. An explosive Medium.com article by pseudonymous developer _unwriter, who primarily works on two Bitcoin Cash infrastructure projects call BitDB and BitSocket, both of which are critical to several Bitcoin Cash-community outfits, levies a number …

Intel Gains Patent for Energy-Efficient Bitcoin Mining Design

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. Intel has been awarded patent #10,142,098 , which pertains to a system they’ve designed which improves the energy efficiency of Bitcoin miners. While it takes a hardware engineer to fully understand …

Numerous Bitcoin Wallets May Have Been Compromised by Rogue Dev

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn CCN is expanding. Are you our next full-time journalist from the West Coast USA? Send us your CV and examples here. A Node.js module called event-stream is used in millions of web applications, including BitPay’s open-source bitcoin wallet — Copay — and this module was reportedly compromised thanks to what can objectively …

Shark Tank’s Kevin O’Leary Invests $100,000 in Bitcoin Investing App

For several decades, banks and financial advisors have searched for ways to get those without vast resources to invest and save their money. An early example was Bank of America’s Keep the Change program, which rounded up purchases and moved the change to savings accounts. The Need for Passive Investment A few years back, the Lawnmower …