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Report: CIA Neither Confirms nor Denies Knowledge of True Identity of Satoshi Nakamoto

The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency neither confirms nor denies knowledge of the real identity of Satoshi Nakamoto The U.S. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has “neither [confirmed] nor [denied] the existence” of information regarding the real identity of Bitcoin creator Satoshi Nakamoto, Motherboard reported June 14.…

A New Cryptocurrency Radio Broadcast Launches on Boston’s FM 104.9

Over the past six months, cryptocurrencies have been steadily entering the mainstream world more and more by being featured on billboards, newspapers, radio broadcasts and television shows. Now, this July residents from the New England region will be able to hear a weekly radio broadcast…

Buy the FUD: Mainstream Media Convinced Coinrail Hack Caused Crypto Price Plunge

Mainstream media outlets have misleadingly suggested that small S. Korean exchange Coinrail’s hack Sunday prompted crypto’s latest dip. Cryptocurrency users are venting frustration June 11 after mainstream media outlets reported the crypto market had fallen namely due to the hacking of a small South Korean…

Russian Court Overturns Decision to Block Bitcoin Website

A Russian court has overturned a previous court decision to block a bitcoin-related website because it contains information about cryptocurrencies. The Supreme Court ordered the city court to hear the appeal. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Russian Court Overturned Previous Decision…

Fixing the News: Blockchain-Powered Solutions for Media in Crisis

Many believe that the news is broken. The time has come to decentralize it. In the US and around the world, quality journalism is going through difficult times. Against the backdrop of steadily declining trust in the mainstream press, systemic issues like the ever-intensifying political…

Wall Street Journal Research Finds ‘Red Flags’ In 19% Of ICOs

271 out of 1450 ICOs found by the Wall Street Journal use “deceptive or even fraudulent tactics,” it says. The Wall Street Journal released findings from its analysis of almost 1500 initial coin offerings (ICOs) May 17, concluding 18.6% of them raised “red flags.” The…

Here’s What Cookie Monster Thinks about Bitcoin

Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies have gone mainstream ever since the market exploded last year and major television shows have been talking about cryptocurrencies on a regular basis. CBS sitcom Big Bang Theory had an entire episode last year on bitcoin where the characters search for a…

Facebook ‘Exploring’ Making Its Own Cryptocurrency, Media Report

Facebook is “very serious” about letting users make in-app payments with a bespoke crypto token, mainstream media reports. Facebook is reportedly “exploring” the creation of its own cryptocurrency, news media outlet Cheddar reported May 11. According to Cheddar’s anonymous sources, people “familiar with Facebook’s plans,”…

Chinese State Media Accuses ICOs and Exchanges of Defying Crackdown

Chinese state media outlet, Voice of China, has published reports criticizing the efforts of Chinese cryptocurrency exchanges and initial coin offerings (ICOs) to continue operations in spite of the central government’s 2017 crackdown. Also Read: Markets Update: BTC Resistance at $10,000 Holds, Gains Dwarfed by Alternative…