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John McAfee Admits Ghost ‘Copy-Pasted’ From PIVX, Threatens Lawsuits

Eccentric cryptocurrency advocate John McAfee admitted his anonymity-oriented project Ghost “copy-pasted” parts of its whitepaper from the documentation for open-source privacy coin PIVX in a series of tweets today. He nonetheless appears to intend to sue PIVX for defamation. Ghost vs. PIVX — brief recapEarlier this week, PIVX developers claimed that

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Dow Lacks Conviction as Coronavirus Threatens Consumer Spending

The Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) lacked conviction during the week’s final trading session. U.S. consumer spending slowed significantly in January as the coronavirus epidemic began to filter into consumer behavior. Health officials warned Americans to brace for a U.S. outbreak, meaning coronavirus could weigh on the economy for months to come. The

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China’s Tech Giant Tencent: Facebook Libra Threatens Digital Payment Systems Too

The renowned Chinese internet-based technology conglomerate, Tencent Holding, joined the queue earlier in the week when it released its blockchain whitepaper for 2019 that suggests Facebook’s cryptocurrency Libra poses as much threat to the current digital payment systems as much as it does to the traditional financial world.Before now, Facebook’s

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Bitcoin Gains as Trump Threatens $300B Tariffs on Chinese Goods |

The bitcoin price soared higher on Friday after US President Donald Trump announced another $300 billion tariffs on Chinese goods.The world’s largest cryptocurrency touched the $10,527-high ahead of the European market open, posting up to 2.47 percent intraday gains. The upside action brought its weekly profit closer to 11 percent,

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