Don’t Fall Prey to These 5 Cruel Coronavirus Scams

The coronavirus outbreak continues to spread, and scammers are exploiting the crisis to defraud you. Scammers are soliciting bitcoin donations to help “fight the virus,” while investors in U.S. microcap stocks are another easy target. Don’t fall prey to any of these five scams. A good scammer never lets a crisis go to waste. Even as the death toll from the coronavirus outbreak spirals toward 1,500, fraudsters are exploiting fear, greed, and even generosity to make a quick buck. Here are five cruel ways that scammers are shamelessly using the…

CME Bitcoin Futures Just Opened, and It May Catapult BTC Back to $10ks

The CME bitcoin futures market just opened, and it could be the catalyst that leads the recovery of BTC back to the $10,000s. Throughout the weekend, the bitcoin price dropped from $10,500 to as low as $9,650, liquidating a significant amount of long contracts. Why CME open can lead bitcoin recovery On active days, the CME bitcoin futures market settles between $300 million to $500 million in daily volume. In May 2019, for instance, when the bitcoin price was hovering at around $13,000, CME recorded an average volume of $515…

Sonic the Hedgehog Paves the Way for a New Era of Video Game Movies

The Sonic the Hedgehog movie scored a strong opening weekend. After raking in $100 million internationally, the film is on track to break records for video game movies. Combine this with the success of The Witcher on Netflix, and we’re on the cusp of a new era of game adaptations. Sonic the Hedgehog is a timeless character. He has a simple design that makes him instantly recognizable, and he can adapt to vastly different stories and genres. While his games may not have always been consistent in quality, he has…

Trump’s $1 Trillion ‘MAGA Club’ Is Going All in on Bernie Sanders

Trump’s presidency has been a boon for U.S. tech giants. But Silicon Valley is backing disruptive Democrats by an overwhelming margin. The president’s “MAGA club” is lining up behind Bernie Sanders – not Donald Trump. President Donald Trump has unofficially licensed his MAGA slogan to Silicon Valley’s four most prestigious companies: Amazon, Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Speaking to the media this week, Trump hailed the four firms – each of which is worth more than $1 trillion – as evidence of his presidency’s success. For 144 days, we set a…

China Exploits Coronavirus to Promote Dubious Traditional Remedies

Over 50% of the coronavirus patients in Hubei are being treated with traditional remedies. Traditional Chinese Medicine has dubious efficacy and could have caused the coronavirus outbreak through the trade of pangolins. Bejing is exploiting the crisis to promote nationalist Communist Party goals. They want to boost the market for TCM and fulfill Chairman Mao’s vision. Is China getting desperate? As the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak rages on, Chinese authorities are turning to questionable methods to stop the deadly disease. Over half of hospitalized coronavirus patients in the Hubei province have…

The Story of Binance’s CEO From A to CZ

Some call him the Bill Gates of the crypto industry, but I personally think he is not just pushing forward our industry but transforming deeply rooted economic and social culture. He fills concert halls talking about the importance of decentralization and the freedom of money. He finds time to organize dinners for journalists, introducing them to the empire he built before briskly leaving for another meeting with his team. He is idolized by his colleagues, respected by his competitors, and radiates positive energy when you meet him. In the 2019…

Astros Manager Laughably Begs Critics to Think of the Children!

The Houston Astros cheating scandal has dominated spring training. The organization has been attacked relentlessly for issuing hollow apologies. New manager Dusty Baker complains that “enough is enough” and is begging the Astros’ irate victims to think about the children. It looks like the Houston Astros have had enough. They’ve issued their boilerplate apology, demonstrating what they believe to be sufficient remorse. It’s time to get back to business. And for those who aren’t quite ready to let go yet? Well, think of the kids! Source: Twitter The Astros’ garbage…

David Marcus and His Calibrated Effort to Save Libra

David Marcus was born in France, grew up in Paris and Geneva, and had shown interest in tech from his early years. At 23, he founded his first company — internet provider GTN — and later sold it. Related: Who Is David Marcus: Bitcoin Believer Turned Facebook Libra Co-Creator Marcus is currently the head of Calibra, a subsidiary of Facebook and the official wallet provider for the Libra cryptocurrency. He is a former head of messaging products at Facebook and was a board member of Coinbase in 2018. Prior to…

Will Bitcoin Price Finally Conquer $10K? Here Are 3 Things to Consider

Bitcoin (BTC) bulls were celebrating the digital asset’s recent surge above $10,000 for the first time this decade, but the smiles were short-lived as Bitcoin failed to hold above $10K for a meaningful amount of time. Is this another short-lived bull run like the seven times Bitcoin crossed $10K in 2019? Or is this time different? Daily crypto market performance. Source: Coin360.com $10K Bitcoin in 2019 BTC USD daily chart. Source: TradingView As can be seen in the chart above, Bitcoin crossed over the $10,000 mark on seven occasions in…

How Loeffler Became One of Crypto’s Most Influential

Since the 2017 mania, every year in the crypto and blockchain space has been increasingly eventful. 2019 was no exception: Along with Facebook’s Libra project and China’s digital yuan endeavors, Intercontinental Exchange’s digital assets platform Bakkt was finally launched. Its CEO, Kelly Loeffler, ensured a smooth start for the exchange, then swiftly left her business to pursue a political career by the end of the year. She now represents the state of Georgia in the United States Senate, and as one of the most influential people affiliated with the crypto…