Bitcoin: This Research Proves the New Boss Is Same as the Old Boss

Bitcoin: This Research Proves the New Boss Is Same as the Old Boss

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn If just 0.023% of Bitcoin addresses hold 50% of the total wealth, isn’t the new boss turning out to be a lot like the old one? | Source: ShutterstockBy CCN Markets: Research released by blockchain analysis group PARSIQ this week did much to weaken Bitcoin’s image as a global freedom currency.The findings detail the…

Trump Blames Video Games for Mass Shootings, Research Finds No Link

Trump Blames Video Games for Mass Shootings, Research Finds No Link

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn President Donald Trump is blaming the internet and violent video games for the increasing wave of gun violence in the country. | Photo by Alastair Pike / AFP The United States is still in shock following two deadly mass shootings in Texas and Ohio. A lone shooter, identified by authorities as a 21-year old…

Google Searches Show that America Has a Robust Economy, Research Says

Google Searches Show that America Has a Robust Economy, Research Says

TwitterFacebookLinkedIn According to a recent study, Google searches show that America is not going into a recession any time soon. Image from Shutterstock. A study by DataTrek Research compared the evolution of specific searches on Google associated with periods of stagnation and economic recession, concluding that North Americans manifest behaviors typical of a robust economy.Google…

$1 Billion Bitcoin Shopping Spree to Hit Dark Web in 2019: Research

$1 Billion Bitcoin Shopping Spree to Hit Dark Web in 2019: Research

Blockchain analysis firm Chainalysis has predicted that the use of Bitcoin on the dark web will reach over $1 billion in 2019, hitting a new record.Initially reported by Bloomberg, the blockchain surveillance startup has revealed that so far this year, around $515 million has been spent in illegal online marketplaces. This is in purchasing a…

Bitcoin Whales Bought the F**king Dip: Research

Bitcoin Whales Bought the F**king Dip: Research

TweetShareBy CCN: When the whales start splashing, you can be sure that a major Bitcoin market move is afoot. New research reveals that these high-rolling crypto investors accumulated a staggering 450,000 BTC over the past nine months, especially as the market careened toward its bear market lows in late 2018.In other words, the whales bought…

ISIS Used Bitcoin to Fund Horrific Sri Lanka Easter Bombings, Research Claims

ISIS Used Bitcoin to Fund Horrific Sri Lanka Easter Bombings, Research Claims

TweetShareBy CCN.com: Bitcoin played a role in staging the Easter Sunday suicide bombing in Sri Lanka that killed 253 civilians, according to Israeli blockchain intelligence firm Whitestream.The agency revealed that the ISIS used Canada-based payment gateway CoinPayments to convert bitcoins to fiat money. The firm identified large scale transactions between the wallets that ISIS used…