By CCN Markets: International man of mystery, wanted fugitive, 2020 presidential candidate. What do all of these have in common? John McAfee. In an exclusive interview, CCN talked to McAfee about his new trading portal ‘McAfee Magic,’ his views on money, and his troubles with the government. Here’s everything he had to say: Magic Arbitrage Trading Platform As CCN reported previously, McAfee’s new magic trading platform went live earlier this month. But we haven’t talked much about the debit cards associated with it yet. We know that the cards will require very little KYC, they’ll have a QR code on
Bitcoin Interview: Edge Wallet’s Paul Puey on the Future of Money
CCN had a chance to speak with Paul Puey, founder of Edge Wallet and veteran crypto entrepreneur. Edge Wallet was previously called Airbitz. In the early days of crypto, Airbitz was a Bitcoin-only wallet that featured a directory of brick and mortar businesses which accepted Bitcoin. It was one of the only mobile wallets which
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Interview: Crypto Exchange CEO on Bringing Bitcoin Adoption to India
CCN had a conversation with Prashanth Swaminathan, the founding CEO of XDAT, a new Malta-based crypto exchange with eyes toward India and other markets. A native of India, he is an adviser to the Eleven01 project, which is an attempt at developing a regulated native blockchain in the country. Developing a Regulated Exchange in India
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Exclusive Interview: What’s Really Happening at SIRIN Labs?
CCN spoke with Nimrod May to find out if SIRIN will continue making phones or focus on developing an OS. May also gave a side-by-side comparison of the SIRIN FINNEY and the HTC Exodus 1. SIRIN Labs launched its blockchain smartphone, the FINNEY, just a few weeks ago. In the middle of a cryptocurrency market
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Interview: BTC.com’s Alejandro de la Torre on Bitcoin, Crypto Mining, & Whether Satoshi is Female
Alejandro de la Torre is a busy man. His role as VP of Business Operations at BTC.com, Bitmain’s largest mining pool, involves managing the team, educating users, speaking with potential new customers, scouting out business opportunities, talking about BTC.com and Bitmain on the conference stage, and traveling — a lot. Born in Venezuela and now
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Interview: Power Ledger’s Jemma Green on Using Blockchain to ‘Power the World’
Power Ledger, whose mission is to deliver peer-to-peer electricity to people through the blockchain, has been knocking it out of the park this year in terms of global recognition. The Australia-based company has thrust the blockchain into the spotlight, scoring a recent win in Sir Richard Branson’s Extreme Tech Challenge (XTC) on Necker Island. In
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Building a Commission-Free Crypto exchange: An Interview with the CEO of Digitex
We talk about innovative Blockchain application with the CEO, Adam Todd of Digitex Exchange which promises commission-free trading. Since commission fees are set arbitrarily by most exchanges, including the big ones, we wanted to delve deeper into how this project promises what others had thought to be unsustainable. CCN: Let’s start with the fundamentals. What
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Interview: Researcher Argues EOS isn’t a Blockchain — Just a Distributed Database
Blockchain testing and research company Whiteblock Inc. has released a damning verdict on EOS, describing it as a “distributed homogeneous database” masquerading as a blockchain. In a report titled “EOS: An Architectural, Performance and Economic Analysis,” the company dissects several aspects of the EOS protocol and comes to the conclusion that it suffers from a
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Maxim and Pavel Yakimov Discuss Tkeycoin’s Promising Technicals [Interview]
Bitcoinist recently caught up with Maxim and Pavel Yakimov, the founders of Tkeycoin — a promising cryptocurrency boasting some impressive technicals — to find out what exactly makes their project stand out from the crowd.
Interview with Maxim and Pavel Yakimov
Tkeycoin’s claim to fame is that its blockchain can handle 50,000 transactions per second. Tell us, how have you achieved this?
To achieve this, we have carried out numerous studies on b2b-networks, different types of consensus as well as we have analyzed shared values of the civil society in general. Having PoS, DPoS, PoW and other algorithms under close analysis, we have concluded that mPoW type fits our needs the best.
(MM) From a Thousand Euros to Over 100 Million – An Interview with Damian Merlak Co-Founder of Bitstamp
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The Daily 2 – (Episode 4) Exclusive Interview With Yonathan Parienti, CEO Of Horyou
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Interview: iVendPay Founder Sergey Danilov on Bringing Cryptocurrency Vending Machines to Asia
Smart vending machines capable of handling cryptocurrency payments will be installed throughout Malaysia and Israel by the end of 2018 as a result of a partnership between iVendpay and GoByte. Sergey Danilov, the founder of the iVendPay project, told CCN: “The partnership between iVendpay and Gobyte is caused by the high demand for universal services
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EToro CEO: We’ll See ‘Greatest Transfer of Wealth Ever Onto the Blockchain’ [Interview]
Bitcoinist spoke with Yoni Assia, CEO of the largest social trading platform in the world eToro on their latest push to take cryptocurrency mainstream.
Interview with eToro CEO, Yoni Assia
With over 10 million users globally, eToro has become a somewhat of a household name. It is also no secret that the company has been a big supporter of Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies for a few years now. Its logo is often seen alongside numerous cryptocurrencies almost everywhere in the UK and elsewhere.
Assia explained why eToro is so focused on raising cryptocurrency awareness, why regulation is important for mass adoption, and his opinion on ‘Bitcoin maximalism.’
Interview: How Blockchain Can Make Passwords a Thing of the Past
REMME CEO Alex Momot spoke with CCN recently about the project’s goal to eliminate the need for passwords and related security problems using something he calls a “digital passport” that operates on a blockchain. Blockchain Tech Can Make Passwords Obsolete Instead of the password/username architecture, each user device is issued an SSL certificate. The certificate
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Interview: Trader Says Tether Will be Replaced by New Stablecoins, Better for Crypto
On October 3, the price of Tether fell by more than 1 percent, creating a premium on crypto exchanges for traders purchasing major digital assets like Bitcoin with the stablecoin. In an exclusive interview with CCN, respected cryptocurrency trader and analyst Alex Krüger stated that Tether will likely not crash in the short-term, but the … Continued
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Interview With BCH’s Bitcoin Jesus, Reveals All
In a recent interview with CryptoGlobe at the World Blockchain Forum, Roger Ver – or Bitcoin Jesus – spoke about how he discovered Bitcoin and why since that moment he changed his interested to primarily focus on Bitcoin Cash (BCH). CryptoGlobe discussed some of the most noteworthy problems which face Bitcoin Cash today such as the possibility of a 51% attack due to its low hashrate in comparison to Bitcoin.
Ver is extremely bullish on Bitmain Bitmain grabbing onto 1 million in Bitcoin Cash despite several analysts seeing this as quite a negative sign.
Interview: Caitlin Long on Cryptocurrency Regulation and Why Wyoming is the Next ‘Crypto Valley’
Note: This is part 2 in a multi-part interview series with Caitlin Long, a 22-year Wall Street veteran who formerly led Morgan Stanley’s Pension Solutions Group. Long, an ardent blockchain advocate, has been critical of Wall Street’s corrupt banking practices, which she fears institutions will integrate into their cryptocurrency products and services. Read part 1 here. Part
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Interview: Fmr. Morgan Stanley Exec. Caitlin Long on How Wall Street Wants to Ruin Bitcoin [Part 1]
Note: This is part 1 in a multi-part series exploring the dangers of rehypothecation and commingling in bitcoin and other cryptocurrency assets that could occur once Wall Street begins offering crypto products. Part 1 is an interview with Caitlin Long and subsequent parts will ask the question, “How did we get to a place that
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The Future of Investfeed: An Interview With New CEO Drew Freedman
The problems plaguing centralized social network platforms, including ongoing battles with censorship and user data security concerns, has opened a market opportunity for blockchain-based solutions. Currently, much of the attention has been on Steem, a blockchain-based rewards platform for publishers to monetize content, given that its network recently surpassed one million accounts. However, Steem has faced […]
Interview: TechCrunch Editor-at-Large Josh Constine Talks Cryptocurrency
I had the opportunity to sit down with TechCrunch Editor-At-Large Josh Constine at TechCrunch SF. Josh has an interesting background in that he’s spent most of his career covering social media products (and earned a master’s degree on research in the field) in a time when these products are under heavy scrutiny. He’s also a
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