A push to $9,200 fuelled by stock market optimism hides otherwise weak price performance in Bitcoin, with no end to the correlation in sight. Bitcoin faces a major test at the start of a new week’s trading, as an unlikely global stock market rally contrasts with rising uncertainty over COVID-19.
‘Gym Friend’ meme war: Troll trolled after trolling troll
Blockstream CSO and well-known troll Samson Mow managed to turn a minor meme-poster into a crypto-Twitter celebrity by getting offended. Accusations of sexism, phony DCMA takedown notices, and censorship followed
Blockstream CSO and thin-skinned troll Samson Mow's Gym Friend meme war turned a minor joke into a saga with allegations of sexism, fraud, and censorship.
Was China’s digital yuan behind Binance’s Shanghai office closing?
The November closure of a Shanghai office connected to a major crypto exchange may have presaged a broader crackdown as China prepares to launch a virtual currency
The high-profile closing of a Shanghai office used by the Binance exchange in late November appears to have been an early example of China’s latest crackdown on cryptocurrency trading.
Another smackdown for Tron’s Justin Sun
Chinese social media site Weibo shut the hyper-marketing cryptocurrency mogul’s account, as well as one run by the CMO of cryptocurrency exchange Binance
Tron CEO Justin Sun’s exuberant marketing skills may have come back to bite him again. And Tron (TRX) coin holders are along for the ride. Sun's Weibo account was shut down on Dec. 12, according to Dovey Wan, a founding partner at venture capital firm Primitive Ventures.