• Is Another Hong Kong Emerging in Cuba amid Gamer Revolt?
    CCN Markets - 28 minutes ago
    By CCN Markets: Cuban authorities have stated that the government will be taking over the country’s largest private network, SNET. Its users are unhappy and fearful for the future of their communication. Gamers have begun to protest, and some are under threat of being arrested based on social media updates.…
  • Why Google Stadia & Microsoft xCloud Will Be Dead on Arrival
    CCN Markets - 1 hour ago
    By CCN Markets: In the last 12 months, major technology companies have rushed to dive into video game streaming. Microsoft’s Project xCloud is in testing, Google Stadia launches in November, and Samsung just unveiled the PlayGalaxy Link. Sony has PlayStation Now, and Amazon is rumored to be entering the fray…
  • Bitcoin Twitter Is Daydreaming About a Hong Kong Bank Run
    CCN Markets - 2 hours ago
    By CCN Markets: There’s nothing like a bank run to bring out the bitcoin-fever dreamers. Hong Kong protesters reportedly tried the tactic in their latest effort to stop what they see as unfair practices of their government. A prominent leader of the protesters called for a run on the banks,…
  • Facebook Contractor Spies on Horrified Moderators. When Does It End?
    CCN Markets - 15 hours ago
    Facebook released a video last year apologizing for its data misuse that likely swayed the 2016 election. It ends by saying “if this place does what it was built for, we all get a little closer.” That is the problem, Facebook. It’s time to back off. The Intercept just released…
  • Binance CEO Gets Dragged by Bitcoin Fans for 'Dumbest Crypto Tweet'
    CCN Markets - 16 hours ago
    By CCN Markets: Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao got dragged on Twitter and was nominated for the Dumbest Crypto Tweet Award after he shared a story touting the popularity of Binance Coin, his company’s native token. Many of Zhao’s followers expressed skepticism when he recounted an “interesting interaction” he had with…
  • Can Elvis Save Netflix? Content Streamer Shows Signs of Desperation
    CCN Markets - 18 hours ago
    By CCN Markets: Netflix is facing increasingly intense competition from multiple other streaming services. Whereas Netflix once seemed to be creating high-quality, intelligent, and groundbreaking content, many of its recent moves feel more like the company is grasping at straws. Elvis the Spy? Netflix has ordered an animated series entitled…
  • In Billionaire Space Race, Sir Richard Branson Takes the Lead
    CCN Markets - 19 hours ago
    By CCN Markets: Who would have thought that the newfangled space race would be funded by nerdy billionaires, one of whom has been knighted? That’s exactly what’s happening and now the countdown has begun to see which will be the first to actually send humans into space on one of…
  • Bitcoin: This Research Proves the New Boss Is Same as the Old Boss
    CCN Markets - 20 hours ago
    By 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 massive accumulation of wealth in the hands of a minuscule few, resulting in inequality greater than what can be found in the established…