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Showing posts with label cnbc. Show all posts

Coinbase President and Ripple's CEO to appear on CNBC's "Fast Money" this Tues...

CNBC's financial show "Fast Money" is doing a special 'goes crypto' edition, featuring leaders behind high profile crypto projects and funds such as Coinbase, Ripple, Passport Capital and Social Capital.

While there's nothing to indicate anything beyond this being a CNBC assembled panel to discuss cryptocurrency - Ripple forums are full of speculation of a 'surprise announcement'.

"Fast Money" airs on CNBC weekdays 5pm EST.
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Author: Mark Pippen
London News Desk


Ripple CEO on CNBC...



VIA CNBC: Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse discusses the use of block chain technology to send money across the world in real time settlements.

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Odd behavior from CNBC's "fast money" as they troll twitter to promote for Bitcoin Cash...


CNBC's "Fast Money" has taken a recent strange turn, seemingly almost becoming an infomercial for Bitcoin Cash lately. 

Their twitter feed is currently an odd, and abnormal string of Bitcoin Cash hype - 5 tweets in a row at the time of writing this article.
5 Bitcoin Cash tweets, in a row.
When asked why, they tweeted back to one user - "Deal with it" - taking a break from the usual professionalism, and now literally trolling twitter for Bitcoin Cash.

Leave it to internet detectives to find suspicious connections - a man named "Paul Wasensteiner" is the founder of a London's "Bitcoin Cash Meetup" - and his wife is none other than a CNBC employee, Gaby Wasensteiner.  Who can be seen on her little-known Twitter with few followers re-tweeting her husbands Bitcoin Cash plugs ( @gwasensteiner )

To be fair - there's no smoking gun to say there's definitive foul play. But there is enough odd factors to warrant suspicion.

On a lighter note, after the endless promotion, it appears their audience isn't impressed, as 79% voted against Bitcoin Cash in what they're calling a "civil war".


We'll be tuning in to see what they do next.
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Author: Mark Pippen
London News Desk


Square makes a bet on Bitcoin...



VIA CNBC: Josh Elman, partner at Greylock Partners, and Ed Lee, Recode managing editor, discuss the news that Square is testing support for users to purchase bitcoin on its app as well as what they see for innovations in blockchain and cryptocurrencies.