Latest news tagged: CRYPTO

May 25, 2018


Giga Watt: Pangborn Development Site VI

Work continues building out the Giga Watt facilities at PangbornMAY 23With the help of Greenleaf we have got all of the trenches dug and Nepel Electric has laid the conduit to both the PUD’s side and our side for the transformers. The ground grid should begin to be laid tomorrow, then...

From: Giga Watt

May 24, 2018


Lubomir Tassev: Ireland Clarifies Taxation of Crypto Transactions

The Irish revenue service has published a manual with guidelines aimed at eliminating the uncertainty surrounding the taxation of crypto transactions. Investors and traders of digital coins, businesses working with cryptocurrency and tax advisors, of course, can now find answers to many but not...

From: Lubomir Tassev

BitClave: Towards A Decentralized Internet: BitClave Leads the Way with Innovative Products

For a long time, the use of internet has been subject to one form of centralized control or the other. Google, Yahoo, Baidu, Microsoft, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are among the leading powerhouses behind such control, the implications of which include their possession of sensitive user data...

From: BitClave

Brian Watson: Invictus Hyperion Fund’s Summer ICO Scouting Tour

Heading into the final days of the Hyperion Fund’s ICO, 11 million USD in tokens have already been sold. Applications for funding from entrepreneurs have been rolling in, and the fund is already set to make their first major investment in a private sale.With the fund almost completely raised,...

From: Brian Watson

Lubomir Tassev: Russian Duma Adopts Three Crypto Bills on First Reading

Russian State Duma has approved its first reading of the long-awaited legislation package regulating crypto-related matters and activities. The legal texts, voted almost unanimously, will open the way for legalization of cryptocurrencies in the Russian Federation, including their exchange and...

From: Lubomir Tassev

Samuel Haig: SEC Chairman Applauds ‘Operation Crypto-Sweep’

The chairman of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Jay Clayton, has issued a statement “applaud[ing]” the efforts of authorities associated with the North American Securities Administrators Association (NASAA) in executing the current “enforcement sweep targeting...

From: Samuel Haig

May 23, 2018


Opus Foundation: The new OPUS whitepaper

During the development of the world’s first decentralized music streaming platform, our ideas have evolved and we have decided to release an updated whitepaper, available here.Over the course of the past few months, and with contributions from our community, the development has helped us...

From: Opus Foundation

Kevin Helms: Overstock.com’s t0 to Launch Regulated Security Token Exchange

Overstock.com’s Tzero is planning to launch a regulated exchange for security tokens in collaboration with Box Digital Markets. The companies will seek the approval of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission for the new exchange. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto...

From: Kevin Helms

Kevin Helms: South Korean Crypto Exchange Korbit Drops XMR, ZEC, DASH, REP, and STEEM

South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Korbit has announced that it will no longer support the trading of five cryptocurrencies: dash, monero, zcash, augur, and steem. This announcement came just days after hacked Japanese exchange Coincheck confirmed the delisting of privacy coins. Also...

From: Kevin Helms

Lisk: Lisk Hub 0.7.0 — Detailed Delegate Page and Request LSK Feature

It’s our pleasure to announce the new and improved version of our Lisk desktop app — Lisk Hub 0.7.0. For this release, we included the following development enhancements:Delegate details pageRequest LSK featureDelegate Details PageWith the goal of making the delegate experience...

From: Lisk

Lubomir Tassev: Bitcoin in Brief Wednesday: McAfee Predicts Bull Run as Crypto Markets Dip

In today’s Bitcoin in Brief, internet security expert John McAfee expects bulls to come back to the crypto market, despite recent drops in prices across the board. Billions will be pumped by institutional investors, he predicted in a tweet. Meanwhile, a new study has shown that the mood of...

From: Lubomir Tassev

Samuel Haig: Chilean Central Bank President Considering Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The Chilean central bank president, Mario Marcel, has made comment seemingly in favor of developing a regulatory apparatus for virtual currencies. The apparent openness to regulating cryptocurrencies contrasts significantly from the recent banking embargo targeting virtual currency recently...

From: Samuel Haig

Samuel Haig: Chilean President Considering Regulation of Cryptocurrencies

The Chilean president, Mario Marcel, has made comment seemingly in favor of developing a regulatory apparatus for virtual currencies. The apparent openness to regulating cryptocurrencies contrasts significantly from the recent banking embargo targeting virtual currency recently witnessed in...

From: Samuel Haig

WaBi / Walimai: Weekly Update #15 — May 23rd

WaBi / Walimai developments and events, every WednesdayLast week saw us attending Asia’s largest Food Innovation Exhibition, SIAL China. Our search for the most unique and exciting products on display at the event paid off with over 80 brand leads. We’ll be following up on these leads over...

From: WaBi / Walimai

May 22, 2018


Kevin Helms: 70+ Investigations: 40 Regulators Crack Down on Suspicious Crypto Schemes

Forty regulators in the US and Canada are reportedly collaborating in the largest coordinated crackdown on cryptocurrency scams to date by state and provincial officials. The operation has triggered over 70 investigations so far, with 35 cases completed or pending. Also read: Yahoo! Japan...

From: Kevin Helms

Samuel Haig: Crypto Scams Comprise 0.6% of Fraud – Australian Consumer Watchdog

The Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released a report on trends within the scam economy during 2017. The report identifies cryptocurrency related fraud to comprise less than 1% of the scam activity recorded in Australia last year. Also Read: Ross Ulbricht Continues...

From: Samuel Haig

Cindicator: Best Insights from Cindicator Traders and Analysts

The community of 100,000+ decentralised analysts and thousands of token holders is what sets Cindicator apart. The community is an inexhaustible source of insights, ideas, and inspiration for our team.We believe in sharing knowledge. That’s why we’ve recently asked our analysts and traders...

From: Cindicator

Lubomir Tassev: Johannesburg Gets a New Crypto ATM, Ban Threatened Harare May Lose One

A new crypto teller machine is now operational in South Africa’s largest city, Johannesburg. The ATM, which supports several digital coins, has been installed at a supermarket in the north-western part of the city’s metro area. It is the latest addition to a growing number of terminals...

From: Lubomir Tassev

Kevin Helms: Spanish Regulator Open to Approving Funds Investing Directly in Cryptocurrencies

Spain’s financial regulator has clarified its position on regulated investment funds investing directly in cryptocurrencies. These type of funds are legal under Law 22/2014, and investments can be made through three types of legal entities. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into...

From: Kevin Helms

May 21, 2018


DeHedge: DEHEDGE AT THE WORLD BLOCKCHAIN CRYPTOCURRENCY SUMMIT MOSCOW

DeHedge co-founder & COO Dmitry Ansimov took part in a panel discussion at WBCSummit where the attending speakers shared their views on how to attract institutional investors to crypto market with minimal risks for their clients. The risk-hedging options fom DeHedge areone of the most...

From: DeHedge

Dana Ungureanu: Top Crypto Ideas That'll Make You Go 'Whaaaaaat?'

Set on a mission to end poverty worldwide, corruption, smooth out payments and disrupt whole industries (in the good sense), by encouraging merchants to create decentralized version of their platforms and thus giving them the possibility to manage their own wealth while offering alternative...

From: Dana Ungureanu

Kevin Helms: Canadian Regulator Warns Investors of Five Cryptocurrency Firms

The Ontario Securities Commission has issued a warning against five unlicensed crypto companies involved in schemes to encourage investors to trade or invest in cryptocurrencies. The regulator started gathering information about these platforms after receiving complaints about them. Also...

From: Kevin Helms

May 20, 2018


Monetha: Five things to adopt before selling online

With growing e-market comes intense competition and sellers have to keep up with the pace of consumers’ expectations. Most sellers lose their customers by failing to match their expectations. To succeed, you must demonstrate value to your customer by adopting five important elements in order...

From: Monetha

Lubomir Tassev: Cryptocurrency is Property in Russia, Justice Minister Confirms

The Russian Ministry of Justice has taken side in what looks like a lively debate about the status of cryptocurrencies that are still unregulated in the country. A bankruptcy case involving a modest amount of bitcoin has sparked discussions in Russian legal circles. Some say a crypto is nothing...

From: Lubomir Tassev

May 19, 2018


Kevin Helms: Japanese Crypto Exchange Continues Global Expansion – Now in Five Countries

A Japanese government-approved cryptocurrency exchange has resumed expanding overseas. Already operating in five countries with a plan to launch in more in the near future, the exchange aims to construct a global network of crypto transactions. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the...

From: Kevin Helms

Travis W: Consensus 2018 and into the future

With over 8500 attendees (up from 2800 in 2017), it’s safe to say, Consensus 2018 was a massive hit and is by far one of the biggest events in the industry. This years event was full of excitement and innovative solutions that show not only is blockchain here to stay, but it’s about to take...

From: Travis W

Kevin Helms: China Has Found 421 Fake Cryptocurrencies

A Chinese government-backed industry organization has published a report on fake cryptocurrencies. As of April, its monitoring platform has found 421 fake cryptocurrencies, 60% of which are deployed overseas. The Committee has also outlined major red flags of these cryptocurrencies. Also...

From: Kevin Helms

Kevin Helms: Coincheck Delists XMR, DASH, ZEC, REP – Prompted by Japanese Regulator

Japanese exchange Coincheck has confirmed that it is delisting three privacy coins: monero, dash, and zcash. Augur’s reputation token will also be delisted next month. The exchange made this decision after receiving a business improvement order from the country’s financial regulator...

From: Kevin Helms

Lubomir Tassev: Bitcoin in Brief Saturday: Warren Warned By Billboards, Coinbase Tempted by Banking

In Bitcoin in Brief today, billionaire Warren Buffett has been reminded that he was wrong about Google and Amazon, and told he might be wrong about bitcoin, too. Billboards have appeared outside his office to convey the message of the crypto community. Also, a report suggests that the US...

From: Lubomir Tassev

Lubomir Tassev: Japanese Exchange Coincheck Eyes America for Expansion

Coincheck, the Japanese crypto trading platform that found new owners after it was hacked earlier this year, is now planning to offer services on the US market. The exchange expects to be licensed in Japan next month, according to the chief executive of Monex, the online brokerage which bought...

From: Lubomir Tassev
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