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How a Potential Crypto-asset Security Classification Would Threaten to Unwind The Budding Decentralized Economy (High-Level Overview)

In light of recent news that U.S. regulators are reviewing crypto-assets under securities laws, it has become clear that classifying crypto-assets …

Blockchain

Bitcoin may be down 45% this year, but money is pouring into one crypto fund at the fastest clip in its history

Bitcoin is trading down more than 45% since the beginning of the year, and the market for digital currencies has shed billions.<p>But for one crypto investor, this bearish backdrop has been coupled with a spike in investor interest.<p>Grayscale Investments, a subsidiary of Barry Silbert's Digital …

Cryptocurrency

How ETFs Can Change Bitcoin Forever

There has been a lot of talk lately about the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) potentially approving a Bitcoin Exchange Traded Fund (ETF). …

Cryptocurrency

Peer-to-Peer Crypto-Exchanges: A Haven for Money Laundering

The need to launder money is omnipresent in the criminal world, and lately, a new way of doing it has come to the fore: peer-to-peer cryptocurrency …

Peer-to-peer

Stronghold and IBM Collaborate to Launch FDIC-Insured Stablecoin on Stellar

Stronghold, a cryptocurrency trading platform housed by Stellar, is launching a stablecoin on its parent network’s blockchain in collaboration with …

Cryptocurrency

Venture Investors Are Changing Term Sheets to Include Provisions on ICOs

You can’t discuss investment trends without mentioning the craze of cryptocurrency ripping through the markets.<p>At a <i>Fortune</i> Brainstorm Tech breakout …

Cryptocurrency

Cryptomining Companies Consider Broadening Scope

Harry Pokrandt spent the last year scouring the earth for real estate with two main characteristics. He needed cold weather, to keep his computer …

Cryptocurrency

What Is a Reverse ICO? | Investopedia

Although highly charged because of issues relating to scams and fraud, initial coin offerings (ICOs) are among the most popular and important parts …

Cryptocurrency

World's First Bank-Backed Crypto Exchange Finally Opens to the Public

The world's first bank-backed cryptocurrency exchange is now open to the public after months of delays.<p>Japanese financial giant SBI Holdings formally …

Financial Services

$200 Bln UnitedHealth Group Unveils First Blockchain Foray

US healthcare giant UnitedHealth Group has partnered to use Blockchain to keep records up to date, a statement confirms April 2.<p>Under a new joint …

Health Care

Oracle Blockchain Opens for Business

Oracle’s blockchain platform is hitting the market on Monday.<p>The service provides software and server infrastructure for customers to set up and …

Blockchain

How to Take Advantage of a Bear Market

At some point, a bear market will occur for every asset class. Right now, the cryptocurrency bear market has many people in the blockchain space …

Cryptocurrency

Trading App Robinhood Expands Cryptocurrency Offering

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Cryptocurrency

Bermuda Government to Introduce New Regulations on ICOs, Address ‘Legal Ambiguity’

The Premier and Minister of Finance of Bermuda David Burt introduced new regulations on initial coin offerings (ICOs) speaking before the House of …

Icos

Promoted: Ushering in a New Future — Cryptocurrency Investing With Invictus

The Bitcoin movement has brought with it a tidal wave of activity in cryptocurrency investments and trading. As a result, crypto market …

Cryptocurrency

How To Short Sell Bitcoin, And Why More People Aren't

During the first seven months of 2018 the price of bitcoin collapsed 53%—a fall supposedly triggered by concerns over regulation, exchange hacks and a general slowdown in trading.<p>For most, the decline was a disaster, wrecking small fortunes invested in the burgeoning cryptocurrency market.<p>For …

Cryptocurrency

World’s First Initial 'Convertible Coin Offering (ICCO)' Launches in Malta

Advertisement<p>The Maltese Islands continue to be among the prime movers in the crypto and blockchain space with new developments occurring almost …

Cryptocurrency

Beyond Bitcoin: how blockchains can empower communities to control their own energy supply

As the cost of solar panels, wind generation and battery storage falls, individual households and consumers are increasingly generating their own …

Blockchain

Payment Service CoinGate Launches Bitcoin Lightning Network Pilot for 100 Merchants

Cryptocurrency payment gateway CoinGate is launching a pilot program for 100 merchants to test transactions on a Bitcoin Lightning Network (LN) …

Bitcoin

Delaware to test of a blockchain-based business filing system

More than half of all U.S. publicly-traded companies – and two-thirds of Fortune 500 firms – are incorporated in Delaware because of its …

Regulation

Another dimension into cryptocurrency mining

If you don’t like cloud mining, you might like this<p>When bitcoin began to gain momentum and people got opened to the concept of mining, many woke up …

Bitcoin

Bitcoin's Computing Power Growth Is Outpacing The Bitcoin Price

Since last year the bitcoin hash rate — the amount of computing power used by bitcoin’s network of computers to create new coins — has soared as it rushes to catch up with the bitcoin price.<p>The sudden rise in the bitcoin price, which climbed from around $1,000 at the beginning of last year to …

Cryptocurrency

South Korea’s Regulatory Evolution: Important Steps for Crypto Exchanges, ICOs and Blockchain

South Korea’s relationship with the cryptocurrency industry has ebbed and flowed over the years. There has been a blanket ban on ICOs, set in …

Cryptocurrency

Crypto Exchanges, Explained

1.<p>How do crypto exchanges work?<p><i>They allow exchanging one cryptocurrency for another, the buying and selling of coins, and the exchange of fiat money</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Blockchain System Readied for Mining and Metals

Blockchain venture studio ConsenSys and cloud-based metal concentrates exchange Open Mineral have announced a joint venture establishing Minerac, a …

Blockchain

Talking token: the full guide for understanding a token role in a token-enabled ecosystem

<b>MANY questions on token design. In one place. Full cheat sheet included in the end.</b><p>Today seeing a yet another blockchain-powered project promising to …

Blockchain

CBOE Files with SEC for Bitcoin ETF

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is examining an application from the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) Global Markets …

Cryptocurrency

Half of ICOs Die Within Four Months After Token Sales Finalized

About 56 percent of crypto startups that raise money through token sales die within four months of their initial coin offerings.<p>That’s the finding of …

Cryptocurrency

$42 Million In Crypto Is Now Being Airdropped to NEO Investors

Select Neo users are now receiving free crypto money.<p>Beginning this weekend, those who held tokens on the Neo blockchain, the 11th largest in the …

Cryptocurrency

New Paper Reveals Massive Bitcoin Backing

Bitcoin and cryptocurrency have been handed huge support this morning from researchers at Imperial College London, who have said digital currencies are primed for mass adoption.<p>According to the paper — entitled “Cryptocurrencies: Overcoming Barriers to Trust and Adoption” — bitcoin and …

Cryptocurrency