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When ICO's Crash: Is Bitcoin Toast?

ICOs or Initial Coin Offerings are when a new cryptocurrency comes to the market. They are named after IPOs or Initial Public Offerings when a …

Cryptocurrency

China's Internet Finance Association Issues ICO Warning

A self-regulatory organization focused on online finance in China has issued a warning to its members on initial coin offerings (ICOs).<p>In a statement …

Bitcoin investment: ace of spades

How can investors make money from cryptocurrencies without taking huge risks? Banks hope to do so by using the blockchain technology that underpins …

Dubai Goes Blockchain to Become Fintech Hub for The East

Having discovered and bought Bitcoin in the early 2010s, I initially had a hard time convincing my peers in the Middle East about the benefits of the …

The Illinois Blockchain Initiative creates self-sovereign identity at birth

In partnership with Evernym to create a secure self-sovereign identity for Illinois citizens during the birth registration process.<p>The Illinois …

Currency Innovation: Bitcoin

A few years before the Great Recession, I was an advisor to the Federal Reserve Bank. I provided some limited advice on how to stimulate growth …

What are The Latest Trends of Fintech?

In the following decade, fintech will change for all aspectsThe post What are The Latest Trends of Fintech? appeared first on iamwire.

SEC Warns Public Companies Are Using ICOs to Pump Stocks

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is warning investors about the risk of public stock scams that use cryptocurrencies as a promotional tactic.<p>…

China is planning a crackdown on ICOs, the red-hot digital-coin-issuing trend

Digital currencies, also called cryptocurrencies, such as bitcoin and a growing stream of alternatives, allow anonymous peer-to-peer transactions without the need for banks or central banks.<p>They are also used by companies seeking to raise capital, in the form of initial coin offerings or initial …

As Canadian regulators take aim at ICOs, questions about enforceability arise

As Canadian securities regulators enter the "uncharted waters" of initial coin offerings, questions are arising about how feasible it will be for the watchdogs to enforce investor protection laws – particularly on offshore companies.<p>The Canadian Securities Administrators published a staff notice …

New Bitcoin.com Charts: The Bitcoin Ecosystem at a Glance - Bitcoin News

Announcements<p><b>At Bitcoin.com we’re very passionate about the decentralized economy and everything tethered to the evolving Bitcoin ecosystem. In order</b> …

Bank of Mexico Rejects 'Virtual Currency' as Legal Classification for Bitcoin

Regulation<p><b>The governor of the Bank of Mexico, Agustin Carstens, has rejected adopting ‘virtual currency’ as the legal classification for bitcoin.</b> …

China’s Future is Definitely Cashless

Not long after Alipay, China’s most widely used mobile payment platform, announced that it would hold a promotional event called “Cashless City Week” from Aug. 1 to Aug. 8, its main rival, WeChat, announced its own “Cashless Day” event, beginning Aug. 8 and running for the rest of the month. During …

Can't Be Evil: The Google-Inspired Case for Blockchain

<i>Muneeb Ali is the co-founder of Blockstack, a blockchain startup aiming to provide a new internet for decentralized apps.</i><p><i>In this opinion piece, Ali</i> …

Why you pay up to 35% more for Bitcoin in South Africa

South Africans are beginning to ask why the price of Bitcoin on local exchanges does not translate to the dollar price when converted using current …

IRS May Consider Bitcoin Cash Fork Taxable Income This Year - Bitcoin News

Taxes<p><b>The U.S. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) may consider bitcoin cash taxable this year, according to tax experts. Some bitcoin cash recipients</b> …

Bitcoin

South Korean Giant Kakao Announces Cryptocurrency Exchange Plans

<b>Cryptocurrency exchanges are not that difficult to come by these days. Virtually every country has such a trading platform, although they are not</b> …

Cryptocurrency

Cointal, The First Multi-Cryptocurrencies P2P MarketPlace Launched Pre-Signups

Cointal is the one website you've been waiting for. So far, we may have seen many Peer-to-Peer Marketplaces, but none concerned themselves with …

Vietnam Will Legally Recognize Bitcoin as Valid Currency by 2019

Bitcoin has been doing quite well since the start of the year. From barely hitting a value of $1,000 to now being worth much more than three times …

Litecoin Price Surges to New Record High

Advertisement<p>Litecoin price jumped 15.61 points to hit $58.70 today, giving it a market capitalization above $3 billion.<p>Litecoin’s surge led all of …

Cryptocurrency

Want blockchain success? Developers, developers, developers

There is a classic video of Steve Ballmer at a Microsoft company meeting going absolutely crazy, covered in sweat, screaming “Developers! Developers! Developers!”<p>Many will say Ballmer did not do much right while he was CEO, but he did understand one thing: A platform is only a platform if other …

Make sense of ICOs at Disrupt SF 2017

Token sales, better known as ICOs, are the biggest disruptor in the technology world this year — perhaps even this decade. That’s why it’s a major topic at Disrupt SF with several interviews and events covering the growing trend. And you might want to grab a ticket before Friday when Disrupt’s …

Blockchain Technology Exits by Category and by Year — Q3 2017

The following graphs highlight the exit activity in the Blockchain Technology sector. The graphics include data through May 2017.<p>The above graph …

SegWit Goes Live: Why Bitcoin's Big Upgrade Is a Blockchain Game-Changer

Block 481,824.<p>That's when Segregated Witness (SegWit) will activate on bitcoin late today or tomorrow morning, bringing the years-long debate over …

$44 Million in Ethereum Moved With $0.13 Fee, How Can Bitcoin Reach Similar Scalability?

Bitcoin fees have significantly decreased over the past few months, especially since the lock-in of the Bitcoin Core development team’s scaling …

Digital payments have become the preferred payment method

<i>This story was delivered to BI Intelligence "Payments Briefing" subscribers. To learn more and subscribe, please click here.</i><p>Nearly half of consumers have embraced digital payments in some form, but banks must continue to leverage secure and convenient features, such as the Zelle network, to take …

Cryptocurrency Cyber Crime Has Cost Victims Millions This Year

Here’s another reason to be leery of the initial coin offerings being done at a staggering pace in the cryptocurrency world: there’s a one-in-10 …

MGT Capital Raises $2.4 Million to Expand Bitcoin Mining Operation

The bitcoin mining and cybersecurity firm MGT Capital has raised $2.4 million in new funding.<p>The financing for MGT Capital came as a result of a 10 …

One of Bitcoin’s Big Winners Is Raising $100 Million for a Crypto Fund

<i>Start your day with what's moving markets in Asia. Sign up here to receive our newsletter.</i><p>Jehan Chu says he’s got an early-mover advantage that will …

Cryptocurrency

US Legislators Partner With MIT and NIST to Develop Blockchain Security Standards

The group of US lawmakers called the Congressional Blockchain Caucus has partnered with several institutions such as the Massachusetts Institute of …