SEC To Investigate 100 Hedge Funds for Cryptocurrencies The Wall Street Journal has reported that The Securities and Exchange Commission is preparing to look closer on and maybe even investigate as many as 100 hedge funds that deal with cryptocurrencies. This action is allegedly not related to the other investigations already being under way, which […]
iStock.com/rclassenlayouts Ethereum News Update As Ethereum prices shed another 10% on Thursday morning, it seems appropriate to ask big questions: Were Ethereum prices in a bubble? Is that why ETH prices are crashing? Or is there a different explanation? My initial reaction is that, no, Ethereum prices were not in a bubble. However, it’s important […]
ICO Alert Report: CoinPlace What is CoinPlace? CoinPlace is the world’s first platform enabling to invest in ICOs with fiat money. CoinPlace is a profitable way to buy crypto assets without an agent. — Stan Teo, Chief Strategist ICO Quick Facts: Single place for P2P trading of all ICO tokens and cryptocurrencies for fiat 0.001 ETH = […]
Over twenty years of evolving data privacy legislation from across Europe has culminated in a restructuring of individual data privacy rights for the entire European Union. The sweeping new regulations may seem to be at odds with how blockchain technology functions, but they might actually be the catalyst needed to spur mass adoption. Since April […]
A leading South Korean insurance firm has rejected a claim from the cryptocurrency exchange Youbit, which was seeking a $2.8 million payout following a hack in December 2017 that caused it to declare bankruptcy. DB Insurance, the company that insured the South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Youbit, has denied a claim that the exchange filed after […]
On Thursday, the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) published a cautionary note about Olsson Capital, a Bulgarian firm that has been offering cryptocurrency-linked financial products in the United Kingdom without authorization. On March 29, 2018, the United Kingdom’s financial markets regulator, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), issued a warning about Olsson Capital, an unlicensed foreign […]
According to a draft version of a royal decree, ICO issuers in Thailand will have 90 days to inform the SEC of their intentions. The document also states that digital asset trades will be subject to a 15 percent capital gains tax and a seven percent value-added tax, regardless of a trade’s profitability. On March […]
Two counties in West Virginia have rolled out a blockchain-based platform with the aim of allowing certain absentee voters to cast ballots in this year’s primary election. In West Virginia, a ballot has already been cast in what the secretary of state‘s office is calling the US’s first blockchain-mediated vote. Beginning on March 23 and […]
Twitter Brings Clamps Down on Cryptocurrency, Bans Ads When social media decides to wash their hands off cryptocurrency. There is a big splash of crippling price tags for all virtual coins. Next stop Twitter Inc. Twitter has made an announcement to clampdown on cryptocurrency advertising within its network starting Tuesday 26 March 2018. The social […]
What is Giftcoin? “Giftcoin aims to disrupt the $500 billion charitable donation market by providing complete transparency in charitable giving.” ~Alex Howard, Co-Founder ICO Alert Quick Facts Giftcoin is building a network where donors can be certain their money is being used ethically 1 ETH = 6000 GIFT tokens March 20, 2018 — April 20, 2018 (ICO 1), […]
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