US regulator the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) repeated calls for ICO token issuers to comply with securities laws November 16 as it enforced penalties against Paragon and AirFox. Paragon, Airfox Will Lose Millions In a statement, the SEC appeared to seek a balance between permissiveness and enforcement of “well-established” rules as it confirmed legal action against the two ICO operators, which together raised over $27 million in 2017. “We wish to emphasize […] thatRead MoreThe post SEC Slaps Paragon, Airfox ICOs With $250,000 Fine appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
11/20/2018 / 02:00:28
Bitcoin prices crashing lower this week have failed to dent investor confidence, businesses reporting upticks in purchases while fiat rates are lower. A ‘Small Yet Clear Uptick’ The result of uncertainty over a contentious hard fork of altcoin Bitcoin Cash (BCH), Bitcoin has led cryptocurrency markets into a new period of volatility, with some major assets shedding 15 percent November 19 alone. Far from selling, however, traders of major platforms such as UK-based eToro haveRead MoreThe post Who SODL? Bitcoin Investors Are Buying Up Cheap Coins, Says eToro appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
11/19/2018 / 23:00:01
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It’s been close to four days since the Bitcoin Cash upgrade and the blockchain split that occurred on Nov. 15. Since the acrimonious fork, a lot has happened within the BCH ecosystem including a few exchanges listing both chains as separate coins. Also Read: Another ‘Satoshi Message’ Attempts to Sway Public Opinion, But Fails Bitcoincash.org States […]Bitcoin News.
11/19/2018 / 21:40:52
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According to Kobre & Kim government enforcement defense and securities litigation attorney Jake Chervinsky, the second phase of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s enforcement on crypto is a painful and slow grind for the sector. Earlier this week, the US SEC cracked down on Paragon and AirFox, two initial coin offering (ICO) projectsCCN
11/18/2018 / 01:30:12
The arms race between hardware wallet manufacturers is showing no signs of abating. Every new device must be more secure, robust and impregnable than its predecessor to claim the bragging rights and earn the shekels of the crypto rich, to whom nothing but the best will do. The Cobo Vault is the latest hardware wallet […]Bitcoin News.
11/17/2018 / 21:20:12
Published on CoinnounceSEC Orders against Paragon and Airfox The Securities and Exchange Commission has ordered penalties against two Initial Coin Offerings: Paragon and Airfox. According to SEC, both the companies failed to register their ICO tokens as securities under the securities and exchange act 1929. Thus both companies Paragon and Airfox (CarrierEQ) have reached out for settlement […]Coinnounce.
11/17/2018 / 09:06:16
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Dutiful CCN readers may recall this journalist’s questioning of the Paragon ICO over a year ago. Paragon responded to that article with legal threats, as noted in the author’s subsequent analysis of the initial coin offering in question. Now that some time has gone by, and the whole market capitalization of Paragon is about aCCN
11/17/2018 / 01:31:24
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against two cryptocurrency companies which were accused of violating ICO securities offering registration rules. Both firms, Carrier EQ (Airfox) and Paragon Coin sold digital tokens in ICOs in 2017 after the regulator’s official stance on the ICO. Some crypto fundraisers can be considered securities offerings, according to...NewsBTC.
11/16/2018 / 22:00:09
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges with two initial coin offering issuers. These cases are the commission’s first to impose civil penalties “solely for ICO securities offering registration violations.” Both companies have agreed to refund investors, pay penalties, and register their tokens as securities. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the […]Bitcoin News.
11/16/2018 / 21:40:39
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Any cryptocurrency project relying on smart contract technology may want to have its code audited properly. In the case of FunFair, there are some growing concerns over the project’s alleged ''trustless” nature. Although this part of the code is not necessarily used for malicious purposes, it raises some interesting questions regardless. The FunFair Smart Contract […]NullTX.
11/09/2018 / 15:00:38
Stellar continues to climb as the price is attracted to the top of its symmetrical triangle visible on the daily time frame. Price also found support at the short-term rising trendline to signal that bullish momentum is picking up. Price is also above the 100 SMA to indicate that bulls have the upper hand, possibly...The post Stellar Price Analysis: XLM/USD Bulls Set Sights on Triangle Resistance appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
11/09/2018 / 12:00:56
According to a French news website, France’s lower house of parliament (Assemblée Nationale) has backed a proposed plan from its finance commission which will effectively bring the taxes on bitcoin gains in line with other capital gains taxes in the country. At present, bitcoin sales are taxed about 20 percent more than traditional capital gainsCCN
11/09/2018 / 01:05:04
A start-up in Ireland is hoping to transform the relationship between airlines and their passengers through their blockchain-based app. Traveling by plane is all fun and games until your flight gets canceled or delayed. Depending on the airline, affected passengers may also struggle to get their refund or even notification that their flight won’t be on...Live Bitcoin News.
11/08/2018 / 23:30:49
Airdrops are still one of the best ways to make some initial money in the cryptocurrency industry. Especially when users partake in a few key social media tasks, a fair bit of good money can be made with little effort. The following six airdrops are currently ongoing and require minor involvement to be successful. Aerum […]NullTX.
11/08/2018 / 04:41:44
Blockchain plans to distribute $125 million worth of Stellar Lumens (XLM) to its 28 million users who register for the historic airdrop. What a Stellar Idea! Cryptocurrency wallet provider Blockchain is planning to host what it calls the “largest crypto giveaway in history.” The company intends to disperse $125 million in Stellar Lumens (XLM) to Blockchain wallet users who sign up for the airdrop. The first batch of coins will be distributed this week. AtRead MoreThe post Blockchain Wallet Announces $125M Stellar Lumens (XLM) Airdrop appeared first on Bitcoinist.com.
11/08/2018 / 02:00:34
Blockchain, the Luxembourg-based firm, has partnered with Stellar to conduct an airdrop for their wallet users. $125 million worth of XLM tokens will be given away for free. Stellar Lumens Airdrop Blockchain, one of the oldest cryptocurrency firms and the creators of the wallet with the same name, has partnered with Stellar Development Foundation for...The post Blockchain to Airdrop $125 Million in Stellar Lumens (XLM) to Wallet Users appeared first on Live Bitcoin News.
11/07/2018 / 16:00:57
It does not happen all that often popular cryptocurrency wallet providers airdrop a boatload of tokens. In the case of Blockchain, one of the world’s leading cryptocurrency wallets, the airdrop makes a lot of sense. Their upcoming support for Stellar’s XLM allows the company to give away $125m worth of this asset to users. Free […]The post Blockchain Wallet Announces $125m Airdrop of XLM Tokens appeared first on NullTX.
11/07/2018 / 14:00:32
U.S. Representative Jared Polis, known for his favorable attitudes towards cryptocurrency and blockchain, will become Colorado’s next governor after defeating Walker Stapleton. U.S. Representative Jared Polis (D-CO), who has made headlines for his pro-cryptocurrency and blockchain stances, has defeated Colorado state Treasurer Walker Stapleton to become the new governor. Governor-elect Polis has become well-known across the cryptocurrency world for his interest and support of the industry. Part of his campaign platform focused on the benefitsRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
11/07/2018 / 11:00:48
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Cryptocurrency markets are generally buoyant this week following a month of lethargy in October. Some altcoins are outperforming others and one has reached a five week high gaining 18% this week alone. Stellar Giveaway it Blockchain Users Stellar Lumens is recovering strongly, with a 3% gain on the day and almost 20% over the week...NewsBTC.
11/07/2018 / 10:00:27
Published on CoinnounceA Stellar-Wallet keeper, named simply as Blockchain, has announced on Tuesday the launch of an airdrop of Stellar Lumens (XLM). The airdrop it is valued at $125 million, making it probably the largest such consignment ever to be distributed to users in following months. Each user shall receive $20 and thereby draw them into owning […]The post Stellar Wallet to Airdrop $125 Million Crypto: Will Airdrops also go the ICO Way? appeared first on Coinnounce.
11/07/2018 / 08:46:11
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Blockstream reiterates its active commitment towards developing useful tools for Bitcoin with the launch of a slick and modern BTC block explorer. The event follows an announcement from August 2018 which promised to offer a reliable service which includes full Liquid Network compatibility and dedicated features. Therefore, the company provides a transparent and trusty way […]Crypto Insider.
11/07/2018 / 04:42:46
A regulated cryptocurrency exchange in Japan has partnered with two companies to enable cryptocurrency payments for their businesses. Hinomaru Limousine has started accepting payments in cryptocurrencies for its airport taxi service while Carchs Holdings allows crypto payments at its used car dealerships. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Airport Car Service by […]Bitcoin News.
11/06/2018 / 23:00:55
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Published on CoinnounceThere Are Deep Trust Issues in Online Gambling – Does Blockchain Promise a Solution? Gambling is possibly one of the best-regulated industries out there. There should be little cause for players to worry. There have been isolated incidents, such as Absolute Poker stealing up to $1 million from its players over ten years ago, but […]The post Does Blockchain Bring More Trust in Online Gambling? appeared first on Coinnounce.
11/06/2018 / 15:57:49
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Crypto wallet provider Blockchain says it will distribute $125 million in Stellar XLM to users, with some receiving tokens within the week.
11/06/2018 / 13:59:41
FOMO Moments Markets still climbing today; XRP leading the way, Polymath getting pounded. Crypto markets are still moving upwards this Tuesday and momentum is positive. A number of altcoins are making strong gains today which has pushed total crypto market capitalization closer to $215 billion, its highest level for a couple of weeks. Bitcoin has...NewsBTC.
11/06/2018 / 08:30:04
The potential use cases for artificial intelligence are numerous in nature. Various airports across Europe are using this technology to perform a lie detector test. Passengers will be questioned by this AI interface at border checkpoints to ensure they have nothing to hide. A radical approach that will undoubtedly meet plenty of criticism. Another Controversial […]NullTX.
11/05/2018 / 15:00:56
Global Digital Finance (GDF) has partnered with a range of well-known platforms in the crypto industry to create, and encourage the adoption of, a clear set of global regulations and guidelines for crypto assets. Cryptocurrencies aim to be global mediums of exchange. For example, if you’re based in China, you need to be able to...Live Bitcoin News.
11/04/2018 / 04:00:58
Today, bitcoin has a number of identies. From being touted as a digital currency for “criminals” and money for “nerds”, to a power-consuming system, the most popular and world’s largest cryptocurrency has gradually entered the mainstream business and financial world. Whiles some restaurants and other local businesses are accepting BTC as means of payments, other […]Crypto Insider.
10/24/2018 / 12:50:08
Circle and Coinbase, two of the largest and most popular cryptocurrency companies, are partnering to improve the stablecoin concept, but there’s a catch. The CENTRE Consortium for a Better Stablecoin On Tuesday, both companies announced the CENTRE Consortium, a joint venture that aims to speed up adoption of cryptocurrencies backed by actual fiat currencies like US dollars. In May, Circle launched its own US dollar stablecoin, called USD Coin (USDC). The $3 billion fintech startup has made aRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/24/2018 / 09:00:03
FOMO Moments Little movement in the markets; Bitcoin Diamond gets a boost, Ravencoin is dumping. As the week rolls on the movement remains minimal on crypto markets. There have been a few spurts here and there on a couple of the altcoins but in general the market is still flat and hovering around $210 billion...NewsBTC.
10/24/2018 / 05:00:25
Cryptocurrency regulations should be at a G20 level, argues the boss of Circle… As more and more countries around the world look to introduce cryptocurrency regulations of their own, the CEO of Circle, an investment application, is one of those looking for an even more level playing field. As such, in a new chat with […]CryptoNewsReview.
10/24/2018 / 04:58:09
Jeremy Allaire believes there is a need for a global standard for cryptocurrency regulations. The Circle CEO also wants more explicit definitions for token offerings and robust rules to combat market manipulation. The Need for a Global Cryptocurrency Regulatory Paradigm Speaking to Reuters in London, Allaire called for global rules to govern the emerging cryptocurrency industry. According...Live Bitcoin News.
10/24/2018 / 01:30:35
Elon Musk suffered a temporary ban of his Twitter account after advising people to buy Bitcoin, he revealed October 22. Musk: Twitter ‘Thought I Got Hacked’ In a move which focused attention on the social media platform’s controversial cryptocurrency policy, Twitter cut off access to Musk’s account after he sent a tweet as part of a debate on a separate topic. “Twitter thought I got hacked & locked my account,” he subsequently confirmed. Twitter thoughtRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/23/2018 / 10:00:22
Not a lot has changed since our last markets update four days ago as cryptocurrency markets continue moving sideways in a consolidated pattern. The top five digital assets have seen modest northbound gains this week, with increases between 1-5% over the last seven days. This Sunday, Oct. 21, the entire cryptocurrency economy of over 2,000 […]Bitcoin News.
10/21/2018 / 16:05:21
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Consumer and merchant payment network Square Inc. unveiled a point-of-sale (PoS) terminal October 19 in a move which sparked excitement about possible Bitcoin integration. Bitcoin PoS Next For Square? Unveiled on social media and in an interview with tech outlet Nerdist, Square’s device is designed as a standalone solution for merchants wishing to accept card payments. The move comes amid testing times for Square, the company’s share price dropping 25 percent since the start of OctoberRead MoreBitcoinist.com.
10/20/2018 / 04:00:00
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Crypto trading platform eToro has released a new tongue-in-cheek investment advert that has actor Kristian Nairn from Game of Thrones telling investors to ‘hodl’. Hodor Says ‘Hodl’ Kristian Nairn, also known as Hodor in Game of Thrones, can only say Hodor. It makes sense then that he would be used in eToro’s new advert advising investors...Live Bitcoin News.
10/19/2018 / 17:30:14
Published on CoinnounceReported today, the Series B round of BitGo raises the Silicon Valley-based bitcoin startup’s aggregate fundraising to around $70 million. Likewise taking part in the funding round was Galaxy Digital Ventures, a cryptocurrency subsidize founded by billionaire bitcoin bull and previous Goldman partner Mike Novogratz. The news was first detailed by Bloomberg, who said that […]The post BitGo receives $59 Million funding from Goldman Sachs appeared first on Coinnounce.
10/18/2018 / 17:06:11
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The former chairman of the United States Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), Gary Gensler, recently expressed his views on the regulation of cryptocurrency markets. Gensler emphasized his belief in the need for robust consumer protections, and also argued that the majority of initial coin offerings essentially comprise initial public offerings (IPOs). Also Read: Two US States […]Bitcoin News.
10/18/2018 / 06:30:41
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Cryptocurrency exchanges in some of Africa’s biggest bitcoin markets have been forced to rethink their security to thwart persistent attacks from hackers, a trend that has troubled trading platforms all around the world. Also read: Cointext Launches Bitcoin Cash SMS Wallet in Argentina and Turkey The Worst Yet to Come for African Exchanges Exchanges in the […]Bitcoin News.
10/18/2018 / 00:30:23
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Cryptocurrency falls into a legislative gray area in many jurisdictions, which is why governments should take a particularly nuanced approach to developing regulatory frameworks for crypto trading, the outgoing chairman of Hong Kong’s securities regulator said in a recent interview. Also Read: Fidelity Launching Crypto Custody and Trading Services Key Challenge for Legislators ''We have to […]Bitcoin News.
10/16/2018 / 22:50:55
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Bithumb, South Korea’s second largest cryptocurrency exchange officially launched its Decentralised Exchange (DEX) on October 15 and marked the occasion with two events – free transaction fee event and an Airdrop event, the details of which have been published on the company website. No Transaction fee period and Airdrop event The Free Transaction Fee event...NewsBTC.
10/16/2018 / 12:00:01
The Hong Kong Securities and Futures Commission (SFC) will be working with BitMEX to create clearer regulations for crypto exchanges in the country. While becoming increasingly common, cryptocurrency regulations can be tricky. How far can authorities actually push the process? Tokens that are deemed as securities can be regulated by certain authorities like the SEC but...Live Bitcoin News.
10/15/2018 / 13:30:55
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If there is one trend that has become apparent in cryptocurrency, it is how Bitcoin tends to spawn a lot of new ideas. Not all projects are worth paying too much attention to, for rather obvious reasons. The Bitcoin Air project, which is possibly not even a serious project, is trying to generate some buzz […]The post Is There a Purpose to the Upcoming Bitcoin Air ''Fork”? appeared first on NullTX.
10/13/2018 / 17:00:31
Published on CoinnounceBithumb has declared a Super AirDrop Festival-Season 2 to praise its fifth anniversary. Bithumb super airdrop festival, the primary occasion under new proprietors Super Airdrop Festival STARTS NOW! Bithumb has invited you to Airdrop Event. Don’t miss out and visit [https://t.co/jcYn5XqFyK] for details. pic.twitter.com/ItPkKacDyt — Bithumb (@BithumbOfficial) October 12, 2018 As indicated by […]Coinnounce.
10/13/2018 / 12:54:58
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Blockchain unicorn Circle has made a series of strategic moves that all have one theme: to become a dominant force in the world of cryptocurrency. The startup is backed by some of the most influential companies in the sector, and the CEO believes that tokenization is truly the future. Boston-based Circle is not interested inCCN
10/13/2018 / 00:05:20
Japanese crypto exchange Zaif has concluded a business transfer agreement with another regulated crypto exchange in Japan. Fisco Cryptocurrency Exchange will take over all of Zaif’s services and will be responsible for repaying users who lost their coins when Zaif was hacked last month. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals […]Bitcoin News.
10/12/2018 / 21:00:38
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