Tag: ICO

Blockchain
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Swiss National Bank Board Director: Central Banks’ Interest in Issuing Crypto Has Waned

Brian Evans - Jun 23, 2018

According to a board member at the Swiss National Bank, enthusiasm has waned for issuing a state-backed digital currency

AML
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Crypto-Related Crimes to Exceed All Other Cyberattacks in 2018, Says Israeli Expert

Brian Evans - Jun 23, 2018

An Israeli cybersecurity expert says crypto-related crimes will exceed the number of all other cyberattacks this year

Bitcoin
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Cboe Says ICO Market Will Come After Investors, and It’s Not Looking Good

Brian Evans - Jun 22, 2018

Chris Concannon, the president of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe), the world’s biggest derivatives market behind CME Group, has warned investors in tokens and initial coin…

Banks
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US Congressman Says ICO Market Needs ‘Light Touch’ Regulation to Provide Certainty

Brian Evans - Jun 22, 2018

Republican U.S. Congressman Warren Davidson says the ICO market needs “light touch” regulation to provide certainty

Blockchain
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Swiss Federal Councillor: Blockchain Will ‘Penetrate Our Entire Economy’

Brian Evans - Jun 21, 2018

A member of the Swiss collective head of state thinks that blockchain will entirely penetrate the Swiss economy, but regulation is also needed

ICO
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McAfee Announces He Will No Longer Support ICOs Due to SEC Threats

Brian Evans - Jun 21, 2018

One of the most fervent and bullish ICO promoters has announced that he’ll no longer work with ICOs. John McAfee, the renowned computer programmer and businessman behind…

Bitcoin Regulation
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Nasdaq CEO: ICOs Pose ‘Serious Risks’ for Retail Investors Due to Lack of Oversight

Brian Evans - Jun 21, 2018

Nasdaq CEO Adena Friedman claims that ICOs pose “serious risks” for retail investors citing lack of oversight

Bitcoin Scams
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US: SEC Obtains Emergency Court Order to Freeze Assets of Fraudulent ICO

Brian Evans - Jun 21, 2018

The U.S. SEC has received an emergency court order to freeze the assets of Dominic Lacroix, who was previously accused of violating securities law in regards to…

askfm
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ASKfm’s ICO Publicity Stunt Costs a Man His Life

Brian Evans - Jun 20, 2018

Despite having announced an ICO and a potential transformation into a decentralized ledger, ASKfm felt there still wasn’t enough attention on it, which could potentially hurt its…

Blockchain
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Chairman of Korean Gaming Giant Predicts Use of Blockchain in ‘All Industries’ in Future

Brian Evans - Jun 20, 2018

Blockchain tech, similar to the widespread nature of the Internet, will soon be used across all industries, says the chairman of South Korean gaming giant