Blockchain Companies Executives Comment On China ICO Ban

Blockchain Companies Executives Comment On China ICO Ban

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) have raised over US$1.5 billion in 2017 with 65 launches in China totaling 2.6 billion CNY, or US$389 million. But a notice from a committee led by the People’s Bank of China released earlier this week brought the multimillion-dollar industry to a halt. On Monday, the central bank ordered an immediate […]

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Kin: Pioneering a Social Media Cryptocurrency?

Kin: Pioneering a Social Media Cryptocurrency?

Kin has the potential to follow the same meteoric rise as WeChat. However, my main concern is that Kik is jumping on the ICO bandwagon without any real need to.

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Crypto Valley Labs Launches Its First Blockchain Hub In Zug Switzerland

Crypto Valley Labs Launches Its First Blockchain Hub In Zug Switzerland

Venture capital firm Lakeside Partners, blockchain firm Blockhaus, and business law and tax firm MME, have teamed up to launch Crypto Valley Labs, with its first location in Zug, Switzerland, also known as Crypto Valley. The hub in Zug, called Genesis Hub, aims to serve as the home for blockchain and crypto startups in the […]

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If Datum has its way, all your data would belong to you

If Datum has its way, all your data would belong to you

This may surprise you, but your data has value. Here’s how one blockchain startup aims to allow consumers to store their internet data securely and sell it to buyers who want access.

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Coinbase Co-Founder: Lack of Incentives May Become a Major Issue For Bitcoin & Ethereum

Coinbase Co-Founder: Lack of Incentives May Become a Major Issue For Bitcoin & Ethereum

Through the execution of forks and protocol changes, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ethereum Classic and Litecoin have been highly successful in improving their underlying infrastructures in terms of privacy, security and scalability. Most recently, the Bitcoin Core development team’s transaction malleability fix and scaling solution Segregated Witness (SegWit) was officially integrated into the bitcoin network to provide […]

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Blockchain Platform Polymath to Take “Securities Tokens” Mainstream

Blockchain Platform Polymath to Take “Securities Tokens” Mainstream

Toronto-based Polymath is building a securities tokens platform, enabling financial companies to launch their own asset-based securities easily and inexpensively. The Polymath platform, officially launching on October 01, intends to serve as a “launch pad” for companies looking to create and issue securities tokens, and promises to automate the legal and technical functions of an […]

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Digital identification: pros and cons of deanonymization

Digital identification: pros and cons of deanonymization

Traditional forms of digital identification have been prone to leaks and catastrophes. Blockchain initiatives aim to overcome these issues and streamline the future of digital jurisdiction.

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Aragon “Transparency Framework” Aims to Set Industry Standards for Crowdfunded Projects

Aragon “Transparency Framework” Aims to Set Industry Standards for Crowdfunded Projects

Aragon, a platform built on Ethereum for creating and managing decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs), has unveiled its Transparency Framework which it aims to set as an industry standard. The startup hopes other crowdfunded blockchain projects will follow through and introduce measures to provide investors with greater transparency on how exactly their money are being used. […]

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Are Investment Bubbles in the Crypto Space a Good Thing?

Are Investment Bubbles in the Crypto Space a Good Thing?

Bitcoin is in a bubble. That’s according to some. Billionaire investor Mark Cuban, BBC’s technology correspondent Rory Cellan-Jones and best-selling author and currency expert Jim Rickards are just a few names that spring to mind who are claiming this. Yet, even if this is the case, surely that’s not necessarily a bad thing and may […]

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