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Ethereum’s ICO Whales Can Crash the Market at Any Time

Crypto whales are generally thought of as wealthy traders with the ability to move markets via a single sell order. Yet the greatest whales of all aren’t traders but ICOs which own millions of ether worth billions of dollars. Over 3% of the total ethereum supply is estimated to be in the hands of ICOs, […]

Lawsuit Challenges Google’s Ban on Crypto Ads in Russia

A lawsuit has been filed against Google in Russia after the company announced restrictions on cryptocurrency-related ads. Entrepreneur Vladimir Orehov demands a 2 billion ruble compensation from the Russian Google entity ООО «Гугл». He claims the ban will deprive him of opportunities to invest in crypto projects and find investors to fund his own business […]

EOS, Cardano and Tezos: Sleeping Giants Starting to Stir

EOS, Cardano and Tezos are cryptocurrency’s big sleepers. The latter project has lain dormant since last summer while its legal troubles played out, while EOS and Cardano have been beavering away, but have yet to produce the goods. With signs that all three projects are now stirring into life, investors might finally see a return. […]

The ICO Scam Train Arrives in Sweden – Meet “Starflow”

ICO scams can take many forms. There are phishing scams, perpetrated by impostors. There are the straight-up take-your-money-and-run exit scams. And there are the pointless ICO scams which will rob investors by failing to deliver a viable working product or shipping vaporware. In the long run, these are every bit as pernicious, for not only […]

Telegram Raised $850 Million, But Was it an ICO?

The business model most people attribute to initial coin offering doesn’t always hold up. The recent Telegram “ICO” shows how some of these offerings are no longer accessible to the public. Changing the ICO Business Model If Telegram’s recent funding is an example, the concept of an ICO is no longer public. While the company […]

PR: Beat – Introducing a Way to Get Paid for Doing Sports

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Hundreds of millions of people are doing sports every day. […]

ICO Analysis: Neurogress, AI-Based Neurocontrol System

As NewsBTC previously reported, Neurogres is a unique Artificial Intelligence (AI)-based Internet of Things (IoT) network based on Ethereum’s decentralized blockchain protocol. Neurogress is the first company to bring a sophisticated neurocontrol system into the blockchain sector by enabling prosthetics as IoT devices. It transfers neural data from the user’s brain directly to an IoT-enabled […]

Facebook to Ban Cryptocurrency Related Ads, For Now

Facebook is banning all advertisements for cryptocurrencies, including Bitcoin and initial coin offerings (ICOs), as part of an “intentionally broad” policy against deceptive marketers. Social media giant Facebook has unveiled a new policy that bans advertisements involving cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), a popular funding tool used by many new startups. Today, […]

Arsenal Football Club Partners with Gambling ICO

Premier League football club Arsenal FC has announced a partnership with Cashbet, a cryptocurrency marketing itself as being “designed specifically for iGaming” – comprising the first instance of a cryptocurrency sponsoring a major soccer team. Partnerships between sporting entities and virtual currencies appear to be quickly proliferating worldwide, with newly crowned Bellator MMA welterweight champion, […]

Huobi Token To be Released on Jan 23: “It is Not an ICO”

The cryptocurrency exchange Huobi has declared that the Huobi Token or known as HT will be issued on January 23. At 500 mil tokens the offering will capped, out of which 300 mil will be delivered to the investors. Based on the Huobi press release – the offering is not of the Initial Coin Offering […]