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No Disney, No PayPal? SEC Charges ICO Founder Over False Statements

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the company behind an initial coin offering (ICO) and its president with securities fraud.

The Challenge of Conforming Crypto to the Language of Regulation – or Vice Versa

An often overlooked hurdle in the formulation of legislative apparatus for cryptocurrency is the challenge of adapting cryptocurrency to the classifications and language of financial regulations. Also Read: Research Paper Declares Bitcoin Compliant With Shariah Law Language Barrier Between Regulators and Crypto Community A recent article authored by Jonathan Chester, the chief executive officer of Bitwage, […]

Automated Telegram Bots Are Swamping Crypto Groups and Taking Tokens

We were warned that robots would take our jobs. Now that the future is here, the reality is more mundane, but no less terrifying: the bots are here to take our tokens. Automated bots are swamping ICO groups on Telegram and helping themselves to a share of the tokens being discussed, while other bots are […]

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. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com 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 […]