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South Korea's ban on ICOs may be conditionally lifted shortly, reports suggest. South Korea’s Financial Services Commission banned token sales in September of last year. However, an article in the Korea Times suggests the country may reconsider and allow token sales so long as they meet not-yet-specified conditions.
Giza is the latest tech ‘startup’ to pull a fast one on investors who contributed almost two and a half million dollars worth of Ether (Ethereum’s native currency) during a recent ICO (initial coin offering). A fraudulent ICO was launched to crowdfund for a tech startup called Giza. Giza’s supposed mission was to develop a cryptocurrency wallet.
The cryptocurrency pares Sunday gains amid low trading volumes
Japanese financial giant decides to focus on in-house development to ensure higher level of security for customers
Cryptocurrency bounces back after turbulent week
The European Commission aims to create frameworks to foster innovation in Europe’s financial sector
The Financial Services Committee of the US House of Representatives seeks more information about cryptocurrencies and digital token sales
A blockchain platform that aims to turn budding athletes’ dreams into reality by cutting out the middleman has revealed its launching an initial coin offering.
Bloomberg TV’s Cory Johnson has been appointed as chief market strategist at Ripple
Market sentiment worsens as recent moves by regulators spook investors
Messari, the startup aiming to create the crypto-equivalent of Crunchbase or the SEC's EDGAR system, has raised a new seed funding round. A bunch of industry firms invested during the first round.
Bitcoiin2gen, the Steven Seagal-backed ICO, was yesterday issued with a cease and desist order by the state of New Jersey. The New Jersey Bureau of Securities alleges that Bitcoiin (note the double ‘i’s) is selling unregistered securities to New Jersey residents. The ICO made headlines thanks to the vague information on its official website, along with the strange name and, of course, the Seagal’s endorsement.
The third most valuable digital currency has the potential to overtake its larger rivals, some crypto experts say
The FSA issues temporary suspensions to two operators, orders five more to improve their businesses
Some US exchanges will be required to register with the SEC
The son of deceased legendary MC Ol’ Dirty Bastard (ODB) of the Wu-Tang Clan hip-hop collective has announced plans to launch something called ‘Dirty Coin’ (ODB), Yahoo reports. Bar-son Jones, AKA ‘Young Dirty’ (YDB), who also dabbles in rap, said he wants to capitalise on crypto-mania and ‘come into the party’.
Auctus, a company that wants to, in its own words, 'put the retirement saver back in control', will launch its ICO on March 27. The token sale will commence until March 31 and the fundraising goal is $2 million USD. Auctus this week announced its admittance into the Enterprise Ethereum Alliance (EEA). It also joined the Mutichain Asset Managers Association (MAMA) in January.
Bitcoin sinks below $10,000, as most digital currencies suffer heavy losses
Digital coins can be regulated as commodities by the CFTC
Ripple announces new payment app that will be rolled out to members the Japan Bank Consortium plans later this year
A $2 million upcoming ICO has been withdrawn, leaving potentially thousands of worldwide investors requiring a refund.
Original cryptocurrency has lost nearly $1,000 since the start of Tuesday trading
Kakao, the service provider behind South Korea’s major messaging app, KakaoTalk, is considering launching a ‘reverse ICO’, similar to that of Telegram, Huffington Post Korea reports. Kakao is the third major global messenger company.
SCOTEX announces it’s raising capital via an ICO (initial coin offering), IPO (initial public offering). This will be the first time the world has seen an ICO of this kind. Incidentally, SCOTEX’s ICO will be the first to take place in Scotland. SCOTEX is a new stock exchange 2.0 company running on a Blockchain-based distributed ledger.