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SEC Suspends CryptoCurrency/Blockchain Companies

For the first time, the Securities and Exchange Commission has suspended trading in three firms that have made public claims about crypto-currency and blockchain, not that they have been involved in an Initial Coin Offering (yet). The suspension resulted from … Continue reading

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AZ May Be First State To Regulate ICO’s

Arizona may become the first state to regulate crypto-currencies and Initial Coin Offerings. The House bill that just passed through committee would classify ICO’s and equity (as opposed to donation or rewards) crowdfunding as “securities” subject to registration unless exempted … Continue reading

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Buffett Wingman Hates Bitcoin

Could be a generational thing, but 94 year old Charlie Munger, Warren Buffett’s wingman, hates Bitcoin. He calls the crypto-currency “a noxious poison,”and said that the government should crack down on it as was done in China. To be clear, … Continue reading

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Facebook Bans Initial Coin Offering Ads

The fraud allegations for Initial Coin Offerings have gotten so bad that even Facebook, the platform for Russian electioneering, has decided to ” ban ads on its site for products including coin offerings and cryptocurrencies because they are “frequently associated … Continue reading

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Crowdfunding Tokens For Film Just Another Unregistered ICO

What is being touted as the “first ever crowdfunding for motion pictures” went live yesterday as just another initial coin offering that appears to be unregistered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Futureworks is “gifting” tokens on the ethereum blockchain … Continue reading

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Hacked Japanese Crypto Exchange Promises Discounted Refunds

More bad news for crypto-currencies as the Japanese exchange reported the largest hack in crypto history, >$500 million. But, the exchange, Coincheck has promised to pay its 260,000 customers for their losses out of its own pocket (but doesn’t know … Continue reading

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Blockchain To Be Tested For International Money Transfers

One of the major problems with Bitcoin is executing a transaction. The Bitcoin exchanges are slow (up to an hour or more) and costly (~$30). According to a press release, Ripple has a blockchain transaction mechanism called the XRP Ledger … Continue reading

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