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Battle of BCash: McAfee Nails His Colors to the Mast
In the ongoing battle of Bitcoin Cash, John McAfee has taken to Twitter pledging his allegiance to Jihan Wu. Wu, along with Roger Ver, is one of the main proponents of the ABC version of BCash. Pledge of Allegiance In the modern world, ‘Pledge of Allegiance’ would’ve been a colorful and playful way to describe someone confirming their stance. In the [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-16By Emilio Janus
51 mins ago

French Financial Markets Regulator Estimates ICOs Have Raised $21.9B Globally Since 2014
France’s financial markets regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF), has published a report examining trends relating to initial coin offerings. The AMF describes ICOs as a “marginal” method of financing, estimating that the global ICO industry has raised €19.4 billion ($21.9 billion) since 2014. Also Read: Russian Developers to Help Iran Build Its Crypto-Economy Significant Centralization of Capital The AMF report [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-16By Samuel Haig
7 hours ago

Tropizen, InPortal Partner for Puerto Rico’s First Cannabis STO
Tropizen, a cannabis producer from Puerto Rico, partnered with STO provider InPortal to hold a security token offering event. [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptovestPublished on: 2018-11-15By Anatol Antonovici
12 hours ago

Canaan’s Hong Kong Listing Plans in Limbo
Plans by bitcoin mining equipment manufacturer Canaan to list shares on the Hong Kong stock exchange are now uncertain, as the Chinese company’s application for an initial public offering (IPO) expired on Nov. 14 — exactly six months after it submitted the documents to the Asian bourse. Also Read: Bitcoin ATMs Most Common Scam Payment Method in Australia IPO Will [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-15By Jeffrey Gogo
12 hours ago

Bitcoin Unlimited vs Bitcoin ABC vs Bitcoin SV – Node & Economic Support
There are still a lot of unknown factors associated with the upcoming Bitcoin Cash hard fork. While miners clearly favor Bitcoin SV at this time, things may look a bit different where everything else is concerned. More specifically, without sufficient network nodes and economic support Bitcoin SV will not necessarily go anywhere anytime soon. Network Nodes Tell a Different [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-11-15By JP Buntinx
13 hours ago

Ohio Congressman Wants to Allow ICOs to ‘Sidestep’ Securities Laws
U.S. Republican congressman Warren Davidson plans a bill that would allow ICOs to “sidestep” securities laws [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-11-15By Cointelegraph By Marie Huillet
14 hours ago

Isle of Man Updates Registration Rules for Cryptocurrency Businesses
The financial regulator of the Isle of Man recently introduced changes to its policy governing the registration of companies in the cryptocurrency industry. The British Crown dependency in the Irish Sea is also tightening rules applicable to projects that conduct initial coin offerings (ICOs). Also read: Vietnam at Crossroads on Cryptocurrency Regulations Financial Authority Adopts Stricter Requirements Cryptocurrency companies [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-15By Lubomir Tassev
17 hours ago

Crypto-Hedge Funds Are Looking for Triple-Digit Returns With Stablecoins
According to Bloomberg’s on November 13, 2018, stablecoins have become the next hot sector to emerge from the cryptocurrency industry, mirroring triple-digit returns from 2017’s initial coin offering (ICO) frenzy. Although the cryptocurrency industry has experienced a 70 percent decline in value from its all-time highs in December, many hedge funds are still betting big on cryptocurrencies as they believe that...Read [ ... ] read more
Found on: BTCmanagerPublished on: 2018-11-15By Cindy Huynh
17 hours ago

The Daily: Coinbase Blesses Binance, Game Day for BCH
It’s a big day for Bitcoin, though quite what flavor of Bitcoin remains to be seen. By the time the dust has settled on this historic Thursday, we should have an idea of which way the Bitcoin Cash hash war has swung. In this edition of The Daily, we round up the best tools for monitoring the fork as it [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-15By Kai Sedgwick
18 hours ago

$30M Shanghai-Based Cryptocurrency Trading Fund to Launch in Early 2019
Shanghai-based digital asset management company is reportedly set to launch a new cryptocurrency trading fund in partnership with an unnamed licensed asset manager in Hong Kong. Cryptocurrency Trading Fund: Arbitrage Strategy Point95 Global – a digital asset management firm based in Shanghai, is reportedly planning to set up a new cryptocurrency trading fund in partnership with an unnamed licensed asset [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-14By Georgi Georgiev
1 day ago

October ICO Market Overview: Trends, Capitalization, Localization, Success Rate
October records a minimum of ICO listings for the last 12 months, however the total amount of capital raised is about 24% above September’s [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-11-14By Cointelegraph By Daniele Pozzi
2 days ago

Report: France Accounts for Minor Part of Global ICO Market, While US Leads the Industry
French stock market regulator claims that France accounts for a minor part of the global ICO market, while the U.S. leads the industry [ ... ] read more
Found on: CointelegraphPublished on: 2018-11-14By Cointelegraph By Helen Partz
2 days ago

Another crypto exchange goes old school as KuCoin raises $20M from VCs
I’ve said it before but I’ll say it again: one of the biggest trends in crypto this year is companies raising money the old fashioned way through venture capitalists. Hot on the heels of Binance raising money from Singapore’s Vertex Ventures, so KuCoin, a relatively new crypto exchange, has pulled in $20 million. The money comes from two big name investors [ ... ] read more
Found on: TechCrunchPublished on: 2018-11-14By Jon Russell
2 days ago

The Growth of Security Tokens in 2018
2018 was meant to be the year of security tokens. The number of projects seeking to launch security token offerings (STOs) would mushroom, we were told, and a string of accredited trading venues would emerge where these instruments could be exchanged. The release of two new reports into the STO market provides an opportunity to reflect on whether security tokens [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-14By Kai Sedgwick
2 days ago

Crypto Music Festivals Are Setting a Precedent for Future Gatherings
Last month, Bitcoinist reported on Our Music Festival (OMF), a cryptocurrency music festival held in Berkeley at the end of October. OMF’s crypto environment sets a precedent for future festivals like South by Southwest, which will host a series of crypto-related events and talks next year. The University of California at Berkeley served as the site of Our Music Festival (OMF) [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-14By Danny Scopelliti
2 days ago

Target Twitter Account Hacked by Bitcoin Scammers
A recent hack involving the Twitter of retailer Target has wise investors doubling down on too-good-to-be-true offers. Target Becomes the Target The cryptocurrency community is no stranger to hacks and scams and most hodlers are wise enough to steer clear of too-good-to-be-true ICOs and The Real Real Elon Musk #GivingAwayFreeETH Twitter scams. In spite of this, hackers remain undeterred [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-14By Eustace Cryptus
2 days ago

Isle of Man Tightens Requirements for Cryptocurrency Businesses & ICOs
The Isle of Man recently updated its Designated Businesses Registration policy concerning cryptocurrency companies operating in the British Crown dependency.  Isle of Man Posts New Requirements The Island’s financial regulators also wish to sanitize the local virtual currency scene, doing away with projects that have zero utility. Details of the policy changes form part of the updated Designated Businesses Registration [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-14By Osato Avan-Nomayo
2 days ago

Metacert’ Cryptonite can catch phishing links in your email
Metacert, founded by Paul Walsh, originally began as a way to watch chat rooms for fake Ethereum scams. Walsh, who was an early experimenter in cryptocurrencies, grew frustrated when he saw hackers dumping fake links into chat rooms, resulting in users regularly losing cash to scammers. Now Walsh has expanded his software to email. A new product built for email [ ... ] read more
Found on: TechCrunchPublished on: 2018-11-13By John Biggs
2 days ago

This globetrotting investor explains why he chose to invest in some of eToro’s CopyPortfolios
Klass (@oroumann) is an experienced investor who has worked in various fields and owned businesses in several countries. After spending some time on eToro, he discovered CopyPortfolios and started investing through them, as a long-term, complementary investment option to his day-to-day trading portfolio. Check out our interview with him below: Check out oroumann’s stats This is not investment advice. Past [ ... ] read more
Found on: CryptoNewsPublished on: 2018-11-13By Kewl
2 days ago

Digital Bank Revolut Surpasses 3-Million Customer Mark
U.K. startup Revolut has announced that its customer base has surpassed three million users. The fintech platform, which has quickly become a viable online alternative to traditional banking, was established in 2015. It currently offers payment and exchange services for a growing number of fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies. Also read: Huobi Opens in Russia, Plans Startup Accelerator and Mining [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-13By Lubomir Tassev
3 days ago

Digital Bank Revolut Surpasses 3 Million Customers
U.K. startup Revolut has announced that its customer base has surpassed three million users. The fintech platform, which has quickly become a viable online alternative to traditional banking, was established in 2015. It currently offers payment and exchange services for a growing number of fiat currencies and cryptocurrencies. Also read: Huobi Opens in Russia, Plans Startup Accelerator and Mining [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-13By Lubomir Tassev
3 days ago

Pure Bit Bamboozles Investors in $2.7 Million ICO Exit Scam
Pure Bit lured investors in with promises of a rewarding ICO then mysteriously vanished, taking 13,000 worth of ETH with them. There’s a Sucker Born Every Minute The South Korean exchange is accused of pulling an exit scam after raising nearly 13,000 ETH ($2.7 million) in ICO funds. A few months ago ICOs were banned in South Korea. In [ ... ] read more
Found on: BitcoinistPublished on: 2018-11-13By Eustace Cryptus
3 days ago

PR: IXE Token Backed by Blockchain Powered Education Platform Little Detective
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. Little Detective will be launched in various stages, starting from China, followed by South-East Asian [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-13By Bitcoin.com PR
3 days ago

Venezuela: Petro Can Be Converted Into Any Cryptocurrency If Bought This Year
The Venezuelan government has announced that its national digital currency, the petro, can be exchanged into any cryptocurrency if purchased this year. However, the wallet for the petro is still not available and petro buyers receive certificates of purchase. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space ‘Special Period’ Venezuela’s president, Nicolas Maduro, visited the headquarters of the Superintendency [ ... ] read more
Found on: news.bitcoin.comPublished on: 2018-11-13By Kevin Helms
3 days ago

Tokenization of Real Estate – The SWINCA Solution
Real estate has been and still is one of the most promising areas of investment. But it’s been overtaken by monopolies, bureaucracies and expensive intermediaries, as well as limited by country borders, speed and cost of related transactions. Today securing one’s footing even in local real estate market is a convoluted process for any new player. Establishing a position on [ ... ] read more
Found on: The MerklePublished on: 2018-11-13By Guest
3 days ago

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