Stellar, a nonprofit decentralized financial network, and the Luxembourg House of Financial Technology (LHoFT), the country’s dedicated fintech platform, have published a joint report on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). According to the report, organizations have raised over $1.8 billion through ICOs since January 2017. As this popular new fundraising method provides a simple and fast method […]
The CFTC has named one of its leaders as the new sponsor for its technical advisory committee – and he wants to see it work on blockchain issues.
This wealth advisor believes banks are afraid of bitcoin, according to a new interview.
The post The Billion Coin (TBC) Review – How a Scam Goes Bust appeared first on 99 Bitcoins. There has been quite the buzz over a coin called The Billion Coin (TBC), so I decided to dig in and see what all the fuss was about. TL;DR version – it’s a scam, stay away at […]
When it rains, it pours. Last week, news began to hit the crypto community that China was taking harsh measures to reign in their various cryptocurrency exchanges. Several exchanges closed down and others were given a deadline to properly cease trading operations. This news came hard on the heels of recent directives that banned ICOs […]
Academy Award winner Jamie Foxx has promoted an upcoming initial coin offering (ICO) on social media.
New survey data from online student loan marketplace LendEDU suggests that younger consumers in the United States are more apt to invest in bitcoin.
While China tightens its grip on its cryptocurrency community, Japan is openly embracing cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology, legalizing bitcoin, and encouraging and funding blockchain research. Even Japan’s banks are onboard, working collaboratively to develop a blockchain platform specifically for the financial sector. With its 120 member banks, the Japanese Bankers Association (JBA) is creating a […]
The way we consume media content has been on a continual overhaul for the past two decades. Every aspect of media distribution has become more streamlined from the razor-thin devices we use to consume media to the manner in which we purchase and store our coveted content. Books, music and movies have all seen their […]
On September 8, the U.S. government’s General Services Administration (GSA)’s program “Emerging Citizen Technology” hosted a workshop titled “Emerging Technology and Open Data for a More Open Government.” The participants in the workshop were directed to draft proposals that specifically use Artificial Intelligence (AI), blockchain technology and open data. “Open data and emerging technologies — […]