Four ICOs Shut Down in Colorado Crackdown

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In an ongoing  Initial Coin Offering (ICO) crackdown in the United States, the Colorado State Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA) has ordered the closure of four ICOs. These ICOs are not compliant with the rules of the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Therefore, the SEC suspended their operations. Regulators from all over the … Continue reading “Four ICOs Shut Down in Colorado Crackdown”

Ripple’s Cory Johnson Says Bitcoin Has “Limitations”

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As chief marketing strategist of Ripple (XRP), Cory Johnson is not quiet about his opinions on the coin and its underlying technology.  He recently claimed that Ripple (XRP) is now being used more than Bitcoin (BTC). That Bitcoin has “some real technological limitations” is in some ways difficult to refute says Johnson After all, as … Continue reading “Ripple’s Cory Johnson Says Bitcoin Has “Limitations””

Three of the Top Blockchain Experts to Follow

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There is an overabundance of information on the internet.  Particularly for crypto and the blockchain, as well as any sort of financial predictions, everyone gives his two cents.  While it can be interesting or even useful to read a variety of opinions, there are definitely some standout experts who are always reliable. These experts are: … Continue reading “Three of the Top Blockchain Experts to Follow”

DARPA Sees Potential of Distributed Consensus Protocols

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DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Projects branch of the U.S. Military, submitted a formal request to study distributed consensus protocol. They recognize the potential for and importance of understanding the protocol for military intel. On November 19, DARPA submitted a formal Request for Information (RFI).  An RFI is a standard form in the military for … Continue reading “DARPA Sees Potential of Distributed Consensus Protocols”

Crypto Expert: The US SEC Wasn’t the Cause for Downturn

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If you have been reading cryptocurrency news lately, you would have noticed two significant things.  The first is that the cryptocurrency market is down on its knees, throwing the entire industry into confusion. Secondly, cryptocurrency advocates are pointing to two factors as the cause of the bear market, Bitcoin Cash hard fork and the US … Continue reading “Crypto Expert: The US SEC Wasn’t the Cause for Downturn”

New Study Suggests Why Cryptocurrencies are Crashing

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With the latest cryptocurrency price crash, Bitcoin (BTC), the most preeminent cryptocurrency, could potentially go below $4,000 USD. Sadly, there is no end whatsoever in sight. As expected, scores of cryptocurrency analysts are suggesting various reasons for the crashing of the cryptos. Indeed, the most popular narratives that these analysts are peddling are the hash … Continue reading “New Study Suggests Why Cryptocurrencies are Crashing”

Make-a-Wish Foundation Latest Victim of Crypto Hackers

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Hackers embedded a cryptojacker in the Make-A-Wish site worldwish.org. This malware uses the computers of site visitors to mine cryptocurrency for the hackers.  Thanks to watchdog, Trustwave SpiderLabs, Make-A-Wish was able to successfully remove the cryptojacker from their site. It goes without saying that this recent attack on the Make-A-Wish Foundation is especially unpleasant As … Continue reading “Make-a-Wish Foundation Latest Victim of Crypto Hackers”

Binance Labs Invests in OTC Trading Desk, Koi

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Binance, the world’s largest exchange, has announced they’ve invested $3 million in over-the-counter (OTC) trading platform, Koi.  They’re eager to bolster Koi to help meet their own goals of broadening investment opportunities in the crypto market. San Francisco-based Koi Trading is an OTC desk geared mainly towards institutional investors and wealthy individuals.  Binance seems to … Continue reading “Binance Labs Invests in OTC Trading Desk, Koi”

Dragonchain Announces new U.S Blockchain Patent

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The blockchain company Dragonchain (DRGN) announced their new Interchain patent. The new system, built for “empowering business with an enterprise-grade blockchain solution” will allow multiple public and private blockchains to connect. The Seattle-based Dragonchain (DRGN) launched an ICO last November, as a project of the Walt Disney Company Last year, just before the great boom … Continue reading “Dragonchain Announces new U.S Blockchain Patent”

DOJ and CFTC Investigate Tether and Bitfinex

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Last May, the Department of Justice (DOJ) and Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) opened a general investigation into price manipulation. Bloomberg reported on Tuesday that they appear to be investigating Bitfinex and Tether (USDT) specifically. This isn’t the first such investigation into Bitfinex and Tether Ltd The CFTC subpoenaed both in December of 2017. There … Continue reading “DOJ and CFTC Investigate Tether and Bitfinex”