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The U.S. government is following through on its promise to crack down on initial coin offering scams. On Friday, the SEC announced charges against Raymond Trapani, the third co-founder of Centra Tech Inc., which raised $32 million for a cryptocurrency debit card last year through a flashy ICO...
In the world of blockchain and cryptocurrency, there is no shortage of innovative ideas. If Mithril is any indication, the way we think about social media will come to change in quite spectacular fashion. This particular project aims to decentralize social media and reward content creators in a...
Even though things looked rather dire for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies throughout the first few months of 2018, things are changing in favor of this growing industry. Silicon Valley backers are showing an increasing appetite for volatile cryptocurrencies. As such, they are demanding that the SEC not label...
So, you read all the headlines in 2017 about the millions of dollars to be made in cryptocurrencies like bitcoin and ethereum, and you took the investment plunge. Maybe you made big money, maybe just a few thousand dollars. But even though the word crypto comes from the Greek word...
Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month.Earlier this week, mainstream media outlet News1 reported that Bithumb, South Korea’s biggest cryptocurrency exchange, is conducting an initial coin offering (ICO) later this year to launch its own cryptocurrency Bithumb Coin. Bithumb Coin Some of...
The European Parliament voted to regulate cryptocurrencies on the continent yesterday. MEPs voted by a majority to back a December 2017 agreement with the European Council that would prevent the use of any cryptocurrency in money laundering and terrorism financing. The vote passed 574 yes votes to 13 no votes,...
WikiLeaks is calling for a global blockade of one of the world’s largest exchanges for crypto-trading, Coinbase, after the company banned the WikiLeaks Shop from its platform “without explanation.” The whistleblowing organization claims the cryptocurrency payments processor...
FOMO MomentsSustained bullish momentum has pushed crypto markets higher once again during the morning’s Asian trading session. Total market cap is the highest since early March and all cryptocurrencies continue to make solid gains. Bitcoin has increased by 6.5% over the past 24 hours and is currently trading...
Gibraltar has set itself at the forefront of the regulation of businesses that use Distributed Ledger Technology (DLT). On 12th October 2017, Gibraltar introduced a comprehensive set of new laws to regulate DLT businesses, making it the first country in Europe to take this bold step it also...
Kraken, one of the longest-running cryptocurrency exchanges, said its New York registration as a money-services business won’t affect its decision to ignore a request from the state’s top lawyer for detailed information about its operations.Attorney General...