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Austrian Financial Authority Calls for Tighter Regulation of ICOs and Cryptocurrencies

Austria’s Financial Market Authority has introduced proposals for the strict regulation of cryptocurrencies and ICOs. Board directors of the Austrian Financial Market Authority (FMA), Klaus Kumpfmüller and Helmut Ettl, have have offered proposals for stricter regulations on cryptocurrencies and initial coin offerings (ICOs), Cointelegraph auf…

Report: 2018 Token Sales Almost Double Last Year’s Results

Initial Coin Offerings in the first half of 2018 have attracted nearly double the amount of funds raised last year, a new report reveals. Researchers point out, however, that the majority of ICOs have largely failed, with only a third of the projects closed successfully.…

Russia’s Biggest Payments System Qiwi to Open Crypto-Investment Bank

QBT, a daughter company of Russia’s largest electronic payments system Qiwi, announced it will launch the country’s first ever cryptocurrency investment bank.  Russia’s First Cryptocurrency Investment Bank The new company — which will operate under the brand-name HASH — will be registered in Russia, reports Russian…

Tron [TRX] trading resumes on UK based exchange CoinFalcon

On a recent Twitter post, CoinFalcon, a UK based cryptocurrency exchange has announced that they have resumed trading of Tron [TRX] after the Mainnet. All the existing users who deposited the tokens prior to the token migration can also trade their new coins. Tweet by CoinFalcon…

Banks and Regulators Complete KYC App Test on R3 Blockchain Platform

39 different financial firms and regulators from around the globe have completed a KYC trial on the Corda blockchain platform from R3 39 financial firms partnered with blockchain consortium R3 completed more than 300 transactions via R3’s know your customer (KYC) application, according to a…

April Saw Coinbase Customers Taking Out 37% More Money Than They Put In

During market lows, cryptocurrency enthusiasts have long urged each other to ‘hodl,’ which as many of us know is a word that came from typo for ‘hold,’ or ‘hold on for dear life.’ According to new data relating to Coinbase, faith in that principle may be…

Dash [DASH]’s Bugcrowd platform “saved a lot of embarrassment” – Jim Bursch

Dash’s initiative “Bugcrowd” is a platform that connects organizations to a global crowd of trusted security researchers. Bugcrowd recently added a video in which Jim Bursch, the Manager of Dash’s Bug Bounty Program talks about the importance of having in place an organized Bug Bounty programme and also…

Supreme Court Will Not Reconsider Ross Ulbricht’s Life Sentence

On June 28, 2018, the US Supreme Court revealed it would not re-evaluate Ross Ulbricht’s court case and double life sentence tied to his charges of operating the Silk Road marketplace. Ulbricht’s legal team and family were hoping the recent Carpenter Vs. US Supreme Court…

‘The Rout in Cryptocurrencies is Still Not Finished,’ Claims Barclays

Looking for someone to play the bearish case in regards to Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies? Look no further than the Head of Investment Strategy at Barclays Smart Investor, Will Hobbs — who claims “the rout in cryptocurrencies is still not finished.” Economic Illiteracy Following the Bank…