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No-win-no-fee company fined by ICO for illegal text messages
No-win-no-fee company fined by ICO for illegal text messages  www.computing.co.ukThe Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has fined Tax Returned Limited, a company specialising in reclaiming overpaid tax, £200,000 for sending out ...
Study Finds Less Than 15% of Team Members in ICO Startups Are Women
Study Finds Less Than 15% of Team Members in ICO Startups Are Women  Bitcoin NewsA new study confirms the crypto industry has a lot of progress to make to bridge the gender gap. It shows that startups conducting ICOs are still markedly A new ...
ICO Analysis: IoTBlock
ICO Analysis: IoTBlock  HackedInternet of Things is an emerging technology with the potential of immensely improving our lives. Connecting every single capable device, whether it is a car, ...
ICO Analysis: EndChain
ICO Analysis: EndChain  HackedLogistics is a series of transactions that link a product from raw material through to the consumer. The logistics and transport management industry generate ...
ICO Can Now Run At 4K Resolution Through PCSX2 PlayStation 2 Emulator
ICO Can Now Run At 4K Resolution Through PCSX2 PlayStation 2 Emulator  WccftechICO can now run at 4K resolution on the PlayStation 2 Emulator PCSX2. A video showcasing the game running at high resolution has also been shared.
Filmio ICO (FILM / FAN Token): Blockchain TV, Film And Entertainment?
Filmio ICO (FILM / FAN Token): Blockchain TV, Film And Entertainment?  Bitcoin Exchange GuideIn the Filmio ecosystem, creators can easily connect with fans to build a strong and supportive audience and to acquire meaningful statistics around emerging ...
The Security Token Field - The Next Step After the ICO Annihilation?
The Security Token Field - The Next Step After the ICO Annihilation?  ForbesAs the ICO market continues to tank with only $65 million raised in November, down from $2.6 billion in February, many are looking to STO's for a viable solution.
The ICO Is Dead... Or Is It?
The ICO Is Dead... Or Is It?  Invest In BlockchainThe bear market of 2018 has decimated ICOs as a fundraiser for blockchain projects. How will they adapt moving forward... or is the ICO dead?
Billionaire Mike Novogratz Says Crypto ICO Market is Pretty Much Dead Now
Billionaire Mike Novogratz Says Crypto ICO Market is Pretty Much Dead Now  newsBTCBillionaire investor Mike Novogratz recently told Bloomberg that the crypto ICO market is "pretty much dead" right now following a big bear market.
Former AriseBank Execs Settle Charges in SEC ICO Fraud Lawsuit
Former AriseBank Execs Settle Charges in SEC ICO Fraud Lawsuit  CoinDeskThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges with two former executives of AriseBank, which was hit with a token sale fraud lawsuit ...
Report: Financial Criminal Allegedly Revealed as Figure Behind ‘Blockchain Terminal’ ICO
Report: Financial Criminal Allegedly Revealed as Figure Behind ‘Blockchain Terminal’ ICO  CointelegraphNews. This article has been updated to reflect comments from Ran Neuner on his involvement in the project. The man behind the “Blockchain Terminal” (BCT) ...
ICO Death March? November Inflows Fall to $65M From Yearly High of $2.6 Billion
ICO Death March? November Inflows Fall to $65M From Yearly High of $2.6 Billion  CCNThe latest statistics on initial coin offerings suggest that the best days of the fundraising mechanism may have long passed. According to digital assets newsletter ...
Shocking Details of Blockchain Terminal ICO Scam
Shocking Details of Blockchain Terminal ICO Scam  cryptodigestSome shocking details have been revealed that point to Blockchain Terminal (BCT) as an alleged ICO scam. In the deep report, the ICO claimed to be led by ...
Busy Year with Millions in ICO Fines Levied for Data Breaches
Busy Year with Millions in ICO Fines Levied for Data Breaches  CPO MagazineICO had a busy 2018 with the ten largest fines totaling about £5000000 and also the first ICO fines levied at the maximum amount for Facebook and Equifax.
ICO market report sees prices fall in November following rise in October
ICO market report sees prices fall in November following rise in October  Global Coffee ReportThe ICO composite indicator decreased by 1.5 per cent in November, reflecting a fall in prices across all group indicators.
ICO Funding Continues to Plummet Amidst Crypto Bear Market
ICO Funding Continues to Plummet Amidst Crypto Bear Market  newsBTCThe latest statistics regarding ICO funding shows that investors continue to turn away from investing in ICO projects amidst the crypto bear market.
South Korea: Blockchain startup threatens to appeal ICO ban
South Korea: Blockchain startup threatens to appeal ICO ban  CoinGeekPresto, a blockchain start-up in South Korea, has reportedly claimed that it will file a constitutional appeal over ICO ban.
Initial coin offerings could provide badly needed financing for Canadian startups
Initial coin offerings could provide badly needed financing for Canadian startups  The Globe and MailThorsten Koeppl is a professor in the Department of Economics at Queen's University and a scholar in Financial Services and Monetary Policy at the C.D. Howe ...
ICO Warns That The Washington Post Offers Invalid Cookie Consent Under The GDPR - Data Protection - Worldwide
ICO Warns That The Washington Post Offers Invalid Cookie Consent Under The GDPR - Data Protection - Worldwide  Mondaq News AlertsIt has been reported that the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has issued the US-based Washington Post newspaper with a warning about how it obtains ...
What's in a name? Blockchain Terminal ICO fraudster allegedly has 'two identities'
What's in a name? Blockchain Terminal ICO fraudster allegedly has 'two identities'  CoinGeekThe promoter behind the Blockchain Terminal (BCT) initial coin offering (ICO) has been unveiled as a disgraced Canadian fraudster who had adopted a fake ...
ICO vs STO: Are Security Token Offerings (STOs) Banned in China?
ICO vs STO: Are Security Token Offerings (STOs) Banned in China?  SmartereumThe mention of China, for cryptocurrency enthusiasts, will bring more than a tinge of danger. The country was formerly the hub of crypto activities and all of a ...
Voiceweb Foundation Launches Voicecoin ICO to Fund a Voice Internet Based on Blockchain
Voiceweb Foundation Launches Voicecoin ICO to Fund a Voice Internet Based on Blockchain  Voicebot.aiThe Voiceweb Foundation believes the future of voice interaction should be conducted over an open standards-based system similar to how..
Malaysia Regulators Clarify Approach to ICO, Crypto Trading Oversight
Malaysia Regulators Clarify Approach to ICO, Crypto Trading Oversight  CryptovestBank Negara Malaysia and Securities Commission Malaysia have issued a joint statement to elaborate on their policy for regulating cryptocurrency trading and ...
Does the Fall of $158M Crypto ICO Show Necessity of Strict Regulation?
Does the Fall of $158M Crypto ICO Show Necessity of Strict Regulation?  CCNRecently, Sirin Labs, an initial coin offering (ICO) project that raised $158 million during the bull market of 2017, made the headlines for its controversial pivot ...
Updated direct Marketing Guidance from the ICO?
Updated direct Marketing Guidance from the ICO?  LexologyOn 12 November 2018, the ICO issued its consultation and call for views on an updated direct marketing Code of Practice.
Analyst: Crypto ICOs in Crisis, Running Out of Money With No Products
Analyst: Crypto ICOs in Crisis, Running Out of Money With No Products  CCNMost crypto ICOs that exist in the sector have either have no working products to show or an insufficient number of users to justify their valuation.
ICO Analysis: OATH Protocol
ICO Analysis: OATH Protocol  HackedOATH Protocol wants to build an analog of a decentralized dispute resolution system modeling the common-juror system. In their view, this will solve the solution ...
$80 Million ICO TenX Founder Linked to Pyramid Scheme: Report
$80 Million ICO TenX Founder Linked to Pyramid Scheme: Report  CCNTenX president Julian Hosp has reportedly been implicated in connection with Lyoness, an Austrian discount shopping *service* that has been declared an illegal ...
South Korean Startup Presto to File Constitutional Appeal Against Local ICO Ban
South Korean Startup Presto to File Constitutional Appeal Against Local ICO Ban  CointelegraphNews. A South Korean blockchain startup, Presto, will reportedly file a constitutional appeal over the county's ban on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs), South Korean ...
SEC Slaps Crypto Firm with $50,000 Fine for Selling Unregistered Securities
SEC Slaps Crypto Firm with $50,000 Fine for Selling Unregistered Securities  CCNThe Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a cease-and-desist order against a crypto investment fund for distributing unregistered securities.
New ICO Requirement For Contracts Over $50K
New ICO Requirement For Contracts Over $50K  BernewsOnly 11% of public authorities have gazetted contracts with a value over $50,000 and while some public authorities do not have contracts at this amount, this still ...
ICOs Exempted From Securities Laws, If This Congressman Has His Way
ICOs Exempted From Securities Laws, If This Congressman Has His Way  Invest In BlockchainA Republican U.S. Representative is working on making cryptocurrency regulation more friendly by introducing a bill to exempt ICOs from securities laws.
ICO Analysis: Robonomics Network
ICO Analysis: Robonomics Network  HackedRobonomics Network is an ambitious network infrastructure, based on the Ethereum platform and created with the purpose of integrating 'cyber-physical ...
Fundraising Through an IEO Instead of an ICO?
Fundraising Through an IEO Instead of an ICO?  PRNewswireSEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A Blockchain Powered Remittance Platform – REMIIT – completes its IEO through the South Korean ...
French Firm Becomes Europe’s First Regulated Crypto Asset Manager Funded by an ICO
French Firm Becomes Europe’s First Regulated Crypto Asset Manager Funded by an ICO  CCNThe France-based Napoleon Group has become the first regulated crypto asset manager funded through an initial coin offering (ICO).
How to choose your first ICO to invest in?
How to choose your first ICO to invest in?  CoingapeAre you considering taking the plunge and choosing your first ICO to invest in? ICOs are, of course, how blockchain projects raise investment capital. Investors ...
GDPR: more than 8,000 data breaches notified to ICO
GDPR: more than 8,000 data breaches notified to ICO  Out-Law.comMore than 8000 data breaches have been reported in the UK since the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) took effect in May, the information ...
Federal Judge Rules SEC Failed to Establish ICO Tokens are Securities
Federal Judge Rules SEC Failed to Establish ICO Tokens are Securities  LexologyOn November 27, 2018, Judge Gonzalo P. Curiel of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California dealt a temporary setback to…
Bitcoin’s Biggest Congress Enthusiast Introduces a Pro-ICO and Crypto Legislation
Bitcoin’s Biggest Congress Enthusiast Introduces a Pro-ICO and Crypto Legislation  CoinspeakerRepublican Congressman, Warren Davidson, has said that he plans to introduce new legislation in the house. The planned pro-ICO and crypto legislation aims ...
ICO's Consultation on Direct Marketing Code of Practice
ICO's Consultation on Direct Marketing Code of Practice  LexologyDirect marketing has been a focus of the UK data protection regulator, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), for the last several years. Direct…