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Ripple Acquiring MoneyGram Was Fake News But It Gave XRP Price the...
Ripple Acquiring MoneyGram Was Fake News But It Gave XRP Price the...  CoinspeakerRumor about Ripple acquiring MoneyGram started with a post on Twitter referring to a "trusted source". The negotiations were allegedly ongoing since ...
NEO Releases Detailed Financials Ahead of Cryptocurrency Relaunch
NEO Releases Detailed Financials Ahead of Cryptocurrency Relaunch  CoinDeskThe technology behind the cryptocurrency NEO, formerly known as Antshares, will be completely reconfigured by this time next year. In April, NEO co-founder ...
Did Kik Just Place a Target on the Backs of its Form-D ICO Peers?
Did Kik Just Place a Target on the Backs of its Form-D ICO Peers?  CCNKik will have its work cut out for it when it goes before a jury trial to face the SEC, and other Form-D ICO companies are no doubt watching.
ICO Vs STO: Which one to choose for making profits
ICO Vs STO: Which one to choose for making profits  TheCryptoUpdatesThe term cryptocurrency has taken over the financial market from the past few years with its two leading coins Bitcoin and Etherum due to their insane returns.
Kodak Launches a Blockchain-Enabled Document Management System
Kodak Launches a Blockchain-Enabled Document Management System  CoinDeskKodak's pivot to blockchain is coming into focus. The legacy camera brand announced a new blockchain-based document management system, at a two-day ...
Does the SEC's ICO Lawsuit Against Kik Go Too Far?
Does the SEC's ICO Lawsuit Against Kik Go Too Far?  FortuneKik Interactive sued for $100m ICO by SEC  FXStreetThe SEC clamps down on Kik, an ICO it alleges failed to comply with rules  Leaprate Forex Trading NewsCryptoCorner: Bear Trend Continues, SEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million ICO, OKCoin Opens Malta Office in Euro Expansion and Malaysian Regulator Registers Three New Crypto Exchanges  InvestorIdeas.comView full coverage on Google News
Despite Upturn At The End, Global Coffee Prices Remain The Lowest Monthly Average Of The Coffee Year
Despite Upturn At The End, Global Coffee Prices Remain The Lowest Monthly Average Of The Coffee Year  VendingMarketWatchThe monthly average of the ICO composite indicator fell to 93.33 US cents/lb in May 2019, 1.2% lower than in April 2019. However, the last two weeks of th...
SEC Charges Issuer With Conducting $100 Million Unregistered ICO
SEC Charges Issuer With Conducting $100 Million Unregistered ICO  HedgeCo.net(HedgeCo.Net) The Securities and Exchange Commission has sued Kik Interactive Inc. for conducting an illegal $100 million securities offering of digital tokens.
NMA Urges ICO To Reconsider Newspaper Age Verification 06/06/2019
NMA Urges ICO To Reconsider Newspaper Age Verification 06/06/2019  MediaPost CommunicationsThe News Media Association is urging the ICO to reconsider plans that would mean all information sites need to use robust technology to check the ages of ...
One Year Of GDPR – Lessons Learned By The ICO - Data Protection - UK
One Year Of GDPR – Lessons Learned By The ICO - Data Protection - UK  Mondaq News AlertsThe Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published its update reflecting on its GDPR experience over the past year and its upcoming priorities to stay ...
ICO Office Decisions On BMA & AG Chambers
ICO Office Decisions On BMA & AG Chambers  BernewsThe Information Commissioner issued two decisions regarding the Bermuda Monetary Authority [BMA] and the Attorney General's Chambers. A spokesperson ...
Aberdeen: Free Starbucks at farmers market next two Thursdays
Aberdeen: Free Starbucks at farmers market next two Thursdays  Baltimore SunThe upcoming Aberdeen Starbucks will be offering free coffee to Aberdeen Farmers Market patrons the next two Thursdays, June 6 and June 13. Come down to ...
'Context' matters in AI decision making, says ICO
'Context' matters in AI decision making, says ICO  Compliance WeekTransparency for all AI-generated decisions is not as important as context, according to new research from U.K. data regulator the Information Commissioner's ...
SEC sues Canadian chat app Kik over 2017 ICO
SEC sues Canadian chat app Kik over 2017 ICO  Yahoo FinanceCanadian chat app Kik is in the crosshairs of the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC is claiming Kik's $100 million ICO for its own cryptocurrency ...
ICO: Legal Classification of Tokens: Part 5 - Hybrid Forms
ICO: Legal Classification of Tokens: Part 5 - Hybrid Forms  LexologyBesides the pure forms of the mentioned tokens, there are also hybrid forms in practice . If and to what extent a token can still be considered part…
Bitcoin Daily: SEC Lawsuit Accuses Kik Of Illegal ICO; New Crypto Malware Strikes In US, Thailand
Bitcoin Daily: SEC Lawsuit Accuses Kik Of Illegal ICO; New Crypto Malware Strikes In US, Thailand  pymnts.comAn SEC lawsuit accuses Kik Interactive of an illegal securities offering of digital tokens, while new crypto malware BlackSquid strikes the U.S. and Thailand.
One year of GDPR - lessons learned by the ICO
One year of GDPR - lessons learned by the ICO  LexologyThe Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has published its update reflecting on its GDPR experience over the past year and its upcoming priorities…
Report: Polish Exchange Shuts Down and Disappears With Customers Funds
Report: Polish Exchange Shuts Down and Disappears With Customers Funds  CointelegraphPolish cryptocurrency exchange Coinroom has reportedly shut down its operations and disappeared with customer funds, local business news outlet money.pl ...
The 8 Biggest Bombshells From the SEC's Kik ICO Lawsuit
The 8 Biggest Bombshells From the SEC's Kik ICO Lawsuit  CoinDeskKik’s $100 million ICO for Kin cryptocurrency was “illegal,” says SEC  Fast CompanySEC Sues Social Network Kik For $100 Million ICO  ForbesSEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million ICO, Sees Kin as a Security  BloombergThe SEC Is Suing Kik for Its 2017 ICO  Yahoo FinanceView full coverage on Google News
Malaysian Securities Regulator Registers Three Cryptocurrency Exchanges
Malaysian Securities Regulator Registers Three Cryptocurrency Exchanges  CointelegraphThe Securities Commission Malaysia has registered crypto exchanges Luno Malaysia, Sinegy Technologies and Tokenize Technology for operation.
SEC Sues Social Network Kik For $100 Million ICO
SEC Sues Social Network Kik For $100 Million ICO  ForbesThe 8 Biggest Bombshells From the SEC's Kik ICO Lawsuit  CoinDeskKik’s $100 million ICO for Kin cryptocurrency was “illegal,” says SEC  Fast CompanySEC Sues Kik Over $100 Million ICO, Sees Kin as a Security  BloombergSEC sues messaging app Kik for $100m ICO  Financial TimesView full coverage on Google News
SEC Sues Kik for Conducting Allegedly Unregistered $100 Million ICO in 2017
SEC Sues Kik for Conducting Allegedly Unregistered $100 Million ICO in 2017  Investing.comThe United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has sued Canadian startup Kik for an unregistered $100 million token offering, the regulator ...
SEC Sues Over ICO That Messaging App CEO Described As "Hail Mary" Cash Grab
SEC Sues Over ICO That Messaging App CEO Described As "Hail Mary" Cash Grab  DealbreakerICOs are something we don't talk much about anymore, maybe because so many of them ended up being the self-evident canard that they appeared to be at ...
SEC Sues Kik For $100M Unregistered ICO
SEC Sues Kik For $100M Unregistered ICO  Law360The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission sued Kik Interactive Inc. on Tuesday in New York federal court claiming it conducted an unregistered initial coin ...
US SEC sues Canada's Kik over US$100M ICO, sees Kin as a security
US SEC sues Canada's Kik over US$100M ICO, sees Kin as a security  BNNBloomberg.caDoes the SEC's ICO Lawsuit Against Kik Go Too Far?  FortuneKik Interactive sued for $100m ICO by SEC  FXStreetThe SEC clamps down on Kik, an ICO it alleges failed to comply with rules  Leaprate Forex Trading NewsKik Could Lose $100 Million in the Latest Lawsuit  BlockPublisherView full coverage on Google News
The SEC Is Suing Kik for Its 2017 ICO
The SEC Is Suing Kik for Its 2017 ICO  CoinDeskThe U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is suing Kik for allegedly running an unregistered securities sale when it launched an initial coin offering ...
ICO regulatory update - guidance on ICOs and crypto-assets
ICO regulatory update - guidance on ICOs and crypto-assets  LexologyASIC has released an updated to information sheet INFO 225: Initial coin offerings and crypto-assets. While ASIC's position on when an ICO or…
Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO
Cryptocurrency exchange Blockport goes bankrupt after failed STO  The Next WebAn Amsterdam-based cryptocurrency exchange is facing an uncertain future. Blockport has declared bankruptcy after its security token offering (STO) failed to meet its minimum expectations last month. Blockport’s STO failed to reach its soft cap of €1 million ($1.13 million) in May. Shortly after, the company filed for and was declared bankrupt, according to recently found bankruptcy records. “Since our first equity fundraising (STO) round was unsuccessful, we can’t uphold our planned growth trajectory and therefore have to significantly scale down our operations and team,” Blockport founder...
ICO coffee exports rose by 4.6% in April
ICO coffee exports rose by 4.6% in April  IEG VuMembers of the International Coffee Organization (ICO) saw its exports increase by 4.6% y-o-y in April, ICO data showed. Already a subscriber? Please sign in ...
ICO: Legal Classification of Tokens: Utility Token
ICO: Legal Classification of Tokens: Utility Token  LexologyPart 4/5 - Currency Token: Utility Token are a kind of digital voucher which can be redeemed against a promised *service* of the issuer. “True” Utility…
ETC Upgrades for Ethereum Compatibility
ETC Upgrades for Ethereum Compatibility  ICO Examiner NewsEthereum Classic Labs have announced the implementation of the Atlantis code upgrade on Ethereum Classic (ETC) blockchain's testnet to provide su.
John McAfee Says He Is Launching His Own 'Freedom' Cryptocurrency
John McAfee Says He Is Launching His Own 'Freedom' Cryptocurrency  CoinDeskJohn McAfee, the famous and infamous security pioneer and cryptocurrency enthusiast, is set to launch his own eponymously named currency, the McAfee ...
A crypto Buffett lunch is on the cards. Poor Warren Buffett.
A crypto Buffett lunch is on the cards. Poor Warren Buffett.  Financial TimesThe Oracle of Omaha isn't a big fan of cryptocurrency. He has, at various points, said it "attracts charlatans", is a "delusion", is a “mirage”, is a "gambling device", is "like a seashell or something", is "not an investment", constitutes “tulips” and is "probably rat poison squared". In 2017, mid ICO mania, Warren Buffett predicted that initial coin offerings would end badly. So one can only imagine his delight upon finding out that the highest bidder for his annual charity lunch was Justin Sun, the founder of the TRX token, which raised $70m in an ICO in 2017. Son is also the CEO of Tron...
Brits Tell The Government To Be Tougher On Social 06/03/2019
Brits Tell The Government To Be Tougher On Social 06/03/2019  MediaPost CommunicationsThe Government's current consultation into the potential harms caused by social media always looked like it would lead to tougher regulation. It was announced ...
Australian Commission ASIC Updates ICO and Crypto Guidance
Australian Commission ASIC Updates ICO and Crypto Guidance  The National Law ReviewOn 30 May 2019, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission ASIC updated its Information Sheet 225 which sets out guidance for entities that are ...
NMA echoes Society of Editors fears over ICO 'age appropriate' plan
NMA echoes Society of Editors fears over ICO 'age appropriate' plan  HoldTheFrontPage.co.ukThe News Media Association has echoed fears over plans to ensure news websites are “age appropriate” – warning it would “devastate advertising” revenues.
Karma International ICO Scam? CEO Dylan Marer Reportedly Dodging Early Investors
Karma International ICO Scam? CEO Dylan Marer Reportedly Dodging Early Investors  CryptovestKarma International ICO may be joining the large list of token sale scams as its CEO dodges investors and fails to answer concerned participants.
Between the lines: A year on - is GDPR just hype?
Between the lines: A year on - is GDPR just hype?  The ScotsmanOn 25 May 2018 the GDPR came into effect - the culmination of months (and years, for some) of preparation and anticipation that brought to mind the Y2K ...
ICO records four times more data breaches since GDPR
ICO records four times more data breaches since GDPR  Legal FuturesIn the year since GDPR came into effect on 25th May 2018, the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has logged in excess of 14000 data breaches – more ...
Block.One Is Launching a Social Media Platform on the EOS Blockchain
Block.One Is Launching a Social Media Platform on the EOS Blockchain  CoinDeskWhile Facebook pursues crypto, crypto is pursuing social media. Block.one – the multibillion-dollar startup that built the EOSIO platform – is the latest blockchain ...
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