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ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings) have become a popular way to fund cryptocurrency projects. An ICO is an event in which a new cryptocurrency project sells part of itsthe cryptocurrency tokens to early adopters and enthusiasts in exchange for money today. ICOs provide a way for cryptocurrency project creators to raise money for their operations. Most ICOs raise money in Bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies.

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China’s NIFA allows public to report illegal token sales

Aug 28, 2018 11:06 am UTC| Digital Currency

The National Internet Finance Association of China (NIFA), a self-regulatory organization in the field of internet finance, has implemented a feature on its platform to help governmental authorities in their clampdown of...

Initial Coin Offering Series

Digital Currency Revolution

Chinese regulators issue joint warning against crypto-related fundraising activities

Aug 27, 2018 04:19 am UTC| Digital Currency

In a joint statement, Chinese regulatory authorities have issued a warning against illegal fundraising and trading activities in the name of blockchain. The warning has been issued by the Banking Regulatory Commission,...

Initial Coin Offering Series

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Digital Currency Revolution

South Korea's National Assembly to discuss blockchain, cryptocurrencies and ICOs during extraordinary session

Aug 21, 2018 03:28 am UTC| Digital Currency

Amid recent governmental efforts to foster blockchain ecosystem in South Korea, an extraordinary session of the countrys National Assembly has commenced which will focus on the emerging blockchain and cryptocurrency...

Initial Coin Offering Series

FINRA’s ICO warning: Investing in SAFT contract does not ensure the offering’s regulatory compliance

Aug 20, 2018 09:07 am UTC| Digital Currency

The Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) has issued a warning against investments in digital assets, such as initial coin offering (ICO) tokens and cryptocurrencies. In an online post dated August 16, the...

Initial Coin Offering Series

Blockchain Revolution Series

South Korea’s Jeju Island seeks to become blockchain hub

Aug 13, 2018 04:32 am UTC| Digital Currency

The South Korean island of Jeju is seeking to become a hub for the blockchain industry, according to Korea Joongang Daily. During a meeting last week, Governor Won Hee-ryong requested the central government to designate...

Initial Coin Offering Series

Blockchain startup tZero raises $134M in security token offering

Aug 10, 2018 06:45 am UTC| Digital Currency

Overstock.com blockchain subsidiary tZERO has raised $134 million in its security token offering (STO), the company revealed in its Q2 2018 results. tZERO commenced the token sale late last year, seeking to raise $250...

Initial Coin Offering Series

Digital Currency Revolution

Interest to apply for ICO and digital asset exchange licenses surges in Thailand

Aug 09, 2018 05:36 am UTC| Digital Currency

The number of projects interested in applying for licenses to conduct initial coin offerings (ICOs) and to operate digital asset exchanges has surged after the digital asset licensing went into effect in Thailand, the...

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Economy

French govt opposes foreign group's takeover of Carrefour

France is opposing any takeover of retailer Carrefour by a foreign company to preserve its food security and sovereignty, said French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire. According to Maire, the acquisition by a foreign...

Electric car sales in China reportedly skyrocket by 10%

The electric car market in China is growing, and in fact, it was reported that the country achieved a 10% increase in its EV sales last year. The data was only revealed this week as the computation of sales cant be...

S. Korea approves Netherlands-based brokerage IMC to do business locally

Netherlands-based brokerage house IMC was green-lighted by the Financial Services Commission (FSC) to operate a financial investment and brokerage business in South Korea on the condition that its subsidiary serves as a...

S. Korea allocates 30 trillion won to promote green energy, digital exports

South Korea will allocate 30 trillion won in trade financing to expand outbound shipments in green and digital sectors from $180 billion in 2019 to $250 billion in 2025. Exporters in such fields could also avail of...

Politics

Donald Trump impeached by House for the second time

The attempt to pressure Ukraine into digging up dirt on Joe Biden and his son Hunter Biden led to Donald Trump getting impeached in 2019. In his final days as president, Trump has been impeached by the House the second...

Donald Trump humiliated: Former Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull blasted for Capitol riots

The world was shaken by the insurrection done by rioters in support of Donald Trump at the Capitol that has forced world leaders to speak out. This also includes former Australian prime minister Malcolm Turnbull, who...

Joe Biden foreign policy: POTUS-elect inherits diplomatic conflicts left by outgoing administration

It is no secret that president-elect Joe Biden will inherit a lot of problems either created or unresolved by the Trump administration. However, recent moves in foreign policies by the outgoing administration may be left...

Joe Biden inauguration: POTUS-elect will no longer take Amtrak to ceremony out of security concerns

President-elect Joe Biden is known for his preference of taking the Amtrak train from his home in Delaware and to Washington over the years. However, in his upcoming inauguration, Biden may not be able to take the train to...

Science

Mars mission: NASA scientist says Martians can help humans live on Red Planet

Being able to live on Mars is one of the goals that space agencies all over the world have when it comes to exploring the red planet in future Mars missions. Although it may take a while to figure out how we may be able to...

Black holes: Albert Einstein's theory may save Earth from wandering black holes

Black holes are one of the most mysterious objects in the universe and were first brought up by renowned scientist Albert Einstein. With the possibility of wandering black holes being able to consume our own planet, the...

Asteroid alert: 16-meter space rock to pass by Earth on New Year weekend

With days to go until the Earth completes another year around the Sun, it appears that the universe also has plans to celebrate the new year along with us. An asteroid is set to pass by our planet a few days after the new...

Four ways microbial fuel cells could revolutionise electricity production in the future

The world population is estimated to reach 9.5 billion by 2050. Given that most of our current energy is generated from fossil fuels, this creates significant challenges when it comes to providing enough sustainable...

Technology

Signal, Telegram record higher app downloads than WhatsApp over the last week

WhatsApps privacy policy changes have sparked discussions on the types of user data being collected and how messaging apps handle them. The discussions have likely helped Telegram and Signal gain momentum in app downloads...

Netflix could add spatial audio support by spring 2021, report claims

Netflix could be joining other streaming platforms in offering spatial audio support to users with the necessary devices. The upcoming feature was reportedly being testing and planned to be released within the first half...

Samsung Galaxy SmartTag ships on Jan. 29, followed by SmartTag+ ‘later this year’

Samsung just announced a series of tracking devices with two variants using different types of wireless connections. First to launch this month is the Galaxy SmartTag that will be an apparent Tile tracker competitor....

EA's partnership with Lucasfilm continues amid new 'Star Wars' game development under Ubisoft

For many years, AAA video games based on the famous Star Wars franchise have been released by EA. That may not be the case for the newest project Lucasfilm Games announced this week, but it also does not mean their...
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