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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.

Initial Coin Offering Series

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

Blockchain Revolution Series

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

McDonald's revamping Happy Meal toys to be eco-friendly

McDonalds revealed earlier this week that it would make significant changes to its Happy Meal toys in an effort to cut the use of plastic. The fast-food chains meal package for kids always comes with a toy, and they are...

Freddie Mercury NFTs up for auction for AIDS charity

Four non-fungible token (NFT) artworks inspired by the late Freddie Mercury of band Queen are being auctioned off for charity to mark the British singer-songwriters 75th birthday. Three of the NFTs show an image of...

NBA's Philadelphia 76ers taps Crypto.com as jersey patch and NFT partner

The NBAs Philadelphia 76ers have tapped Crypto.com as their partner for the jersey patch deal for the 2021-2022 season and on releasing a non-fungible token series. According to 76ers President Chris Heck, by weaving...

Chipotle launches new meat addition to its menu

Chipotle just revealed it is adding a new item to its menu, and this time, it is meat. It was reported that the Mexican grill restaurant chain is finally introducing the smoked brisket menu after the successful food...

Politics

Joe Biden says US will donate additional 500 million COVID-19 vaccine doses

This week, US President Joe Biden hosted a COVID-19 summit amongst his counterparts. At the virtual event, Biden pledged that the US will donate an additional 500 million doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to other...

Mary Trump weighs in on latest lawsuit by uncle Donald Trump

This week, former President Donald Trump filed a lawsuit against his niece Mary Trump and the New York Times. Ms. Trump appeared to shrug the latest lawsuit against her by her uncle, saying that this is the norm within the...

Kamala Harris immigration: VP blasts expulsion of Haitian migrants from border

To this day, thousands of migrants are still at the southern border of the US, looking to enter the country even in the midst of the pandemic. This week, US Vice President Kamala Harris blasted the recent incidents of...

Capitol riots: New video footage reveals insurrectionist frothing at the mouth upon confronting police officer

Hundreds of rioters that have been arrested are awaiting trial or waiting for their sentencing for their involvement in the January 6 insurrection at the Capitol. A newly released bodycam footage showed one insurrectionist...

Science

UK industry group warns CO2 crisis poses a risk of meat shortage

An industry group has warned of carbon dioxide (CO2) shortage in the UK within the week due to a sharp rise in gas prices that could result in meat supply issues. The gas price hie has forced domestic energy suppliers...

S. Korea's POSCO, Hyundai to use oyster shell waste for steelmaking

S. Korean steelmakers POSCO and Hyundai Steel Co. will start using oyster shells as a secondary base material for producing steel. Both firms have been developing a recycling technology with a local oyster shell...

S. Korea to develop solar-powered drone that could carry 20 kg to stratosphere

South Korea will invest 37.47 billion won in developing a solar-powered drone that could carry over 20 kilograms in the stratosphere and with natural disaster monitoring capability by 2025. The drone will serve as an...

S. Korean scientists develop 3D printing ink from sunflower pollen

A group of South Korean scientists from Nanyang Technological University in Singapore managed to develop 3D printing ink material from sunflower pollen. The research team led by professor Cho Nam-joon first incubated...

Kumho Petrochemical to produce eco-friendly rubber compound out of rice bran

Kumho Petrochemical Co. will produce an eco-friendly synthetic rubber compound made of rice bran-based bio-silica. Silica improves fuel efficiency, braking power, and wear resistance of synthetic rubber for...

Technology

Best Buy restocks PS5, Xbox Series X/S in-store on September 23

Best Buy has officially announced it is having an in-store restock of PS5 and Xbox Series X/S consoles later this week. The major retailer, however, noted that there are only limited quantities available. In an...

Orca joins ‘Dragon Quest XII: The Flames of Fate’ development

Dragon Quest XII: The Flames of Fate will be the next main title installment for the popular Japanese role-playing game series from Square Enix. While details about the game, its plot, and features are still very scarce,...

Apple confirms update to make iPhone 13 Pro’s macro photography optional

While the iPhone 13 series looks almost identical to the 2020 iPhones, it actually comes with several hardware upgrades. In the camera department, Apple introduced a native macro photography feature on the iPhone 13 Pro...

Samsung Galaxy S21 FE leaks once again, this time through an official Android list

At this point, the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S21 FE is no longer a secret. While Samsung remains mum about the existence of the mid-range phone, tech fans keep finding a new piece of evidence that it is coming...
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