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Why ICO Landscape Has Shifted From ‘Bootstrapped’ Projects

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With 75% of ICOs now failing the reach their soft cap, the entire market has changed direction. This may also squeeze out the scammers and raise the bar beyond pure start ups entrepreneurs… Our London correspondent Nick Ayton explores the very essence of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) and the rapidly maturing market that is Read More

Counting Costs of Bitcoin’s Big Three Drops of 2017

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Counting Costs of Bitcoin’s Big Three Drops of 2017
A lot has happened in a week for Bitcoin. The on-again-off-again plans for SegWit2x were officially put on ice and the effervescent Bitcoin celebrated by reaching yet another all-time high of $7,888. However, what comes up, must come down. Bitcoin then went into a spiral as a number of factors influenced its latest drop of Read More

Japan Teaches Western Governments a Lesson in Cryptocurrency Regulation

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Japan Teaches Western Governments a Lesson in Cryptocurrency Regulation
Regulation Bitcoin is a phenomenon that provokes conflicting emotions in people. Fear. Excitement. Elation. Doubt. For governments tasked with regulating every new thing that comes along, be it the motor car or the internet, bitcoin presents a conundrum. How to regulate such a seemingly unregulatable creation? While many western governments have reached for the button Read More

Justin Trudeau is again charming the Philippines, the country that ignited global Trudeau mania

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Justin Trudeau is again charming the Philippines, the country that ignited global Trudeau mania
Justin Trudeau received a rock star welcome when he arrived in the Philippines Sunday (Nov. 12) for the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila. With homemade banners, thousands eagerly lined the streets to catch a glimpse of the 45-year old leader. To go. (Reuters/Czar Dancel) This is the Canadian prime minister’s first Read More

How to mentor other women, according to one of the most powerful women in NYC government

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on How to mentor other women, according to one of the most powerful women in NYC government
Alicia Glen is the most powerful woman in New York City government. And she’s fed up. “This year had felt like an ongoing slap in the face,” Glen, New York City’s deputy mayor for housing and economic development, said at a women’s leadership forum sponsored by the technology firm AppNexus. (The day before the Nov. Read More

Chanel showcased in China’s next fashion and tech capital—and no, it’s not Shanghai

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Chanel showcased in China’s next fashion and tech capital—and no, it’s not Shanghai
Chinese people have long known that Chengdu, the Sichuan province capital of 16 million, has what it takes to become an alpha city both at home and abroad. Now Chanel knows it, too. On Nov. 7, the French design house reprised its Cruise 2018 collection, originally shown in Paris, in Chengdu. Attended by high-profile guests Read More

Silk Road Agent Bridges Gets 2 Extra Years Jail Over Second Bitcoin Theft

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Silk Road Agent Bridges Gets 2 Extra Years Jail Over Second Bitcoin Theft
Shaun Bridges, the secret service agent twice arrested for theft of Silk Road Bitcoins, has received a further two-year jail sentence for his second offense. As Reuters, Ars Technica and others report Wednesday, Bridges who is already serving six-and-a-half years for theft, plead guilty to extended charges in August and received the verdict this week. Read More

Blockchain to Secure Digital Crime Evidence, British Ministry of Justice Official

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Blockchain to Secure Digital Crime Evidence, British Ministry of Justice Official
Great Britain’s Ministry of Justice technical architecture lead, Alistair Davidson, has claimed that Blockchain or distributed ledger technology (DLT) has great potential as a tool for securing and verifying digital evidence in a criminal investigation. He specifically cited the use of the technology in the creation of records for officer-worn camera footage. In a blog Read More

Crypto Trading Platform Starts Accepting CNY – New Era for Bitcoin in China?

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Crypto Trading Platform Starts Accepting CNY – New Era for Bitcoin in China?
Two months ago, when Chinese regulator issued the “Seven Regulatory Bodies” Announcement and shut down the Bitcoin trading, the whole world thought that China Bitcoin gates were closing. Though optimists were claiming that Chinese government might free Bitcoin trading under certain circumstances in the future, nobody anticipated that the day is coming this soon. CNY Read More

Blockchain Technology to Transform Tourism Industry, Says Russian Tourism Official

9 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Blockchain Technology to Transform Tourism Industry, Says Russian Tourism Official
Russia’s Federal Agency for Tourism head, Oleg Safonov, has claimed that Blockchain technology has the capability to transform the country’s tourism industry. He further stated that the sector is on the verge of transformation from new emerging technologies like Blockchain. In his speech at the Kazan Tourism Forum 2017 in early November, Safonov said that Read More