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Hong Kong: Central Bank Digital Currency ‘not Clearly Superior to’ Existing Infrastructure

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Hong Kong will not currently issue a central bank digital currency (CBDC), citing the existence of already efficient payment infrastructure, according to a government press release published yesterday, May 30. Joseph Chan, the Acting Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury in the Legislative Council, said in response to questions about both the People’s Bank Read More

BlockShow in Berlin Sets New Record With Largest Turnout Yet

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The BlockShow Europe 2018 conference ended yesterday, May 29, after two days of panels and speakers, including Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and BTCC co-founder Bobby Lee. Speaking about the conference, Bobby Lee told Cointelegraph: “I think conferences are important to get the word out there, to educate people and help them learn about cryptocurrency and Read More

SEC Obtains Court Order Against ICO Defrauding Investors of Millions

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has obtained a courter order to halt the activities of an initial coin offering (ICO) that defrauded investors, the SEC announced May 29. According to the SEC press release, Titanium Blockchain Infrastructure Services Inc. has raised $21 mln from investors both in and outside the US. A complaint Read More

No Disney, No PayPal? SEC Charges ICO Founder Over False Statements

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on No Disney, No PayPal? SEC Charges ICO Founder Over False Statements
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has charged the company behind an initial coin offering (ICO) and its president with securities fraud. Michael Stollery, also known as Michael Stollaire, has been accused along with Titanium Blockchain Infrastructure Services of violating the SEC’s antifraud and registration provisions in connection with a multi-million dollar token sale. The Read More

Date Set: Japan’s Internet Giant GMO Will Launch 7nm Bitcoin Miner on June 6

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Mining Japan’s GMO Internet announced that it will unveil its flagship bitcoin mining machine, called GMO miner B2, equipped with the 7nm chips on June 6. Interested customers can register now for the upcoming information session. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space Launching on June 6 The wait for 7nm bitcoin mining Read More

Telegram Takes Alleged Trademark Squatter to Court over Cryptocurrency Naming Rights

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Telegram Takes Alleged Trademark Squatter to Court over Cryptocurrency Naming Rights
Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Encrypted messaging company Telegram has filed a trademark suit against a Florida company that also intends to create a cryptocurrency named “gram.” The suit, which was filed on May 11 in the San Francisco branch of the US District Court Read More

Public Company’s ICO Paves the Way for Other Token Sales in Thailand

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Crowdfunding The first initial coin offering (ICO) by a publicly traded company in Thailand has begun trading on a couple of local exchanges. Meanwhile, the regulators are still drafting the legal framework for cryptocurrencies and token sales. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the Crypto Space First Public Company to Launch ICO The launch of Read More

Binance CEO Calls ICOs Necessary And ‘100 Times Easier Than Traditional Venture Capital’

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Changpeng Zhao, the CEO of digital currency trading platform Binance, said in a blog post May 7 that initial coin offerings (ICO) perform far better than venture capital funds (VCs), even with a high risk of failure. In a blog post titled “ICOs — Not Just ‘Good-to-Have,’ But Necessary,” Zhao expressed his support for ICOs claiming they Read More

US Judge Denies Alibaba’s Request To Stop Alibabacoin From Using Matching Name

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on US Judge Denies Alibaba’s Request To Stop Alibabacoin From Using Matching Name
A US court has ruled this week against the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba’s request for an injunction against the Dubai-based Alibabacoin Foundation (ABBC Foundation) due to their similar names, Forbes Middle East reported yesterday, May 1. In the beginning of April, Alibaba sued the ABBC Foundation for copyright infringement, alleging that Alibabacoin engaged in “prominent, Read More

Interview: Global Blockchain COO Talks Hyperledger, Stellar Lumens and Kodak Coin

3 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Interview: Global Blockchain COO Talks Hyperledger, Stellar Lumens and Kodak Coin
Advertisement Join our community of 10 000 traders on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. CCN correspondent Eric Eissler spoke with Shidan Gouran, president and COO of Global Blockchain about what the company does, Hyperledger’s role in the blockchain industry, Steller Lumens role as a link between enterprise and public blockchains, and the impact that Read More