Tokens

Can Security Tokens Save Crypto From the Bear Market Blues?

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“Security tokens will save crypto.” That’s what Trevor Koverko, CEO of the crypto project Polymath, told CoinDesk at a blockchain technology festival in Toronto this week. There, tokenized dividends were the week’s hot topic, even despite the bear market in August in which bitcoin and ether prices dipped to below $6,000 and $300, respectively. But Read More

US Federal Court Denies Motion to Remand Against Ripple

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The U.S. District Court, Northern District of California has ruled to deny a motion to remand against Ripple, its subsidiary XRP II, and Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse, according to an official document issued Aug. 10. The original lawsuit was first initiated by XRP investor Ryan Coffey in a San Francisco court on May 3, 2018, Read More

In Rare Decision, ICO Founders Will Delay Crypto Paydays – For a Decade

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In an industry that’s become synonymous with fast cash, patience can be a rare commodity. That makes a little-discussed announcement last week by the Nebulas project, powered by the top 100 cryptocurrency NAS, all the more remarkable. The team behind the protocol, today valued at $64 million, will now voluntarily wait a decade before they Read More

Wormhole Mainnet and Developers Guide Launched

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There’s been a lot of activities taking place with the new project developed by Bitmain called Wormhole. The team of developers just recently launched the Wormhole mainnet where the public can see the list of coins and the generated Wormhole Cash (WHC). Meanwhile, Gabriel Cardona, the creator of the Bitcoin Cash development kit, Bitbox, released a Read More

Say Hello to SmartDrops: The New Way to Give Away Crypto Money

2 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Say Hello to SmartDrops: The New Way to Give Away Crypto Money
Are airdrops useful? While the jury’s still out about the mechanism, used of late to massively distribute crypto tokens to those who already own cryptocurrencies, several industry observers and startups already believe it could be done better. The concept of “smartdrops” seems to have garnered some attention after a July Medium post by Yeoman’s Capital founder and Read More

A Small Crypto Coin Is Making Big Claims About a Private Proof-of-Stake

3 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on A Small Crypto Coin Is Making Big Claims About a Private Proof-of-Stake
If any coin is going to fly under the radar, it makes sense for a privacy coin to do so. Spectre (not be confused with a separate project called SPECTRE), created two crypto tokens – the aptly named spectre token and the xspec token – in 2016, but hasn’t received much notice from the crypto community Read More

Venezuela’s New Petro-Backed National Currency to Start Circulating in August

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on Venezuela’s New Petro-Backed National Currency to Start Circulating in August
The president of Venezuela Nicolás Maduro has announced that the country’s new cryptocurrency-backed national currency will start circulating August 20, local state news agency Telesur reported July 25. Telesur reports that the new currency, the Bolívar Soberano (Sovereign Bolivar), will have five zeros less than the existing national currency Bolivar Fuerte (VEF) and will be Read More

An $8 Million ICO Ran Out of Tokens. What’s Next Is Anyone’s Guess

4 weeks ago admin2 Comments Off on An $8 Million ICO Ran Out of Tokens. What’s Next Is Anyone’s Guess
“Scarcity” may be a crypto buzzword, but “shortage” has hardly made the footnotes – until now. In early July, the developers behind U Network, a blockchain publishing protocol valued at around $8 million, abruptly announced that it had run out of its reserve of UUU crypto tokens, and that it planned to buy back some of Read More

Baidu’s Blockchain Photo App Launches With Its Own Token

1 month ago admin2 Comments Off on Baidu’s Blockchain Photo App Launches With Its Own Token
Chinese internet search giant Baidu has launched a proprietary token to incentivize users of its new blockchain-based photo validating and sharing service. The firm announced on Wednesday during a press conference in Beijing that the photo sharing platform – called Totem – is now live and features a dedicated token called Totem Point, according to Read More

Thailand Officially Announces Rules for Token Issuers, Portals, and Investors

2 months ago admin2 Comments Off on Thailand Officially Announces Rules for Token Issuers, Portals, and Investors
Economy & Regulation The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially announced its regulations for initial coin offerings (ICOs). The rules specify requirements for ICO portals, issuers, as well as who can invest in tokens. The Commission has also provided a series of infographics to explain the regulations. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into Read More