Tag: ICO

  • Analysis

    Ethereum Plunges 12%: Will ICOs Continue to Drag ETH Down?

    Bears hit the cryptocurrency market today, and Ethereum was among the most severe casualties. The world’s third largest cryptocurrency erased as much as $2.25 billion from its market cap. Meanwhile, its value plunged 12 percent from an intraday high at $177 to $155.60 – its new intraday low –...

    Davit Babayan | November 19, 2018 | 12:05 pm
  • ICO
    ICO

    Report: ICO Funding Stumbles in Q3, Regulation a Primary Factor

    A recent report details just how weak initial coin offering (ICO) fundraising is becoming amidst the persisting 2018 crypto bear market, with Q3 being the least successful fundraising quarter for ICOs so far this year. ICO Fundraising Drops Sharply in Q3 The report, which was conducted by independent...

    Cole Petersen | November 15, 2018 | 10:00 pm
  • CryptoRuble
    Crypto

    Is Russia on Its Way to Adopting Its Own State-Backed CryptoRuble?

    Russia may be on the way to adopting its own central bank digital currency, according to Anatoly Aksakov, chair of the State Duma’s Financial Market Committee. The Russian Parliament is studying three bills, introduced in March, to regulate smart contracts, digital currencies, cryptocurrency mining, and initial coin offerings (ICOs). Now...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 8, 2018 | 11:00 pm
  • SEC
    Crypto

    In EtherDelta Case, SEC Hints Most Ethereum Based Tokens are Securities

    The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta, for operating an unregistered securities exchange. The regulatory agency’s move to charge Coburn comes amidst a greater trend of increasing regulation over the cryptocurrency industry. In a press release today, the SEC...

    Cole Petersen | November 8, 2018 | 5:00 pm
  • Thailand
    Crypto

    Thailand Readies First ICO Portal, Junta Wants More Control

    Mixed messages are still coming from Thailand with regard to the cryptocurrency industry in the Kingdom. This week the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission stated that at least one ICO portal will be certified this month, while the Deputy Prime Minister has called for more control over cryptos....

    Martin Young | November 8, 2018 | 10:30 am
  • Thailand
    Blockchain

    Thailand Government to Use Blockchain to Tackle Tax Avoidance

    The government of Thailand has announced plans to adopt distributed ledger technology to fight tax avoidance. Director-general Ekniti Nitithanprapas said the Revenue Department intends to use blockchain to verify whether taxes were paid correctly and to speed up the tax refund process. Thai Government Announces Plan to Use Blockchain...

    Ricardo Esteves | November 6, 2018 | 12:00 am

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