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Google to ban cryptocurrency ads in June

Google to ban cryptocurrency ads in June

Google will ban any cryptocurrency- or initial coin offering (ICO)-related ads starting in June, the company announced in an update to its Advertising Policies document. According to the document,
How to spot a cryptocurrency scam

How to spot a cryptocurrency scam

GUEST: In the digital age, it’s becoming more common to see a company launch an “initial coin offering” (ICO) as a means to raise investment. With the continual rise of blockchain technology and the

Spooked By SEC, Video Streaming ICO Halts Airdrop

Stream had a plan to launch its product, sell its tokens to investors and give away 500 million more. That's all on hold now, as SEC action looms.

KODAKCoin Backers Warn SEC Could Restrict Token Trading

A new "light paper" says the token could face "significant restrictions" should the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) deem it a security.

Wyoming 'Utility Token' Bill Heads to Governor

Wyoming's State Senate has cleared a bill that creates exemptions for certain types of blockchain tokens.
PumaPay brings cryptocurrency payments to the adult entertainment industry

PumaPay brings cryptocurrency payments to the adult entertainment industry

EXCLUSIVE: There’s a saying in tech — once the adult entertainment industry adopts something, it’s likely to succeed. From instant cameras to pay-per-view TV, VCRs to Blu-Ray, adult content companies

Wu-Tang Clan Rapper's Son to Launch Cryptocurrency

The son of Ol' Dirty Bastard, the late hip-hop artist and Wu-Tang Clan member who passed away in 2004, is launching a cryptocurrency.
ICOs delivered at least 3.5x more capital to blockchain startups than VC since 2017

ICOs delivered at least 3.5x more capital to blockchain startups than VC since 2017

Recently, we found that, for 2018, the amount of money being raised by blockchain and blockchain-adjacent companies via traditional VC rounds is on pace to surpass 2017’s highs. But despite more than
Sex Is Now On the Blockchain. Cue End of Western Civilization

Sex Is Now On the Blockchain. Cue End of Western Civilization

Men's top fear when going on a blind date is that the woman is fatter than her photo. Women's No. 1 fear? Being murdered.
Kasko2Go uses military-grade tech to drive its blockchain-based car insurance

Kasko2Go uses military-grade tech to drive its blockchain-based car insurance

EXCLUSIVE: Insurance is one industry that’s being disrupted by blockchain technology on a near-weekly basis. The latest entrant? Kasko2Go — a blockchain technology-based car insurance startup with a
Uber co-founder Garrett Camp is creating a new cryptocurrency

Uber co-founder Garrett Camp is creating a new cryptocurrency

Garrett Camp, best known for being a co-founder of Uber and founder of the accelerator/venture fund Expa, is launching his own cryptocurrency. The currency is called Eco, and Camp wants it to be a

Sponsored post: How Regulation Will Unlock A New Crypto-Boom

Regulation is quickly becoming a hot topic in the crypto-world. The unregulated, “Wild West” environment of the crypto market left investors wide…
The SEC is reportedly investigating a number of ICOs

The SEC is reportedly investigating a number of ICOs

The SEC is getting up close and personal with companies that have raised ICOs, according to a new report. Citing sources, the Wall Street Journal is reporting that the commission has “issued dozens of
Cryptocurrency is a giant multi-level marketing scheme

Cryptocurrency is a giant multi-level marketing scheme

It’s hard to see red flags when you’re wearing rose-colored glasses. Cryptocurrency’s warning signs having been coming fast and furious. A new report indicates that…

The Telegram ICO: What We Know (And Don't) About 2018's Biggest Token Sale

Encrypted chat app Telegram hasn't formally announced an initial coin offering, but that isn't stopping a flurry of information about the deal.

Hacker Returns $26 Million in Ether Months After ICO Theft

A hacker who compromised CoinDash's website last year and took 43,500 ether tokens from would-be investors has returned 30,000 of them to the project.

Nearly half of 2017's cryptocurrencies have already failed

The surging price of bitcoin (among others) in 2017 led more than a few companies to hop on the cryptocurrency bandwagon with hopes of striking it rich almost overnight. Many of their initial coin
The ICO immaturity problem

The ICO immaturity problem

I’ve been following “startups” – I define startups as small businesses with a global scale – for almost two decades. In that time I’ve watched them morph from unfunded pet projects by random geniuses

Gibraltar Will Take Market-Driven Approach to ICO Rules

Top officials say Gibraltar will let the market determine what 'good' ICOs look like, and hinted that crypto investment fund regulation is to come.
The Biggest ICO Yet Just Kicked Off, and It's Not Like Any Other Cryptocurrency You've Heard About

The Biggest ICO Yet Just Kicked Off, and It's Not Like Any Other Cryptocurrency You've Heard About

A lot of initial coin offerings are criticized as cynical cash grabs. Now an entire country may be trying to get a piece of that action.