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Concerns raised over new ethics regime for UK public sector data processing

Concerns raised over new ethics regime for UK public sector data processing

Health data privacy advocacy group MedConfidential believes ministers are trying to sneak in a data protection law carveout, in order to hand politicians the power to judge the ethics of — for example

What Crypto Didn't Give Us in 2017

The cryptocurrency market may have exceeded expectations in 2017 – but there's plenty of goals left on the industry wishlist.
2018 is the year ICO companies become investors, too

2018 is the year ICO companies become investors, too

The rise of ICOs surprised many in the tech industry, helping blockchain companies raise close to $4 billion in 2017, and that’s all set to continue with a twist in 2018. Beyond continued momentum for
This could be the beginning of the end of China’s dominance in bitcoin mining

This could be the beginning of the end of China’s dominance in bitcoin mining

Having shut down the exchanges where cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are traded, the Chinese government is now going after the facilities where such currencies are “mined.”…
Ethereum Founder Warns of ICO Scams
Of course China’s forgotten social network is doing an ICO

Of course China’s forgotten social network is doing an ICO

ICOs were one of the breakthroughs in the tech industry in 2017. Initially it was just those in the blockchain space who were aware, but as the year went on a number of existing business grew
Here are the top 10 cryptoassets of 2017 (and bitcoin’s 1,000% rise doesn’t even make the list)

Here are the top 10 cryptoassets of 2017 (and bitcoin’s 1,000% rise doesn’t even make the list)

Bitcoin’s value grew by more than 1,000% in 2017, but that wasn’t enough to even place it among the 10 best-performing cryptoassets of the year.…
UBI BlockChain Stock Surges, But What’s Behind the Hype?

UBI BlockChain Stock Surges, But What’s Behind the Hype?

It may have a buzzworthy name, but you “don’t want to own this stock.”
UBI BlockChain Stock Surges, But What’s Behind the Hype?

UBI BlockChain Stock Surges, But What’s Behind the Hype?

It may have a buzzworthy name, but you “don’t want to own this stock.”
Sirin Labs raises $157.8 million in ICO for its Finney blockchain phones and PCs

Sirin Labs raises $157.8 million in ICO for its Finney blockchain phones and PCs

Switzerland-based Sirin Labs announced today that its initial coin offering has raised $157.8 million, the fourth-largest such offering in a year that has been defined by an explosion in

Betting on Bitcoin: Tim Draper talks ICOs and why Japan will be a winner

Bitcoin has definitely been one of the recurring buzzwords of 2017. Whether you’re a skeptic waiting for the so-called bubble to burst or a firm believer in the cryptocurrency’s potential, it’s there
How Hacken helped Jibrel avoid major losses during an ICO phishing scam

How Hacken helped Jibrel avoid major losses during an ICO phishing scam

EXCLUSIVE: November 17, 2017. Jibrel Network — the decentralized protocol for storing and transacting traditional financial assets on the Ethereum blockchain — began the public sale of its Jibrel
WePower takes its blockchain-powered green energy platform to Australia

WePower takes its blockchain-powered green energy platform to Australia

EXCLUSIVE: A comprehensive study by the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) shows that the U.S. can generate most of its electricity from renewable energy by 2050. The

More Tail Winds for Cryptos

This post More Tail Winds for Cryptos appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Cryptocurrencies take a critical step towards mainstream acceptance — but don’t buy any before reading an important
Estonia’s going ahead with its plan to be the first country to launch an ICO

Estonia’s going ahead with its plan to be the first country to launch an ICO

Estonia is pursuing its plan to become the first country to launch a crypto-token, even after Europe’s top banker slapped down the idea when it…
Estonia planning its own cryptocurrency, called ‘estcoin’, in bid to become global ICO hub

Estonia planning its own cryptocurrency, called ‘estcoin’, in bid to become global ICO hub

When it comes to reinventing government for the digital age, Estonia seems to be already living in the future. But now the country is on the verge of taking a radical new step by becoming the first
Bitcoin is booming in Nigeria as both business users and speculators rush in

Bitcoin is booming in Nigeria as both business users and speculators rush in

In July 2016, Manasseh Egedegbe, an Abuja-based investment manager, was caught in the cross hairs of Nigeria’s dollar crunch and had some difficulties making an…

Investors Sue Celeb-Backed ICO: Company Has No Product or CEO

Investors allege that the company that raised $32 million had no real product and a CEO who never existed.
As Bitcoin Surges Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Provide New Funding Avenue

As Bitcoin Surges Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) Provide New Funding Avenue

You will be hard-pressed to read any major news publication and not see a headline featuring Bitcoin over the last several months. The infusion of Bitcoin into the mass market is starting with the