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What the Rise of Blockchain can Teach the Regulatory Environment

What the Rise of Blockchain can Teach the Regulatory Environment

There’s a lot of speculation around whether blockchain technology will fundamentally transform the regulatory processes and requirements for companies raising money on public markets — but that may

Banks Can’t Snub Crypto Startups Thanks to France’s New Blockchain Law

France's wide-ranging new blockchain law aims to solve a longstanding problem for crypto startups: banking, or lack thereof.
Polychain lost $400 million investing in crypto and still beat the market

Polychain lost $400 million investing in crypto and still beat the market

Slow-and-steady Andreessen Horowitz offers a very different paths for investing in cryptocurrencies than high-flying Polychain

UK wants Facebook to remove its Like button for younger users

The UK wants social media to turn off so-called "nudge" techniques, including Facebook's "Like" button and Snapchat streaks, for under-18s. The recommendations form part of a new 16-rule code of of
China Considers Ban on Cryptocurrency Mining Because It's a Stupid Waste of Energy

China Considers Ban on Cryptocurrency Mining Because It's a Stupid Waste of Energy

Regulators in China are considering a ban on cryptocurrency mining as an “undesirable” economic activity, according to a government document released Monday. Read more...
Is Blockchain Winning or Losing? — 4 Stages of Blockchain Evolution

Is Blockchain Winning or Losing? — 4 Stages of Blockchain Evolution

The hype over blockchain has picked up steam and enterprises rush to apply blockchain to their industry or even just add it to their initiatives of the year. Blockchain becAme a buzzword of 2018 and

Krablr nets new leadership

News just in: We’re getting reports the board of Krablr has voted overwhelmingly to jettison the sole remaining founder, Wilson Poney, and install an interim CFO to take the company in a new old

Police Freeze Accounts, Seize Luxury Cars in Probe of ICO Promoter Vanbex

Canadian police have frozen assets of the founders of Vanbex, as part of a fraud probe into the firm's $22 million ICO.
Fess Up: SEC Goes Easy on Cryptocurrency Companies That Cooperate

Fess Up: SEC Goes Easy on Cryptocurrency Companies That Cooperate

Regulators have granted "ICO" peddlers a chance to come clean.
Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing

Facebook staff raised concerns about Cambridge Analytica in September 2015, per court filing

Further details have emerged about when and how much Facebook knew about data-scraping by the disgraced and now defunct Cambridge Analytica political data firm. Last year a major privacy scandal hit
‘ICO,’ ‘Shadow of the Colossus’ Animator Explains Challenges of Creating VR Characters

‘ICO,’ ‘Shadow of the Colossus’ Animator Explains Challenges of Creating VR Characters

Convincing players to believe in a video game character that can only communicate through non-verbal actions is difficult. In virtual reality, it’s even more of a challenge. This was the subject of a

Security Token Startup Templum Shifts to Private Blockchains

Security token specialist Templum is shifting from public to private blockchains through a new partnership with enterprise vendor Symbiont.
Blockchain Success Stories Show Valuable Opportunities

Blockchain Success Stories Show Valuable Opportunities

Over the past two years, we’ve witnessed the cryptocurrency market explode onto the scene, minting billionaires overnight, followed by an implosion that has wiped out up to 80 percent of the market’s

From Mar-a-Lago to Coinbase, Dubious Claims Follow Doc.com Token Sales

A CoinDesk investigation reveals that health startup Doc.com has used overstated claims to gin up investor demand.

Google and IAB ad category lists show ‘massive leakage of highly intimate data,’ GDPR complaint claims

Male impotence, substance abuse, right-wing politics, left-wing politics, sexually transmitted diseases, cancer, mental health. Those are just a few of the advertising labels that Google’s adtech
India’s courts are unlikely to fix the crypto crisis anytime soon

India’s courts are unlikely to fix the crypto crisis anytime soon

The courtroom battle between India’s cryptocurrency exchanges and the central bank is set for its next hearing today—but nobody expects an end to the stalemate.…

Cambridge Analytica parent company fined for violating UK data law

SCL Elections, the parent company of Cambridge Analytica, pleaded guilty in UK court to violating the Data Protection Act after it failed to comply with a request for information submitted by a

Cambridge Analytica pleads guilty, faces the first in a probable series of criminal convictions

EU privacy rules force European companies to surrender data they hold on anyone, anywhere; and that includes SCL Elections, which owned Cambridge Analytica, the notorious Facebook data-miner and
The strange case of Hush: French cryptocurrency banking startup disappears after failed ICO

The strange case of Hush: French cryptocurrency banking startup disappears after failed ICO

While France's Hush was never the biggest cryptocurrency banking startup, its failed ICO and subsequent disappearance makes it a cautionary tale.
Battered and bruised Indian cryptotraders have all their hopes pinned to 2019 now

Battered and bruised Indian cryptotraders have all their hopes pinned to 2019 now

Even as authorities tightened the noose and prices plummeted, “how to invest in bitcoin” remained one of the most searched terms on Google India in…