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South Korea’s crypto craze has morphed into a blockchain boom

South Korea’s crypto craze has morphed into a blockchain boom

Brian Jeong remembers the frenzy that swept through South Korea this time last year. From coffee shops to fast food joints across the sprawling capital…
Ohio Congressman: We can fund border wall with “WallCoin”

Ohio Congressman: We can fund border wall with “WallCoin”

Author of proposal for regulating ICOs thinks one could help secure border.
Crypto promotion comes back to bite Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled

Crypto promotion comes back to bite Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled

Don’t forget your disclaimers. That’s the expensive lesson for boxer Floyd “Money” Mayweather Jr. and music producer DJ Khaled, who settled charges brought by the…
Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled hit with massive fines for pumping crypto ICOs

Floyd Mayweather and DJ Khaled hit with massive fines for pumping crypto ICOs

Well that certainly backfired. Professional boxer Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled are on the receiving end of substantial fines today. The SEC announced the two would-be cryptocurrency
SEC Charges Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled With Illegally Promoting Initial Coin Offerings

SEC Charges Floyd Mayweather, DJ Khaled With Illegally Promoting Initial Coin Offerings

Both celebrities promoted an ICO by Centra Tech on social media.

Uber’s bill for 2016 breach and cover-up rises by $1M+ on EU fines

The legal bill for Uber’s 2016 data breach, which affected some 57 million customers, revealing names, email address and phone numbers, has increased by more than a million dollars. Two months ago the

Employees Say Startup Civil Hyped Crypto Returns, But Failed to Pay

Civil was supposed to create a more transparent and democratic model for journalism, but so far, journalists working on its platform have yet to receive all of the compensation they say they were

SpankChain Has Paid Camgirls $70,000 Worth of Crypto in 6 Months

Since raising $6 million in a 2017 ICO, porn startup SpankChain has differentiated itself by actually delivering a crypto-powered platform with users.
A ray of hope for cryptocurrencies as India readies draft regulations

A ray of hope for cryptocurrencies as India readies draft regulations

A cloud of uncertainty hangs over the legal status of cryptocurrencies in India. With draft regulations yet to be spelt out, and the seemingly contradictory…
At last, India’s ready to clarify its stance on cryptocurrencies

At last, India’s ready to clarify its stance on cryptocurrencies

The Indian government may be one step closer to clearly spelling out its policy on cryptocurrencies. A finance ministry panel set up in November 2017…
Why it won’t be easy to ban cryptocurrencies in India

Why it won’t be easy to ban cryptocurrencies in India

Plans are afoot in India to ban cryptocurrencies. While it is as yet unclear what exactly the government’s move against cryptocurrencies will be, what is…
Here’s what could happen if India bans cryptocurrencies

Here’s what could happen if India bans cryptocurrencies

The Indian government mulling a blanket ban on cryptocurrencies has set off alarm bells in the ecosystem. For such a move could deal a body…
The corpse of Kodak coughs up another odd partnership

The corpse of Kodak coughs up another odd partnership

Kodak isn’t feeling very well. The company, which sold off most of its legacy assets in the last decade, is licensing its name to partners who build products like digital cameras and, most comically,
Facebook fined £500k in the UK for Cambridge Analytica scandal

Facebook fined £500k in the UK for Cambridge Analytica scandal

The UK's Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has upheld its £500,000 ($645,000) fine for Facebook for the social network's involvement in the Cambridge Analytica scandal. ICO's investigations
Unikrn gets gambling license for crypto-based betting on esports and games

Unikrn gets gambling license for crypto-based betting on esports and games

Rahul Sood's Unikrn has Unikrn has a license from the Isle of Man to start real-money betting on esports and games using cryptocurrency and blockchain.
One of India’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has moved to Malta

One of India’s biggest cryptocurrency exchanges has moved to Malta

Tight regulatory supervision in India is forcing digital currency exchanges to leave the country for foreign shores. Zebpay, one of India’s largest virtual currency exchanges…
Civil, a Blockchain-Media Startup, Cancels Its ICO, Offering a Full Refund to Those Who Bought Tokens

Civil, a Blockchain-Media Startup, Cancels Its ICO, Offering a Full Refund to Those Who Bought Tokens

It sold only $1.3 million worth of $8 million minimum in tokens it had hoped for.
Civil, a Blockchain-Media Startup, Cancels Its ICO, Offering a Full Refund to Those Who Bought Tokens

Civil, a Blockchain-Media Startup, Cancels Its ICO, Offering a Full Refund to Those Who Bought Tokens

It sold only $1.3 million worth of $8 million minimum in tokens it had hoped for.

Regulators Sue ICO Company That Falsely Claimed SEC Approval

The SEC is suing an ICO organizer and his company, alleging that they claimed the agency had approved its sale.

One Big Backer Is Propping Up Media Startup Civil's Struggling ICO

The token sale for Civil has brought in $1.34 million toward its $8 million minimum goal.