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SEC Asks Court to Enforce Subpoena in ICO Inquiry

The SEC is trying to subpoena an investment trust company as part of a probe into alleged fraud involving claims of a $100 million ICO.

Tech In Asia lays off staff after canceling planned ICO

Earlier this month, media startup Tech In Asia surprised its readers when it announced plans to implement an $18 per month paywall. That puts it in line with packages for the Bloomberg and the The
A new exchange gives priority to regulatory compliance and security

A new exchange gives priority to regulatory compliance and security

SPONSORED: Presented by Blockchain.io It has been a while now since cryptocurrencies and blockchain have been defined as transformative for finance and many more industries. Still, even after so many

Google relaxes its ban on cryptocurrency ads

Google is tweaking the ban on cryptocurrency ads it put into place earlier this year and will soon allow regulated exchanges to advertise on its platform in the US and Japan. The company said that

Australia's Securities Watchdog Has Halted 5 ICOs Since April

Australia's securities regulator said late last week that it has halted five initial coin offerings (ICOs) in as many months.

Singapore is the crypto sandbox that Asia needs

Singapore Blockchain Week happened this past week. While there have been a few announcements from companies, some of the most interesting updates have come from regulators, and specifically, the

Equifax faces £500,000 fine in the UK over massive data breach

UK officials have slapped Equifax with a £500,000 (US$660,000) fine for failing to protect up to 15 million citizens' personal data. The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has announced its
After shutting down Tribe, French cofounder launches blockchain investment fund Starchain Capital

After shutting down Tribe, French cofounder launches blockchain investment fund Starchain Capital

A pair of French entrepreneurs today announced the launch of Starchain Capital, an early-stage investment fund that has raised about $12 million to invest in blockchain projects. Starchain’s founders
Inside the pay-for-post ICO industry

Inside the pay-for-post ICO industry

In a world where nothing can be trusted and fake news abounds, ICO and crypto teams are further muddying the waters by trying – and often failing – to pay for posts. While bribes for blogs is nothing
Zoom is using blockchain to match freelancers with businesses and manage projects

Zoom is using blockchain to match freelancers with businesses and manage projects

Several resources already help startups and entrepreneurs employ contractors and freelancers. But since it is 2018, the market is ready for a blockchain-powered service that can provide access to

WeChat, Alipay to Block Crypto Transactions on Payment Platforms

WeChat Pay and Alipay are scrambling to keep up with regulators after recent announcements regarding initial coin offerings and cryptocurrencies.

Judge Issues Default Judgment in ICO Fraud Lawsuit

A federal judge ruled against Monkey Capital after finding it defrauded victims in an initial coin offering.

SEC Slaps 'Fraudulent' ICO Founder With $30K Fine, Lifetime Ban

The SEC has issued a cease-and-desist along with a $30,000 penalty to the founder of a token sale it called "fraudulent."

FinCEN Says It Now Receives 1,500 Crypto Complaints a Month

FinCEN receives more than 1,500 reports every month from financial institutions regarding cryptocurrencies, a top official said Thursday.

Now a Nearly $1 Billion Blockchain, Tezos Is Slowly Building Up Its Security

In the third week after opening its network security up to community involvement, Tezos' beta launch has been surprisingly smooth.

Telegram Tech Promised In ICO Vulnerable to Attack, Researchers Say

Telegram has put out its first app since its ICO, but that identity play has security researchers reeling.
Telegram just launched a feature that’s both terrifying and brilliant

Telegram just launched a feature that’s both terrifying and brilliant

If you’ve ever had to identify yourself online using actual IDs like passports, driving licenses, and whatever else, you know how much of a hassle it can be. You have to scan those documents and then
ICOHub and Crunchbase partner to improve ICO transparency

ICOHub and Crunchbase partner to improve ICO transparency

EXCLUSIVE: While the main cryptocurrencies are seeing a slight resurgence, their values are still down from last year’s record numbers. That hasn’t stopped the influx of investment in blockchain

An $8 Million Airdrop Ran Out of Tokens – What's Next Is Anyone's Guess

What can a blockchain startup do when it runs out of its own tokens? According to U Network, buy back tokens from its investors.

Malta paves the way for a decentralized stock exchange

Malta AKA “Blockchain Island” has been making waves lately in the world of cryptocurrency and governance. Their latest move involves the crypto exchange Binance and the ICO builders at Neufund. The