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  • John McAfee Won‘t Promote ICOs Anymore Because of ‘SEC Threats‘

    John McAfee Won‘t Promote ICOs Anymore Because of ‘SEC Threats‘

    John McAfee, the cybersecurity tycoon-turned-cryptocurrency backer said Tuesday that he will end his work on initial coin offerings (ICOs). In a tweet, McAfee cited “SEC threats” when revealing that he would stop working on token sales or recommend them to his 800,000-plus followers on Twitter. It represents the end of what was reportedly a notable line of business, with McAfee revealing […]

     
     
  • Crypto Startup Circle Reveals How It Chooses New Token Listings

    Crypto Startup Circle Reveals How It Chooses New Token Listings

    Blockchain startup Circle has released new details about how it will select cryptocurrencies for its trading and investment platforms. On Tuesday, the firm published its providing a rough outline of what aspects are evaluated when assets are added to the cryptocurrency exchange, as well as its  and Circle Trade product lines. These criteria cover five different categories, which include the project‘s […]

     
     
  • $7k? Bitcoin Price Looks North After Six-Day High

    $7k? Bitcoin Price Looks North After Six-Day High

    Despite the bearish chart setup, bitcoin (BTC) rose to a six-day high on Monday, putting a corrective rally to $7,000 back on the map. The leading cryptocurrency unexpectedly picked up a bid around $6,450 at 16:00 UTC yesterday and rose to $6,850 – the highest level since June 12, according to Bitfinex data. The $400 rally may have trapped a […]

     
     
  • Former Indian Lawmaker Declared ‘Offender‘ in Bitcoin Extortion Case

    Former Indian Lawmaker Declared ‘Offender‘ in Bitcoin Extortion Case

    A former Indian legislator who was allegedly involved in a $1.3 million bitcoin extortion case has been declared a “proclaimed offender” by a local court. According to , a sessions court in Ahmedabad granted an application from the state Criminal Investigation Department (CID) on Monday to declare Nalin Kotadiya an absconder from justice. According to Indian law, can now be arrested by […]

     
     
  • Bitcoin, DLT and Bank Ledgers: A Central Banker‘s View

    Bitcoin, DLT and Bank Ledgers: A Central Banker‘s View

    Yao Qian is the director-general of the Institute of Digital Money of the People‘s Bank of China. This article represents his personal, academic opinions, not those of the institution. Bookkeeping refers to the recording of economic data in account books. A ledger, therefore, is a book with a certain format based on original vouchers and recorded in sequence for all […]