Malta to Give “Peace of Mind” to Crypto Companies

Malta to Give “Peace of Mind” to Crypto CompaniesThe government of Malta has come up with an idea that businesses dealing with cryptocurrencies may find interesting. A new policy document seeks to set up a special agency which will “certify” blockchain platforms and “verify” crypto transactions. It is supposed to “bring peace of mind” to companies using these technologies to cut out central […]

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PR: Money Token Applies for Royalty-Free Patent on Crypto-Backed Lending Technology

Money Token Applies for Patent on Crypto-Backed Lending TechnologyWIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization, has received a new patent application, owned by the MoneyToken project, as announced on the MoneyToken blog.

The application describes a blockchain-based technology process of decentralized lending, secured by cryptocurrency assets as collateral, that doesn't require vouching agents and that uses smart contracts and multi-signature wallets within the crediting process.

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Switzerland Enacts ICO Guidelines

Switzerland Enacts World’s First ICO GuidelinesJust days before the tiny nation of Gibraltar was said to draft their first initial coin offering (ICO) regulations, Financial Market Supervisory Authority (FINMA) of Switzerland appears to have stolen its thunder in an eleven page document published today. It could be the standard by which developed countries look to install their own versions. Also […]

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Polish Financial Authorities Paid Youtuber to Smear Cryptocurrency

Polish Financial Authorities Paid Youtuber to Smear CryptocurrencyPolish financial authorities have spent taxpayers’ money on a smear campaign on Youtube and Facebook against investing in cryptocurrencies. While issuing warnings or trying to educate the public against what regulators fear are risky investments are not uncommon around the world, in this case they tried to sway public opinion against crypto assets by paying […]

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Trading Tip `The Wall´ – Drop Tokens That Suffer From Overtokenization

Trading Tip `The Wall´ - Drop Tokens That Suffer From OvertokenizationIt’s said that 90% of all startups fail, and that we should expect nothing more from ICOs. 10% success rate is still overly optimistic for ICOs, but perhaps not for the reason you may think. You’re probably aware of examples of ICO “founders” who turned out to be a bunch of made up Linkedin-profiles. You’re […]

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PR: Vadim Nareyko, CTO PlayHall – Technical Aspects of the PlayHall Platform

PlayHall Gaming PlatformPlayHall is a blockchain platform for holding regular skill-gaming tournaments and matches between users. In skill-games, your success does not depend on luck but on your skills and intelligence. In matches and tournaments held on the platform gamers will be able to win liquid cryptocurrency, which today can be quickly exchanged for fiat money. All this makes it possible to monetize your time and skills.

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Salon Offers Visitors In-House Cryptocurrency Mining When Blocking Ads

Salon Offers Visitors Cryptocurrency Mining to Block AdsMainstream web magazine Salon has started allowing its readers an ad-free site, if readers start mining cryptocurrency for them, after sustaining a decline in income due to ad blocking technology. Also read: Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License Salon’s Mining Initiatives Salon, a left-leaning political and lifestyle webzine started in 1995, has launched […]

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Steps towards Self-Regulation in Croatia and Slovenia

Steps towards Self-Regulation in Croatia and SloveniaCommunities in two countries, which share a border, history and perspectives, have expressed similar views about the future of the cryptocurrency sector. A new association in Croatia hopes to lay the foundations of self-regulation in the industry. In neighboring Slovenia, entrepreneurs and government officials have promised to work together to “educate the public” on the […]

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Bitcoin Puzzle Games Are Growing in Popularity

Bitcoin Puzzle Games Are Growing in PopularityIn many respects, Bitcoin is the ultimate puzzle. Armchair sleuthers have expended countless hours trying to deduce the identity of its pseudonymous creator, and miners have expended countless more trying to puzzle the nonce required to solve each block and claim the 12.5 BTC reward attached. It seems logical that a new wave of puzzle […]

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Two Russian Regions to Develop Large Scale Crypto Mining

Russian Regions to Develop Large Scale Crypto MiningThe governors of two Russian regions have indicated their readiness to accommodate large crypto mining facilities. Two of the westernmost subjects of the Federation – Kaliningrad and Leningrad – are willing to welcome miners and want to get involved in “bitcoin production”. Local authorities have expressed intentions to take mining out of garages and scale […]

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