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This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real

This $575 Million ICO With Royal Backing Is So Crazy, It Might Be Real Crypto loves Lamborghinis. So much so it seems that a startup looking to release movies – early offerings include a biopic about the founder of the car company and his feud with the founder of Ferrari – has …

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Amid Crypto Bear Market, Attention Turns to Small-Time Investors

Amid Crypto Bear Market, Attention Turns to Small-Time Investors “It’s all being bought by retail.” Speaking at CB Insights’ Future of Fintech conference Wednesday, Nasdaq president and CEO Adena Friedman hit on a theme almost everyone at the event echoed: the central role normally marginal figures – small-time investors and …

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EOS Locked 7 Accounts and It Has Implications for Everyone in Crypto

EOS Locked 7 Accounts and It Has Implications for Everyone in Crypto In an effort to stop several thefts, seven accounts of the EOS blockchain were frozen on June 16. At face value, many will see this move by the 21 block producers (BPs) in charge of validating transactions on …

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BitTorrent Has ‘No Plans to Change’ After $120 Million Tron Acquisition

BitTorrent Has ‘No Plans to Change’ After $120 Million Tron Acquisition Peer-to-peer file sharing service BitTorrent seemingly pushed back against claims it would begin using cryptocurrencies after being acquired by the Tron Foundation. In a statement posted to its website Tuesday, BitTorrent wrote that the company has “no plans to …

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A16z Leads Investors in $20 Million ICO for Crypto Assets Platform

A16z Leads Investors in $20 Million ICO for Crypto Assets Platform Asset tokenization platform TrustToken just raised $20 million in a strategic token sale with the help of major venture corporations, including Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). The startup announced Monday that the cash raised in the funding effort, which was also …

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Quantstamp Defends QSP, Argues US Dollars, Ether Accepted Out of ‘Necessity’

Quantstamp Defends QSP, Argues US Dollars, Ether Accepted Out of ‘Necessity’ A week after Quantstamp community members began accusing the smart contracts auditing startup of undermining the value of its $65 million token, the company responded with a statement on Thursday. As previously reported by CoinDesk, for at least the …

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The EOS Blockchain Is Now Officially Live

The EOS Blockchain Is Now Officially Live The EOS blockchain is now live. At press time, the blockchain has received more than the 150 million votes needed to determine the individuals or entities that will maintain the distributed network, the world’s fifth largest by total value, thus ending a weeks-long …

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Thailand’s SEC Expects to Approve 5 ICOs This Month

Thailand’s SEC Expects to Approve 5 ICOs This Month Thailand’s securities regulator is reportedly expecting to approve five initial coin offerings (ICOs) later this month. According to the Bangkok Post on Wednesday, the Thailand Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has said that, while 50 ICOs in the country are currently applying …

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