Pet Stablecoins: Why Some Banks Issue Their Own Digital Tokens, While Others Don’t

This week, a number of banks shed light on their respective crypto-related projects, following the recent expansion of JPMorgan Chase into the field. IBM was the big mover. A joint announcement by IBM and Stellar (XMR) said that as many as six global banks might issue their own stablecoins on IBM’s blockchain-powered payments network, dubbed…

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Germany takes steps to protect securities, regulate tokens

Cybersecurity is a growing concern in almost any industry, but it has become an especially glowing one for those involved in the financial and banking sectors. Many companies, along with governmental agencies, have been looking for technological advancements that can assist in protecting user accounts and transactions, and the solution to this appears to be…

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Cryptocurrency Regulation: Lawmakers in Rhode Island Introduce Bill Exempting Some Tokens from Securities Law – BTCMANAGER

A group of state lawmakers in Rhode Island has introduced a bill that will provide an exemption for some cryptocurrency tokens from securities law. Rhode Island becomes the next state after Colorado and Wyoming to go about establishing clear-cut regulations for the emerging virtual currency landscape. Bipartisan Legislation for Cryptocurrency Tokens  A bipartisan alliance of…

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These Three Tokens Are Likely To Hit A Massive Breakout In Trading Price This Month

In the cryptocurrency market, as often as seven days figures take different significant turns, all of which go on to determine the overall trading price of every token and coin. This year, as with every other year, so many cryptocurrencies have made highly significant moves, ones that have consistently added value to the market. More…

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US Blockchain Firm Introduces Wallet for Digital Assets and Securities

San Francisco-based blockchain firm TokenSoft has rolled out a beta version of its wallet for digital assets and digital securities, according to a press release published on Jan. 29. The new product called Knox Wallet provides cold storage and a self-custody platform for managing multiple assets, including both cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin (ETH) and Ethereum…

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New Startup From Ethereum Co-Founder Gavin Wood Plans $60 Million ICO: WSJ

Crypto startup Polkadot (DOT), created by Ethereum (ETH) co-founder Gavin Wood, is planning an initial coin offering (ICO) aiming to raise up to $60 million, the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) reported Jan. 24. Citing sources familiar with the matter, the WSJ reports that, if successful, Polkadot’s token sale would bring the fully-diluted market value —…

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Malaysia To Classify Digital Currencies As Securities

A hefty fine and harsh penalties await anyone found in violation of Malaysia’s new cryptocurrency regulations. Cryptocurrencies, along with digital tokens and crypto-related assets, will be given an entirely different classification, according to a January 14 article in the online Malaysian newspaper The Star. Malaysian Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said that Order 2019 would…

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Tron Price Analysis: TRX Print Higher, ERC-20 Tokens Now “Artifacts”?

Latest Tron News By destroying an additional 182 million TRX ERC-201 tokens, Justin Sun is confirming his distaste of ERC-20 tokens. Back in November 2018 when he announced on Twitter that the platform has burnt $800 million worth of ERC-20 tokens, he let the whole know of his sentiment although Ethereum was where Tron steadied…

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Bithumb Launches Voting Platform to Screen New Cryptocurrencies

Major South Korean cryptocurrency exchange Bithumb has beta launched a public voting system for screening new coins to be listed on its exchange. The platform, Pickthumb, aims to boost transparency and fairness in Bithumb’s listing process. Five coins are currently being evaluated with the current voting round ending in nine days. Bithumb’s Voting Platform One…

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Coinbase Opens the Door to More Than 30 New Cryptocurrencies

Coinbase has announced that it plans to list over 30 cryptocurrencies, with many more to follow. In its largest listing spree to date, the California-based exchange will add dozens of cryptocurrencies in the coming months, including dai, mana and neo. Moving forward, Coinbase ultimately plans to add over 90 percent of “all compliant digital assets.”…

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Why Making In-App Game Purchases Using Crypto is About to Get Easier

A blockchain-based platform that enables gamers to make in-app purchases using cryptocurrency has forged a partnership with Unity, a major game engine – giving developers the chance to unlock new revenue streams with lower fees. AppCoins offers an ERC20-compliant token which is compatible with some of the most popular wallets on the market, and is listed…

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In EtherDelta Case, SEC Hints Most Ethereum Based Tokens are Securities

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has officially charged Zachary Coburn, the founder of cryptocurrency exchange EtherDelta, for operating an unregistered securities exchange. The regulatory agency’s move to charge Coburn comes amidst a greater trend of increasing regulation over the cryptocurrency industry. In a press release today, the SEC announced that the charges against Coburn are…

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Block Ventures Announces Launch of Tokens and Securities Listing Platform

ICOs are Upgrading to STOs As the blockchain space continues to evolve, huge milestones are covered in order to reach new levels of stability. So far, we’ve seen the advent of smart contracts, the development of scalable blockchains, and an increased interest from institutional investors. Another important evolution includes the development of a security-type token…

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Blockchain.com Wallet Adds Stellar, Announces $125 Mln XLM Airdrop to ‘Drive Adoption’

Cryptocurrency wallet provider Blockchain.com has launched full support for altcoin Stellar (XLM), accompanied by a hefty airdrop of $125 million worth of XLM to its user base. The news was announced in an official blog post today, Nov. 6. Blockchain.com pitched the mammoth offering as “the largest airdrop in the history of crypto and likely…

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IOTA Foundation to Integrate Native Token With Ledger’s Hardware Crypto Wallets

The Germany-based IOTA Foundation will integrate IOTA tokens with Ledger’s hardware cryptocurrency wallets, according to a press release shared with Cointelegraph Nov. 2. The IOTA Foundation is a non-profit organization that supports the development and standardization of distributed ledger technology (DLT) and is focused on building ecosystems around IOTA in order to facilitate its commercial…

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ERC20 Tokens Reach 60% of Ethereum’s Market Cap

ERC20 coins based on the Ethereum blockchain continue to grow. According to some reports, the combined market capitalization of all ERC20 tokens is $12.8 billion dollars. The data provided by Santiment shows an increase of 16% from the last August. At that time, the total ERC20 market capitalization was $11 billion dollars. ERC20 Tokens Show…

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Circle CEO Calls on Global Economies to Coordinate on Crypto Regulation

Jeremy Allaire, the CEO of crypto investment app Circle, has called on global economies to develop coordinated regulation of cryptocurrencies in an interview with Reuters Oct. 22. The CEO of the Goldman Sachs-backed crypto firm claimed that the global community should develop universal international rules for regulating the crypto space. Claiming that for the crypto…

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PR: Roger Ver Joins Azbit Crypto Exchange Advisory Board

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. Bitcoin.com does not endorse nor support this product/service. Bitcoin.com is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. We are elated to announce that Roger Ver, CEO of…

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DAOstack Announces New $GEN Exchange Listing on Liquid by Quoine

Bitcoin Press Release: Blockchain startup DAOstack has announced the listing of its GEN token on Quoines new Liquid Exchange, starting October 9th, 2018. This press release is provided by Bitcoin PR Buzz October 11th, 2018, Gibraltar – The DAOstack collective attention token GEN, will be listed on Liquid, the newly-launched cryptocurrency exchange by Quoine, starting October 9th, 12:00 JST. GEN-ETH,…

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TriForce Tokens Blockchain Gaming Platform Launches Steam Game, Final Token Sale Announced

The revolutionary blockchain platform, TriForce Tokens plans to change the face of the $138 billion worldwide gaming market and has declared its last token sale event. The huge occasion will be planned with the dispatch of another project titled: “through the new gaming platform.” For the past few years, TriForce Tokens has initiated a high…

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