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Roundup – 03/12/2018 – Squire Mining Aims to Aquire Coingeek.com to Form the Largest Mining Company & more

Squire Mining Aims to Aquire Coingeek.com to Form the Largest Mining Company The mining hardware producer Squire Mining has signed a letter of intent to acquire Coingeek.com along with 1 million terahash/s of computing power. The letter is not binding and the managements of both companies are still in negotiations. A premature announcement from Coingeek.com […]

SEC Now Target Social Media Influencers Who Promote Cryptocurrency ICOs

United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been actively championing for regulation of cryptocurrencies. In a new drive of enforcement, the financial regulator targets social media influencers who promote cryptocurrency ICOs (initial coin offerings). Social Influencers Targeted by SEC for Promoting ICOs As noted by CCN,  a top official at the commission has revealed […]

Roundup – 11/10/2018 – First 32 MB Blocks, SEC Files Charges against Decentralized Exchange for the First Time & more

First ever 32 MB blocks on the BCH chain Miners have processed the first ever 32 MB blocks on the BCH blockchain yesterday. The block has confirmed successfully more than 166,000 transactions. A few hours later the next four 32 MB blocks were mined. The community celebrated the block creation. Two of these ‘mega blocks’ […]

Roundup – 12/10/18 – Coinbase gets license in Japan, New Majority Stakeholder in Bithumb & more

Coinbase On Track to Get a License to Operate in Japan Japan has one of the most stringent regulations on cryptocurrency exchanges, and many crypto-based companies end up abandoning the venture altogether due to the stipulated rules. However, according to Smarterum, Mike Lempres, the Chief Policy Officer at Coinbase, the process of getting a license […]

Roundup – 05/10/2018 – Bill to work on common definition of blockchain in the US & more

TRON Launches Project Atlas to Bring All BitTorrent Users to its Blockchain According to a recent report, more than 100 million users actively use BitTorrent. The huge market share is one of the primary factors that motivated TRON to purchase the company together with all the users in July this year. Concisely, BitTorrent is a […]

Implications Of SEC Chairman’s Statements On Ether

A current statement made by the chairman of the SEC (Securities and Exchange Commission), Jay Clayton, has many in the Cryptocurrency space asking if the commission will be changing its stance on ether which a member of the commission had previously opined that it should not be deemed as security in regulations. Staff Statements Not […]

RBC Capital Markets Analyst: Crypto Market Capitalisation To Hit $10 Trillion In 10-15 Years

Mitch Steve, a Senior global research analyst at RBC Capital Markets is positive that the total Cryptocurrencies market capitalization will hit $10 Trillion. He further alluded that this would happen in 10-15 years as governments and mainstream financial institutions continue to incorporate Crypto trading and exchanges into their business, service delivery or investment options. Mitch […]

Bitcoin Price Could Hit $10,000 In November, Crypto Analysts

Herman Finnbjörnsson, CEO and founder of Svandis- a Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Advisory firm – is confident that the price of the Bitcoin will hit the $10,000 mark by the beginning of November. He further adds that he is 99% certain of this forecast. The Prediction Is Dependent On Some Key Factors Predicting the price of […]

Thailand Allows Seven Crypto Firms To Operate

Thailand has made major strides in regulating the Cryptocurrency sector in the country, with the regulator, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) releasing the names of the seven companies that have been allowed to operate. They include five Cryptocurrency exchanges and two virtual currency dealers. The regulator has also revealed that they are currently […]

New Rules For Initial Coin Offering (ICOs) In Thailand

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has made public the new rules and regulations for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in the country. The new rules are clear on the roles of ICO portals, issuers, and investors. The SEC will have a major role to play before and during the ICO launch in the country. […]
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