ICO Craze Lures Australian Investors | Crypto News

The hype surrounding the profit-potential associated with initial coin offerings (ICOs) is continuing to attract participation from Australian investors. Despite the potential to incur fast losses just as easily as fast profits, many Australians appear to be dabbling with casual cryptocurrency investment. Also Read: US Regulator Warns Against Pump-and-Dumps and Advises How to Buy Crypto Australian…

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US Regulator Warns Against Pump-and-Dumps and Advises How to Buy Crypto | Crypto News

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued its first warning against pump-and-dump schemes involving cryptocurrencies while giving advice on how to buy crypto. This warning follows previous warnings by two other U.S. regulators. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies CFTC’s Warning The CFTC issued a Customer Protection Advisory…

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Atari Joins Growing List of Old Brands Trying To Revitalize Through Cryptocurrency | Crypto News

For generation X-ers, old enough to remember a time when photographs were analogue and games consoles were 16-bit, brands such as Kodak and Atari evoke fuzzy nostalgia. Nothing perfect lasts forever though, and those companies which once dominated their respective spheres have not aged well. Many assumed these 80s stalwarts had already given up the…

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Russia Drafts Bill to Accredit ICO Issuers – Public Comments Wanted | Crypto News

The Russian government is drafting a bill to introduce the accreditation of initial coin offering issuers. Accredited organizations must comply with a set of rules, including having 100 million rubles capital, and are subject to inspections every three years. The regulators are currently accepting public comments on the proposal. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens…

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Japan Cracks Down on Foreign ICO Agency Operating Without License | Crypto News

The Japanese financial regulator will be issuing its first warning since the legalization of cryptocurrencies as a method of payment in Japan. An overseas initial coin offering agency has reportedly been attracting Japanese investors without a license, repeatedly ignoring the agency’s advice to cease operating in the country. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for…

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Russia’s Largest Bank Caught Employees Mining For Crypto | Crypto News

Russia’s largest bank, the state-controlled Sberbank, has reiterated that it is not mining cryptocurrencies. However, the bank says that it has often caught its employees crypto mining using the bank’s equipment. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Sberbank Claims It’s Not Mining Crypto The state-controlled Sberbank is the largest bank…

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Thai Government Cannot Stop Crypto Use – Regulatory Framework Expected in a Month | Crypto News

Thailand’s financial agencies have agreed that regulators cannot stop the use of cryptocurrencies within the country. The relevant ministries will meet and discuss the regulatory framework for digital currencies and initial coin offerings, which is expected to be finalized within a month. Also read: Japan’s DMM Bitcoin Exchange Opens for Business With 7 Cryptocurrencies Can’t Stop Crypto…

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China Censors Cryptocurrency Ads on Search Engines and Social Media | Crypto News

Hong Kong-based media have reported that the country’s major search engines and social media networks do not appear to be presenting paid adverts for products or companies associated with bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies. Reports have alleged that the censorship of cryptocurrency ads may date back to the announcement that The People’s Bank of China (PBOC)…

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PR: Smartlands Launches Platform Based on Stellar Network | Crypto News

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. Smartlands Platform (Stellar-based) is excited to announce it has achieved…

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