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Thai Crypto Exchange Satang Plans to Raise $10 Million in Security Token Offering
Thai cryptocurrency exchange Satang Corp. plans to raise nearly $10 million in a security token offering, despite the recent market meltdown, Asia-focused business publication Nikkei Asian Review reported Dec. 4.Satang's plans are reportedly supported by the Government of Thailand in a bid to make the country a blockchain center and develop a regulatory framework for digital currencies and blockchain.
How EOS, TRON and Ethereum Have Impacted the Gambling Industry
While reports on the impact of blockchain seem to focus mostly on cryptocurrencies, the technology is affecting industries across the board, with gambling being the one that benefits the most from secure ledgers.
US Treasury Official Calls on Crypto Industry Players to Combat Illicit Use of Crypto
The U.S. Department of the Treasury Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence Sigal Mandelker urged crypto industry players and regulators to prevent the illicit use of cryptocurrencies in a speech Dec. 3.Speaking at the Financial Crimes Enforcement Conference on Dec. 3, Mandelker addressed the issue of mitigating risks related to emerging technologies, including digital currencies, which could potentially be used for nefarious purposes.
Report: US Congressman Announces Plans for Federal Cryptocurrency and ICO Regulation
U.S. Rep. Warren Davidson has announced plans to introduce legislation that would clearly regulate cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings, local Ohio news agency Cleveland.com reports Dec. 3.According to Cleveland.com, Davidson announced his intention to introduce new legislation at the Blockchain Solutions conference.
Numerai to Cut Token Supply by 10 Million to Become 'Decentralized as F*ck'
Numerai never did a token sale, but people have its token and they are using it.
Top Cryptocurrencies See Slight Gains, Bitcoin Hovers Under $4,000
Tuesday, Nov. 4: Most of the top twenty cryptocurrencies are in the green, having overcome yesterday's losses, with Bitcoin hovering under the $4,000 mark.
Air Force Grad School Launches Blockchain Demo Site
The Air Force Institute of Technology, a graduate school run by the U.S. Air Force, has launched an educational tool for blockchain.
New York Financial Regulators Approve Blockchain Payments System
The Department of Financial Services of New York has authorized a blockchain-based digital platform offered by a local bank, an official NYDFS press release states Dec. 4.
Binance to Launch Its Own Blockchain 'Binance Chain' in 'Coming Months'
Binance, the world's largest crypto exchange by trading volumes, will launch its own blockchain "Binance Chain" in the "Coming months," as the company revealed in a tweet on Dec. 4.
Crypto Exchange Poloniex Launches Institutional Trading Services
Crypto exchange Poloniex has announced the opening of trading services for institutional clients.
Overstock's Medici Invests $2.5 Million in Grain Tech Firm's Blockchain Pivot
Overstock subsidiary Medici Ventures is investing in a software firm looking to store grain transactions on a blockchain.
Major Latin American Bank Conglomerate Itau to Create Blockchain Platform for Small Loans
Brazil's largest private bank has partnered with United Kingdom bank Standard Chartered to create a blockchain-based platform for small loans, according to a press release published by Itau Tuesday, Dec. 4.
Swiss Finance Minister Rejects Specific Blockchain Legislation in Favor of Current Laws
The Swiss Minister of Finance, Ueli Maurer, has rejected a possible blockchain law in a speech at blockchain conference Infrachain in Bern, Cointelegraph auf Deutsch reported today, Dec. 4.Instead of a specific blockchain or crypto legal framework, Switzerland plans to tweak existing laws to allow for the new technology and its financial applications, Maurer said.
How Significant Is Blockchain in Internet of Things?
"The Internet of Things describes the connection of devices - any devices - to the internet using embedded software and sensors to communicate, collect and exchange data with one another."
Billionaire Crypto Investor to Develop Stablecoin Within Hong Kong-Based Blockchain Fund
Chinese crypto investor Li Xiaolai will lead a stablecoin project within Hong Kong-based blockchain fund Grandshores Technology, according to an official document issued on Monday, Dec. 3.
Treasury Official: Global Regulators Must Follow US Lead in Crypto Enforcement
A senior U.S. official has called on the crypto industry and the wide global financial sphere to take steps to prevent malicious actors from using the tech for illicit purposes.
Russian Intellectual Property Court Trials Blockchain to Store Copyright Data
A Russian court dedicated to intellectual property cases has successfully tested a blockchain network for storing copyright data.
Hyperledger Launches Cryptography Toolbox for Blockchain Developers
Blockchain consortium Hyperledger has launched a new tool for developers - a modular, shared cryptographic library dubbed Ursa.
Scalable 'Blockchain' Network Seals $35 Million From Sequoia Capital, Huobi and Others
A new blockchain-type network led by a Turing Award recipient and other academics has sealed $35 million in funding from big-name investors that include Sequoia Capital.
Israel: Former PM Calls Crypto a 'Ponzi Scheme,' But Underlines Importance of Blockchain
Ehud Barak, a former Israeli Prime Minister, has compared digital currencies to Ponzi schemes, Israeli media agency Arutz Sheva reported on Dec. 3.
Celebs and ICOs: The Makings of a Dangerous Duo
Centra Tech had raised $32 million during its ICO. Centra Card was advertised as a debit card reportedly backed by Visa and Mastercard, which allowed users to convert crypto into fiat currencies.
Coinbase's Former Fraud Lead Has Left to Join Tech Firm Twilio
One of Coinbase's earliest employees, risk operations manager Rees Atlas, has left the Silicon Valley cryptocurrency exchange - and the blockchain industry - for Twilio, a publicly traded tech firm.
Signature Bank Wins New York Approval for 'Real-Time' Blockchain Payments
New York-based Signature Bank is launching a digital payments platform built on a blockchain architecture to streamline real-time payments.
Swiss Regulator's 'Relaxed' Fintech License Covers Blockchain Firms
Switzerland's Financial Market Supervisory Authority has introduced a new fintech license with "Relaxed" requirements that is applicable to blockchain and cryptocurrency-based firms.
Crypto Exchange ErisX Raises $27.5 Million From Fidelity, Nasdaq Ventures and Others
Crypto exchange ErisX has raised $27.5 million from Fidelity Investments and Nasdaq Ventures, among other investors, Reuters reports Dec. 4.
Fidelity, Bitmain and More Invest $27 Million in Crypto Trading Platform ErisX
Crypto trading platform ErisX has closed a Series B funding round that raised $27.5 million, the company said Tuesday.
South Korea: Financial Watchdog Warns Two Banks Over Poor Crypto Transaction Management
A South Korean financial authority has warned two major domestic banks about their lack of management of cryptocurrency transactions and Anti-Money Laundering regulation, local online media outlet The Daily reports Dec. 4.
$35 Million: Sequoia, Baidu Back Turing Award Winner's Blockchain Project
A group of university professors and researchers including a Turing award winner have raised $35 million for a non-profit foundation that will support the development of a new blockchain network.
Singapore: State Agency Backs Blockchain Accelerator Launched by Venture Capital Firm
Singaporean governmental body Enterprise Singapore, along with other partners, has supported a new blockchain accelerator launched by a local venture capital firm, daily local newspaper The Straits Times writes Tuesday, Dec. 4.
Confirmed: Nasdaq's Bitcoin Futures Will Launch in 'First Half' of 2019
The world's second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, has confirmed it plans to launch Bitcoin futures in the first half of 2019, United Kingdom daily tabloid The Express reported Monday, Dec. 3.