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The Wait for Grams: Why Telegram Might Just Cancel Its Public ICO
While half of the ambitious $1.2 billion the messaging giant hoped to raise was supposed to come from an ICO open to public investors, recent SEC filings confirm Telegram has already raised $1.7 billion from two private sales.
Philippines' SEC Demands Crypto Cloud Mining Contracts To Be Registered As Securities
The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission issued an advisory on Cryptocurrency Cloud Mining Contracts that applies the Howey Test to classify these contracts as securities, the SEC outlined April 10.Cloud Mining contracts fall within the purview of securities law because they are "Investment contracts," whereby investors stake the mining capacity of a remote datacenter through the contract, which can itself then further be traded.
Taiwan Moves to Capture Bitcoin Under Money Laundering Laws
The government of Taiwan has moved a step closer to regulating bitcoin under anti-money laundering rules.
Fujitsu Executive Rolf Werner Joins IOTA Foundation
In what can only be considered to be an excellent business decision, the IOTA Foundation has just brought on-board Fujitsu's Dr. Rolf Werner who currently oversees the company's activities in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
Taiwan: Finance Ministry Confirms Crypto Regulation Using Existing AML Laws
The government of Taiwan confirmed it will create cryptocurrency regulation based on extant anti-money laundering practices April 10.
Bank of England Explores Centralized DLT System Open To Regulatory Oversight
The Bank of England has released a Proof-of-Concept paper, together with Blockchain startup Chain, that examines how to configure a distributed ledger system which would maintain privacy between participants, keep data shared across the network, and also enable a regulatory body to oversee all transactions, as outlined April 11.
Cloud Mining Contracts Are Securities, Says Philippines SEC
The Philippines securities watchdog warned that it will regulate cryptocurrency cloud mining contracts in the country under existing securities rules.
Australia: Regulator Says Cryptocurrency Exchange License Will 'Strengthen Confidence'
Australia has already licensed three cryptocurrency exchanges since new regulations came into effect April 3, but the remainder must begin compliance by May 14.
XMR Identity Crisis: Monero Undergoes Five-Way Split
Monero, the world's largest privacy coin by market cap, underwent an emergency hard-fork as an active measure against miner centralization.
Trapped Below $7K: Is Bitcoin Prepping for a Big Breakout?
Bitcoin has spent a better part of the last 24 hours trading a tight range around $6,800.
22 Countries Sign Declaration For European Blockchain Partnership
The European Commission's Digital Day 2018 has led to the signing of a Declaration to create a European Blockchain Partnership made of up 22 countries, according to an April 10 European Commission press release.
Bank of England Eyes Private Blockchain Oversight
The Bank of England, the U.K.'s central banking authority, is developing a proof-of-concept examining how to maintain privacy over a distributed ledger-based network while still allowing a regulatory overview of the data.
Filecoin Creators Launch $5 Million Crypto Grant Program
Blockchain developer Protocol Labs has launched a multi-million dollar research grant program.
Alibaba's Taobao Bars Crypto and ICOs in Policy Update
Taobao, the internet shopping site owned by e-commerce giant Alibaba, has updated its list of prohibited goods and services to include cryptocurrency-related products.
Are ICOs Rewriting Traditional Marketing Rules?
Digital marketing has evolved tremendously over the past few years.
Bitcoin Dust: What It Is and Why You Should Get Rid of It
Bitcoin isn't without its irritating kinks, and tiny bitcoin pieces called "Dust" are among the lesser-known.
Ledger Wallet Users Reportedly Unable To Access Bitcoin Cash Funds
According to comments from users on the /r/ledgerwallet subreddit, Ledger Wallet has been experiencing performance issues with Bitcoin Cash over the past two days.
The History of Overstock, E-commerce Bitcoin Pioneer Facing Unclear Future
Robert Hughes, Senior Vice President of Finance and Risk Management at Overstock resigned from his position to join a Blockchain venture that also involves Byrne.
Bank of America: Bitcoin Bubble Is Already Popping
A team of Bank of America Merrill Lynch researchers is arguing that bitcoin is one of the "Greatest asset price bubbles in history."
China And Blockchain: Most Patents And More Governmental Funds
China already has the largest number of Blockchain patents in the world, beating global economies such as the US and Japan.
Bittrex Exchange Announces It's Finally Re-Opening New User Signups
Seattle-based cryptocurrency exchange, Bittrex, announced via an official press release that they are now accepting new user registrations as well as launching a remodeled version of their existing trading platform.
tZERO Unveils New Security Token Trading Software Prototype
tZERO, a subsidiary of Overstock, appears to be ready to contribute to the maturation of the crypto market and has recently released a prototype of its planned security token trading software.
UK National Cyber Security Centre Includes Cryptojacking In Report On Cyber Threats
On April 10, the UK National Cyber Security Centre released a report analyzing how nefarious cyber activity influenced the business environment in Great Britain over the past year.
Blockchain Trading Network Promises Low Fees And Instant Trades On Financial Assets
An established and regulated broker is launching a Blockchain-based trading network which allows users to trade any financial asset around the world.
How Blockchain Is Impacting Social Media
For years, social media giants like Facebook and YouTube were the darlings of the tech scene.
Spanish Authorities Arrest 11 In Crypto Money Laundering Ring
Operation Tulipan Blanca, coordinated by Europol and conducted by the Spanish Guardia Civil, has resulted in the arrest of 11 individuals for laundering more than EUR 8 mln via cryptocurrencies, according to a Europol press release April 9.According to Europol, the investigation was centered around a crime ring which launders money from narcotics sales using credit cards and cryptocurrencies.
Bitfinex Denies Money Laundering Claims After 'Internal Investigation'
Bitfinex is pushing back against allegations it is involved in a money laundering case in Poland.
US DOJ Accuses Listings Site Backpage Of Laundering Millions In Crypto
Listings website Backpage.com was seized on Friday by the US Department of Justice in part on charges that it laundered half a billion dollars in illegal revenue, some via cryptocurrencies, a DOJ press release announced Monday, April 9.The 93-count federal indictment, obtained through joint action by the FBI, IRS and others, alleges that Backpage earned "Over $500 mln in prostitution-related revenue since its inception." IRS Criminal Investigation Chief John D. Fort dubbed the defendants "Masterminds," who committed "Egregious financial crimes such as money laundering  at the expense of women and children," using "Virtual currencies and the anonymity of the Internet" to cover their tracks.
Bear Market 'Largely Over,' Crypto Fund Manager Claims
Timothy Enneking, managing director of Crypto Asset Managment, LP, said Monday that the winter in cryptocurrency markets is "Largely over."
Ledger Wallet Users Can't Access Their Bitcoin Cash
Ledger wallet users have been unable to access their bitcoin cash since Monday, and some users believe the hardware manufacturer is dragging its feet.