China Bans Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency Mining

The People’s Republic of China, the world’s largest market for computer hardware created to mine Bitcoin (BTC), has totally banned crypto mining in the country in order to stop the growing pressure on government from the cryptocurrency industry. No time limit for the ban has been set. The National Dept. and Reform Commission of China (NDRC) – a body responsible […]

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Are STOs the Step in the Right Direction for Crypto?

The ICO boom,  together with Bitcoin and other altcoins’ price explosion in 2017 rode the success of Ethereum, the go-to platform for a majority of blockchain projects. However, the regulatory concerns of authorities like the SEC over a number of fraud incidences has put a question mark over the future of ICOs. Complement this with falling cryptocurrency prices and you […]

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tZERO Security Token Offering Underway, Company Decides Against ICO

As ICOs start to face regulatory scrutiny, Overstock-owned tZERO makes the decision to offer a new type of token backed by securities. After having experienced scrutiny from the SEC regarding its ICO, tZERO – a company owned by Overstock.com – has decided to run a security token offering (STO) that will close tonight just before midnight, Eastern Daylight Time. The […]

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