SEC Official: Ether is not a Security

The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Director of Corporate Finance William Hinman, speaking at the All Market Summit: Crypto in San Francisco, said that neither bitcoin nor ether would be classified as securities by the SEC. Hinman said, "Based on my understanding of the present state of … Read more about SEC Official: Ether is not a Security

SEC Expertly Trolls ICO Investors

In what was a brilliant, hilarious, and somewhat childish move, the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has released a fake Initial Coin Offering (ICO) in order to highlight the risk of fraud within the ICO market. The SEC has long cautioned about the potential for investors to fall prey to … Read more about SEC Expertly Trolls ICO Investors

Nasdaq Open to Becoming Crypto Exchange, says CEO

The CEO of Nasdaq, the world's second-largest stock exchange, said that they would be open to eventually becoming a cryptocurrency exchange at some point in the future. In an interview with Squawk Box, Adena Friedman, the CEO of Nasdaq fielded questions about the current status of the exchange, … Read more about Nasdaq Open to Becoming Crypto Exchange, says CEO

“The Future Has Cum” – Pornhub Announces Crypto Acceptance

Pornhub has long been one of the most vocal and visible adult sites when it comes to social media marketing, providing adult entertainment, and doing some good in the world, but now Pornhub has proven that it is also dedicated to the advancement of technology with the announcement that it will be … Read more about “The Future Has Cum” – Pornhub Announces Crypto Acceptance

In Response to Suffering Economy, Venezuela Launches Cryptocurrency

Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro announced the presale of a cryptocurrency called the petro (PTR), backed by the country's oil assets. The Venezuelan government had announced its plan to launch a digital currency in 2017, and indicated that the launch of the petro was in response to the financial … Read more about In Response to Suffering Economy, Venezuela Launches Cryptocurrency

US Not Implementing Cryptocurrency Regulations Any Time Soon

At the Munich Security Conference in Munich, Germany, Rob Joyce, the United States White House cyber-security coordinator and special assistant to the President, said that it doesn't appear that US will be ready to regulate cryptocurrency at any point in the near future. In his remarks, he … Read more about US Not Implementing Cryptocurrency Regulations Any Time Soon

UNICEF Asking Gamers to Mine Crypto for Children

The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has launched a campaign to encourage gamers and cryptocurrency miners to help raise money for Syrian children through the use of blockchain technology. The campaign, which was launched on February 2, 2018, aims to collect funds through mining that will be … Read more about UNICEF Asking Gamers to Mine Crypto for Children