Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5 Million

Phillip Frost Agrees to Settle Riot Blockchain Related Case for $5.5 MillionRiot Blockchain, Inc. replaced its CEO in September after the SEC charged him in connection with a fraudulent $27 million pump and dump scheme. Now another person involved in that case, biotech billionaire Phillip Frost, has agreed to pay $5.5 million to settle the charges. Also Read: The Daily: Best Selling Authors Introduce Bitcoin to […]

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SEC Settles Charges With Two ICO Issuers

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges with two initial coin offering issuers. These cases are the commission’s first to impose civil penalties “solely for ICO securities offering registration violations.” Both companies have agreed to refund investors, pay penalties, and register their tokens as securities. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into the […]

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Singapore Central Bank ‘Demonstrates’ Value of Blockchain With Tokenized Assets

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The Stock Market and Central Bank of Singapore have successfully developed a blockchain-based settlement system for tokenized assets in partnership with some big names like Nasdaq, Anquan Capital, and Deloitte. Singapore Central Bank Seeks Faster Settlement Bitcoinist reported earlier in August that the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), which is also the city-state’s de facto Central Bank, as well as Singapore’s Stock Exchange (SGX), have partnered up with Anquan Capital, Deloitte, and Nasdaq to develop

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Markets Roundup: Spot BTC Markets Shrug CME Settlement, Pantera CEO on Cyclical Sentiment

In the cryptocurrency markets, the recent settlement of CME futures contracts appears to have exerted little impact on spot BTC prices, the CEO of Pantera Capital has shared his outlook on initial coin offerings, and October has proven to be the least volatile month of 2018, with only a single day producing a price swing […]

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Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto Consensus

Bizarro World: Federated Sidechain Technology Promoted Over Nakamoto ConsensusOn Oct. 10, Blockstream revealed that the company’s new product, Liquid, generated its first block on Sept. 27 and noted that a lot of the crypto-economy’s “biggest players” participated. Since Blockstream announced the launch of its federated sidechain, the technology has been praised by some and dismissed by others. Also read: BCH Devcon Streamlines Bitcoin Innovation […]

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Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Launch Yen-Pegged Cryptocurrency

Japanese Internet Giant GMO to Launch Yen-Pegged CryptocurrencyJapan’s GMO Internet Group has announced plans to issue a yen-pegged stablecoin called GMO Japanese Yen. Already in the crypto exchange and mining hardware businesses, the company plans to launch its third crypto enterprise with this stablecoin. Also read: 160 Crypto Exchanges Seek to Enter Japanese Market, Regulator Reveals Yen-Pegged Stablecoin GMO Internet Group announced Tuesday […]

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