Category Archives: blockchain

Local Japanese Government Considers ICO to Revitalize Region

A local Japanese government is considering a municipal initial coin offering (ICO) in order to raise funds to revitalize the region. It has partnered with private enterprises to begin research into how to launch the mooted ICO. Also read: Sberbank Apologizes for Buying Nearly All Graphics Cards on the Russian Market… Read more »

Tech Bureau, Looop, and Crypto Mining Japan partner in cryptocurrency mining venture and ICO

Japan’s Tech Bureau, a fintech and cryptocurrency solutions group company, today announced a partnership with Looop Inc, a renewable energy company, Crypto Mining Japan Inc., a cryptocurrency mining technology company, and Zaif, Tech Bureau’s cryptocurrency exchange. Separately, Looop and CMJ will utilize resources in the COMSA ecosystem for their ICOs. ​Tech… Read more »

Bitcoin and World Financial Markets Close Another Spectacular Week

October 28, 2017 · 12:30 pm Bitcoin’s price sustained its spectacular momentum by remaining within its all-time high range during the week ending October 27, 2017. At the same time, the Dow Jones rose for the seventh straight week, fueled by technology stocks. Among these stocks, Nvidia, a Bitcoin and… Read more »

Bankex – Buying a Piece of Skyscraper With Ethereum

Bankex is making bold claim that they plan to change the way we think of contracts and ownership. Through a process they call “fractional ownership and tokenization”, the company says their service will allow people to buy and sell what are essentially shares in various forms of physical capital. Also… Read more »

Putin Instructs Government To Prepare Legislation On Token Offerings, Cryptocurrency

News law and legislation Russian head of state Vladimir Putin has tasked his government with passing legislation that would regulate token offerings and cryptocurrency mining, and establishing legal definitions for various digital assets. In an October 21 press release, Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a series of directives instructing his… Read more »

Russia to Issue First State-Backed Cryptocurrency ‘CryptoRuble’

October 17, 2017 · 3:45 pm Russia has announced plans to launch a nationalized cryptocurrency called CryptoRuble, citing competitive advantage by being the first of its kind in Europe, and as state-controlled digital money in the light of an increasingly digital economy. Russia has announced, via communications Minister Nikolay Nikiforov,… Read more »

Daily Roundup – October 17, 2017 – Crypto Insider

According to RT, the communications minister in Russia has stated that cryptocurrency mining in the country will be banned once the CryptoRuble is issued. According to Ars Technica, the U.S. Department of Justice has indicted two men in China for the distribution of fentanyl to the United States. The two… Read more »

Golden Alliance Coin Announces ICO – For Mining Gold

ADVERTISEMENTS The Golden Alliance Group has announced a Golden Alliance Coin Token Sale with a view to raising $50 million to invest into mining projects the group is currently working on. The ICO to be held from September 7 to October 6, 2017. The group is an international investment group of mining and… Read more »

Cryptoeconomic Security Conference Day 1 Recap

From Oct 2-3, 2017, Blockchain at Berkeley is hosting the first Cryptoeconomic Security Conference. Day one was filled with discussions of consensus algorithms, mining incentives, and potential scaling solutions. At 9:00 p.m., the day began with a heartfelt keynote speech from Jae Kwon, founder and CEO of Tendermint/Cøsmos. Kwon preached the… Read more »

The OWO Discounted Mining Offer: An Alternative to the ICO

The Initial Coin Offering (ICO): it’s all the rage now in the fundraising world. Powered by the blockchain, ICOs offer investors crypto-tokens that represent a stake in the project — be it a bold new business venture or the next great gaming platform. And in true crypto world fashion, there… Read more »