Facebook lifts its ban on crypotcurrency advertisements

Prospective advertisers should submit an software (obtainable here), together with disclosing any licenses they’ve, whether or not they’re traded on a public inventory trade and different background data that could be related to posting cryptocurrency advertisements. But this, too, could change based mostly on suggestions Facebook receives, the corporate’s product administration director Rob Leathern wrote […]

Neufund launches the ETO to bring legal fund raising and investments to all

Neufund launches the ETO to convey authorized fund elevating and investments to all

Investing in companies has turn into commonplace, however the methods people can become involved hadn’t developed a lot — that’s till crowdfunding options like Kickstarter and blockchain applied sciences got here alongside. While the previous could be finest described as undertaking funding, blockchain expertise actually delivers new financing and funding alternatives. But there are nonetheless […]

Jointer launches blockchain-powered platform that allows property owners to issue legal ICOs for free

Jointer launches blockchain-powered platform that permits property homeowners to difficulty authorized ICOs without cost

We’ve seen many blockchain-powered actual property merchandise emerge not too long ago, protecting every thing from stablecoins to property exchanges. But most of those platforms are targeted on residential properties. Today, Jointer.io has introduced its major securities marketplace for industrial actual property, which is powered by each AI and blockchain. The large concept? Real property homeowners […]

UK privateness watchdog slaps Yahoo with one other tremendous over 2014 hack

Verizon’s Oath (the model that subsumed Yahoo, and owns Engadget) confused in a response that it had taken efforts to strengthen its safety methods because the service acquired Yahoo, and that this had nothing to do with the European Union’s GDPR (which solely simply took impact). The tremendous is minuscule in comparison with the US […]

Screems is combining a 19th-century engine with blockchain technology for low-cost electricity

Screems is combining a 19th-century engine with blockchain expertise for low-cost electrical energy

It isn’t typically that somebody comes together with a brand new expertise for electrical energy. And whereas there’s nothing new in regards to the underlying mechanism getting used inside Screems’ units, there’s something bleeding-edge about its method. Today, Screems has introduced that its Major Appliance Power Station (MAPS) will probably be paired with blockchain expertise to […]

The SEC made a pretend cryptocurrency to point out you the way ICO scams work

“We’ve recently seen fraudsters pretending to be involved in blockchain technology, initial coin offerings and crypto-currencies — when really they are simply operating scams designed to take investors’ hard-earned money,” says the positioning. “We created the bogus HoweyCoins.com site as an educational tool to alert investors to possible fraud involving digital assets like crypto-currencies and […]

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales says ICOs offer almost nothing of value to the world

Wikipedia’s Jimmy Wales says ICOs supply nearly nothing of worth to the world

Jimmy Wales, the web entrepreneur who is legendary for cofounding the not-for-profit Wikipedia and the for-profit Wikia, has been fairly outspoken through the years on the subject of blockchain and cryptocurrencies. As early as 2014, Wales tweeted that he was “playing with BTC,” and later that 12 months Wikipedia and the remainder of the Wikimedia Foundation started […]

SEC prices third 'mastermind' in ICO fraud case

The SEC hopes to not solely get better any “ill-gotten gains” from Trapani (plus penalties), however to ban him from serving in an organization’s management or collaborating in some other securities buying and selling. He’s dealing with additional fraud charges from the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York, three of which […]

Shady-Ass Cambridge Analytica Was Reportedly Developing a Shady-Ass Cryptocoin

Shady-Ass Cambridge Analytica Was Reportedly Developing a Shady-Ass Cryptocoin

Photo: Getty Cambridge Analytica, the disgraced information agency that guided the Trump marketing campaign’s digital technique and sparked Facebook’s newest troubles, reportedly needed to department out into shadier enterprise: digital currencies. According to a former Cambridge worker, the deliberate token was geared toward giving folks extra management over their private information. Brittany Kaiser left Cambridge […]

LinkedIn cofounder Eric Ly launches ICOHub to eliminate ICO scammers

LinkedIn cofounder Eric Ly launches ICOHub to eradicate ICO scammers

Eric Ly is on a mission. A cofounder and former CTO of LinkedIn, Ly lately launched Hub, Human Trust Protocol to assist strangers safely work together on the web and construct digital reputations primarily based on their transaction historical past. Today, Hub has introduced ICOHub, a proof of idea popularity system for ICOs. What does ICOHub […]