Crypto Exchanges Bitfinex and Ethfinex Jointly Launch Initial Exchange Offering Platform

News Major cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex and its spin-off Ethfinex have launched a new initial exchange offering (IEO) platform dubbed Tokinex. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on May 21. As reported, IEOs have recently emerged as an alternative model of token offering wherein...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Report: US Court Claims Rapper T.I. Sold Unregistered Securities in FLiK ICO

News The Atlanta division of the United States district court of the northern district of Georgia claims in an order published on May 20 on Twitter by lawyer Stephen Palley that Rapper T.I. — real name Clifford Joseph Harris Jr. — sold unregistered securities in his FLiK initial coin offering (ICO). According to...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Game of Thrones Actor Jerome Flynn to Advise Vegan Crypto Project

Jerome Flynn, the actor who plays “Bronn” in the hugely popular TV series Game of Thrones, has joined the advisory board of a vegan lifestyle project that has launched its own crypto token. Called VeganNation, the Israel-based project is building what it describes as a “fully functioning ecosystem” that will...
Posted On 21 May 2019

You Can Pay With BCH for Your Domain From Abaco Hosting

Online presence is essential for any business today and especially for projects that deal with cryptocurrencies. Abaco Hosting offers this type of solutions to small and medium enterprises, and companies from the crypto industry can take advantage of its flexible payment options. They include support for major...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Australian Government Employee Faces Court for Misusing Government IT Systems to Mine Crypto

News An Australian government employee will reportedly face court today over his alleged misuse of government IT systems to mine cryptocurrency for personal gain. The news was announced by the Australian Federal Police (AFP) on May 21. The AFP alleges that the 33-year old man, whose name was not disclosed, used...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Chinese Central Bank-Led Fintech Research Institute Seeks New Blockchain Talent

News A fintech research institute established by China's central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), has posted several new job openings for blockchain talent. The three listings were published to Chinese recruitment website Lagou.com on May 21. As its profile on Lagou.com outlines, the Shenzhen Fintech...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Bitcoin’s Repeated Failures to Pass $8.3K Raise Risk of Price Pullback

View Bitcoin risks a price pullback in the short-term, given the signs of bullish exhaustion around $8,300. A UTC close below $7,581 would validate a bearish “hammer candle” created on Monday and open the doors for a drop to the 30-day moving average, currently at $6,333. The case for a pullback would weaken if...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Kraken $10 Million Equity Sale With BnkToTheFuture Seeks to Democratize Access

News United States cryptocurrency exchange Kraken is offering equity to users in a fundraiser that raised over $6 million in its first day, statistics confirmed on May 21. Kraken, which is one of the world’s oldest exchanges, is using Cayman Islands-based platform BnkToTheFuture to offer equity to vetted...
Posted On 21 May 2019

Bitfinex Enters the Initial Exchange Offering Race With Tokinex

Bitfinex announced today its first foray into the increasingly popular business of initial exchange offerings (IEOs). A new Bitfinex service called Tokinex will announce its first token launch this Thursday, followed by the debut of a second token on June 13. “What it means to be an exchange has evolved...
Posted On 21 May 2019