22 June 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency

Initial coin offering has become a popular way to attract extra money to finance future operations of a startup, while enabling investors to get access to the assets of a new company through the holdings of ‘tokens’. Despite skepticism of some head-liners, ICOs go on enjoying the hype, and it is not just hot air, because a great number of projects successfully raise millions of dollars.

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22 June 2018 | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | News | Regulatory news

As political campaigns are allowed to accept cryptocurrencies as donations, the U.S. Senate will be holding hearings on evaluating the influence of the digital currencies on the democracy and elections in the United States.

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21 June 2018 | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency | Financial fraud and hacking | News

Bithumb, South Korean cryptocurrency exchange, made a statement this week, claiming that it may minimize the damages resulting from the cyber-attack committed earlier with the losses reportedly amounting to $31.5 million. The exchange noted that it may eventually bring the losses to a lower level.

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20 June 2018 | Analytics | Articles | Blockchain techs | Cryptocurrency

All individuals interested in blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies need to have elementary knowledge of the basic terms and fundamental jargon used to denote and describe processes, operating principles and tools resident in blockchain and cryptocurrency industries. This is our selection of some useful glossary entries that everyone should understand.

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20 June 2018 | Banking techs | Blockchain techs | News | Regulatory news

Banco Central do Brasil (BCB) made an announcement this week about its plans to introduce by the year end a new data exchange platform based on the blockchain technology. The new platform dubbed Pier will help financial bodies of the country to interact with each other and share information in a decentralized and tamper-proof manner.

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