June, 2017

  • 27 June

    ICO Hype Attracts Investors but Also Skeptics and Financial Regulators Worldwide


    The Initial Coin Offering (ICO) craze has been a crowdfunding spectacle over the past two years gathering millions of dollars from investors. Lately, ICOs have been more prominent than ever and are starting to draw attention from government regulators and skeptics of these token projects filled with promises. Also read: A ...

  • 27 June

    A Look at the Upcoming US Uniform Regulation of Virtual Currencies Business Act


    According to reports, some proposed U.S. legislative framework for virtual currencies will be presented in San Diego sometime between July 14-20. The “Uniform Regulation of Virtual Currencies Business Act” was drafted by the Uniform Law Commission (ULC), a nonprofit that tries to establish a statutory law across many jurisdictions and ...

  • 27 June

    Major Indian Bitcoin Exchange Unocoin Offline After Discovering Major Security Flaw


    Unocoin, an industry leader among India’s bitcoin exchanges, went offline on Monday night following the discovery of a serious security vulnerability. Also Read: Indian Bitcoin Adoption Responds to Government Signalling for Regulation The Vulnerabilities Have Surfaced Just Weeks After a Unocoin Customer’s Account Was Hacked Major Indian bitcoin exchange, Unocoin, ...

  • 27 June

    Pakistani Economic Think-Tank Argues That Pakistani Monetary Policy Should Mimic Bitcoin


    The Policy Research Institute of Market Economy in Pakistan has outlined a number of economic issues that could be alleviated by greater adoptions of bitcoin and other virtual currencies within Pakistan. The institute cites a large underbanked population, underdeveloped financial apparatus, and rampant inflation as major economic and social problems ...

  • 27 June

    The Contradictions of the Alt-Right Embracing Bitcoin for Crowdfunding


    Alt-Right leaders are increasingly turning to bitcoin to conduct fundraising following account closures from leading crowdfunding platforms. Despite the libertarian underscoring of many cryptocurrency projects, the use of bitcoin poses several fundamental challenges to altright ideology. Also Read: Russian GPU Prices Spike, Miners Turn to International Markets for Graphics Cards ...

  • 27 June

    EU to Consider Adopting Anti-Money Laundering Laws That Address Bitcoin Exchanges


    EU lawmakers will consider amending current anti-money laundering laws that were introduced last month in Italy. The modified law introduces specific definitions and articles with regards to virtual currency exchanges that facilitate trading between fiat currencies and bitcoin and other virtual currencies. Also Read: European Commission launches Digital Currency and ...

  • 27 June

    BTCC Launches DAX Cryptocurrency-Only Exchange Worldwide


    Chinese bitcoin exchange BTCC is launching its own pure cryptocurrency-to-cryptocurrency exchange. The new platform begins trading on Tuesday with one trading pair, ETC/BTC. Also read: BTCC Launches Multi-Currency Twitter-Enabled App and Debit Card DAX Launched Worldwide The longest-running bitcoin exchange in the world, BTCC, announced on Monday the launch of a ...

  • 27 June

    A Def Con 25 Demonstration Claims to ‘Break Bitcoin Hardware Wallets’


    The well-known hacker conference Def Con 25 is happening once again at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas on July 27-30. The event schedule has a vast array of hacking exhibits and keynote presentations, but one notable group of Def Con demonstrators on the list claims they will show the audience ...

  • 26 June

    PR: Polybius ICO Climbs & Climbs

    This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Hashcoins, the team behind popular cloud ...

  • 26 June

    Barclays Want UK Government to Regulate Bitcoin


    In a recent interview with CNBC, Barclays CEO, Ashok Vaswani revealed that the bank has been in communications with Britain’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) to discuss ways in which to safely regulate bitcoin. Also Read: UK Regulator Warns Investors Bitcoin Trading is Risk “I’ve Actually Gone… to the FCA, to ...