Marco Santori on Airdrops and the “Complete Picture” of SAFT Regulation

Ever since the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued a stern warning about initial coin offerings (ICOs) in February 2018, cryptocurrency projects have had to consider different options for distributing their tokens — and funding their development. One alternative for dispersing a token is an airdrop, where tokens are given out (for free) to …

Blockchain Could Track the Globe’s Gold Bullion by 2019

The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) is to create a set of standards for blockchain-based gold tracking, as well as an oversight committee to approve and monitor technology providers. Ethical sourcing is becoming critical in such a high-value sector as precious metals. It will become even more important as reserves of metals such as gold …

Novogratz Says Cryptos Are Safe, Expects Bitcoin to Rally In Q1 2019

Mike Novogratz, a prominent cryptocurrency investor, and CEO of Galaxy Investment Partners has toned down his optimism, reiterating that he doesn’t expect a price surge in the price of Bitcoin until institutional adoption occurs, which could happen in the first half of next year. Speaking with Bloomberg’s Erik Schatzker on “Bloomberg Markets: The Close,” the …

Mike Novogratz Clarifies Anti-Tether Comments, Wants FUD Stopped

The dismissal market performance of so-called stablecoin Tether should not be the reason to spread FUD against it, clarified Mike Novogratz in his tweet. The billionaire Bitcoin bull, who recently criticized USDT for misbalancing its dollar-peg, later said that he believes Tether has every dollar for every USDT. However, he retained his criticism over Tether …

Bitcoin Price Intraday Analysis: BTC/USD in Pullback Action

The bitcoin-to-dollar exchange rate started losing its grip on the sideways action, slipping almost a percent this Friday. The pair broke below 6400-fiat, the psychological support level of the previous trend, to establish new intraday lows towards 6356-fiat. The downside action appeared after bulls began to feel weak near the giant descending trendline formation that …

Nordea in Money Laundering Scandal After Calling Bitcoin ‘High-Risk’ for Money Laundering

Nordic banking giant Nordea Bank is allegedly implicated in a multi-million money laundering scandal. Reportedly, the case is related to another recent money laundering scheme involving Denmark’s Danske Bank. Nordea in Hot Water  Banking giant Nordea Bank, headquartered in Helsinki, is alleged to have accepted criminally-sourced funds from banks located in Lithuania and Estonia. The …

Demand for Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Talent Booms, Signals Maturing Market

As the blockchain and cryptocurrency industry continues its rapid growth and widespread adoption, companies are offering experienced workers significantly higher-than-average salaries, signaling that the industry is maturing despite the current bear market and low market sentiment. A recent report from Glassdoor found that new job positions within the blockchain industry are up 300% over a one-year …