Blockstream Satellite: Bitcoin to the Moon

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Leading provider of Blockchain technologies, Blockstream, has announced yesterday the launching of a satellite service to broadcast the Bitcoin blockchain. Continue reading

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Floyd Mayweather Promotes an ICO on Instagram

Conor-McGregor-Floyd-Mayweather-detailsAmerican five-division world champion professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr. has just used social media photo-sharing app Instagram to promote an upcoming initial coin offering for Stox, a prediction market platform that is launching its crowdsale on August 2. Continue reading

BTC-e and Mt Gox Connection, Alexander Vinnik Arrested

btc-eBTC-e one of Bitcoin’s largest exchanges, is known since 2011 and is even part of the CoinDesk Bitcoin Price Index. Yesterday at 13:49 Moscow time the site went unplanned offline. A few minutes later, the official Twitter channel of the btc-e exchange said: “Work on an unforeseen problem.” Continue reading

U.S. Securities Laws May Apply to Token Sales

SECUnited States Securities Laws May Apply to Offers, Sales, and Trading of Interests in Virtual Organizations as the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) stated today in a press release that the offering and sale of digital tokens “are subject to the requirements of the federal securities laws”. Continue reading

Rothschild Invest in Bitcoin

United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing has revealed that GBTCRothschild Investment Corporation has diversified into cryptocurrencies and purchased Bitcoin via the GBTC (Bitcoin Investment Trust) investment vehicle.

The Rothschild Investment Corporation now owns $210,000 worth of GBTC. Continue reading