WeChat, Alipay to Block Crypto Transactions on Payment Platforms

Chinese mobile payment platforms WeChat Pay and Alipay are scrambling to keep up with regulators after recent announcements regarding initial coin offerings (ICOs) and cryptocurrencies. Both payment giants have said that they will work with the government agencies closely to monitor cryptocurrency transactions, according to news releases on August 24. As CoinDesk reported on Friday, […]

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Korean Firm Discovers $133 billion in Russian Battleship, Plans To Launch ICO

Shinil Group, a South Korea treasure-hunting company, has announced that it will launch an ICO after discovering worth $130 billion in gold from the wreckage of the Russian cruiser Dmitrii Donskoi. Dmitrii Donskoi was scuttled in 1905 after being severely damaged in the Russo-Japanese War. Since then, it has been ‘found’ many times in the past two decades. […]

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Over 1,000 Cryptocurrencies are “Dead Projects”

While not all cryptocurrencies and tokens are built to last, the math shows token projects and forked digital currencies abandoned, shut down, and scammed are far greater than one may think. “Dead Coins” As per data collated by Coinopsy and Dead Coins, two digital currency tracking websites, an estimated 1,000 cryptocurrencies projects are lacking any […]

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KODAKCoin Backers Warn SEC Could Restrict Token Trading

A new “light paper” released for the forthcoming KODAKCoin sale states that the token could see “significant” trading restrictions should the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) deem it a security. KODAKCoin – which is being developed by a firm called WENN Digital using the brand of the onetime photography giant, and is set to […]

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Bee Token ICO Derailed by Phishing Scam, Theft of $1 Million in Ethereum

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. When the Bee Token ICO kicked off on Wednesday, thousands of investors rushed to fund “Beenest,” a commission-free home-sharing platform that aims to disrupt industry heavyweights Airbnb and VRBO. Unfortunately, hundreds of them unwittingly fell prey to an email- and Telegram-based phishing […]

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Is Starbucks having an ICO?

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Starbucks Executive Chairman Howard Schultz raised a few eyebrows when he brought up cryptocurrency during a conference call discussing the company’s latest quarterly earnings. The former CEO told listeners he believes that widely-accepted digital currencies will arrive within the next few years. […]

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English Football Giant Arsenal FC Lands an ‘Official Cryptocurrency Partner’

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Arsenal Football Club has inked a landmark sponsorship deal with CashBet Coin in a move likely to attract criticism. CashBet Coin (CBC) is designed specifically for iGaming and will become the default cryptocurrency on the CashBet platform. The ERC20 currency will be […]

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Kodak Blockchain Moment Snaps New Cryptocurrency for Photographers

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. Former film and camera heavyweight Kodak has announced the upcoming launch of its own cryptocurrency, dubbed KODAKCoin. An initial coin offering (ICO) is scheduled to open at the end of January. With an official announcement on Tuesday, US-based Eastman Kodak revealed that […]

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