Tag Archives: Cryptocurrencies

The Best in Crypto – 2/28/18

Chinese Universities Are Pursuing Blockchain Patents Top-tier Chinese universities are working on patent blockchain applications developments on campus (Coindesk). Hive Blockchain to Release Third Quarter Financial Results on February 28, 2018 Publicly traded crypto miner HIVE Blockchain will announce quarterly earnings after the market close Wednesday followed by a webcast 8:30am EST Thursday¬†morning (Hive Blockchain). …

The Best in Crypto – 2/16/18

As Bitcoin Soars, So Do Coinbase Complaints Many complaints are surfacing from Coinbase users, claiming money is being ‘stolen’ – and customer support not helping (Coindesk). Vitalik Buterin Hopes New Ethereum Fund Will Deliver on Hype Notable Ethereum stakeholders, including Vitalik Buterin, have an Ethereum Community Fund which allows projects to be worked on that …

The Best in Crypto – 2/7/18

General Manager of BIS Wants to Prevent Crypto From Joining ‘Main Financial System’ The head of the Bank for International Settlements calls on central banks to prevent crypto from joining mainstream finance, comparing Bitcoin to a “Ponzi Scheme” (Cointelegraph). UAS Issues Warning on ICOs , Says Investors Should Assume Full Risk¬† UAE’s Securities and Commodities …

The Best in Crypto – 1/26/18

$6 Million Ponzi: CFTC Charges “Gold-Backed” Crypto My Big Coin With Fraud Claiming it was backed by gold, My Big Coin (MBC) managed to attract investors (most from Massachusetts), misappropriating more than $6million from customers in a cryptocurrency-fueled Ponzi scheme. Now the CFTC has filed charges against (MBC) and its founders (CCN). Robinhood Mobile App …