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Block.one Hires Former Goldman Sachs Executive, while Google Cloud Prepares to Become an EOS Network Block Producer

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Block.one, the company behind the development of EOS, a major blockchain platform for developing decentralized applications (dApps), will be working cooperatively with the Google Cloud team. Google Cloud is a global hyper-scale cloud and infrastructure provider. According to a release, Google Cloud will be joining… Read More

Ethereum Is a High Inflation Chain “Controlled by a Cartel that Won’t Upgrade Scalability of Protocol,” According to Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, the company behind the development of EOS, one of the largest platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps) that’s funded by a record $4.1 billion+ token sale from 2018, points out that Ethereum (ETH) is too slow. Blumer notes that conducting… Read More

About 40% of Blockchain Users Say they’re Curious and Learning about Decentralized Finance or DeFi, 32% Say they’re Unfamiliar with it: Survey

Blockfolio, which provides blockchain and crypto industry updates with detailed pricing, market data, news, and direct updates from key players, reveals that 32% of people responding to a survey said they do not know anything about decentralized finance or DeFi. The Blockfolio online survey, which… Read More

Block.one’s Blockchain based Voice Network has Officially Launched, Plans to “Take Social Media Back” from Big Tech

Voice, a blockchain-based social media platform created by Block.one, the company behind EOS, a leading distributed ledger tech (DLT) development platform, has confirmed that it has officially launched. Voice is presently available only in the read-only mode for the general public. The social media network… Read More

Options Trading Platform Sparrow Raises $3.5 Million Series A led by HDR Group, BitMEX Parent

Sparrow, an options trading platform has raised USD$ 3.5 million in a Series A funding round, according to a company release. The round was led by HDR Group, the parent company of BitMEX – a crypto exchange. The funding also included participation from Signum Capital, Du… Read More

Block.one’s Blockchain based Voice Social Media Network to Launch on July 4, 2020, aims to “Take Social Back from Big Tech”

The developers of Voice, a blockchain-powered social media platform that aims to “take social back from Big Tech,” confirmed on June 4, 2020, that the beta version of Voice will be open for public reading and international registrations will be accepted until August 15, 2020…. Read More

Block.one CEO Brendan Blumer and EOS Community Celebrate Blockchain Development Platform’s Second Anniversary

Brendan Blumer, CEO at Block.one, the developer of EOS, a leading platform for building decentralized applications (dApps), reminded his social media followers that it’s now been two years (on June 2, 2020) since the EOS mainnet went live (during the summer months of 2018). Blumer… Read More

Blockchain Grants: EOS Developer Block.one Awards $50,000 in Grant Money (Each) to 34 Innovative DLT Initiatives

Block.one, a Cayman Islands-registered open-source software publisher that developed EOS, one of the largest platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps), has reportedly awarded a $50,000 grant to each of the 34 promising or high-potential startups. These tech companies are part of a global entrepreneurship program… Read More

Another Lawsuit Filed Against Block.one for Allegedly Collecting $200 Million+ in Funds in an Illegal Manner

Investors are reportedly looking to recover funds they had invested in EOS tokens, which they did through the record-breaking $4.1 billion initial coin offering (ICO) conducted by Block.one, the Cayman Islands-registered software developer that created EOS, one of the largest platforms for building decentralized applications… Read More

Former SEC Enforcement Attorney Philip Moustakis Comments on Telegram Decision to Abandon Token Offering: Facts & Circumstances Rule

Earlier this week, it was reported that Telegram has decided to abandon its initiative to launch a blockchain platform called TON (Telegram Open Network) and a cryptocurrency named Gram. The decision was the direct result of an ongoing enforcement action launched by the US Securities… Read More

Transparency, Interoperability and Systemic Risk Considerations for CBDCs

In the wake of the announcements of Facebook’s Libra and the Chinese government’s intention to have a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC), the topic of CBDCs as a new component of a country’s legal tender has become popular with governments and commentators. The basic idea… Read More

EOS Developer Block.one Wins Patent for Incentivizing Positive Feedback on Blockchain-based Social Media Networks

Block.one, a Cayman Islands-registered software company that developed EOS, one of the largest blockchain-based platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps), has been working on a new social media platform, called Voice. Voice has been developed using the EOS protocol and it aims to reward content… Read More

Block.one’s Voice, a Blockchain-based Social Media Network, is Looking to Hire

Voice, a blockchain-based social media network being developed by Block.one, a leading distributed ledger technology (DLT) software developer, is planning to hire several technical professionals. Voice, which was announced in mid-2019 by Brendan Blumer, the CEO at Block.one, a Cayman Islands-registered firm that also developed… Read More

Blockchain Governance: Block.one to Begin Staking and Voting on Decisions Involving the EOS Network in May 2020

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Block.one, a Cayman Islands-registered firm that developed EOS, one of the largest platforms for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps), has confirmed that it is planning to begin staking and voting on decisions and initiatives involving EOS in May 2020. Block.one’s management clarified that its… Read More

Roche Cyrulnik Freedman and Selendy & Gay File Multiple Class Actions Against Well Known Crypto Exchanges, Also Targets Manipulative Conduct at Bitmex

Two law firms, Roche Cyrulnik Freedman and Selendy & Gay, have jointly filed 11 class actions against well-known crypto exchanges. The lawsuits also include accusations of “manipulative conduct” by Bitmex. The allegations were filed in the Southern District of New York against four crypto exchanges… Read More

Block.one Invests $150 Million in Voice, a Blockchain-based Social News Platform

Block.one, a Cayman Islands-registered firm that developed EOS, a leading platform for creating decentralized applications (dApps), has been working on a new blockchain-enabled social media platform, called Voice, for more than a year. Block.one reports that it has invested $150 million in Voice, which was… Read More

Block.one Announces Release Candidate for EOSIO Version 2, Update Improves Smart Contract Processing

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Block.one, a Cayman Islands-registered open-source software publisher that developed EOS, one of the largest platforms for building and deploying decentralized applications (dApps), revealed the release candidate for EOSIO 2, the Version 2 of its EOSIO protocol.  As noted in a press release shared with CrowdFund… Read More

Bitfinex Releases $5 Million Tethers Onto EOS Network

Embattled crypto exchange Bitfinex has announced that it, “has completed a chainswap to convert US$5 million tethers onto the EOS protocol via sister exchange EOSfinex. Tethers are cryptographic proxies of USD designed to maintain a stable value equivalent to one USD. They are used to… Read More

Block.one, Creator of EOS, Settles with the SEC. Was it a Slap on the Wrist? Did EOS Get a Pass from the Feds?

Earlier this week it was announced by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that it had settled with Block.one, creator of EOS, regarding allegations of issuing unregistered securities during an initial coin offering (ICO) that raised a record-breaking $4 billion. The fine assessed by the… Read More

Block.one, Creator of EOS Blockchain, Pays $24 Million Fine to SEC for Conducting $4 Billion ICO, Company “Excited to Resolve” Issue

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The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has settled charges against Block.one, high-profile creator of the blockchain network EOS, for allegedly conducting an unlicensed multi-billion USD ICO (initial coin offering) crowdsale. Block.one has agreed to pay a $24 million USD civil penalty: “The Securities and… Read More

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