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Crypto Rating Council Argues that XRP, Tron (TRX), and Polkadot’s DOT Token Might Potentially be Classified as Securities

The Crypto Rating Council (CRC) has previously noted that Tron’s TRX, Nervos’ CKB token, and Polkadot’s DOT token might potentially be classified as financial securities, or at least there’s a fair chance they could. The CRC’s initial report on these digital assets was released in… 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

Blockchain based Transactions on EOS, Tezos (XTZ), and XRP Ledger are Mostly Useless: Report

A group of researchers claims that most of the digital transactions on EOS, Tezos (XTZ) and with the Ripple company-associated XRP virtual token don’t actually transfer any “value.” Research published on arXiv reveals that merely 2% of transactions conducted on the XRP ledger and only… 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

Exit Scam? Developers of EOS Ecosystem, a Digital Wallet App, Might Have Run Away with $52 Million After Platform Shuts Down

EOS Ecosystem, a digital wallet app that claims to offer high returns to users who deposit EOS tokens on its platform, has reportedly shut down its software. The developers of EOS Ecosystem seem to have run away with around $52 million worth of user funds…. 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

Chinese Global Public Blockchain or DLT Evaluation Index Ranks Bitcoin in 14th Place, EOS Ranked at Top Again

The Blockchain Research Institute, which is managed by China’s Center for Information and Industry Development (CCID), has published its (17th) latest Global Public Chain Technology Evaluation Index. The distributed ledger technology (DLT)-focused index ranks 37 of the most prominent or widely-used public blockchain networks. It… Read More

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

Eos Block.One

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

Huobi Derivatives Markets Introduces Crypto-based Perpetual Swaps to Help Investors Hedge Against Risk and Access Arbitrage Opportunities

Huobi derivatives markets (DM), a trading platform that supports cryptocurrency futures and perpetual contracts, has introduced perpetual swaps, which are a new type of derivative product that allows users to better hedge risk and access leveraged arbitrage opportunities during volatile or unstable market conditions. As… Read More

Coinbase Claims Multi-Billion Dollar EOS Blockchain Network Is Experiencing “Degraded Performance” [u]

San Francisco-based crypto-asset exchange Coinbase claims that EOS, one of the largest blockchain platforms for building decentralized applications (dApps), is experiencing serious technical issues. Coinbase’s management released a status update on February 20, noting that the EOS network has “degraded performance.” It added that  “sends… Read More

Jack O’Holleran: CEO and Co-founder at SKALE Labs, Reveals How his Company is Developing Scalability Solutions for Decentralized Applications

Jack O’Holleran, CEO and co-founder at SKALE Labs, a company that’s developing solutions to improve blockchain consensus mechanisms, recently shared his views and insights with Crowdfund Insider. According to SKALE’s management, decentralized platforms must have greater throughput and lower transaction costs to satisfy the requirements… Read More

Digital Bank Current Raises $20 Million in Series B

Digital bank Current has raised $2o million in a Series B funding round, according to a company release. The funding was led by Wellington Management Company, Galaxy Digital EOS VC Fund, and CMFG Ventures. Current also said it was expanding its partnership with Visa as… Read More

dBonds Tokenizes “Deutsche Bank Bonds” on EOS Network, No Indication the Project is Endorsed

NOTE TO READERS: In the days following publication of this article, Oleg Bakatanov, CEO of Depos Technologies OU, “a company developing dBonds protocol and Depos (DUSD) stablecoin,” responded to our inquiry and stated that his company is, “not a part of Deutsche Bank team…doesn’t cooperate with… Read More

Decentralized Applications’ Transaction Volume and User Activity Down Considerably in Q3, Dapp.com’s Report Reveals

Decentralized applications’ (dApps) overall transaction volume and user activity dropped significantly during the third quarter of this year, according to a Dapp.com report shared with CrowdFund Insider. Dapp.com, an analytics platform for dApps created on Ethereum (ETH), EOS, Tron, Steem, TomoChain, IOST, and Blockstack, published… Read More

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

EOS.io on iPhone

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

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

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