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Mike Novogratz Downgrades Bitcoin Price Prediction, Says it Won’t Break $9000 in 2018

Mike Novogratz, creator of cryptocurrency merchant bank Galaxy Digital, told and audience at the Economist Finance Disrupted conference in New York this week that he does not expect Bitcoin to surpass the $9000 USD mark this year, CNBC reports. Novogratz’ latest call contradicts a number… Read More

Baltic Honey Badger Bitcoin Conference Closes with Heavyweight Panel

Honey Badger

The Baltic Honey Badger Conference of 2018, held this year in Riga, Latvia, wrapped up today with a panel featuring Adam Back, the CEO of Blockstream, Giacomo Zucco, CEO at BHB Network; Tone Vays, a former Wall Street risk analyst and Bitcoin advocate; and Eric Lombrozo,… Read More

Byte Power Group Tells Aussie Regulator its ICO Not a Security

Byte Power Group

An Australian company selling a crypto-exchange “loyalty token” ICO (initial coin offering) has stated to Australian securities regulators that it is confident its offering is not a security under Australian law. Byte Power Group (BPG), “a diversified technology solutions group with a particular emphasis on securing Asian… Read More

Risk Analyst, Bitcoiner and ICO Nemesis Tone Vays Extends Olive Branch to “BCash,” Warns ICO Bubble Could “Destroy” US Economy

Former Wall Street risk analyst, avid Bitcoiner and ICO-detractor Tone Vays telecast his compelling “Inevitable ICO Bubble” talk to a crowd at the Seattle Bitcoin Meet Up last Thursday, during which he extended an olive branch to the creators of the contentious Bitcoin ‘fork,’ Bitcoin… Read More

Antonopoulos Calls Ether: “The Most Credible Utility Token out There”- Lawyer Bristles

“I don’t really see Ethereum’s pre-sale being an ICO.” And thus begins one of the latest videos posted by widely-respected cryptocurrency commentator, writer and technologist Andreas Antonopoulos on his YouTube site. Ether was issued as a genuine utility token, Antonopoulos believes,  and not as a… Read More

Cboe President Warns of Regulatory Danger Hanging Over Issuers and Holders of ICOs

The president of the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe), the first US company to sell futures contracts on Bitcoin, has warned that “two waves of reckoning” will come down on issuers and then holders of ICOs (initial coin offerings) in the US, Business Insider reports…. Read More

SEC Again Urges ICO Issuers to Make Contact About Compliance

U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission Chairperson Jay Clayton told an audience in Washington Tuesday that companies seeking to raise funds via digital tokens in an Initial Coin Offering should be proactive in contacting the agency regarding compliance, Law360 reports. “We’re open for business,” said Clayton…. Read More

Malta Cabinet Approves Three Pro-Crypto Bills. Just Another Red Carpet for Corruption?

Malta’s cabinet has approved three bills to regulate cryptocurrency and blockchain industries within the country, including ICOs (Initial Coin Offerings). The legislation will next be addressed in the Malta Parliament. ICOs are regarded by some as an innovative, efficient, disruptive and democratic means of funding… Read More

Tone Vays Describes ‘Inevitable ICO Bubble’ at Blockchain Economic Event, Toronto

Well-known “Bitcoin Maximalist” and despiser of ICO’s (Initial Coin Offerings) Tone Vays has lately been so deluged with idiotic requests to advise on ICO’s that he has updated his LinkedIn profile to the following: “I am NOT interested in your ICO/Token Sale. Please send all requests… Read More

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