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(Mar 15) Daily Digest: Philippines penalties, Coinbase license, Circle expansion, Is crypto a “crock”?

Quote of the day

“For many companies, utility appears to be an afterthought, but for a token to be successfully adopted into the community, it is the most critical component. With the amount of tokens on the market today, and new ones being launched every day, it’s clear there is a bubble, though the size of it might be debatable. When the market slows, the tokens that have no utility will ultimately not have any value at all.”

Shawn Wilkinson, Founder and CSO – Storj Labs Inc.

 

 

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News Digest

 

Blockchain technology and development

 

An Overview of Cryptocurrency Consensus Algorithms 

“One of the most important aspects of a decentralized cryptocurrency project is the consensus algorithm it employs.” Read more.

 

Blockchain-based Machine Learning Marketplaces 

“Machine learning models trained on data from blockchain-based marketplaces have the potential to create the world’s most powerful artificial intelligences.” Read more.

 

 


Laws and regulations

 

Philippines: Senator Proposes Stricter Penalties For Crimes Involving Crypto 

“Philippine Senator Leila de Lima has filed a bill to impose stricter penalties for cryptocurrency-related crimes, due to the complexity of the investigation process..” Read more.

 

Coinbase Receives E-Money License from UK Regulator

“Coinbase is officially expanding digital money services in the U.K. and EU.” Read more.

 

Coinbase: No Need For New Cryptocurrency Regulator

“There’s no need for Congress to establish a new cryptocurrency regulator or a new regulatory system, Coinbase said today.” Read more.

 


Exchanges

Goldman-Backed Circle Is Hiring 100 for Global Crypto Expansion 

“Circle Internet Financial Ltd., the consumer finance startup backed by investors including Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Baidu Inc., will hire 100 people as it expands a newly acquired cryptocurrency exchange.Read more.

 


Cryptocurrency

 

Best Low Market Cap Coins for 2018 (Part 1) 

“The best thing about investing in crypto is that you have the opportunity to act like a venture capitalist and get into great projects at the very beginning.” Read more.

 

Billionaire Alan Howard Makes a Bet on Cryptocurrencies 

“Hedge fund billionaire Alan Howard made sizable personal investments in cryptocurrencies last year and plans to put more of his own money into digital assets and the blockchain technology behind them..” Read more.

 


ICO World

Utility or Security Token: Choosing Between ICO Coins 

“Startup fundraising, in the traditional VC methodology, was flipped on its head in 2017 when a boom in ICO creation saw hundreds of companies forming on the Blockchain with its attached digital currency being born in the form of an investable token.” Read more.

 

John McAfee Resurfaces With a Bang as Adviser to Crypto Startup 

“John McAfee disappeared from the public markets after MGT Capital Inc. severed ties with the controversial antivirus software developer, but now he’s back and advising a cryptocurrency startup that’s conducting an initial coin offering.” Read more.

 


General

 

Microsoft Labels Malicious Crypto Mining an ‘Increasing Threat’ as Ransomware Attacks Drop 

“Microsoft has released a blog post discussing the emerging threat of malicious cryptocurrency miners.” Read more.

 

Crypto Is a ‘Crock’? Twitter Reacts to House ICO Hearing 

“Despite the overall measured tone among lawmakers at Wednesday’s House subcommittee hearing on initial coin offerings, a few members of the panel made inflammatory statements.” Read more.

 

 

 

 

List of ICOs that start today (Mar 14)

• Iconic Ecosystem (see more)

• SunMoney (see more)

• 300cubits TEU (see more)

• BitGuild (see more)

• BestMeta (see more)

• MUXE (see more)

• Octobase (see more)

• Fire Lotto (see more)

• NTOK (see more)

• LanceChain (see more)

• Consentium (see more)

• Invox Finance (see more)

• Inbot InToken (see more)

• ARGO Reality (see more)

 

 

 

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