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Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Tezos Foundation, which manages Tezos code after $232M ICO, says board president Johann Gevers and another member to step down after long-running dispute   —  Two board members of the Switzerland-based Tezos Foundation, including its president Johann Gevers, have stepped down from their positions.
Feb 22, 2018, 1:25 PMIn context
Daniel Palmer / CoinDesk:
Report: Venezuela debuts its Petro crypto token in pre-sale, with 82.4M available initially, amid fiat currency's hyperinflation woes and US lawmaker concerns   —  The Venezuelan government has officially launched the pre-sale of its controversial “petro” token, according to a report.
Feb 20, 2018, 2:45 PMIn context
CoinDesk:
Israel says it will regard cryptocurrencies as “a property, not a currency”, making them subject to capital gains tax, as well as VAT in some cases   —  Israel's government confirmed Monday that it would treat bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies as a kind of property for tax purposes.
Feb 19, 2018, 3:10 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Three European regulators warn residents about the risks of virtual currencies, cite pricing bubble concerns and lack of legal protection from losses   —  Three European regulators with oversight over securities, banking and pensions issued a combined warning today to EU residents considering investing in cryptocurrencies.
Feb 12, 2018, 9:05 PMIn context
CoinDesk:
Blockchain trends 2017: Bitcoin returns of 1,278%, Ethereum still sets transaction records, ICOs raised $3.2B in Q4 up from $1.2B in Q3, Korea fills China void   —  If bitcoin is in a bubble, it is one of the few in the history of finance - if not the first - that expanded with negligible use of credit.
Feb 7, 2018, 9:25 PMIn context
Brady Dale / CoinDesk:
Mobius, which is building a Stripe-like payments platform for cryptocurrencies, raises $39M in its ICO, uses Stellar blockchain instead of Ethereum   —  “We look at ethereum like AOL or Myspace.”  —  That's how Mobius Network co-founder and CEO David Gobaud explains why his startup ran …
Jan 26, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Uphold, a startup for foreign exchange and international remittances in crypto and fiat currencies, gets $57.5M from Ripple's ex-Chief Risk Officer Greg Kidd   —  Digital money platform Uphold today announced it has received a $57.5 million investment from former Fed Reserve senior analyst and Ripple chief risk officer Greg Kidd.
Jan 25, 2018, 8:10 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
UK's technology development arm, Innovate UK, says it will invest £19M in projects related to emerging and enabling tech, such as distributed ledgers, AI, VR   —  The United Kingdom's technology development arm, Innovate UK, is doubling down on its support for blockchain-based technologies, it announced on Jan. 22.
Jan 24, 2018, 12:40 PMIn context
Sujha Sundararajan / CoinDesk:
Baidu launches Baidu Trust blockchain-as-a-service, says tech has contributed to China's first asset-backed securities exchange products using blockchain   —  Chinese web search giant Baidu has launched its own blockchain-as-a-service (BaaS) platform.  —  Based on technology developed by Baidu …
Jan 12, 2018, 12:35 PMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
Dogecoin market cap hits $1B+; price has risen 400%+ in the past month; creator says it's a sign of broader market excess as it hasn't been updated in 2 years   —  Dogecoin, the parody coin named for an internet meme featuring a Shiba Inu dog, has broken off the leash.
Jan 7, 2018, 10:20 AMIn context

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