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Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Kik, which raised $100M in an ICO for its Kin cryptocurrency, says some users can now earn Kin in its app via quizzes, tutorials, and polls to spend on themes   —  Messaging app Kik's users can now begin earning and spending the cryptocurrency kin with the launch of its “crypto-economy,” the company announced Wednesday.
Jun 27, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Muyao Shen / CoinDesk:
Florida's CFO announces the creation of the role of statewide cryptocurrency chief to protect investors and oversee how state laws apply to the industry   —  Florida is set to have its own cryptocurrency czar.  —  The Sunshine State's chief financial officer, Jimmy Patronis …
Jun 26, 2018, 7:00 PMIn context
Muyao Shen / CoinDesk:
Stanford University launches The Center for Blockchain Research, sponsored by a group of crypto startups, to develop best practices for blockchain   —  A group of crypto startups and organizations are sponsoring a new blockchain research center headquartered at Stanford University.
Jun 22, 2018, 6:40 AMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
Bithumb, one of South Korea's largest cryptocurrency exchanges, suspends asset deposit and withdrawal services after ~$31M hack, promises full reimbursement   —  Bithumb, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchange in South Korea by trading volume, is halting asset deposit and withdrawal services …
Jun 20, 2018, 12:25 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
US Office of Government Ethics says in advisory that executive branch staff must report digital currency holdings since it's property held for income production   —  Those working for the executive branch of the U.S. government must disclose their cryptocurrency holdings, ethics officials said Monday.
Jun 19, 2018, 12:30 PMIn context
David Floyd / CoinDesk:
Tezos, after a record $232M ICO last July with no preconditions, now says “contributors” have to verify identities under KYC/AML rules to receive their tokens   —  Tezos, the blockchain project that sought to fix crypto's broken governance models, is at the center of talk …
Jun 17, 2018, 7:45 PMIn context
Muyao Shen / CoinDesk:
Block.one finally launches EOS blockchain, but many in the crypto community remain skeptical about project's centralization and its prospects   —  After a messy weeks-long process, CoinDesk broke the news yesterday that the EOS blockchain is officially live.  —  To some, it's already an event for the cryptocurrency history books.
Jun 16, 2018, 3:20 PMIn context
Alyssa Hertig / CoinDesk:
51% attacks on small coins like Zencash, Verge become feasible and profitable due to the growth of computing power available for rent for cryptocurrency mining   —  Monacoin, bitcoin gold, zencash, verge and now, litecoin cash.  —  At least five cryptocurrencies have recently been hit …
Jun 10, 2018, 10:45 AMIn context
Stan Higgins / CoinDesk:
SEC appoints Valerie Szczepanik as its first cryptocurrency chief to coordinate efforts across all SEC divisions on emerging digital assets, including ICOs   —  One of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission's leading officials on cryptocurrency and token sales has been named to a new senior advisory position.
Jun 4, 2018, 9:20 PMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
Qulian Technology, maker of enterprise-focused blockchain called Hyperchain, announces the completion of $234M Series B, drawing scrutiny from Chinese regulator   —  Qulian Technology, a China-based blockchain platform developer, has announced the completion of a 1.5 billion Chinese yuan ($234 million) Series B funding round.
Jun 4, 2018, 1:30 PMIn context

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