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Annaliese Milano / CoinDesk:
Mayor of Seoul says the city is building its own cryptocurrency called S-Coin for use in city-funded welfare programs and will create a fund for blockchain tech   —  The South Korean city of Seoul is developing its own cryptocurrency - the “S-Coin” - to be used in city-funded social benefits programs, says its mayor.
Apr 2, 2018, 11:00 PMIn context
CoinDesk:
SEC charges Centra Tech co-founders with fraud following last year's ICO, which raised $32M+ and received endorsements from Floyd Mayweather Jr. and DJ Khaled   —  The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has halted an initial coin offering and charged its founders with …
Apr 2, 2018, 7:15 PMIn context
Annaliese Milano / CoinDesk:
UK debuts Cryptoassets Task Force, a collaboration between the Treasury, Bank of England, and Financial Conduct Authority to explore crypto's risks and benefits   —  U.K. Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond is expected to announce a government “crypto assets task force” and a host of other fintech initiatives on Thursday.
Mar 22, 2018, 11:00 AMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Crypto wallet startup Abra increases cryptocurrencies it supports from two to 20, to include Bitcoin Cash, Dash, Golem, Ethereum Classic, Dogecoin, more   —  Crypto wallet startup Abra is expanding the number of cryptocurrencies it supports to 20 from just two - bitcoin and ethereum - currently.
Mar 16, 2018, 8:15 AMIn context
Leigh Cuen / CoinDesk:
Lightning Labs raises $2.5M from Jack Dorsey, Charlie Lee, David Sacks, and more, launches beta of software that allows Bitcoin Lightning Network payments   —  A version of bitcoin's much-anticipated Lightning Network is finally ready for real users.  —  Announced today, California startup Lightning Labs …
Mar 15, 2018, 6:45 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Binance announces it's developing a new blockchain called Binance Chain, which it hopes will facilitate the creation of a new decentralized exchange   —  Binance announced Tuesday that it is launching a public blockchain to facilitate the creation of a new decentralized exchange.
Mar 13, 2018, 1:37 PMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
Decentralized data storage startup Storj appoints former Docker CEO Ben Golub as its new executive chairman and interim chief executive   —  Decentralized data storage startup Storj is hoping to boost its growth with the hire of a new executive chairman and interim chief executive.
Mar 12, 2018, 10:05 AMIn context
Wolfie Zhao / CoinDesk:
A consortium of 61 Japanese banks plans to use Ripple's blockchain technology for a consumer payments app, starting with a trial in three banks in autumn 2018   —  A group of Japanese banks is planning to use Ripple's blockchain-based payments technology in a forthcoming product aimed at general consumers.
Mar 7, 2018, 10:15 AMIn context
Nikhilesh De / CoinDesk:
US Treasury's FinCEN says in letter that its rules apply to those who sell convertible virtual currency including developers and exchanges running ICOs   —  The Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) published a letter Tuesday that indicates the U.S. agency will apply its regulations …
Mar 6, 2018, 1:35 PMIn context
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

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