From $2.9 Billion in a Month to Hundreds Dead: Trends of the Rollercoaster ICO Market in 18 Months

The ICO market is one of the most interesting and controversial aspects of the cryptocurrency ecosystem — and for good reason, as statistics show. Disclaimer: This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research when making a decision. The market data is … Read more

Thai Regulator Confirms July Start Date for Regulated ICOs

Thailand will enact pioneering ICO regulations this month, becoming one of the first countries to do so. In an announcement July 4, Thailand has confirmed its long-awaited ICO regulations will come into effect July 16, cementing the fundraising instrument’s status in the country. In summary comments, the Thai Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) finalized details … Read more

Thai Regulator Publishes ICO Regulations; 7 Cryptocurrencies Approved

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the country’s capital markets authority, has announced a regulatory framework for initial coin offerings (ICOs) which will go into effect on July 16. Under the new guidelines, ICO issuers are mandated to have a company registered in Thailand approved by the SEC with a minimum registered capital of 5 … Read more

Autosoft and Finja power Allied Bank’s branchless banking

Allied Bank has partnered with Autosoft Dynamics and payments platform Finja to implement a complete branchless banking solution in Pakistan. According to the Pakistan-based trio, the digital solution will provide access to banking services, including instant opening of accounts anywhere, anytime with no requirement to visit a bank branch. Tahir Hassan Qureshi, CEO Allied Bank, … Read more

Formerly Top Three Crypto Exchange BTCC Relaunches, Plans to Issue Native Token

The BTCC Bitcoin exchange, formerly known as BTC China, has relaunched its crypto trading platform today. BTCC, formerly known as BTC China, has relaunched its crypto trading platform and revealed plans to issue its own native token, according a company announcement Monday, July 2. The rehauled crypto exchange is now live, offering trading for Bitcoin … Read more

From Russia to Macedonia: How Cryptocurrencies Are Regulated in Eastern Europe

Map of cryptocurrencies: regulations, exchanges and blockchain initiatives. On June 30, Russia saw a launch of a first crypto investment bank aimed to hold initial coins offerings (ICO), while the government is is expected to pass its major crypto and blockchain-related regulatory bill this week.   Meanwhile, there’s been more news coming from Eastern Europe: … Read more

Platform to Launch Security Audit Contests for Crypto Exchanges With $2 Million Reward Pool

sponsored A platform plans to set time limits for experts to find vulnerabilities. The cybersecurity researchers will then be rewarded for their cumulative discoveries. An Ethereum blockchain-powered platform Buglab aims to strengthen information security by transforming the process of finding vulnerabilities into challenges — or “contests” — for certified cybersecurity testers. By setting time limits … Read more