China’s Internet Finance Regulator Warns On “ICOs in Disguise”

ICO News, Investing, News, Regulation | January 15, 2018 By:

China’s National Internet Finance Association (NIFA), a self-regulatory organization in the field of Internet finance, has issued a warning against risks from the so-called “initial miner offerings” (IMO).

In a statement, NIFA claimed that IMOs are disguised initial coin offerings (ICO), the latter completely banned in the country.


Blockchain Firm Luna DNA Wants To Incentivize Sharing Of Genetic Information With Cryptocurrency

Blockchain, ICO News, Interviews | January 11, 2018 By:

Bob Kain is the CEO and Co-Founder Luna DNA, a genomic and medical research database that uses blockchain technology.

Kain joined Illumina pre-IPO in 1999 and retired in 2014, as the Chief Engineering Officer. Prior to joining Illumina, Kain was the Director of the Microarray Business Unit at Molecular Dynamics.


Blockchain Task Force Created By Switzerland

Announcements, Blockchain, ICO News, Regulation | January 11, 2018 By:

The government of Switzerland has created a new taskforce to begin developing a regulatory framework on blockchain and initial coin offerings (ICO).

Called Taskforce Blockchain, the group will be led by Finance Minister Ueli Mausrer and Economics and Education Minister Johann Schneider-Ammann. Taskforce Blockchain will also consist of blockchain startups,


Blockchain Firm CopyCash Receives Cease And Desist Order Ahead Of ICO

Announcements, ICO News, News, Regulation | January 10, 2018 By:

The Securities Commission Malaysia (SC) has issued a cease and desist order to CopyCash Foundation ahead of its planned initial coin offering (ICO) on January 10.

The CopyCash Foundation is an organization registered in Singapore. It claims to provide an ethereum blockchain social travesting platform that combines trading and investing.


Blockchain Photography Rights Tracker Planned By Kodak

Blockchain, ICO News, Innovation, Investing | January 9, 2018 By:

Kodak, which was almost put out of business during the transition from film to digital photography, is now jumping on board the cryptocurrency train. The photography giant is trying to leverage the power of its legacy to create a “photo-centric cryptocurrency” that will “empower photographers and agencies to take greater control in image rights management.”

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