Crypto Investment Scheme Promoters Halted By US District Court

FinTech, News, Regulation, Uncategorized | March 19, 2018 By:

A US district court in Florida has frozen the assets of four individuals who allegedly promoted deceptive money-making schemes involving cryptocurrencies.

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said Friday that the federal court of Florida’s southern district has upheld the agency’s request for a temporary restraining order against Thomas Dluca,


Google To Ban Cryptocurrency And ICO Ads

Announcements, Investing, News, Regulation, Uncategorized | March 14, 2018 By:

Google will ban ads for cryptocurrencies and “speculative financial products” across its advertising platforms starting in June.

In an interview with CNBC, Scott Spencer, Google’s director of sustainable ads, said the company is updating its financial services-related ad policies to ban any advertising about cryptocurrency-related content,


Open-Source Guru Ben Golub Joins Storj As CEO

Announcements, Blockchain, News, Uncategorized | March 13, 2018 By:

Former Docker CEO Ben Golub is the new CEO of Storj Labs, a cloud storage startup that uses blockchain to build a decentralized 30-petabyte storage network.

“I love new ventures, but in particular, I look for a combination of a really amazing team solving a really big problem with a unique and compelling solution at a time when solving that is critical to this industry,” Golub said.


Blockchain Firm Ambrosus Teams With Swiss Coffee Alliance

Uncategorized | March 12, 2018 By:

Blockchain startup Ambrosus has teamed with the Swiss Coffee Alliance (SCA) to bring digital transformation to the global coffee markets.

Ambrosus combines sensors, blockchain technology, and smart contracts to reduce inefficiency in the global food supply chain in pursuance of its goal to become the first publicly verifiable and community-driven system to assure the quality,