Swytch, a blockchain clean energy platform, and CENTRI Technology, a provider of IoT data security software, have announced that Swytch will be using CENTRI’s Protected Sessions offering to ensure maximum security for devices utilizing the Swytch Open “Oracle” technology that acts as a distributed authority for tracking renewable energy utilization.
The worst of this week’s crypto crash appears to be over, as the markets seem to have settled down to a detente between buyers and sellers.
In early trading, bitcoin held at the $5,500 mark on very heavy trading volume. The level represented a slight gain from yesterday.
The SEC is investigating a $50 million cryptocurrency sale and are looking at whether bitcoin entrepreneur Erik Voorhees broke the law.
The Wall Street Journal reported today that Voorhees, CEO of the ShapeShift AG exchange, is under investigation for allegedly abetting money laundering by criminal elements.
The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced settled charges against two companies that sold digital tokens in initial coin offerings (ICOs). These are the Commission’s first cases imposing civil penalties solely for ICO securities offering registration violations. Both companies have agreed to return funds to harmed investors,
Today, “The Hash Wars” begin.
Let’s start with a little bit of history to color this perspective. A long time ago, when the Internet was just being created, there were individuals who believed a computer was a tool for freedom and knowledge. One of these individuals was named Fravia+,
Maksim Zaslavskiy, who is charged in the first fraud prosecution involving initial coin offerings (ICO), has pleaded guilty to defrauding investors.
Zaslavskiy was charged last year with promoting ICO tokens backed by investments in real estate and diamonds that didn’t actually exist. Zaslavskiy reportedly raised at least $300,000 in two ICO tokens –
Nonprofit group Oxfam has officially launched its Blockchain for Livelihood from Organic Cambodian Rice (BlocRice) project, which aims to digitally connect every actor in the supply chain.
Founded in 1942, Oxfam is a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty.
Tech giant Microsoft has released an Azure-powered blockchain development kit, which seamlessly integrates blockchain with Microsoft’s and third-party Software as a Service (SaaS) offerings.
The kit, dubbed the Azure Blockchain Development Kit, improves the capabilities of Microsoft’s blockchain developer templates and Azure Blockchain Workbench,
Blockchain security and crypto wallet firm BitGo has added support for five stablecoins, including CENTRE USD (USDC), Gemini Dollar (GUSD), MakerDAO’s Dai (DAI), Paxos Standard Token (PAX), and TrustToken’s TrueUSD (TUSD).
With the latest additions, BitGo said that it has exceeded its milestone to reach 100 coins and tokens by the end of 2018.
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