Ontario Securities Commission Warns Investors Of Five Crypto Firms

News, Regulation | May 22, 2018 By:

The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC), a regulatory agency which administers and enforces securities legislation in the Canadian province, has issued a warning against five companies that are promoting investments in cryptocurrencies without having the necessary provincial registrations.

“The Ontario Securities Commission (OSC) is warning investors about BTCReal,

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Crypto Wallet Samourai, GoTenna Partner To Enable Bitcoin Transactions Without Internet

Announcements, Innovation | May 22, 2018 By:

Brooklyn-based startup GoTenna has teamed with privacy-centric bitcoin wallet Samourai to create an an app that combines mesh networking with bitcoin transactions.

GoTenna designs and develops technologies for off-grid and decentralized communications. GoTenna devices pair with smartphones and, through intelligent mobile ad hoc networking protocols,

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Blockchain Firm nChain Acquires Majority Stake In Bitcoin Cash-Centric Startup Handcash

Announcements, News | May 22, 2018 By:

Blockchain research and development firm nChain has acquired a majority stake in Bitcoin Cash mobile wallet HandCash. The financial terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.

Co-founded in Spain by Alejandro Pascual Agut and Rafael Jiménez Seibane, HandCash is a mobile wallet that uses near field communication (NFC) technology to make it as easy for users to send Bitcoin Cash to someone as if they were handing cash.

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Blockchain, Generation Z and The Rise Of The Citizen Developer

News | May 21, 2018 By:

As Millennials grow into their peak professionally and the succeeding Generation Z starts their careers, the workforce will continue to swell with generations of employees who have never known a life without either an internet-connected personal computer or mobile device.

These digital natives are fluent in the language of technology and have an almost instinctive grasp of modern user interfaces.

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‘Operation Crypto-Sweep’ Initiated By Securities Regulators Against ICOs – Report

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law, Crime, ICO News, Investing, News | May 21, 2018 By:

United States and Canadian securities regulators have launched an investigation into at least 70 companies engaging in initial coin offerings (ICO), according to a Washington Post report.

The news came from members of the North American Securities Administrators Association, who said that nore than 40 state and provincial watchdogs are participating in “Operation Crypto-Sweep.”

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