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,


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,


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.


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.


‘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.”