Cryptocurrency Educational Campaign Launched In Hong Kong

Announcements, Education | January 31, 2018 By:

Hong Kong’s Financial Services, the Treasury Bureau (FSTB), and the Investor Education Center (IEC) have started a public education campaign on the risks associated with initial coin offerings (ICO) and cryptocurrencies.

The campaign, launched on Jan. 29, aims to provide the public with a correct and comprehensive understanding of the potential risks of participating in ICOs and cryptocurrency transactions.


Sberbank Plans To Trade Cryptocurrencies Overseas To Avoid Russian Regulations

Announcements, News | January 31, 2018 By:

Sberbank, the state-owned Russian banking and financial services company, is reportedly planning to bypass the Russian cryptocurrency regulations and offer crypto trading to customers outside Russia.

Sberbank’s head of global markets Andrey Shemetov said that the bank plans to start trading cryptocurrencies overseas in order to avoid violating domestic rules.


Blockchain Recruitment Platform Jobeum Partners With ShoCard To Enhance Digital Reputation Solutions

Announcements, Blockchain | January 31, 2018 By:

Blockchain recruitment platform Jobeum has partnered with blockchain mobile-identity platform ShoCard to deliver a complete digital reputation solution for Jobeum’s users.

Jobeum is a decentralized network for business professionals. It uses blockchain to keep records about employment, education, completed projects etc.


Facebook Bans Cryptocurrency And ICO Advertising – Cites Potential For “Misleading Promotional Practices”

Announcements, ICO News, Investing, News | January 30, 2018 By:

Facebook has announced it will ban all ads that promote cryptocurrencies in an effort to stamp out what it characterizes as “financial products and services frequently associated with misleading or deceptive promotional practices.”

The social media giant posted the new policy to a company blog today.


Arizona Bar Files Disciplinary Action Over Fake Poster Named In Court Case

Bitcoin, Blockchain and the Law | January 30, 2018 By:

The Arizona State Bar has filed a disciplinary complaint accusing two lawyers of filing libel lawsuits against fake defendants. The actions arose out of a post to regarding an alleged scam.

The tactic of filing the fake suits is a means of obtaining an injunction from a court where the defendant who posted the remarks can’t be found,


Bitcoin At $10,000 Level As Crypto Markets Go All Red Arrows

Investing, News | January 30, 2018 By:

Bitcoin was down slightly more than seven percent today, dipping to the $10,000 per single coin level in the first significant moves in days.

The rest of the cryptocurrency markets showed red arrows, falling five to 10 percent over the last 24 hours as uncertainty on government regulations and increased bearish comments from observers depress investor optimism and momentum.