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PR: Introducing Socios 2.0 – Football on the Blockchain Socios.com

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U.S. Executive Branch Employees to Disclose Crypto Holdings, French ICO Regulations Coming by 2019

In recent regulatory news, the United States Office of Government Ethics has issued a document advising employees of the U.S. executive branch to disclose their cryptocurrency holdings. In other news, Bank of Korea has rejected the notion of central bank-issued...

All Regulated Japanese Exchanges to Prohibit Insider Trading and Privacy Coins

The association comprising of 16 government-approved cryptocurrency exchanges in Japan has reportedly provided a sneak peak of its self-regulatory rules. The focuses are on banning insider trading and preventing exchanges from listing privacy coins. Also read: Yahoo! Japan Confirms Entrance Into...

Brave Browser Launches Trial for Advertising Program

Brave Software, the publisher of an open-source web browser boasting enhanced privacy features, built-in ad blocker, and built-in cryptocurrency (Basic Attention Token ), has commenced the trial phase of its ad program. Brave users who participate in the trial for...

Swiss Crypto Company Acquires License to Distribute Funds to Investors

Crypto Fund AG has been granted a license to distribute funds on behalf of “qualified investors” in Switzerland. The permission has been issued by the country’s financial market regulator, FINMA. The firm also seeks approval for another crypto-related service. Also...

Chainbet Protocol Adds Trustless Multiplayer Bets, Auctions, and Dice Rolls

Just recently news.Bitcoin.com reported on the Chainbet protocol created by the developer Jonald Fyookball, designed to add trustless betting features to the Bitcoin Cash network. Following the launch of this concept, the Openbazaar developer Chris Pacia messed around with the...

Strong Demand for Crypto Experts on the Russian Labor Market

Statistics from leading job search platforms indicate that the demand for cryptocurrency and blockchain specialists in Russia remains strong. Most employers offering these vacancies are either IT companies or banks. The competition for crypto expertise is getting tougher, as the...

Cryptocurrency Hedge Funds Were Down 12% to 19% in May 2018

No need to beat yourself up if your cryptocurrency portfolio exhibited less than stellar performance in May. Even the professional traders employed by the big hedge funds active in the space have suffered double digit declines during the previous month. ...

Financial Services Provider Square Acquires New York Bitlicense

The company Square announced on Monday the firm has been granted the Bitlicense from the New York Department of Financial Services (DFS). The firm and its ‘Cash App’ are now legally allowed to operate and utilize cryptocurrency solutions in the...

Six Alternatives to an Initial Coin Offering

Last summer, ICOs could do no wrong. But by 2018, the acronym had been relegated to the realm of the unmentionables, a place normally reserved for the most offensive cuss words and the name of Harry Potter’s antagonist, Voldemort. In...

CEO of UBS: Blockchain Will Transform Cost Base of Financial Services Industry

UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti said that blockchain’s positive effect on the financial industry’s cost base will be crucial to staying competitive in the future. The CEO of Swiss financial services provider UBS Group Sergio Ermotti said that blockchain will be...

India: Former Legislator in Bitcoin Extortion Case Declared Proclaimed Offender

Indian court declares former Member of the Legislative Assembly “proclaimed offender” in Bitcoin extortion case. An Indian court declared former Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) Nalin Kotadiya a proclaimed offender in connection with a Bitcoin (BTC) extortion case amounting...

Binance Supports Malta Stock Exchange’s Startup Accelerator Program

Crypto exchange Binance is backing a Malta Stock Exchange program designed to support fintech and crypto startups. The Malta Stock Exchange (MSE) has announced that digital currency exchange Binance is backing its newly launched program to support fintech and crypto...

US: Federal Employees to Disclose Crypto Holdings Following New Guidance

The US Office of Government Ethics has instructed federal employees to report their holdings of virtual currency. The US Office of Government Ethics (OGE) has ordered federal employees to report their holdings of virtual currency, according to new guidance issued...

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Cash, EOS, Litecoin, Cardano, Stellar, IOTA: Price Analysis, June 18

Latest technical analysis of top 9 cryptocurrencies from an expert trader. The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you...

Square Receives NY BitLicense, Cash App Now Offers BTC Trading for New York Users

Square has received a New York BitLicense, meaning the Cash App now lets its New York users buy and sell Bitcoin. Financial services provider Square has received a BitLicense from the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS), according to...

Spanish Bank Group to Develop Blockchain Platform to Identify Clients

Spanish banking consortium Niuron is developing a blockchain platform for customer identification. Major Spanish banking consortium Niuron announced they are developing a blockchain platform for client digital identification verification, EuropaPress reports Monday, June 18. The group of banks reportedly plans...

Blockchain Gaming Company Launches Free Fantasy World Cup Tournament with $135K Prize Pool

sponsored A blockchain gaming company teams up with fantasy sports giant for World Cup tournaments. A blockchain-based gaming company which offers its own cryptocurrency for in-game purchases has announced it is collaborating with a fantasy sports giant and offering free...

Japan’s Self-Regulatory Crypto Exchange Body to Release Voluntary Rules, Report Says

Japan’s newly formed self-regulatory body for crypto exchanges is reported to be releasing its guidelines on June 27th. Japan’s Virtual Currency Exchange Association (JVCEA) will reportedly be releasing new voluntary rules next week, Cointelegraph Japan reports today, June 18. The...

Email Scams, Patched Loopholes, and Backroom Politicking: EOS Mainnet’s Road to Launch

The EOS main network is now live again, but the road to launch has been a rocky one. This article does not contain investment advice or recommendations. Every investment and trading move involves risk, you should conduct your own research...