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New Ethereum-Based Tokens for Artistic Expression of Value

Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has joined with artist Kevin Abosch who is continuing his ongoing relationship with cryptocurrency through artistic project labeled “priceless”. Abosch, is an Irish conceptual artist and photographer based in New York City. His last project explored cryptocurrency in a unique way. Apart from owning the most valuable piece of […]

Altcoin Purge Begins: Okex Delists 28 Token Pairs

As part of what some observers are calling a purge of alternative coins during the cryptocurrency bear market, Hong Kong-based exchange Okex announced they would be delisting and hiding certain token pairs, more than two dozen in total. It comes at time when the exchange is dealing with its own internal problems in a year, […]

SEC Slaps ICO Scammer with $30,000 Fine

David T Laurance has been issued a USD 30,000 penalty from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) due to his connection with a fraudulent initial coin offering (ICO). He has also been barred from holding officer and director positions, or from trading in and owning penny stocks. Laurance was the president and CEO of […]

India Investigates Replacing Smart Travel Cards with Crypto Tokens

The Indian government is currently in the midst of reviewing the viability of substituting smart travel cards for its own central-bank issued crypto tokens. A senior official from the country’s finance ministry and a member of the committee undertaking applicability research for the crypto token said that the committee is currently researching the use of a custom […]

Crypto Markets Continue to Decline, Tokens Especially Affected by Bear Market

The cryptocurrency markets continue to fall despite strong fundamentals, and the market decline has been largely led by tokens.  The continued decline precedes a short lived, yet promising, rally when Bitcoin rose to approximately $8,400 on July 24th before gradually falling to lows of $6,100 on August 10th. Major Tokens Setting New Yearly Lows Although… […]

Malta Makes Huge ICO Funding Gains as Crypto Investment Funds Rise in 2018

New crypto funds are continuing to open despite a falling market and apprehension over ETF decisions, according to the latest analysis from Crypto Fund Research. With things seeming to go well for crypto funds, collectively amassing $7.1 billion, they still lag behind traditional hedge funds, with most of the institutional investment managers playing a wait […]

Ethereum Plunged 15% Today to $305, What Will Happen to Alts and Tokens?

The price of Ether, the native cryptocurrency of Ethereum, has fallen by 15 percent in the last 24 hours to $305, as other major cryptocurrencies like EOS fell 13 percent. Tokens have followed the price movement of Ethereum, EOS, Ripple, and other major cryptocurrencies, recording 10 to 20 percent losses against the US dollar. But,… […]

Australian Cricket Ex-Captain Michael Clarke “Given Out” by Tweeters After ICO Endorsement

Former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke has put his name behind an ICO, causing a stir in the Twitter community. Clarke has endorsed Brisbane-based crypto exchange Global Tech, who is looking to raise up to AUD 50 million (USD 36 million) in its upcoming ICO. Global Tech, which was founded a little over a year […]