Cryptocurrency 

SEC Charges DJ Khaled and Floyd Mayweather for ICO Promotions

Nobody gets away with fraud in the SEC’s eyes. The latest pair to be hit with SEC charges include pro-boxer Floyd Mayweather and music producer DJ Khaled. SEC Charges Mayweather and Khaled The Securities and Exchange Commission charged the pair with the improper promotion of initial coin offerings or ICOs for cryptocurrencies. Neither party revealed to investors that they were, in fact, paid large sums of money to promote certain ICOs. According to CNBC, a settlement announced Thursday disclosed the charges. According to the settlement, Mayweather never spoke of a $100,000 promotional…

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Viola.AI ICO – Revolutionizing Online Dating with Artificial Inteligence

Have you ever used an online dating site? It can be a bit scary and overwhelming but that’s where Viola.AI comes in. Viola.AI was founded by the Lunch Actually group, Asia’s first and largest lunch dating company. They have 13 years success and over 1.4 million users. The group has expanded to the world of online dating to solve the many problems it has been plagued with for years.   A common issue and recurring theme among most online dating is the lack of identification verification. Some have faced showing up…

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Truegame ICO – iGaming on the Blockchain

The Truegame ICO presale started today, opening up to the public at last. Truegame is a gambling ICO, or, an operational iGaming project situated on the blockchain. Truegame prides itself on the fact that it didn’t release as an ICO during the ICO hype of 2017; instead, the team behind Truegame waited until they had a working product and community feedback before moving ahead with a public ICO. Today is the first day of the public ICO pre-sale Stage 1. The pre-sale is split into three stages: Stage 1, starting…

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ARround ICO | Personalize Your Shopping Experience

Ever walk around and wonder what stores are having the best deals? The ARround ICO is looking to bring you all those answers and more. What is ARround? ARround is an advertising network and communication platform in augmented reality, built on the blockchain. Users will be able to construct a personalized world around them through their smartphones or augmented reality glasses. The ARround platform, through the ARround app, will allow users to see deals on particular items or compare store sales. Users can interact with objects via the ARround app. They will…

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Kepler Technologies ICO | Investing In Robots & “The Future”

Is this the future of robotics? What is Kepler Technologies? Kepler Technologies is working towards developing and producing AI and robotics, powered by blockchain technology. They are working on “the creation of the Future.” Kepler recognizes that robots and AI are becoming a daily part of our lives – think Amazon’s Echo or Google Home, or even down to the voice control on your smartphone (Siri anybody?). Kepler wants to participate in this rapidly expanding robotics market by shifting AI interaction onto the blockchain. As the robotics market continues to…

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ImmVRse ICO | The Future is VR

With the ImmVRse ICO fast approaching, here’s everything you need to know about ImmVRse. What is ImmVRse? ImmVRse is about bringing VR to the blockchain. It wants to build a decentralized VR content sharing platform that will act as a collaborative board for VR creators, advertisers, and businesses. One of the main driving forces behind the ImmVRse ICO is to build a space on the blockchain for VR specialists to connect with one another, share their creations, and find work in the VR industry. It’s a system that wants to…

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South Korea Lifting ICO Ban?

According to The Korea Times, South Korean financial authorities are discussing plans to re-introduce ICOs into the country. Last September, the South Korean government banned ICOs, not trusting cryptocurrencies and their lack of regulation. However, this didn’t deter South Korean startups. Instead of running ICOs in their own country, they simply turned to foreign investments to get their startups running. Now, this may no longer be necessary. An anonymous source stated: “The financial authorities have been talking to the country’s tax agency, justice ministry, and other relevant government offices about…

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$1.7Bn Raised, Becomes First Ever Billion Dollar ICO

With 1.7 Bn$ Raised, TON Becomes the First Ever Billion-Dollar ICO in the History of Cryptocurrency. The brothers Pavel and Nikolai Durov continue to demonstrate to the world their ability to do business, reaping a successful career in each of the investments they make. Pavel Durov has known how to interpret the needs of the markets, and his first commercial success came with the creation of Vkontakte, a company that knew how to take the benefits of Facebook, adapting it to the customs and needs of the Russian population, while…

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Telegram ICO Plans Come to a Halt

The London-based company – Telegram, has halted its plans to broaden its ICO. This news is significant, considering this was the largest crypto fundraising effort in the world. What has caused the Telegram ICO plans to stall? Telegram ICO Plans News broke this week that Telegram has shut down its public ICO. This may come as a shock to a few, considering the significance of the fundraising effort, as well as the fact that Telegram had been pushing to make a mainstream crypto for some time now. Initially, Telegram was…

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The SEC Launched a Fake ICO for Howey Coins

The SEC launched a fake ICO website called HoweyCoins to educate the public on how to keep an eye out for fraudulent initial coin offerings. The SEC Launched a Fake ICO, but Why? HoweyCoins is meant to be an “all too good to be true investment opportunity” that shows how easy it is for scammers to set up something that looks believable. “The rapid growth of the ‘ICO’ market, and its widespread promotion as a new investment opportunity, has provided fertile ground for bad actors to take advantage of our…

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