Celebs and ICOs: The Makings of a Dangerous Duo

The U.S. SEC’s move to fine celebrities for fraudulent ICO advertising tells a cautionary tale to investors and would-be advertisers. Like many different industries, Hollywood’s involvement with cryptocurrencies and Initial Coin Offerings (ICO) has become a reality and a number of celebrities have looked to capitalize on the surge in interest and potential money to […]

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Autodesk CEO: Blockchain Can Stem Corruption in Construction Industry

Software company Autodesk CEO said that blockchain can help combat corruption in the construction industry. American software corporation Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost said that blockchain could fight corruption in the construction industry, finance and investment news outlet the Australian Financial Review reported Nov. 19. Founded in 1982, Autodesk manufactures software for the construction, architecture, media, […]

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China’s IT Ministry Calls for ‘Acceleration’ of Blockchain Standardization

A document produced under the auspices of China’s IT Ministry has called on the country to “accelerate” the development of standards for the blockchain industry. A document published Nov. 12 on the official website of the Cyberspace Administration of China (CAC) calls on the country to “accelerate” the development of standards for the blockchain industry. […]

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Film Publishing Rights Firm Fintage House Now Accepts Crypto for Rights Transactions

Netherlands-based publishing rights management firm Fintage House has begun accepting crypto for rights transactions through a new partnership with TaTaTu. Dutch rights management company Fintage House has signed a deal with blockchain-based social entertainment platform TaTaTu to start accepting cryptocurrency for rights transactions, entertainment industry news outlet Variety reported Nov. 12. Established in 1986, Fintage […]

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Can Blockchain Save Anime? Startup to Protect the Culture from ‘Unavoidable’ Decline

sponsored Overseas sales for Japanese anime are rising, but revenues for creators are stagnant. A startup is embracing blockchain to help the culture survive and grow. A Japan-based blockchain platform says the country’s beloved anime industry is at an impasse. While the number of global fans for this distinctive, inimitable animation style has been growing […]

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World Crypto Con Launches Blockchain Summit, Aria Hotel, Las Vegas, 31st October

The World Crypto Con Blockchain Experience Kicks off with Bitcoin’s 10th Birthday. Activities include Bloqchain Hackathon, Poker Tournament, eRacing, Token Tank and a Giant Halloween Crypto Party at Omnia Nightclub hosted by Steve Aoki. LAS VEGAS, OCTOBER 31, 2018 – World Crypto Con (WCC), launches the world’s most immersive and interactive blockchain and crypto experience, […]

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Hodler’s Digest, October 21-October 28: US SEC Mulls Over Bitcoin ETFs, While Bakkt’s BTC Futures Inch Closer To Approval

Bakkt BTC futures are tentatively set to launch in December, while New York regulators give Coinbase the green light for custody services. Coming every Sunday, the Hodler’s Digest will help you to track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions, and […]

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