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‘Chinese ICO Ban Is Not Quite What It Appears,’ US Blockchain Attorney Explains
September 12th, 2017

The People’s Bank of China recently announced its decision to introduce a complete ban on ICOs, a stunning move that sent shockwaves throughout the world. The global blockchain is abuzz, parsing this decision and its potential consequences.

Japanese E-Commerce Giant DMM Plans to Launch Bitcoin Mining Farm
September 12th, 2017

Japanese entertainment giant DMM Group has announced that it will operate a large-scale cryptocurrency mining farm. The company plans to become one of the top three mining farm companies in the world.

In a Decade, the Sports Industry Won’t Be the Same: Blockchain Will Be Responsible
September 12th, 2017

There’s little doubt now that blockchain technology will change a number of industries, with all the hype around the technology. Sports might seem to be one of the unlikeliest industries to be disrupted by blockchain, yet it seems perfectly possible if you factor in the opportunities that blockchain presents to crowdfunding.

The Life After September 4: Things to Consider When Planning an ICO
September 12th, 2017

The weekend brought some unsettling news that shook global ICO markets.

Swiss Municipality of Chiasso Accepts Tax Payments in Bitcoin
September 12th, 2017

The Swiss municipality of Chiasso will accept tax payments in bitcoin starting from the beginning of 2018 in an attempt to make Switzerland a global hub for financial technologies and cryptocurrency start-ups and a world leader in bitcoin adoption.

Weekly Cryptocurrency and ICO Market Analysis [September 4-10, 2017]
September 12th, 2017

Coinspeaker joined ICOBox to provide our readers with this weekly report devoted to the analysis of cryptocurrency and digital assets markets over September 4-10, 2017, conducted by Professor Dima Kornilov and Dima Zaitsev.

Bitcoin Price Rises Despite Continuing Rumors About Shut Down of China’s Bitcoin Exchanges
September 12th, 2017

Rumors about Chinese government’s plans to ban trading of bitcoin and other virtual currencies on domestic exchanges no longer affect Bitcoin price.

What Is the Value of Hacken and How It Will Change The World
September 11th, 2017

The modern realities of the world bring the topics of cyber security and cryptocurrencies into the most discussable ones. It is obvious that these two subjects would gain far more value for the society during the next few years.

How The Ethbet Dicing Platform Will Change Gambling On The Blockchain Forever
September 11th, 2017

Following an upcoming launch later this year, Ethbet will become the world’s first Ethereum-based dicing platform allowing users to bet against each other.

Singapore’s Land Transport Authority to Trial Mobile Payments Systems on Public Transport
September 11th, 2017

The new account-based ticketing system will also be extended to mobile payment modes, such as Apple Pay, Android Pay and Samsung Pay, from the first quarter of next year under the Mastercard trial, the Land Transport Authority said on Monday, September 11.