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Kellify Issues the First Ethereum-Based Convertible Note

Italian-based AI-startup Kellify S.p.A. has launched the first convertible note (SFP Ethereum) designed for the Ethereum cryptocurrency. The company has issued a range of short-term financial instruments, such as convertible note, warrant and SFP Ethereum for a total of US$1.5M.The proceeds will be used to support the development of Ai-modeling activities, along […]

Kik Messenger Team Moves Away From Ethereum Blockchain due to Scaling and Fee Issues

The Kik Messenger ecosystem has been pretty interesting to keep an eye on. After a successful ICO, the company is now building their main infrastructure for their new ICO token. Unfortunately, the team feels Ethereum is not a good choice in this regard. Both the altcoin and technology to power everything will be moved to […]

Ethereum app Developers may Face Licensing Issues Later on

The Ethereum ecosystem, mainly caters to coders and app developers. Over the past few years, many different applications have been built on top of this protocol. It now seems there may be some licensing issues regarding these apps. Using Ethereum as a foundation for apps is a double-edged sword. Since Ethereum has no official final […]

Coders Beware: Licensing Issues Abound for Ethereum Apps

Matt Savare and John Wintermute work at Lowenstein Sandler LLP, where they practice intellectual property, digital advertising, technology, blockchain and privacy law. Shailley Singh is the senior director for product and R&D at IAB Tech Lab. Despite the incredible amount of attention blockchain technology has garnered in the last year, very little has been reported on […]

Ethereum Co-Founder Vitalik Buterin Weighs in on Blockchain Improvement & Scaling Issues

Now that Bitcoin and Ethereum have gained ground and established themselves as the big hitters, they are beginning to experience the growing pains that all maturing technologies go through. There now remains one question: How will they address the problem of scalability? Vitalik Buterin, co-founder of Ethereum, has already thought of some solutions to Ethereum’s […]

Cryptocurrency Regulation: Current Issues, Future Challenges

Smartphone with Bitcoin symbol on-screen among piles of golden Bitcoins. Blockchain transfers concept. 3D rendering (photo credit: www.shutterstock.com) Regulators face substantial challenges when evaluating the risks associated with cryptocurrencies. While cryptocurrencies hold significant promise for economic growth in Africa, there is a strong case for cryptocurrency regulation. The evolution of cryptocurrencies means there is potential […]

UK Financial Watchdog Issues Cryptocurrency Derivatives Warning

Get Trading Recommendations and Read Analysis on Hacked.com for just $39 per month. The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority has warned of investment risks in cryptocurrency contracts-for-differences, a type of financial derivative. The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), the UK’s primary financial regulator and watchdog, has issued a consumer warning about the risks of investing in cryptocurrency […]

FCA Issues Warning Regarding Cryptocurrency CFDs

Featured The United Kingdom’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a warning aimed at retail investors who may be considering or soliciting cryptocurrency CFDs (contracts for difference). The U.K. regulator emphasized the risks associated with the price volatility, charges and funding costs, leveraged trading products, and price transparency, asserting that such may […]

Kraken Exchange Issues Ruin Another Weekend for Cryptocurrency Traders – The Merkle

If there is one thing to take away from this weekend, it is how some centralized cryptocurrency exchanges are absolutely abysmal. Over the past few days, it’s become pretty obvious Kraken has a lot of problems it still hasn’t sorted out. Problems like these have been documented for many years now, and many complaints can be found […]

Bitcoin price up but issues still hang over the cryptocurrency

MI Bitcoin crashed more than 25% from Wednesday’s all-time high of $7,721 to a low of $5,617 on Sunday, according to data from CoinDesk.  Over the weekend, bitcoin appeared to give up market share to bitcoin cash, a clone coin created to improve bitcoin’s slower transaction speeds Briefly, bitcoin’s market cap as a percentage of the total […]

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