Crisis: After $30 Billion Invested, Most Crypto ICOs Have Nothing to Show

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Over the past two years, initial coin offering (ICO) projects in the crypto market have raised more than $30 billion. Yet, most ICO projects have little to show, especially pertaining to user growth, blockchain adoption, and overall user activity on decentralized systems. It Will Only Get Worse A handful of tokens have demonstrated success… Read More »

Crypto.com to Launch its Prepaid MCO Visa Cards in the US

The Hong Kong based crypto and blockchain startup of Crypto.com announced that it was planning on expanding its prepaid VISA cards to the United States. The MCO Visa Cards are currently only available to residents of Singapore but this is about to change as the Metropolitan Commercial Bank will be rolling out the card service in the US.… Read More »

Fundstrat’s Tom Lee Predicts Bitcoin Recovery, But Lowers End-Year Target to $15K

Wall Street analyst and cryptocurrency bull Tom Lee has nearly cut his end-year Bitcoin (BTC) price target in half from $25,000 to $15,000, CNBC reported Nov. 16. According to Lee – the co-founder of market advisory firm Fundstrat Global Advisors – the key factor behind his new target is Bitcoin’s “break-even point,” or the level at which the… Read More »

CryptoRuble: How Stable Could Russian National Stablecoin Be?

On November 7, the chairman of Russia’s State Duma Committee on Financial Markets announced details of the “CryptoRuble,” a long-discussed government cryptocurrency project.   Specifically, the official said that a state-backed stablecoin would be a complete equivalent to the Russian fiat ruble, but in a digital space. Russian authorities have now ended up with this concept after years… Read More »

BuckyCoin Launches First Ever Cryptocurrency Backed by Decentralized Content Distribution Network & Own Content

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn This is a paid-for submitted press release. CCN does not endorse, nor is responsible for any material included below and isn’t responsible for any damages or losses connected with any products or services mentioned in the press release. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service… Read More »

One Cryptocurrency to HODL, Two to FODL (YOYO, BCHABC, BCHSV)

Forks can be beneficial to the cryptocurrency space. This is specifically true when they add desired attributes to underlying cryptocurrencies. In many instances, forks do not bring any benefit but are the result of infighting. Cryptocurrency Chaos: BCHSV and BCHABC Cryptocurrencies dealing with infighting and hash wars should be avoided while coins reaching milestones with tiny market caps… Read More »

Debunked: Top European Central Bank Official’s False Arguments Against Bitcoin

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Benoît Cœuré, a member of the Executive Board of the European Central Bank, condemned Bitcoin (BTC), describing it a bubble, ponzi scheme, and an environmental disaster. “Lightning may strike me for saying this in the Tower of Basel — but bitcoin was an extremely clever idea. Sadly, not every clever idea is a good… Read More »

Binance Kicks Iranians Out Of Its Platform, Tells Them To Withdraw Their Cryptos As Soon As Possible

For months now, Iranians have been receiving emails from Binance exchange directing them to withdraw their digital assets and stop using the exchange. Basically, Binance is kicking out its users based in Iran, but it’s not really the company’s own fault. Binance is only doing this in an attempt to comply with the recent sanctions slapped on Iran… Read More »

ICO Performance in Q3 2018 Saw ‘Overall Disappointment,’ Study Shows

Initial Coin Offering (ICO) performance was in part characterized by “overall disappointment” in the third quarter of 2018, according to a study from ICO analysis firm ICORating published Nov. 15. As the report states, Q3 2018 saw 597 ICOs raise over $1.8 billion, a notably lower value than the over $8.3 billion reportedly raised in the previous quarter.… Read More »

How SEC’s Paragon Ruling Could Send Many Crypto ICOs to Bankruptcy

Advertisement Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The recent crackdown on two initial coin offerings (ICOs) Paragon and AirFox by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) could lead to many blockchain and crypto projects declaring bankruptcy in the coming months. As CCN reported on November 16, Paragon and AirFox were ordered to pay a $350,000 fine to the U.S. SEC… Read More »