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Vietnam’s Largest Smart Vending Machine Operator Dropfoods to Raise Funds Through ICO on 21 Sept

Dropfoods, the largest smart vending machine operator in Vietnam, today announced the launch of an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) scheduled for September 21, 2017, to raise US$9 million with the issuance of its own Dropcoins tokens. With the proceeds from its ICO, Dropfoods will install 1,000 new machines that will enable...

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Successful Pre ICO Launch for New Digital Identity Verifier Firm, VerifyUnion

Another unique and reliable digital identity verification platform, VerifyUnion, has been launched, highlighting secure but hassle-free features and taking in its first $100,000 seed capital before pre-crowdsale was to open, its top official said Wednesday. [Note: This is a press release.] The first investor able to m...

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Bitpay Adds Bitcoin Cash Support to Copay Wallet and Insight Block Explorer

Over the past few days, the Bitcoin payment processing firm Bitpay announced two types of infrastructure support features for the cryptocurrency bitcoin cash (BCH). Bitpay has launched a BCH beta version of its Copay wallet and added the BCH chain to its Insight block explorer. Also read: Jamie Dimon’s Bitcoin Statemen...

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Expert on Blockchain-backed firms David Drake Joins DOVU Advisory Board

The blockchain mobility project welcomes the entrepreneur and investor, whose previous successes include Alibaba and Lyft. [Note: This is a press release.] New York City, New York — 20 September 2017 — DOVU, the blockchain marketplace for transport data, is announcing the addition of a new and highly exper...

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Money Manager Josh Brown: 'ICOs Are Where The Frauds Will Take Place'

Josh Brown, the money manager and bitcoin bear-turned-bull, had some harsh words for initial coin offerings (ICOs) in a new blog post: in his words, the funding model is "where the frauds will take place." Writing on his Reformed Broker blog, Brown – who earlier this month told CoinDesk that he th...

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DES Builds Anti-Scam Platform for Safe ICO Investments

Decentralized escrow is a new concept in the blockchain space, which describes a means of control over the invested funds. The involvement of escrow agents or companies, as a guarantee of liability, turns out to be an insufficient measure, due to the human factor that discredits the security of independent, distributed...

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Revolutionary Blockchain-based Digital Advertising Ecosystem Papyrus to Launch Token Generation Event on 12 October 2017

Papyrus, the world’s first fully comprehensive and scalable decentralized ecosystem for advertisers, publishers, developers, and users built on top of Ethereum blockchain and smart contracts, today announced its token generation event scheduled for 12th of October 2017. [Note: This is a press release.] Scalable Blockc...

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JP Morgan Chief Jamie Dimon Faces Market Abuse Charge After Bitcoin Claims

The company Blockswater has filed a complaint against JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon saying he violated Article 12 of the European Union’s Market Abuse Regulation (MAR) by declaring that Bitcoin was “a fraud”. Blockswater claims that Dimon violated Article 12 of the European Union’s Market Abuse Re...

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EU Budget Amendments Call For Millions in Blockchain Funding

As many as four blockchain-related amendments, funding various initiatives, could find their way into the European Union's 2018 budget. Public documents published yesterday reveal a proposal to use blockchain as a payments rail for an EU-wide free Wi-Fi access project, as well as funding proposals...

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Russian Prosecutor’s Office Summons Burger King for Issuing Cryptocurrency

The Russian prosecutor’s office has summoned Burger King to explain the issuance of its cryptocurrency called Whoppercoin. Burger King is confident that it has not broken any laws since there is currently no regulation for cryptocurrency in Russia. Also read: Major Japanese Travel Agency Accepts Bitcoin and Offer...

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