Materials by tag USA

May 18, 2018 at 17:07
US Securities and Exchange Commission Promoted a Fake Initial Coin Offering
US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has been trying to improve cryptocurrency market with the help of different measures, including taxation of transactions involving digital currency such as bitcoin or altcoins, regulation, and consumer safety. On May 16, the SEC took another step and announced the set-up of the fintech educational ICO called Howey Coin.
May 10, 2018 at 16:34
Former Goldman President Predicts the Creation of a New Global Cryptocurrency
Gary Cohn, former President of Goldman Sachs and former chief economic advisor to the current US President, suggests that a brand-new digital currency will be dominant on the world’s financial market, but it will definitely not be bitcoin.
May 03, 2018 at 09:14
FTC Plans To Host Consumer Protection Workshop amid Rising Crypto Scams
The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is considering to hold a big workshop in June on cryptocurrency scams and fraud. This workshop will be titled "Decrypting Cryptocurrency Scams" according to a press release published on April 30 and its main objective is to educate the people about the risks that are in the crypto sector.
Apr 20, 2018 at 12:38
After the First US Transaction, Propy Announces an Open Source Developer Program
California-based blockchain startup Propy, is bringing the commercial use of blockchain technology to the US. After facilitating the first US Blockchain-based real estate deed in Vermont, Propy announced a new open source Developer Program.
Apr 18, 2018 at 15:21
Austin City Hopes Blockchain Technology will Help Protect the Homeless
The city of Austin, Texas, is testing the use of blockchain technology as a potential solution to homeless identification problems.
Mar 26, 2018 at 18:38
Hackers Have Attacked Atlanta's Government Computers to Demand Bitcoin Ransom
The computer system of the City of Atlanta government has been hacked, affecting payment tools and some court data. Perpetrators are asking for a ransom in Bitcoin, $51,000 worth to unlock information. Such an incident with Atlanta is the third in the last four months in the Southern region.
Mar 20, 2018 at 10:38
Coca-Cola Together with the U.S. State Dept to Fight Forced Labor using Blockchain
Coca-Cola Co., in collaboration with the U.S. State Dept and several other companies, is designing a blockchain-based fintech system, ensuring a secure registry for workers that will assist in the campaign against forced labor around all parts of the world.  
Feb 25, 2018 at 12:35
Washington DC – the New Blockchain Hub in 2018
The global blockchain community gathered in Washington DC, the world’s policy and innovation center, on February 20th for the Digital Asset Investment Forum (DAIF) hosted by FinTech4Good. This was the second forum of DAIF global series in the year of 2018, serving as the launch event of DC Blockchain Incubator and Energy Blockchain Leadership Committee.
Feb 08, 2018 at 16:28
Berkeley is Launching its own Cryptocurrency to Escape from Trump’s Tax Cutoffs
The city of Berkeley, California, is planning to create its own cryptocurrency and launch an ICO to gain financing for the city’s vital needs.
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