Belgium Warns Investors About OneCoin’s False Claims

Belgium Warns Investors About OneCoin’s False Claims   Belgium has issued a formal warning against OneCoin, the suspected ponzi scheme, which has already received criticism from throughout the cryptocurrency community. OneCoin Claims ‘False,’ Says Belgium Watchdog In a release Friday, the country’s Financial Services and Markets Authority (FSMA) stated that neither OneCoin nor its promoters “have…

Documentary Released on World’s First Country Based Cryptocurrency

Documentary Released on World’s First Country Based Cryptocurrency   Online magazine and video channel Vice Motherboard released a short documentary and accompanying article on world’s first country-based cryptocurrency, the Icelandic Auroracoin. The film, titled The New Currency at the End of the World, runs about 15 minutes, and follows cryptocurrency advocate Mikjall Hannes as he investigates…

Waves the Decentralized Crowdfunding Platform Launches Following $16m ICO

Waves the Decentralized Crowdfunding Platform Launches Following $16m ICO   Blockchain crowdfunding and finance platform Waves launched Wednesday following a $16 million ICO, the sixth-largest crowdfunded project in history.   Fiat ‘Gateway’ The platform (wavesplatform.com), which also enables fiat institutions to issue their own tokens in lieu of fiat currency, announced the launch on its…

First Effects of DAO Trading Launch

First Effects of DAO Trading Launch   How The DAO – or the the first Decentralized Autonomous Organization – performs on the Ethereum blockchain after its launch today will go a long way to affect other aspects of the digital currency world. The DAO allows anyone to create their own autonomous organizations on the Ethereum blockchain.…

Lisk the First Modular Cryptocurrency Launches in Market

Lisk the First Modular Cryptocurrency Launches in Market   Lisk has finally launched, deploying what it calls the “first truly scalable cryptocurrency,” following a $6.5 million USD crowdsale. This platform aims to enable developers from diverse backgrounds to build blockchain applications by supporting JavaScript compatibility. Branded as the “first modular cryptocurrency utilizing sidechains,” Lisk launched…