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The Daily: Pro-Bitcoin Governor Elected, Augur Predicts the US Midterms

The Daily: Pro-Bitcoin Governor Elected, Augur Predicts the US MidtermsWednesday’s edition of The Daily has a distinctly political tint, coming a day after U.S. voters turned out for the midterm elections. There was plenty to excite supporters on both sides of the divide — the pro and anti-cryptocurrency divide, that is. In addition to talking politics, we take a look at the new Stellar […]

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Celebrity ICO Endorsers Face Legal Blowback Over Alleged Fraud

Celebrity ICO Endorsers Face Legal Blowback Over Alleged FraudBoxing superstar Floyd Mayweather and rap producer DJ Khaled face a legal battle for serving as celebrity endorsers to an initial coin offering (ICO) accused of fraud. The founders of the allegedly fraudulent ICO were arrested by American criminal authorities back in April. Also Read: The Daily: Goldman Sachs Invests in Wallet, Institutional Traders Borrow […]

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Kim Kardashian Receives Her First Physical Bitcoin

Kim Kardashian Receives Her First BitcoinSocial media personality and global superstar Kim Kardashian West was given her first bitcoin – in physical form. The entertainment mogul promptly featured her new asset for all the world to see, much to the excitement and amusement of the cryptocurrency community. Also read: Bitcoin ETF Rejection Sparks Firm’s Public Protest Kim Kardashian West Given […]

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Floyd Mayweather-Backed ICO Co-Founders Arrested for Fraud

Floyd Mayweather-Backed ICO Co-Founders Arrested for FraudIn what is turning into a real cautionary tale for the cryptocurrency community about the need to be wary of celebrity’s power, along with skepticism about most initial coin offerings (ICOs), the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced an ICO endorsed by champion boxer Floyd Mayweather has officially been deemed a fraud. Also read: Trezor […]

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Steven Seagal Karate Chops Bitcoiin ICO Goodbye

Steven Seagal Karate Chops Bitcoiin ICO GoodbyeCelebrity endorsements of ICOs are a great way for projects to get mainstream media exposure and might appear to be a risk-free way for the stars to get some tokens. However, if a specific ICO, or the entire industry, gets negative press it can hurt the reputation of anyone associated with them. For example, Steven […]

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”Zen Master” Steven Seagal Eyes Up a Replacement for Bitcoin

Steven Seagal Eyes Up a Replacement for BitcoinSteven Seagal is eyeing up a cryptocurrency to replace bitcoin. Bitcoiin – count those I’s – may look and sound similar to bitcoin, but it is very different. It runs on the Ethereum network, confusingly, and boasts “zen master” Steven Seagal as its brand ambassador. To add to the confusion, Bitcoiin with two I’s sports […]

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Soccer Star Lio Messi Promotes Ultra-Secure New Crypto Phone

Soccer Star Lio Messi Promotes Ultra-Secure New Crypto PhoneWith the incredible price rise of bitcoin this year the world is seeing the emergence of a new class of consumers and investors, the bitcoin generation. As such it is no surprise that businesses are now tailoring new products aimed specifically at this demographic. The latest example of this is an ultra secure mobile device […]

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SEC Warns of Celebrity Endorsements, ICOs Might be a Target

SEC Warns of Celebrity Endorsement, ICOs Might be a TargetThe Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued an Investor Alert: Celebrity Endorsements from its Office of Investor Education and Advocacy (OIEA). “It is never a good idea to make an investment decision just because someone famous says a product or service is a good investment,” the statement scolded.  Also read: UK & Taiwanese Regulators Weigh-in on Bitcoin Laundering, France […]

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