NFT potential takes quantum leap with Koii Network’s new Dynamic NFT standard

In April of this year, an anonymous buyer purchased a copy of Action Comics #1 for $3,250,000 USD — the highest figure on record for a vintage comic book. Published in 1938 and featuring the first-ever appearance of Superman, the comic is one of the last known copies in existence. Prior to the auction, it… Continue reading NFT potential takes quantum leap with Koii Network’s new Dynamic NFT standard

NFT potential takes quantum leap with Koii Network’s new Dynamic NFT standard

In April of this year, an anonymous buyer purchased a copy of Action Comics #1 for $3,250,000 USD — the highest figure on record for a vintage comic book. Published in 1938 and featuring the first-ever appearance of Superman, the comic is one of the last known copies in existence. Prior to the auction, it… Continue reading NFT potential takes quantum leap with Koii Network’s new Dynamic NFT standard

SEC takes action against Chinese billionaire's companies over $500M offerings

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged three of Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui’s companies over an initial coin offering (ICO) and initial public offering (IPO) that fetched around $487 million combined. The infamous Wengui, also known as Miles Kwok or Miles Guo, is an exiled Chinese businessman who currently resides in New… Continue reading SEC takes action against Chinese billionaire's companies over $500M offerings

SEC takes action against Chinese billionaire's companies over $500M offerings

The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged three of Chinese billionaire Guo Wengui’s companies over an initial coin offering (ICO) and initial public offering (IPO) that fetched around $487 million combined. The infamous Wengui, also known as Miles Kwok or Miles Guo, is an exiled Chinese businessman who currently resides in New… Continue reading SEC takes action against Chinese billionaire's companies over $500M offerings

Standard Chartered Takes More Bullish Stance On Ethereum Than Bitcoin, Predicts ETH At $35,000

Ethereum is highly likely to increase 10x from its current price range compared to Bitcoin’s likelihood of increasing by only 3x, according to a new crypto report by European international banking giant Standard Chartered. The report puts Standard Chartered’s valuation of Ethereum between $26,000 and $35,000 and bitcoin between $50,000 and $175,000. Led by Geoffrey Kendrick,… Continue reading Standard Chartered Takes More Bullish Stance On Ethereum Than Bitcoin, Predicts ETH At $35,000

Stock Takes: Allbirds IPO – when will Kiwis be able to get a share of the shoemaker?

News this week that Allbirds – the sneaker company co-founded by ex-All White Tim Brown – is to list on the Nasdaq already has Kiwis keen to get in on the action. Kristen Lunman, general manager of investment platform Hatch, said within four hours of the announcement it already had more than 1000 New Zealanders… Continue reading Stock Takes: Allbirds IPO – when will Kiwis be able to get a share of the shoemaker?

Defiant Biden takes 'responsibility' for decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, touts mission success

Trey Gowdy on Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal ‘Sunday Night in America’ host Trey Gowdy provides insight on ‘The Brian Kilmeade Show.’ President Biden, in a defiant address to the nation Tuesday, defended his decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan and shouldered full “responsibility” for the move — while also blaming former President Trump and… Continue reading Defiant Biden takes 'responsibility' for decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, touts mission success

Defiant Biden takes 'responsibility' for decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, touts mission success

Trey Gowdy on Biden’s Afghanistan withdrawal ‘Sunday Night in America’ host Trey Gowdy provides insight on ‘The Brian Kilmeade Show.’ President Biden, in a defiant address to the nation Tuesday, defended his decision to withdraw all U.S. troops from Afghanistan and shouldered full “responsibility” for the move — while also blaming former President Trump and… Continue reading Defiant Biden takes 'responsibility' for decision to withdraw troops from Afghanistan, touts mission success

Congressman takes aim at peers who think crypto could cause a ‘financial 9/11’

Representative Ted Budd of North Carolina, a member of the House Financial Services Committee and Congressional Blockchain Caucus, has urged lawmakers to embrace decentralized innovation. In what appears to be the first occasion in which a publicly elected official has met with a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), Budd acknowledged the increasing concern about crypto among… Continue reading Congressman takes aim at peers who think crypto could cause a ‘financial 9/11’

Congressman takes aim at peers who think crypto could cause a ‘financial 9/11’

Representative Ted Budd of North Carolina, a member of the House Financial Services Committee and Congressional Blockchain Caucus, has urged lawmakers to embrace decentralized innovation. In what appears to be the first occasion in which a publicly elected official has met with a decentralized autonomous organization (DAO), Budd acknowledged the increasing concern about crypto among… Continue reading Congressman takes aim at peers who think crypto could cause a ‘financial 9/11’

Binance takes page out of online gambling playbook as regulators bring hammer down

The beleaguered Binance cryptocurrency exchange continues to rein in its excesses in a bid to avoid the fate suffered by some U.S.-facing online gambling sites. On July 26, Binance announced that its customers will soon lose the capacity to engage in margin trades involving the Australian dollar, Euro or British pound. Digital currency pairs based… Continue reading Binance takes page out of online gambling playbook as regulators bring hammer down

Ripple vs. SEC Lawsuit Takes A Surprising Turn As New Bombshell Case Springs Up

A recent development in the case of Ripple and the SEC, that saw two independent defendants file a letter to have their connection with the case summarily dismissed, may turn the case in Ripple’s favor. In a letter filed by co-founders of Ripple, Bradley Garlinghouse and Christian A. Larsen asked the court to dismiss their… Continue reading Ripple vs. SEC Lawsuit Takes A Surprising Turn As New Bombshell Case Springs Up

Kevin Spacey, 61, takes in tourist sites in Milan he prepares comeback

Kevin Spacey, 61, takes in tourist sites in Milan with composer friend as actor prepares to feature in ‘comeback’ movie following sex abuse allegations Kevin Spacey, 61, has been spotted enjoying a stroll in Milan with classical composer Anthony Blake Clark The pair saw the Piazza Duomo and browsing the Galleria Vittorio Emanuele, where they… Continue reading Kevin Spacey, 61, takes in tourist sites in Milan he prepares comeback

CoinGeek Zurich: MNP takes a look at original Bitcoin protocol and why it matters

Among the lineup of panel discussions and presentations at the CoinGeek Zurich Conference was a presentation from Hassan “Hash” Qureshi and Brian Beveridge, partners at professional services firm MNP. MNP employs 5,300 team members, with over 2,000 CPAs working coast to coast for the firm. Their reputation for being very tech focused dates back to… Continue reading CoinGeek Zurich: MNP takes a look at original Bitcoin protocol and why it matters

Stock Takes: Inflation is coming. What to look out for when prices rise

Inflation is coming. Results of this week’s NZIER Quarterly Survey of Business Opinion added to a growing list of leading indicators that have pointed to inflation picking up. “The increase in both costs and prices points to rising inflation pressures, which is underpinning expectations of interest rate increases from the Reserve Bank over the coming… Continue reading Stock Takes: Inflation is coming. What to look out for when prices rise

Whale Takes $1 Billion Bet as Shorts Jump 23,000 Bitcoin

Someone has taken a 23,000 bitcoin short bet on Bitfinex, worth $729 million at the current price, with 15,157 bitcoin apparently borrowed. The shorting began at eight o’clock UTC, so as Europe was waking up this Friday, with it gradually rising all day from about 2,000 shorted bitcoin to 26,400 at one point before some… Continue reading Whale Takes $1 Billion Bet as Shorts Jump 23,000 Bitcoin

Omar takes aim at Crenshaw's high-earning district after Republican supports election security bills

Fox News Flash top headlines for June 24 Fox News Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com. Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., warned Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, not to be so “indignant” about voting rights due to the Republican’s representation of a high-earning, majority-White Texas district.  But population-wise, Omar’s district is actually… Continue reading Omar takes aim at Crenshaw's high-earning district after Republican supports election security bills

MicroStrategy Takes Up A Buying Opportunity In The Weekend Dip; Buys $489 Million Worth Of Bitcoin

Virginia-based MicroStrategy – probably one of the most advertised companies in the news of late, now holds a total of 105,085 bitcoins following a recent purchase of $489 million worth of Bitcoin. The company has now spent an aggregate of $2.741 billion to buy all of its BTC holdings according to the announcement. The latest… Continue reading MicroStrategy Takes Up A Buying Opportunity In The Weekend Dip; Buys $489 Million Worth Of Bitcoin

Ethereum Takes $3,500

Ethereum is up about $500 in the past 24 hours, reaching a new all time high above $3,500 with it to be seen whether that too is another temporary high. That’s because the currency has been very bullish, and to the surprise of some, has survived a war-ing night. Shanghai woke up in a mood… Continue reading Ethereum Takes $3,500

Biden takes virtual tour of company that Energy Secretary Granholm held multimillion-dollar stake in

Varney: Thank Democrat socialists for climate rules FOX Business’ Stuart Varney discusses President Joe Biden’s stance on climate change and why “China is laughing at us.” President Biden took a virtual tour of electric vehicle manufacturer Proterra on Tuesday, a company that Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm had previously disclosed a multimillion-dollar stake in. Biden received… Continue reading Biden takes virtual tour of company that Energy Secretary Granholm held multimillion-dollar stake in

RSK takes the lead on the Bitcoin-Powered NFT Space

With the unprecedented rise of decentralized finance (DeFi) and non-fungible-tokens (NFTs) it was about time leading public blockchains such as RSK would join in the movement. RSK Actively Shaping DeFi Landscape DeFi was the theme of the cryptocurrency industry in 2020. This burgeoning subspace within the wider digital asset industry boomed last year in what… Continue reading RSK takes the lead on the Bitcoin-Powered NFT Space

Minimum wage rise takes effect for two million lowest-paid but campaigners demand £10 an hour

Rises in the National Living and Minimum Wage are now in effect and will see two million workers secure more money at a time when both employers and employees are suffering coronavirus crisis hardship. The new levels – announced ahead of the budget – were recommended by the Low Pay Commission on the basis that… Continue reading Minimum wage rise takes effect for two million lowest-paid but campaigners demand £10 an hour

Lindsey Graham takes aim at Mayorkas, tells DHS chief to 'change course or change jobs'

Rep. McCaul grills DHS Sec Mayorkas about characterization of border situation Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas appears before House Homeland Security Committee to discuss border, other concerns. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is taking aim at Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas’ job as pressure against the Homeland Security chief mounts over the border crisis. “It… Continue reading Lindsey Graham takes aim at Mayorkas, tells DHS chief to 'change course or change jobs'

Texas securities board takes action against hoax ‘Binance’-branded scheme

Texan regulators have, for some time now, viewed cryptocurrency investment schemes as a risk to Main Street investors, and have continued to issue public warnings against possible crypto-related scams during the COVID-19 pandemic.  The latest move from the Texas State Securities Board, or TSSB, is action not words — an emergency cease and desist order… Continue reading Texas securities board takes action against hoax ‘Binance’-branded scheme