CCN is Shutting Down after Google’s June 2019 Core Update

Dear readers, Let’s get straight to it. Google’s June 2019 Core Update rolled out on June 3th 2019 and CCN’s traffic from Google searches dropped more than 71% on mobile overnight. Our traffic has experienced a massive impact by Google’s June 2019 Core Update. Image from Sistrix.com.   CCN’s visibility index on Sistrix.com shows how …

What is an STO & 10 Reasons Why It Will Have a Massive Impact

Get Exclusive Analysis and Investing Ideas of Future Assets on Hacked.com. Join the community today and get up to $400 in discount by using the code: “CCN+Hacked”. Sign up here. Startup financing took a dramatic turn in 2017 as initial coin offerings (ICOs) burst onto the scene. In 2017 and 2018, more than $14 billion …

Microsoft Wants to Help Make Your ICO a Success

ICOs are not dead. Not when one of the world’s biggest tech corporations is venturing into it. Microsoft Azure, a cloud computing service created by Microsoft, recently listed Stratis in its products’ section. The platform, created by London-based Stratis Group, offers a web-based application that enables initial coin offering projects to manage token distribution. It …

North Dakota Slaps Russian ICO Passing Off as Union Bank AG with Cease and Desist

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn The securities commissioner of North Dakota has issued Russia’s Union Bank Payment Coin with a Cease and Desist Order. According to Karen Tyler, North Dakota’s securities commissioner, Union Bank Payment Coin promoted unregistered securities that were potentially fraudulent via an Initial Coin Offering (ICO). This came on the back of investigations done …

Cash-Strapped Portuguese Football Giant Sporting Ponders ICO

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn Sporting Clube de Portugal (SCP), a popular Portuguese football club, is reportedly considering launching an initial coin offering (ICO) as an alternative way to raise funds, at a time in which it’s struggling to raise them through a bond issue. According to local news outlet Dinheiro Vivo, the club’s vice-president Francisco Salgado …

Colorado Regulator Takes Down Four More ICOs

Affected ICOs The four ICOs named in the order are Global Pay Net, Cred, CrowdShare Mining and CyberSmart Coin Invest. Interestingly, Global Pay Net, which purportedly sells “GLPN Coins” to investors was mentioned in the previous DORA regulatory action from August. Like in its initial mention, the company was cited for inducing investors to market …

Malaysian Lawmaker Urges Government to Delay Harapan Coin Launch

Twitter Facebook LinkedIn An initial coin offering (ICO) round launched with an aim to raise funds for an opposition political movement is raising eyebrows in Malaysia. Fahmi Fadzil, Lembah Pantai MP and PKP communications director, urged the government to practice caution while going ahead with the launch of Harapan Coin. The lawmaker said there is a …

Thailand Regulator Issues Strong Warning Against Unregistered ICOs

The Thai Securities and Exchange Commission has issued an investment warning against ICOs operating in the country without its recognition, registration and supervision. The Bangkok Post reports that Thailand’s premier markets regulator is taking action after discovering a number of unregistered coin sales being promoted in Thailand through social media platforms like Facebook and Youtube. “High Investment …

86% of ICO Tokens Worth Less than at First Crypto Exchange Listing

Global professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) has released a report on the performance of ICOs over the last year, and in keeping with the bear market for cryptocurrency assets, the trend was predictably downward. Just 10 Tokens Count for 99% of All ICO Gains EY released a report on ICOs back in December 2017, …