China’s Central Bank Warns Investors of ICO, Crypto Risks

China’s central bank, the People’s Bank of China (PBoC), has today, September 18, issued a new public notice “reminding” investors of the risks associated with Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs) and crypto trading. The notice, released from the bank’s headquarters in Shanghai, reiterates the severe line that has been adopted by the country’s Office for Special …

Stellar Startup Merges with Chain, to Reborn as Interstellar

San Francisco-based distributed ledger technology company Chain has been acquired by Lightyear, an entity powered by the Stellar network in an undisclosed agreement. Announced last week, Lightyear will be re-named to Interstellar concurrent with the merger, a company release states. Chain, that builds enterprise-grade blockchain products backed by financial giants Visa, Nasdaq, and Citigroup, will offer its cloud product, …

“Der Bitcoin ist komplett wertlos!” – der große Bitcoin-Streit // Mission Money

Was für ein Wahnsinn: Kryptowährungen bringen Renditen, von den sich vor ein paar Jahren träumen ließ. Kann die Bitcoin-Rally immer weiter gehen? Fondsmanager Hendrik Leber rechnet damit, dass 2018 noch ein gutes Jahr für Bitcoin und Co. wird. Er traut dem Bitcoin einen Wert von 100.000 Dollar zu. Manfred Hübner von Sentix hält dagegen und …

Georgia Universities to Offer Fintech Degree Programs

The University System of Georgia (USG) announced the launch of a state-wide fintech academy on on Sept. 11. It is the largest education effort of its kind in the United States. While individual universities have offered blockchain courses, such as Stanford and NYU, Georgia is opening the program to all current students across all colleges …