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Texas State Securities Board Hits Russian Hoaxers with Cease-and-Desist …

Texas Securities Commissioner Travis J. Iles has issued emergency ordinances against three separate fraudulent cryptocurrency schemes linked to Russian scammers. The orders were issued on September 18, 2018, against DGBK Ltd., an offshore digital “bank” that claims to have developed a hack-proof custody solution for digital assets and virtual currencies; Coins Miner Investment Ltd., a Russian cryptocurrency investment promoter; and Ultimate Assets ...

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Nasdaq To Acuire Startup Cinnober, Board Makes Recommendation

Major Wall Street mainstay Nasdaq is reportedly following the lead of its peers in seeking ways to slowly enter the cryptocurrency space, and has made an offer to acquire a crypto-friendly fintech startup based in Stockholm, Sweden. Nasdaq Moves to Acquire Cinnober in $190 Million Deal One of the world’s largest stock exchanges, Nasdaq, has announced that its made a ...

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Crypto Firm Adds Two Nobel Winning Economists to Advisory Board

Cryptic Labs, a commercial blockchain research lab has announced the addition of two Economics Nobel Prize winners to its team. Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides will provide their unique insights on incentive mechanisms, game theory and macro-economic policies to its Economics Advisory Board. Research Portfolios and New Roles Dr. Maskin, the Adams University Professor at Harvard University ...

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Cryptic Labs Adds Nobel Prize Laureate Economists to Board to Boost Blockchain Education

Blockchain-focused research lab Cryptic Labs has appointed two Nobel Prize economics laureates to its board in order to expand its blockchain expertise, the company announced in a press release Monday, September 10. Cryptic Labs, which says its mission is “solving fundamental security problems to advance the growth of blockchain technology,” appointed Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides to ...

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Cryptic Labs Adds Two Nobel Prize-Winning Economists to Advisory Board

Blockchain research institute and accelerator Cryptic Labs is adding two Nobel Laureates to its team of advisors. The additions, economists Dr. Eric S. Maskin and Sir Christopher Pissarides, are professors at Harvard University and the London School of Economics, respectively. They join Cryptic Labs’ Chief Scientist Dr. Whitfield Diffie, who won the 2015 Turing Prize for his contributions to cryptography. ...

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Zuckerberg’s Sister Joins Advisory Board at Major Cryptocurrency Exchange

Up until now, if you read the name Zuckerberg associated with blockchain and cryptocurrency, chances are it was referring to Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg. However, it’s his sister Randi Zuckerberg who has signed on to advise for one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges. Randi Zuckerberg Joins Huobi’s Expert Advisory Team In a press release from earlier in August, Huobi ...

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What Does Facebook Exec’s Departure From Coinbase Board Mean For Crypto?

“Facebase” might’ve been a fictional company name that you heard after David Marcus of Facebook joined Coinbase’s board, as speculation was rampant regarding the potential for collaboration between the two firms. But for now, it seems that any chance of collaboration between the two companies may be ending, as the executive of the social media firm has just resigned from ...

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IOTA Foundation Undergoes Overhaul After Founders Shut Out of Directors Board

The IOTA Foundation released a public statement August 8 in order to quell fears of a major disagreement among senior management after a transcript of a discussion between the founders and the Board of Directors was leaked. A statement seen by Cointelegraph explains that following a period of uncertainty over IOTA founders Serguei Popov and Sergey Ivancheglo’s access to the ...

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Omniex Appoints Former SEC and FDIC Execs to Board of Advisors

Institution-oriented crypto trading platform Omniex has expanded its staff with high profile experts, including former execs of major U.S. financial regulators, according to a press release Aug. 7. Omniex has appointed former U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Arthur Levitt and Federal Deposit Insurance Corp (FDIC) chair Sheila Bair as members of the board of advisors. The cryptocurrency trading ...

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