• Tether (via Shutterstock).
    Bitcoin,  Tether,  United States

    Bitfinex may issue exchange tokens to cover potential loss of $850 million

    Tokens would make up for funds seized from Bitfinex by several governments, although the company says it expect their release ‘imminently’

    Embattled cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex may be planning to issue a proprietary exchange token to cover the potential loss of $850 million, according to the founder of cryptocurrency venture capital firm dFund.

  • Where the magic happens: The Securities and Exchange Commission's Washington, DC headquarters (via Shutterstock).
    United States

    SEC issues first no-action letter to an ICO issuer

    While not binding, the SEC staff’s opinion sends a strong sign that the ICO will be approved

    The Securities and Exchange Commission’s Division of Corporation Finance Wednesday issued its first “no-action” letter informing a would-be ICO producer that it did not consider its tokens securities and would not recommend enforcement action against it for proceeding with the sale.

  • The caption for this is "Young crypto engineer applying form of characteristics of new bitcoin mining hardware," but we're not quite sold that's accurate (via Shutterstock).
    Innovators,  Technology,  United States

    Ford, Verizon, Revlon among companies looking to up their blockchain game

    Distributed ledger technology is a skill sought in firms not traditionally associated with the blockchain or cryptocurrency industry

    There’s been a lot of attention paid in the last few days about the amount of blockchain and cryptocurrency jobs available at banks like JPMorgan and accounting firms like PricewaterhouseCoopers and Deloitte, but there are more than a few large, non-finance firms looking to hire people with blockchain knowhow and experience right now, including Ford, Revlon, and Penske Logistics, according to LinkedIn Jobs.