The Bank of Russia has successfully conducted an experiment on token issuance, an official said Monday during the Eastern Economic Forum in Vladivostok, Russia, news agency TASS reported Tuesday. Ivan Semagin, deputy director of the financial development department of the bank, told attendees of the forum that the regulator had tested conducting “an experimental ICO…

A top Australian financial regulator has indicated it will take a new approach when regulating cryptocurrency exchanges, as well as tighten scrutiny of initial coin offerings (ICOs),. In its a corporate plan for 2018–2022, released Friday, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) outlined its areas of focus for the period. Top of that list is to continue…

The day Augur launched it breezed into the rankings of top ethereum dapps by daily active users – but the momentum didn’t last long. Released on July 10, Augur allows users to create and bet on prediction markets tied to real-world events, such as World Cup games, elections and – unfortunately – murders. Having waited…

ICOs, I don’t see results. That’s the growing complaint among investors who are passionate about blockchain technology but frustrated with a lack of tangible progress on professional risk management strategies across major token projects. “A lot of the projects that raise money, they’re not really reporting what they are spending it on,” said Meltem Demirors,…