In the latest crypto news, the nterest from both employers and job seekers when it comes to blockchain and cryptocurrency-related jobs has declined in the past year. This is according to a newly released data, which feature the significant difference between the time period.
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (US SEC) announced that it imposed its first ever civil penalties on Initial Coin Offerings (ICOs). The agency stated that it had imposed these penalties against two ICOs only because of them not registering their token sales.
The Bitcoin Cash network update, which was scheduled to take place on November 15, has gone live as planned – at Block number 556.766. And just as most had predicted, there was a hard fork, and the network is currently dealing with massive mining from two different camps.
Technology giant IBM has teamed up with the Spanish telecom company Telefonica to apply Blockchain technology for international call traffic on mobile phones.
Amazon.com Inc. has just won two patents related to the cryptocurrency space. One is related to methods to protect digital signatures’ integrity and the second is focused on improving distributed ledger data storage. Both the patents were published by the USPTO (US Patent and Trademark Office) on November 13.
The President of the Marshall Islands, Hilda Heine narrowly survived a no confidence vote that had been set in motion due to her plans of introducing a national cryptocurrency. The only woman head of state in the Pacific survived the no confidence vote thanks to the parliament being split 16-16. The only reason the opposition did not win is because they lacked the 1 extra vote needed to have her removed from power.
In the latest cryptocurrency news, there is an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) crackdown happening in the United States right now. As ICOs that are not compliant with the rules from the U. S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) are not allowed, regulators from all over the country are cracking down on these fundraisers. This is meant to protect investors and make companies abide by the Securities Act.