SEC commissioner Peirce dissents on Unikrn ICO action, says approach risks stifling innovation

Hester Peirce, a commissioner for the Securities and Exchange Commission, said Tuesday that she dissented with the agency’s previously announced settlement with blockchain-powered e-sports startup Unikrn.  As previously reported, Unikrn will pay the SEC a $6.1 million penality and “permanently disable” its Unikrn Gold token following the settlement, with Unikrn Read more…

Gene Simmons Gives Bitcoin a Kiss

Kiss rocker Gene Simmons has seemingly endorsed Bitcoin via Twitter. The oft-costumed bassist responded to a tweet by Cameron Winklevoss encouraging people to use bank accounts to buy Bitcoin and Ether. Simmons, presumably in a voice like The God of Thunder, declared, “I will. I am.” I will. I am. Read more…

Huge! MicroStrategy Acquires Over 16,000 Additional Bitcoins, Bringing Total Holdings To Almost Half A Billion Dollars

Earlier today, ZyCrypto reported that US-based business intelligence firm MicroStrategy had filed with the SEC indicating that it was considering adding its bitcoin holdings. Well, according to the firm’s CEO, MicroStrategy has kept its word and increased its BTC holdings past the $250 million prior investment. MicroStrategy Bets Big On Read more…

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