Month: May 2018

More People Opening Crypto Trading Accounts In Brazil Than Traditional Securities

Brazilians never miss a tech trend. They’re rarely ever out in front. But when they follow, they follow for real and stick with it. Within Latin America, look for Brazil to be the cryptocurrency ringleader both on the regulatory side and on…

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Austrian Regulator Freezes Crypto Mining Firm Amid Investigation

Austria’s Financial Market Authority has barred a cryptocurrency mining firm from operating, alleging that the company violated the nation’s banking laws.

The regulator announced Tuesday that it had “prohibited the business model of INVIA GmbH,” a mining firm, claiming that it was offering an unauthorized Alternative Investment Fund in violation of the Austria Banking Act. However, the full investigation into the company has not yet been completed, according to a press release.

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Estonian entrepreneurs’ community raises USD2.3 million to help startups grow

Lift99, an Estonian invite-only entrepreneurs’ community, has raised USD2.3 million to develop a “founders to founders” skillsharing platform.

According to Lift99, the platform in development “will transform the way startup entrepreneurs share their expertise and learn”.

The investment round was led by Taizo Son, the founder of Mistletoe, a Japanese “startup studio”, and of a mobile gaming company GungHo. Co-investors include Ahti Heinla, a co-founder of Skype and the…

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Coindesk Livestreaming Enormous Consensus 2018 New York Conference Now

You can pretend you are there alongside 8000 in-the-flesh attendees and watch live streaming talks at Consensus New York, today through Wednesday, at Coindesk’s live streaming web portal.

Coindesk’s 4th annual Consensus conference early this week features more than 250 presenters from private and public entities, who, according to the Consensus website, “are building the foundations of the blockchain and digital currency economy.”

“I kind feel like I’m walking into the lion’s…

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Use of Artificial Intelligence for Smart Contracts and Blockchains

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Belgium Expands List of Fraudulent Crypto Platforms, Plot to Kill Vinnik Uncovered in Greece – The Daily Tip Bitcoin News

In Monday’s Bitcoin in Brief, Belgium’s financial watchdog, which earlier this year published a warning about potentially fraudulent platforms promising fast and easy profits to crypto investors, has just expanded its blacklist. In Russia, reports have surfaced of a plot to assassinate Alexander Vinnik in Greece, where he fights an extradition request from US authorities accusing him of laundering billions of dollars, including funds from the hacked Mt. Gox. Elsewhere, Australia allocates budget for blockchain research, and Dubai-based exchange Bitoasis suspends dirham withdrawals.

Also read: This Week in Bitcoin: Ghost Scares Markets, Facebook Mulls Coin

Belgium Expands List of Fraudulent Crypto Platforms

Belgium’s Financial Services and Markets Authority has expanded its list of unauthorized and potentially fraudulent crypto companies operating in the country. The financial watchdog has recently published a new warning noting that “the FSMA is receiving an increasing number of consumer complaints regarding investments in cryptocurrencies [and] once again warns the public about these platforms, often operated by fraudsters who are now resorting to…

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First look of Jitendra Mishra’s feature film ‘The Last Color’ launched at 71st Cannes Film Festival | Odisha News | Odisha Breaking News




Bhubaneswar: Odisha born film producer & promoter Jitendra Mishra has collaborated once again with Michelin Starrer celebrity chef Vikas Khanna to produce a feature film named ‘The Last Color’, the first look of the film is released today during the Official Opening event of Cannes Producers Network during the ongoing 71st Cannes Film Festival, scheduled from May 8 to 19. The film teaser was launched at the official venue – ‘Plage des Palmes’, Cannes at 6.00pm in the presence of the Ambassador of India in France Mr. Vinay Mohan Kwatra, Executive director of Marche du Films Jérôme Paillard , CEO of Viacom 18 Motion Pictures and more than 500 producers, distributors & festival organizers from across the world.
Jitendra Mishra had collaborated with Vikas Khanna earlier as the co-producer of a film on Vikas Khanna’s life journey ‘Buried Seeds’ directed by New York based filmmaker Andrei Severny. The film was screened during the prestigious 74th Venice film festival in Venice Days last year. This time he has been the producer of Vikas Khanna’s directorial debut feature film along with other producers Bindu Khanna & Poonam Kaul.
“From cooking to directing a film, celebrity chef Vikas Khanna has made the leap from one art to another. His directorial debut, ‘The Last Color’, is based on a book of the same name that he wrote some years ago. The 90 minute film stars veteran actor Neena Gupta, and the plot revolves around the Supreme Court order against an age-old tradition of not allowing widows in Vrindavan to play Holi. The film is about relationship, girl child empowerment and victory of the human spirit. We have completed the shooting schedule last month, now it’s going for the post production and shall be ready by July this year”, said Mr Mishra.
Born in Titlagarh, Odisha, Jitendra Mishra is one of the few Indian film producers & promoters who have been able to create a benchmark in…

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Estonia is Pushing for State-Backed Cryptocurrency

In recent years, startups, entrepreneurs, and even larger businesses have hitched their wagon to initial coin offerings, a cutting-edge way to raise capital outside of the traditional financial system. Retail investors have demonstrated their willingness to fund new ventures, and profit as their acquired tokens increase in value due to the project gaining users, revenues, momentum, and notoriety. On the other side of the equation, an ICO-launched business is the beneficiary of funding, a…

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