US Lawmakers Ask SEC to Clarify ICO Regulations

A group of U.S. lawmakers are asking Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) chairman Jay Clayton to clarify when initial coin offerings (ICOs) are considered securities sales. In the letter, Representatives Ted Budd, Warren Davidson, Tom Emmer and Darren Soto, along…

BitTorrent to Integrate Tron Tokens in New Incentive Model

Following its acquisition by blockchain startup Tron, peer-to-peer file sharing service BitTorrent will begin incentivizing users by paying them with its cryptocurrency tokens. Tron announced Thursday that its forthcoming Project Atlas would connect BitTorrent and Tron, hoping to make the…

LINE Announces 5 Dapps in Push to Build Its Token Economy

Messaging giant LINE has officially announced the first five decentralized apps (dapps) to launch on its custom blockchain platform. The company said in a press release Friday that prediction, question-and-answer, product review, food review and location review dapps will launch…