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EOS under fire over claims its ICO was a shady

During a year-long initial coin offering (ICO) that ended in 2018, EOS raised a record $4.2 billion, making it the biggest ICO in history. Combined with its Delegated Proof-of-Stake (DPoS) consensus mechanism, which has throughput thousands of times greater than Ethereum’s, expectations were high. But these expectations continue to go unfulfilled. A look at EOS’s […]Read More

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J. R. Willett launched the first ICO… but still has

ICOs? He held the first one. Stablecoins? He dreamed of them by accident. Vitalik Buterin tried to get him on board to help launch Ethereum, but he was too busy. He is J. R. Willett, one of the most fascinating men in the industry. Back in 2012, Willett, now 41, felt he could improve Bitcoin […]Read More

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US DoJ charges tax evading ICO superstar who spent $10m

The founder of a high-flying ICO was charged by authorities in the US yesterday on charges of a massive tax evasion scheme. DoJ charges Oyster Pearl founder Amir Bruno Elmaani, the founder of Oyster Pearl, a storied 2017 ICO that raised millions in token sales before fizzling out like 98% of all the then-hyped coins, […]Read More