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Healthcare giant CVS files for NFTs and virtual goods trademark

Healthcare giant CVS files for NFTs and virtual goods trademark

CVS Health has filed a trademark application that signals potential plans to offer NFTs and healthcare services in virtual reality and augmented reality, according to a trademark filing posted on February 28.   In general, it’s hard to say whether there are immediate plans for a company to move into crypto or the metaverse based …

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SEC can collect unpaid ICO promotion fines from Steven Seagal, says judge

SEC files enforcement action against alleged crowdfunding scheme

advertisement The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged those involved with a crowdfunding scheme for allegedly selling $2 million in unregistered securities. In an announcement today, the agency claims Robert Shumake, Nicole Birch and Willard Jackson conducted fraudulent crowdfunding offerings through cannabis and hemp companies Transatlantic Real Estate LLC and 420 Real Estate LLC. …

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Ether price hits new highs above $2,560, market cap nearing $300 billion

Kryptoin files with the SEC to create an ETH ETF

Research Layer-1 Platforms: A Framework for Comparison The Block Research was commissioned by Algorand to create Layer-1 Platforms: A Framework for comparison, which provides a “look under the hood” at seven platforms: Algorand, Avalanche, Binance Smart Chain, Cosmos, Ethereum/Ethereum 2.0, Polkadot, and Solana. We assess their technical design, related ecosystem data, and qualitative factors such …

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SEC issues no-action letter in response to digital asset securities questions

SEC files insider trading charges years after iced tea company’s 2017 blockchain ‘pivot’

A now-infamous “pivot” from iced tea to blockchain tech that sent a publicly-traded company’s stock soaring has years later resulted in insider trading charges against three individuals. The Securities and Exchange Commission went public with its lawsuit on Friday, according to a press release, alleging that Eric Watson, Oliver-Barret Lindsay and Gannon Giguiere engaged in …

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Former Bitsonar Employee Files FBI Complaint Against Firm

Former Bitsonar Employee Files FBI Complaint Against Firm

Yaroslav Shtadchenko, former project manager at now defunct crypto fund Bitsonar, has formally accused his former employer of fraud. As previously reported, Bitsonar is an investment firm that managed to raise up to $2.5 million dollars in crypto from investors worldwide and went bust this summer. Investors from the U.S., U.K., Canada, Ukraine and other …

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Asset Manager Wilshire Phoenix Files to Launch New Bitcoin Investment Trust

Asset Manager Wilshire Phoenix Files to Launch New Bitcoin Investment Trust

Wilshire Phoenix, an asset manager which tried to launch a bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) last year, has filed to launch a new Bitcoin Commodity Trust. According to a Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing published Friday, the New York-based Wilshire Phoenix intends to offer bitcoin to certain investors through the new trust, with a maximum …

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AT&T Files for Dismissal in $24M Phone Hack Case, Claims Crypto Exec Didn't Read T&Cs

AT&T Files for Dismissal in $24M Phone Hack Case, Claims Crypto Exec Didn’t Read T&Cs

U.S. mobile operator AT&T hopes to dismiss crypto investor Mike Terpin’s amended case over a SIM-swap hack, claiming he had not read the firm’s terms and conditions. AT&T’s attorneys took issue with three parts of the second amended complaint and his request for millions in punitive damages, arguing they showed the plaintiff was himself mostly …

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