archive-title Yearly Archives: 2020

Yearly Archives: 2020

SEC: Cash-Strapped Telegram Launched 2018 Token Sale to Pay for Servers

Telegram launched a 2018 token sale because it was “short on cash” to pay for servers, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) said. The claim, made in the regulator’s latest document dump in its ongoing securities case against Telegram, shows for the first time the core of the SEC’s argument: that the token sale […]

Cryptocurrency Top Of Mind For Growing Number Of Financial Advisors – Forbes

Bitcoin is getting renewed interest in 2020. Getty Cryptocurrency is nowhere near being adopted by the masses, but thanks in part to a maturing of the market and some stellar returns in 2019, more financial advisors are planning to allocate investment dollars that way. That’s according to a new survey of more than 400 financial […]

36% of US SMEs Now Accept Cryptocurrency Payments – Bitcoinist

About one-third of US-based small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) accept cryptocurrency as a payment for their goods and services, according to a survey commissioned by American insurer Hartford Steam Boiler (HSB), a subsidiary of German Munich Re. Newer Companies Are More Crypto-Friendly HSB’s survey found that newer companies are twice as likely to accept cryptocurrency […]

I’m a Liberal Who Thinks Immigration Must Be Restricted – The New York Times

In 2001, when I was the new Washington correspondent for The Arizona Republic, I attended the annual awards dinner of the National Immigration Forum. The forum is a left-right coalition that lobbies for unauthorized immigrants and expansive immigration policies. Its board has included officials of the National Council of La Raza, the American Civil Liberties […]

Immigrants To America Drop Sharply From China, India and Mexico – Forbes

Chinese citizens wait to submit visa applications at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing. (MARK … [+] RALSTON/AFP/GettyImages) AFP via Getty Images The number of immigrants to the United States from China, India and Mexico declined sharply between FY 2016 and FY 2018. If current immigration policies continue, then further reductions from these and other major […]