About John McMahon

Chinese Police Seize $1.5 Million in World Cup Crypto Betting Booty

More than $1.5 million worth of cryptocurrency was seized as part of an anti-gambling operation run by Chinese police during the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Chinese Police Seize $1.5 Million The Chinese state-run news source Xinhua reported two days ago that local...

Blockchain Network Raises $3 Million to Combat Fake News With Decentralization

In this age of disinformation, misinformation and fake news, information vetting has become a highly anticipated subject and recently, another startup emerged with plans to use a decentralized blockchain system to filter out the noise and get to the truth....

Tether (USDT) Hires Bank of Montreal Executive, Improvement in Transparency and Compliance

The primary provider of fiat backed digital tokens, Tether, has brought on a Leonardo Real, the former AML quality control manager at the Bank of Montreal, as Chief Compliance Officer (CCO). The hire was reportedly made “in order to create the...

On Debut Day, Augur Becomes Biggest Dapp on Ethereum

The Forecast Foundation couldn’t have chosen a better launch date for Augur on Ethereum than the final stages of one of the most exciting world cups in memory, and their numbers reflect users enthusiasm for the new decentralized application as...

India’s Cryptocurrency Banking Ban May Be a Bust

After much waiting and speculation on the July 5 deadline, India may forgo banning investment in cryptocurrency after all. Indian Ban May Be a Bust The three-month time span from the Reserve Bank of India’s initial announcement that all RBI regulated...

Wall Street’s Crypto King Calls Bitcoin ‘Currency of the Internet’

Wall Street’s “Crypto King” sat down with the panel on CNBC’s Fast Money to discuss Bitcoin’s utility, calling the digital coin the “currency of the internet.” Bitcoin is the Best Crypto Investment Bart Smith, head of digital asset trading at Susquehanna...