Written by Joseph Argiro

ICO Alert
April 20 2018

ICO Alert Crypto Minute: April 20, 2018

ICO Alert Crypto Minute: April 20, 2018

In today’s ICO Alert Crypto Minute: NASA invests in blockchain research, tZero discusses ICO regulation with the SEC, and Seeking Alpha makes the move into the crypto space. Don’t miss this…

NASA Funds Development Of Autonomous Spacecraft That Uses Blockchain

NASA awarded a grant of $330,000 to Jin Wei Kocsis, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Akron, Ohio. Her research intends to examine if the Ethereum platform can allow spacecrafts to operate without human intervention. If successful, the technology will allow spacecrafts to automatically detect and avoid debris in space. Talk about entrusting your life to blockchain technology!

Seeking Alpha Integrates Cryptocurrency Data Into Its Portfolio Tracking Tools

Seeking Alpha has just implemented the ability to track over 1,900 cryptocurrencies alongside your traditional stock investments. By adding cryptocurrencies to your portfolio on the site, you can receive alerts, news, and analysis surrounding the market. This is yet another move by a traditional finance company entering the crypto space.

tZero Says It Is Meeting With SEC & 40 Regulators To Discuss Initial Coin Offering Regulations

The SEC plans to utilize active market participants in order to craft regulation to initial coin offerings. tZero is forging ahead into uncharted territory; they are the first entity approved in the US for an alternative trading system for digital assets. Subsidiary of Overstock.com, they plan to bring security token offerings to the masses.

Data pulled from CoinMarketCap.com at 7:17AM EST.

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Topics: Blockchain, NASA, Crypto Minute, Cryptocurrency, SEC