The latest crypto news centered around the topic of blockchain feature the major blockchain software technology company ConsenSys and its apparent plans to cut its staff. As the technology outlet Verge first reported yesterday, ConsenSys is spinning out startups it previously backed – some of which are now without financial support at all.
This could impact the ConsenSys workforce and especially its internal incubator ConsenSys Labs. The source said that the number of employees could be laid off to anywhere between 50% and 60% of the 1,200 person workforce that the company employs.
The CEO of ConsenSys, Joseph Lubin, reportedly said:
“We must retain, and in some cases regain, the lean and gritty startup mindset that made us who we are.”
The CEO did not however deny any upcoming layoffs and said that it is discussing the situation with every project to “determine a path forward, whether that will be internally as a part of ConsenSys 2.0, or as an external entity.”
However, the source claims that the situation is different:
“The world has not collapsed as [Lubin] planned, and so he needs to pivot his company because it was orchestrated for a vision only where Ethereum would be $10,000.”
Ethereum (ETH) and other major cryptocurrencies crashed on November 14th with seminal cryptocurrency Bitcoin (BTC) dropping below the $5,600 price point for the first time in 2018.
Bollywood Actors Involved In ‘’Cashcoin’’ $14 Million Crypto Scam
“I will be in Surat on January 5, 2017, for promoting Cashcoin. As we all know that the future belongs to the cashless trend, we also know how much important role cryptocurrencies would play. So, we’ll meet at the event to know more about Cashcoin.”The police believe Khan received a lot of money for promoting the scam. If the police prove they are right, Khan could face compensation for the investors’ losses and could potentially go to prison for charges of fraud, criminal conspiracy and breach of trust. Shahbaz Khan’s involvement in crypto scams is not the first in the Bollywood world. Before him, there were actors such as Shilpa Shetty and Zarine Khan who promoted other scam crypto projects. In cases such as this one, the police commissioner said:
“These people have been brand ambassadors for this company, endorsing their products and going for their meetings. We came to know they have received huge remuneration and traveled abroad with the company representatives. This is a serious offense.’’Other Bollywood actors who got involved in a crypto scam include Vivek Oberoi who is set to play the key role in Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s biopic, also was involved into taking bribes for promoting political parties in India by accepting cryptocurrency as payments.
Not So Popular: Justin Sun Apparently Has Fake Twitter Followers
“Those followers are as authentic as Jussie Smollet’s beatdown story.”Another commenter believed that getting the police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation involved is the right thing to do in order to bring truth to the crypto community. Justin Sun is believed to be a master at marketing and this is one of the reasons the crypto community can be happy about since his strategies seem to work on investors, dapp users and crypto exchange owners. It’s not a foul play but it sure is very close to the line that you should not cross.
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Binance Announces Major Changes To Launchpad Token Sale Format
“Other market participants may view this as an opportunity, and countertrade to even out the fluctuations.”The Binance Launchpad is the company’s token launch platform, as the name says, and in most recent times it has concluded a $4 million sale of the Celer Network (CELR) token seven days ago. The platform also conducted the Fetch.AI (FET) token sale and was able to raise about $6 million in just 20 seconds back in February. As previously reported, multiple changes were done to the Binance Application Programming Interface that shows how the company is working hard on implementing margin trading. A week ago, LBank and Bit-Z both of which are exchanges, overtook Binance on the adjusted trade volume according to the rankings on CoinMarketCap but the newly found reports show that most of their volume is fake.
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