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U.S. and Canadian regulators open probes into cryptocurrency scams

“WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. and Canadian state securities regulators announced Monday they have launched dozens of investigations into cryptocurrency scams” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. The move by state regulators to crack down on cryptocurrency scams comes amid growing attention to virtual currencies by federal regulators, including the Securities and Exchange Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission.Officials said there will be additional enforcement actions to come against companies looking to defraud cryptocurrency investors.A task force convened by the group of state regulators in April has launched 70 investigations,…

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U.S. state and Canadian regulators open dozens of probes into cryptocurrency scams: Washington Post

“FILE PHOTO: Representations of the Ripple, Bitcoin, Etherum and Litecoin virtual currencies are seen on motherboard in this illustration picture Thomson Reuters WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. state and Canadian regulators have opened “as many as 70 investigations” into cryptocurrency scams, according to The Washington Post” reports businessinsider.com. The investigations, some of which have already concluded, are aimed at unregistered securities offerings and initial coin offerings that promise significant returns without informing investors of the risks, the Post reported. Source: businessinsider.com Share This:

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Concord Execs Detail Maintaining ‘One-Company Mentality’ Through Label, Publishing Acquisitions at Canadian Music Week

“The company’s master recording portfolio contains more than 10,000 active albums, while its publishing catalog contains more than 380,000 copyrights” writes Karen Bliss for billboard.com. It deals in the development, acquisition and management of recorded music, music publishing and theatrical performance rights with offices in Los Angeles, New York, Nashville, London, Berlin, and Cleveland.Pascucci also outlined Concord’s strategy to further develop the business across recorded music, publishing and the theatrical world.Concord is the world’s fifth largest integrated music company. “It’s kind of a three-part strategy built on the solid foundation…

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Microsoft and B.C. companies invest in Canadian tech cluster

“To qualify for the federal investment, the digital-technology consortium had to get at least $200 million Canadian in matching funds from businesses” writes Rachel Lerman for seattletimes.com. The superclusters are discussing with the federal government how its funds will be split, but Tam thinks the B.C. group will end up with between $650 million and $700 million Canadian, including the funds from companies and nonprofits, to invest in the next five years. Source: seattletimes.com Share This:

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Music Canada Live’s Erin Benjamin Pushes for Greater Support for Concert Industry at Canadian Music Week

“The priorities of a contemporary Canada Music Fund must reflect the way today’s music industry actually works” writes Karen Bliss for billboard.com. And as a direct result, governments are learning why strong ties with the live music sector makes sense.She continued, “based on much of today’s cultural and economic policy, you, the people behind live music, are more often regarded as indirectly impacting the music business.”.  Source: billboard.com Share This:

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A Canadian leader was asked by TSA to remove his turban. U.S. officials express ‘regret.’

“Under the new regulations, travelers are allowed to keep their headwear on while going through airport security, the Associated Press reported” writes Allyson Chiu Is for washingtonpost.com. The country’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development said in a televised interview Thursday that he was repeatedly asked by airport security agents to remove his turban — even after he had passed through security and was at his departure gate. Source: washingtonpost.com Share This:

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This hyperloop startup is doing the unthinkable: being realistic

“Transpod aims to bring its version of hyperloop travel to the world by working hand-in-hand with government regulators from the start” writes Rachel Kraus for mashable.com. A hyperloop startup is sharing its vision for ultra-fast travel via pod at presentations in hotel ballrooms around the world — and a flash-bang demo in Las Vegas the presentations are not. Source: mashable.com Share This:

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Canadian housing starts decline 4.9% in April

“OTTAWA–Canadian housing starts fell in April, marking the fourth monthly decline in five months, on declines in construction of both single-detached homes and multiunit dwellings, such as condominiums” writes Paul Vieira for marketwatch.com. Housing starts for April came in at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate of 214,379 units, compared with 225,459 units in March, Canada Mortgage & Housing Corp. said Tuesday.April’s result marks the 16th time in 17 months that housing have exceeded 200,000 at a seasonally adjusted annualized rate.The trend measure, or a six-month moving average of the monthly…

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Russian Medvedeva to work with Canadian coach Orser

“MOSCOW (Reuters) – Russian figure skater Evgenia Medvedeva, who won silver at this year’s Pyeongchang Olympics, has parted ways with long-time coach Eteri Tutberidze and will start working with Canadian Brian Orser, she said on Monday” writes Midwest Communications Inc for 95kqds.com. Orser, twice Olympic silver medalist, coaches some of the world’s leading figure skaters, including Japan’s double Olympic men’s champion Yuzuru Hanyu. Source: 95kqds.com Share This:

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