ICO Alert Crypto Minute: June 15, 2018
Thomson Reuters provides a cryptocurrency sentiment analysis system, the EOS main net is now live, a restaurant does an ICO, top 5 cryptocurrency price changes, and more!
Thomson Reuters Expands Sentiment Data to Track Top 100 Cryptocurrencies
According to Cointelegraph, Thomson Reuters has expanded its sentiment data offerings to track the top 100 cryptocurrencies through its partnership with MarketPsych Data LLC, a market leader in quantitative behavioral science. This new MarketPsych Indices (TRMI) package uses machine learning and natural language processing to measure a breadth of emotional and topical items across news and social media sites that may drive market participant behavior in cryptocurrency markets.
EOS is now live!
June 14th around 1 PM EST, the 15% voting threshold for EOS tokens was met, which then activated the EOS main net. Block.One has raised billions of dollars in its year long ICO, which makes it the largest ICO in history. EOS touts itself as a more sophisticated competitor to Ethereum, offering higher transactional throughput and more user friendly features such as readable account names.
Milwaukee Startup Restaurant PI Working to Raise $40 million ICO
According to BizTimes, Milwaukee startup Restaurant PI is working to raise $40 million in cryptocurrency to launch its secret shopper service. The company has a cryptocurrency token, which it calls Lunch Money, and will use it to pay its secret shoppers for going to do the reviews. They would also receive in-app free meals and coupons from the restaurants in return for the reviews. This is notable because it portrays a industry that is decades old, but still keen to adopt new technology in order to raise capital.