‘According to Plan’: CBOE Bullish on First Day of Bitcoin Futures Trading

‘According to Plan’: CBOE Bullish on First Day of Bitcoin Futures Trading

The first day of bitcoin futures trading on the CBOE exchange is over and the day largely went according to plan, according to its CEO. Overall, Monday saw the price of bitcoin push above $17,000 on CoinDesk’s Bitcoin Price Index (BPI) to hit a new all-time high in the hours after the Chicago-based firm began…

Meet ‘Cash Shuffle’, the Privacy-Centric Protocol for Bitcoin Cash

This week a new bitcoin cash (BCH) based protocol has been released that aims to add privacy capabilities to BCH transactions. The software, called Cash Shuffle, enables BCH users to obfuscate their transactions by combining funds with other Cash Shuffle users. Also read:Bitflyer CEO Says Japan and Leverage Is Leading Bitcoin Markets Higher Cash Shuffle…

Bitcoin Won’t Destroy Earth, but It’s Wasteful: Bloomberg

In an article titled “No, Bitcoin Won’t Boil the Oceans,” author Elaine Ou writes that Bitcoin is often accused of being an energy hog. The truth is that Bitcoin is actually incredibly useful when compared to other alternative sources of energy consumption. Also read: $28K Bitcoin Price in Sight as Futures Trading Gets Underway Join…

Bitshares Price Forecast – 11th December

Welcome to the Price Forecast Report for Bitshares — 11th December 2017. This report investigates 4 populartechnical analysis indicators: Moving Average Convergence Divergence Relative Strength Index Aroon Indicator On-Balance Volume The above indicators are used in technical analysis as tools for forecasting the direction of prices through the study of past marketdata, primarily price and…

DropDeck, Waves and Co .: Initiatives are trying to tackle ICO fraud

DropDeck, Waves and Co .: Initiatives are trying to tackle ICO fraud In the European Union, the next big step will be taken in April 2018. As part of an amendment to the money laundering and terrorist financing legislation, experts are expecting some regulatory measures for the new and even controversial form of financing the…

The Crypto Show: Rob Viglione, Rocelo Lopes, Arley Lozano And Andres Fleischer

For the second and final episode from the Latin American Bitcoin Conference in Bogota Columbia. I sit down with ZenCash co-founder Rob Viglione to discuss his role with ZenCash and what inspired him to get involved in crypto after his service in Afghanistan. I also had the pleasure of talking with members of 3 separate…

South Korea Clarifies Position After Reports of Possible Ban on All Crypto Transactions

South Korea’s top financial regulators have clarified their position following reports by localmedia that they have been considering a possible ban on all cryptocurrencytransactions, particularly bitcoin. Also read: Russian Presidential Candidate: ‘We Will Legalize Bitcoin and Other Cryptocurrencies’ Regulators Discuss the Extent of Regulation FSC Chairman Choi Jong-ku. Reports circulated on Friday that South Korean…

The Role of the 0x Core Team in the 0x Ecosystem

Managing complex relationships with stakeholders while remaining neutral and focused on the core technology TL;DR At 0x, we are doing our best to be as helpful, welcoming and inclusive as possible while also remaining unbiased when it comes to supporting the teams building businesses on top of 0x protocol. Members of the 0x core teamwill…

Bitcoin Futures Are Here: The Story So Far

Bitcoin Futures Are Here: The Story So Far

The week ahead will give better future indication of Bitcoin derivatives products as yesterday at 6 p.m. EST, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) allowed bitcoin futures to begin trading under the symbol “XBT.” Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) is set to allow futures trading in the cryptocurrency of their own accord on December 18, 2017….

Munchee ICO Halted by SEC for Securities Violations

Munchee ICO Halted by SEC for Securities Violations

On December 11, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commision (SEC) issued a cease-and-desist to California-based Munchee Inc. to stop their ICO and return the funds that had been collected. Munchee had been seeking $15 million in capital to improve their existing mobile app and create a restaurant review ecosystem that they described as being “Yelp…

PlexCoin Founder Gets Jail Time, Fine on Contempt Charge

PlexCoin Founder Gets Jail Time, Fine on Contempt Charge

U.S. and Canadian authorities appear determined to make an example of a recent initial coin offering. On Friday, a Canadian court ordered a two-month jail sentence against PlexCoin creator Dominic Lacroix and $100,000 in fines against his company for contempt of court, according to Radio Canada. The day before, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission…