CME Group to Launch Bitcoin FuturesBusiness & Society

CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures

CME Group announced today it intends to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter of 2017, pending all relevant regulatory…

Bitcoin ABC Proposes November Hard Fork to Stabilize Bitcoin Cash Mining DifficultyBusiness & Society

Bitcoin ABC Proposes November Hard Fork to Stabilize Bitcoin Cash Mining Difficulty

Bitcoin ABC has proposed a hard fork of the Bitcoin Cash protocol to correct problems associated with the cryptocurrency’s Emergency…

Bitcoin Price Climbs to New All-Time High at $6,450, as Market Gains Absolute ConfidenceBusiness & Society

Bitcoin Price Climbs to New All-Time High at $6,450, as Market Gains Absolute Confidence

Earlier today, on October 31, the bitcoin price has achieved a new all-time high at $6,450, mainly triggered by CME…

Bitcoin Turns 9 and Has Evolved into a Global Currency AlreadyBusiness & Society

Bitcoin Turns 9 and Has Evolved into a Global Currency Already

Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous creator of bitcoin, released the bitcoin whitepaper 9 years ago, on October 31. Since then, based…

World’s Largest Derivatives Exchange CME Group to Launch Bitcoin FuturesBusiness & Society

World’s Largest Derivatives Exchange CME Group to Launch Bitcoin Futures

The CME Group, the world’s largest derivatives exchange, has announced that it intends to launch bitcoin futures during the fourth…

Bitfinex Goes on Maintenance Mode as Bitcoin Price Hits All-Time HighBusiness & Society

Bitfinex Goes on Maintenance Mode as Bitcoin Price Hits All-Time High

Update: Bitfinex is operational again and trading hit a new all-time high of $6,450 on the exchange. Major bitcoin exchange…

Calm Before the Storm? Bitcoin Price Trades Sideways After All-Time HighBusiness & Society

Calm Before the Storm? Bitcoin Price Trades Sideways After All-Time High

The cryptocurrency markets were uncharacteristically calm on Tuesday, and no top-tier coin or token moved more than 3%. However, anchored…

China’s Bitcoin Curtain Call a ‘Watershed Moment’, Says Huobi FounderBusiness & Society

China’s Bitcoin Curtain Call a ‘Watershed Moment’, Says Huobi Founder

As Chinese bitcoin exchange Huobi suspends local CNY trading today, the ‘big three’ trading platform is looking at pastures beyond…

R3, 22 Member Banks Develop Instant Cross-Border Payments PlatformBusiness & Society

R3, 22 Member Banks Develop Instant Cross-Border Payments Platform

Global enterprise consortium R3 and 22 member banks have developed a cross-border payments platform based on Corda, its distributed ledger…

Vietnamese University Plans to Accept Bitcoin Despite Central Bank BanBusiness & Society

Vietnamese University Plans to Accept Bitcoin Despite Central Bank Ban

FPT, a private Vietnamese university is planning to accept tuition fees in bitcoin with a workaround of the central bank’s…