The US Commodity Futures Trading Commission asks the US Congress for additional funding to aid their oversight functions on Blockchain technologies. Requesting for additional $31mln funds In his testimony before the US Congress Acting Chairman of CFTC J Christopher Giancarlo reveals that their agency needs an additional $31.5mln funds to get...
As part of its new initiative focused on the importance of Blockchain technology, US State Department has started looking for a new intern. Working group dubbed as [email protected] The new working group opened by the US State Department is called “[email protected],” and it will be managed by the Office of...
Huobi and Electrum are the latest cryptocurrency businesses to add their perspective on the increasingly popular Bitcoin Cash (BCC). Bitcoin Cash, a prospective fork of Bitcoin which is causing mixed reactions in the industry, could come into being from Aug. 1. Exchanges have signaled both support and distaste for the...
Security token trading platform Openfinance is threatening to delist all tokens and suspend trading next month unless issuers cough up more funds to cover its costs.The company has not seen transaction activity on its platform grow quickly enough to cover operating costs, according to an email sent to...
Tyler and Cameron Winklevoss’ Gemini crypto exchange just added off-chain and over the counter trade negotiations on its platform. The features come via Gemini Clearing, an electronic settlement system. According to the firm’s blog posting, Gemini Clearing...
American major cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase has barred British right-wing pundit Milo Yiannopoulos from its platform, Yiannopoulos stated in a Gab post on May 3.Yiannopoulos is a well-known political commentator and public speaker, espousing controversial far-right views and describing himself as a "cultural libertarian". Previously, Yiannopoulos used to...
Cboe BZX Exchange withdrew its VanEck/SolidX bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) proposal on Tuesday. According to a filing dated Sept. 17, a proposed rule change to publicly list shares of the VanEck SolidX Bitcoin Trust was withdrawn on...
Summary: In a groundbreaking agreement the stage is set to give traders access to Bitcoin through a traditional and well-regulated market. The CBOE and Gemini plan to allow more sophisticated options to traders as soon as later this year. Bitcoin futures and options The Chicago Board Options Exchange, hereafter CBOE,...
Russian based cybersecurity firm Kaspersky Labs has warned owners of cryptocurrencies that their coins are not safe even in private wallets. A new trojan called CryptoShuffler is stealing coins right from under the noses of users by replacing wallet addresses on a user’s clipboard as they copy and...
Traders and investors are coming back to Bitcoin due to the lock-in of BIP 91 and the high probability of Segregated WItness being activated in the near future. Bitcoin’s dominance over the cryptocurrency market is closing on 50 percent, with the Bitcoin dominance index currently at 48 percent. A month...