CME Says Bitcoin Futures Gaining Interest From Big Investors
CME Group, the Chicago-based exchange operator, said its bitcoin futures contracts grew in popularity last quarter, with the number of open contracts up 61 percent from a year earlier because of growing demand from institutional investors.
Satoshi, bitcoin's smallest unit, is now added to Oxford English Dictionary
The Oxford English Dictionary (OED), published by the Oxford University Press, has officially added the word “Satoshi” to its database. The decision was made as part of a quarterly update this month.
Expert: Bitcoin futures are not going to save the industry
The launch of Bakkt's delivery bitcoin futures could not greatly affect the cryptocurrency industry in the first place. Such an opinion was articulated in an interview for LetKnow.News by blockchain investor and co-founder of SWIDOM business consulting agency David Shengart.
10 Years Since The First Bitcoin Transaction: 5050 BTC For $5
It’s safe to say that Bitcoin has come a long way since it was first introduced to the public. Interestingly enough, exactly 10 years ago on this same day, the first market transaction took place. Let’s have a look at how it went and where we are today.
In first, crypto market maker B2C2 launches a gold derivative, settled in bitcoin
B2C2, a cryptocurrency liquidity provider and an over-the-counter (OTC) trading firm based in London, has launched a new gold derivative product, which is priced and settled in bitcoin (BTC).
Forbes Chairman: Bitcoin Great At Combating Authoritarian Governments
While Bitcoin has assumed many mantles over the years — digital gold, magical internet money and a currency for criminals, just to name a few — it has always been seen as a way out of the corrupt facets of the traditional world, be that overreaching governments or fraudulent economies.
Dan Pena reveals the person behind bitcoin, says it will go to zero
Dan Peña claims he knows the person who created bitcoin, and according to him, it is Russian President Vladimir Putin. He believes that bitcoin is a Russian conspiracy to mess up the Western economy. According to Peña, bitcoin will inevitably go down to zero.
Bitcoin supply could ‘expand over 21 million’
The Bitcoin (BTC) maximum supply is capped at 21 million coins, of which more than 18 million are already mined. But the actual supply of coins within the economy may be higher, due to various forms of fractional reserves practices.
Youtube Star Thinks Bitcoin is the “Most Important Investment”
While readers might not have heard of Michelle Phan, Bitcoin adoption may be dramatically boosted by this one social media star.
SegWit transactions on Bitcoin network have risen sharply in September
Segregated Witness (SegWit) transactions on the Bitcoin network have risen sharply in recent weeks.
Intercontinental Exchange Announces First Block Trade of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures
Intercontinental Exchange, Inc. (NYSE:ICE), a leading operator of global exchanges and clearing houses and provider of data and listings services, today announced the execution of the first block trade of Bakkt Bitcoin Futures submitted to ICE Futures U.S.
Analysts: Bitcoin pulls the entire market down once again
Bitcoin is weakening before the weekend, and at the moment another sideways trend is the least desirable thing for the market, so now events can develop faster than expected, and price impulses can become sharper. This was reported to LetKnow.News by a team of FxPro analysts.
Ohio businesses can no longer pay taxes in bitcoin as the method gets suspended
Ohio, which became the first U.S. state to allow taxes to be paid in bitcoin last November, is no longer accepting cryptocurrency tax payments.
Mark Cuban bullish on blockchain, but would take bananas over bitcoin
In a Q&A video segment with WIRED magazine, Dallas Mavericks owner and billionaire investor Mark Cuban answered a question regarding the opportunity for cryptocurrencies and ICOs.
Bitcoin Doesn't Need Institutions to Come to the Party for it to Break Out Again: Venture Capitalist
While speaking with CNBC’s Kate Rooney, Lou Kerner, partner at Crypto Oracle and former Goldsachs analyst talks about the current drop in BTC prices that started right after Bakkt’s launch during the weekend.
Bitcoin Price Plunge Came From $1.2b Sell, Data Says Amid Hashrate Row
A giant Bitcoin transaction – possibly a sell-off – caused Bitcoin to drop to lows of under $8000 on September 24.
France: 25,000 Major Retail Stores to Accept Bitcoin in 2020
By early 2020, support for Bitcoin payments will be launched at over 25,000 sales points for 30 French retailers, including sportswear giant Decathlon and cosmetics store Sephora.
Kim Dotcom to Sell His ‘Built on Bitcoin’ Token Next Month on Bitfinex
Cryptocurrency exchange Bitfinex has announced the relaunch of its Initial Exchange Offering (IEO) platform Tokinex as Bitfinex Token Sales and will offer the token of P2P digital content and monetization blockchain K.IM on October 22.
The Specs Behind Bitcoin’s Lightning Pass Their First ‘Formal’ Security Test
A pair of researchers have released the results of a formal verification of bitcoin’s lightning network.
Top 3 Methods To Withdraw Bitcoin to Bank Account
Want to withdraw Bitcoin to your bank account? Or Did you know that you can Withdraw Bitcoin to Bank Account? Unlike Fiat currency, Bitcoin is much simple to withdraw, and you may not have to wait for days to obtain your funds. All you require to do is get a service that is ready to purchase your cryptocurrencies.
Luxury Car Manufacturer Begins Accepting Bitcoin for Vehicle Sales
Bitfinex launches a loyalty program, offering users to earn ‘unlimited’ commissions
Supreme Court of India Postpones Cryptocurrency Ban Hearing to November
Samsung SDS Pilots Blockchain-Based Medical Insurance Network
Top Fed Official Says US Central Bank ‘Actively’ Debating Digital Dollar
Bermuda Starts Development of a Blockchain-Based National ID System
Telegram Looks to Cut Deal With TON Blockchain Investors After SEC Order
French Central Banker: The World Needs to Standardize Crypto Regulations
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