Posted Date: December 23, 2017
It’s been over two weeks since the largest U.S. options platform, the Chicago Board of Trade (Cboe), launched its bitcoin-based futures products. Now over the past week, the firm has applied for six individual exchange-traded funds (ETF) and is waiting for the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s (SEC) approval. Also Read: Popular Chat App Kakao’s Exchange […] The post Options Giant Cboe Applies for Six Bitcoin-Based ETFs appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
Over the past few weeks, people have been complaining about high transaction fees and slow confirmation times on the bitcoin core network. Since then other coins like bitcoin cash, dash, and litecoin have seen price spikes and more people utilizing these blockchains for lesser fees and more reliable settlement times. Also Read: Wikileaks Founder Responds to […] The post Data Over Drama: Bitcoin Cash Versus Bitcoin Core Transactions appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
San Jose, Costa Rica – Datarius, a new blockchain cryptobank has today announced collaboration with Bancor to minimize the risk of volatility. Datarius will activate a Token Relay™ with 7% of its circulating token supply within the 45 days following the distribution of the DTRC tokens after a successful completion of the Token Sale. The post PR: Cryptobank Datarius Integrating Bancor Protocol appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
A small U.S. beverage company’s share price has increased by more than 400% in a single day after rebranding to include the word ‘blockchain’ in its name. The company, formerly known as Long Island Iced Tea Corp, is now called Long Blockchain Corporation. A Hong Kong-based beverage company formerly-named Skypeople Fruit Juice has also seen […] The post Iced Tea Firm’s Shares Quadruple After Changing Name to ‘Long Blockchain Corporation’ appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
One of the most anticipated conferences of the year brings together disparate voices from the around the world: leaders such as statesmen, business owners, philosophers, rappers, coders, authors, thought and opinion moulders. They’re gathering for four days mid-February 2018 in Acapulco, Mexico. It’s the fourth year of Anarchapulco, and the just announced keynote speaker is […] The post Ron Paul, Tequila, Sun, Fun, and Crypto Coming up at Anarchapulco 2018 appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
Bitcoin markets and the overall value of cryptocurrencies have been going crazy with price swings over the past few months. To add a little more excitement to following the charts, a porn firm called, Camsoda, offers an interactive sex toy that reacts with the price changes of ethereum, litecoin, and bitcoin. Now individuals can literally have sex […] The post A New Line of Sex Toys Lets You ‘Get Off’ With the Price of Bitcoin appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
The financial mogul Michael Novogratz, a former Fortress Investment Group executive, stated back in September that he planned to start a cryptocurrency hedge fund. Now according to reports, the former macro trader is putting the hedge fund on hold as he’s not as confident as he once was, regarding bitcoin’s price. Novogratz believes the price of […] The post Michael Novogratz: “Bitcoin May Dip to $8K” — Puts Crypto-Hedge Fund on Hiatus appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
The Coinbase development team has been accused of “technical incompetence” after amassing millions of UTXOs through careless housekeeping. Unspent Transaction Outputs, or UTXOs, are the change that’s left after sending a bitcoin payment. Wallet providers are supposed to sweep these crumbs up and bundle them in with future transactions. Coinbase, it transpires, has been hoarding […] The post Coinbase Accused of Technical Incompetence After Hoarding Millions of UTXOs appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)’s investigation over shady behavior in the cryptocurrency market will only continue, said former chairman Harvey Pitt. Also Read: Popular Chat App Kakao’s Exchange Upbit Claims Number One Spot in South Korea Tighter Regulation on the Horizon SEC this Tuesday halted trading of The Crypto Co. over manipulation concerns after […] The post The SEC Crackdown on Suspicious Cryptocurrencies Is Getting Serious appeared first on Bitcoin News.

Posted Date: December 23, 2017
The president of Belarus, Alexander Lukashenko, has signed a decree which legalizes cryptocurrencies, initial coin offerings (ICOs), and smart contracts. All crypto transactions and related income, including from mining, will be tax-free for the next five years. Also read: South Korea Clarifies Position After Reports of Possible Ban on All Crypto Transactions Legalizing Crypto Transactions and […] The post Belarus Legalizes Cryptocurrencies and ICOs – Tax-Free for Five Years appeared first on Bitcoin News.