Day: February 18, 2019

Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin ETFs

Regulators Explain Why Bitcoin Futures Are Easier to Approve Than Bitcoin ETFs Commissioners of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) have come together to discuss their regulatory approaches to bitcoin futures contracts and bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs). The two regulators are also […]

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Bullish Following Possible Higher Lows

Markets Update: Cryptocurrencies Bullish Following Possible Higher Lows The cryptocurrency markets have enjoyed a day of significant bullish action, with only four of the top 80 crypto assets by capitalization posting a 24-hour loss as of this writing. ETH was the strongest performing leading market, comprising the only cryptocurrency in […]

In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare Acquisition, Grayscale Investment Report

In the Daily: Shapeshift Beta, Coinsquare Acquisition, Grayscale Investment Report In this edition of The Daily we cover the beta launch of a new platform from Shapeshift, an acquisition by one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges in Canada – Coinsquare – and the latest Grayscale digital asset investment report. Also […]

Bitmain Announces New 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip With 29% More Efficiency

Bitmain Announces New 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip With 29% More Efficiency On Feb. 18, mining rig manufacturing giant Bitmain Technologies announced its next-generation 7nm ASIC chip for mining SHA-256 cryptocurrencies like BTC and BCH. According to Bitmain, the mining chip, called the BM1397, is more efficient when mining proof of work […]

Most of 2017’s Leading Cryptocurrencies by Market Cap Have Crashed Out of the Top 15

Most of 2017’s Leading Cryptocurrencies by Market Cap Have Crashed Out of the Top 15 Many cryptocurrencies rose and fell during the 2017 bull market and subsequent year of bearish retracement. While the top four crypto assets by market cap have remained the same over the last two years, more […]

Ethereum Client Parity’s Afri Schoeden Quits Social Media Amid Community Infighting

Ethereum Client Parity’s Afri Schoeden Quits Social Media Amid Community Infighting Afri Schoeden, release manager at blockchain infrastructure firm Parity Technologies, has exited social media amid a spate of infighting in the Ethereum community Cointelegraph.com News

How the Marshall Islands Envisions Its National Digital Currency Dubbed ‘Sovereign’

How the Marshall Islands Envisions Its National Digital Currency Dubbed ‘Sovereign’ The idea behind the SOV project lies in the Marshall Islands government’s pursuance of “manifesting national liberty” and creation of an alternative state currency to the U.S. dollar Cointelegraph.com News