Wednesday, August 21, 2019

CME Group Bitcoin Futures Hit $1.3 Billion Amid Parabolic Advance

News CME Group reported record volume for its bitcoin (BTC) futures on May 13 as the cryptocurrency’s surprise bull market continued.CME, which together with the Chicago Board Options...

XRP Tops Cryptocurrency Price Gains After Coinbase and ETN Rollout

News United States cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase confirmed it had rolled out XRP trading to New York users in a social media update on May 13.Amid bitcoin’s (BTC) ongoing...

Research: Crypto Mining Hardware Market to See 10% Compound Annual Growth by 2023

News Digital currency mining hardware market is set to expand by 2023, according to a report from market research firm Reportlinker published on April 29. Per the analysis, the rising number of product...

Mixed Cryptocurrency Transactions Up 300% as Crypto Users Pursue Anonymity

News Mixed cryptocurrency transactions now represent 4.09% of all bitcoin (BTC) payments, according to data published by Longhash on April 29. So-called “CoinJoins” have risen by 300% in the space of nine months....

Moody’s Research Warns Corporations That Private Blockchains Contain New Risks

News United States credit rating agency Moody’s Investor Service warned about the dangers of private versus public blockchains in new research issued on April 25. Part of an investigation into the potential impact...

Local Media: HTC Plans to Launch 2nd Gen Blockchain Smartphone in 2019

News Taiwanese consumer electronics giant HTC has revealed plans to launch a second-generation model of its blockchain-centric smartphone before the end of 2019. The news was announced in a report from English-language...

South Korea’s Largest Car Supplier Hyundai to Use DLT in Smartphone-EV Pairing Tool

News South Korea’s largest car manufacturer, Hyundai Motor Group, will use blockchain in its new tech for pairing electric vehicles (EVs) with smartphones. Sustainable mobility-focused news agency Green...

Protocol Labs and Ethereum Foundation Team Up to Research Verifiable Delay Functions

News Filecoin owner Protocol Labs is collaborating with the Ethereum Foundation to develop a Verifiable Delay Function (VDF). The company announced the partnership in a blog post on...

Singapore Police Secure First Convictions Against OneCoin MLM Scheme Agents

News Singapore authorities have charged two men for promoting cryptocurrency multi-level marketing (MLM) scheme OneCoin in the first case of its kind for the city state, local daily...

Blockchain Prediction Platform Augur to Launch Stablecoin DAI-Denominated Markets

News Blockchain-powered event betting platform Augur has launched a token denominated in MakerDAO’s Dai (DAI) stablecoin as part of a major upgrade to its platform. The news was...