Setting Bitcoin’s Price Mechanism: CME Group to Launch BTC Futures

On the anniversary of the publication of Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin white paper, the price of Bitcoin reached a new all-time high, following the news that CME Group, one of the world’s largest derivatives exchanges, will launch a Bitcoin futures product

IndiCoin: A Blockchain Based Crypto-Social Initiative

Blockchain technology has created a buzz around the world by changing the way we bank online, changing the online social community among others. This is just the beginning. Among the countries caught up in the blockchain frenzy, India has one

Bitpay to Suspend All Services During the Segwit2x Hard Fork

Technology With roughly fifteen days left bitcoin-based businesses all around the world have been preparing their users for the possible hardfork expected to take place on or around November 16. Now the world’s largest bitcoin merchant service

CME Group to Launch BTC Futures

On the anniversary of the publication of Satoshi Nakamoto’s Bitcoin white paper, the price of Bitcoin reached a new all-time high, following the news that CME Group, one of the world’s largest derivatives exchanges, will launch a Bitcoin futures product

London Stock Exchange Exec: Fiat Cash Impeding Blockchain Trials

Fiat currencies are hampering blockchain innovation – at least according to David Harris, head of commercial innovation at the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG). In a keynote address at the third annual London Blockchain Summit today, Harris told a crowd of

Economics Professor Barry Eichengreen Favours Central Bank Issued Digital Currency Over Decentralised Cryptos

Renowned Professor of Economics and Political Science, Barry Eichengreen, has declared that he believes decentralised cryptocurrency will “not really” play a part in the future of finance. For the University of California lecturer, it is far more likely that central bank-issued

Interview: NewsBTC With Petr Belousov, CEO of Confideal

Most of the applications of the Blockchain technology is driven by the smart contracts, which have the capability of automating decision making and execution in most of the settings. As most of the big names across industries pour money into

Confideal – More Than Just the Sum of Its Parts

Confideal boasts a vibrant ecosystem where the core features of the integrated platform, such as smart contracts and arbitration, unite to form an application that is far more than just the sum of its parts. [Note: This is a sponsored

Launching a Cryptocurrency “Token Generation Event” (aka an ICO)

On October 27, 2017, disruptors in the cryptocurrency field gathered at the San Francisco Ethereal Summit. Sponsored by ConsenSys, the summit provided a diverse mix of panels and workshops that demystified the “initial coin offering” (ICO) or “token generation event.” Side note:

Op Ed: Slovenia Primed to Become a Blockchain Haven

The prime minister of Slovenia’s speech in support of blockchain technology this week has solidified the country’s position as the leading blockchain destination in the European Union and a key player in the regulatory field.“After the difficult ordeal of the economic

Resolving Contract Disputes on a Decentralized Network

As per data from Finra.org, a total of 2,286 arbitration cases were filed in August 2017, with 1,511 (66%) being filed by customers and 775 (34%) being intra-industry cases. The average settlement time (in months) for these disputes was 14.6

Slovenia Primed to Become a Blockchain Haven

The prime minister of Slovenia’s speech in support of blockchain technology this week has solidified the country’s position as the leading blockchain destination in the European Union and a key player in the regulatory field. “After the difficult ordeal of the