Ethereum [ETH] futures contract upcoming: Could this pave the road for an ETF?

BOE Global Markets, the company behind launching Bitcoin [BTC] futures last year, has reportedly revealed that they would be launching a futures market for Ethereum [ETH] as well. One of the sources revealed to Business Insider that the product might be ready by the end of this year. Futures contracts are a kind of derivatives that allow investors ...
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BTC Profit System | Why Experts Recommend Investing In Bitcoin

  Over the past few years, more and more consumers have opted to invest in Bitcoin and other digital currencies. Some analysts believe that Bitcoin is nothing more than a sham. They suggest that it should be avoided by serious investors. Others believe that Bitcoin could pave the way for a valuable and profitable future. The truth of the matte...
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SINGAPORE’S CENTRAL BANK PARTNERS WITH NASDAQ, DELOITTE ON SETTLING TOKENIZED ASSETS

Singapore's Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), the country's central banking institution, has teamed up with major firms. The project hopes to develop solutions for the exchange and settlement of tokenized digital currencies, as well as securities assets. SINGAPORE IS LOOKING PROMISING FOR CRYPTOCURRENCIES Earlier in May, Bitcoinist reported th...
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Coinbase CEO on How He Got Into Crypto, Bitcoin’s Price Action, U.S. SEC, ICOs, Cyber Security, and Real World Adoption of Crypto

At an interview with Bloomberg TV anchor Emily Chang at the second annual "Players Technology Summit" event in San Francisco on 14 August 2018, Brian Armstrong, co-founder and CEO of Coinbase, talked about how he got into Bitcoin, the evolution of Coinbase, Bitcoin's price action, his view of the U.S. SEC, his view of crypto skeptics such as Warren...
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Union Bank AG enters the world of crypto

  On August 17th, Union Bank AG announced that they would be issuing their own security tokens, in addition to a fiat-backed Union Bank payment stable coin. The bank is working with Liechtenstein's regulatory authority FMA to launch this blockchain initiative. Liechtenstein has already established itself as one of the most crypto friendly plac...
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Coinbase takes position of industry leader, establishes “Institutional Core Principles”

  Coinbase recently released a list of principles they aim to adhere to as an exchange platform. In a blog post named "Introducing our Institutional Core Principles", Adam White, the Vice President and General Manager at Coinbase, spoke about the rules for propagating the platform's visions. This comes after a general uptick of interest by ins...
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Y Combinator Reveals Ex-Baidu Blockchain Bull Qi Lu as CEO of New China Division

  The Ex-COO of 'Chinese Google' Baidu and blockchain bull Qi Lu has joined Y Combinator (YC) to run the company's new China-based division, according to a blog post August 14. Y Combinator –– the major Silicon Valley-based entrepreneurial accelerator that funded such startups as Dropbox, Airbnb, Coinbase, Reddit, among others –– announced tha...
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ProShares Bitcoin ETFs: Final SEC Deadline Is 23 August 2018; Any Chance of Approval?

  The U.S. SEC's final deadline to approve or deny the two ProShares Bitcoin ETFs (proposal filed in December 2017) is on 23 August 2018. In view of the SEC's second rejection of the Winklevoss Bitcoin ETF, do these two ProShares ETFs have any chance of getting approved? ProShares (a division of ProFunds Group) is one of the largest provider o...
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FIVE IMPORTANT POINTS HIGHLIGHTS ON BITCOIN AND BLOCKCHAIN TECHNOLOGY

  Bitcoin and cryptocurrencies in general have been expanding all over the world in the last years. And there are some individuals that were able to build important enterprises after adopting the famous cryptocurrency in the early years of its history. In a conversation with Forbes, the Bitcoin investor Marco Streng has given us some few point...
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Website Builder Service ‘Wix’ Announces PumaPay Cryptocurrency Payment Option

  PumaPay has announced its partnership with Wix, the website creation and hosting platform. Based on the partnership, the PumaPay cryptocurrency (PMA) becomes one of the payment options on the platform . Wix Adds PumaPay Cryptocurrency PumaPay which is fast becoming a cryptocurrency payment staple in the adult entertainment industry has added...
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Coinbase Lands Patent for Secure Bitcoin Payment System

  San Francisco-based Coinbase has won a patent for a secure bitcoin payment system that would better facilitate the transfer of funds directly from customer wallets to merchants during purchases. According to the patent , the new technology is designed to improve upon existing systems, which currently do not provide solutions for maintaining ...
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NO MORE COINBASE AND BITPAY: PROCESS YOUR OWN BITCOIN PAYMENTS FOR $6 A MONTH

  Merchants can now use a Bitcoin full node to process their own payments via the BTCPay server for under $6 a month — with or without Lightning Network functionality. REMOVING MICROSOFT AZURE RELIANCE A guide to the solution from creator and Bitcoin developer Nicolas Dorier published August 18 explains how merchants who want to accept payment...
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VeChain Thor Review

What Is VeChain? Currently, VeChain is an Ethereum-based currency that is best known for its use as a supply-chain management and anti-counterfeiting solution. However, VeChain is about to undergo a major transformation to become VeChain Thor. This is going to be much more than a simple rebranding: the VeChain team will launch their own blockchain,...
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Forget ETFs, a Bitcoin ETN Is Now Available to U.S. Investors

While investors urgently await the September 30 decision by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to approve or deny the VanEck/SolidX ETF backed by Bitcoin ( BTC ), a different kind of exchange-traded Bitcoin product has become available. Bitcoin Tracker One, an exchange-traded note (ETN) managed out of Sweden, may now be purchased as ...
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‘Soft’ Crypto ETF Alternative Now Geared Towards U.S. Investors, Says Bloomberg

  A Bitcoin (BTC)-based exchange traded note (ETN) listed on the Nasdaq Stockholm exchange is now being targeted towards U.S. investors, Bloomberg reports Wednesday, August 15. As many in the U.S. clamor to see a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) approved by regulators, this so-called "soft" alternative has been trading on the Swedish exchang...
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Coinbase Makes Its Index Fund More Attractive to Institutional Investors by Halving Its Fee

  On Monday (13 August 2018), Coinbase announced that it was reducing the annual management fee for its Index Fund from 2% to 1% for both existing and new investors. This is the reason Coinbase gave for reducing the management fee: "We're reducing our fee in order to attract investors who are familiar with lower-fee index funds in other asset ...
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Microsoft's Two New Patents Fuse Blockchain Tech With Trusted Computing Techniques

Two new patents from Microsoft reveal that the tech giant is looking to bolster its blockchain solutions with the use of trusted execution environments (TEEs), according to two filings published by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) August 9. Both applications outline how the use of TEEs could further improve security within a consortium ...
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Volkswagen Group Confirm They Will Put Blockchains On The Road

Volkswagen are becoming a popular name in the blockchain and crypto community. It is no secret that the car manufacturing giants ahed partnered with IOTA , and are researching blockchain and how it can be utilised to benefit both vehicles and the roads in general. Volkswagen (VW) confirmed earlier in the year that they are now working directly with...
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Singapore VC Firm Launches $10 Million Cryptocurrency Investment Fund

Singapore-based venture capital firm Golden Gate Ventures has recently announced it's launching a $10 million fund focused on cryptocurrency and blockchain technology startups. The fund, LuneX Ventures, is set to invest in early-stage companies. According to Markets Insider , the fund will be led by Golden Gate Ventures' former head of growth, Kenr...
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Facebook Is Reportedly Meeting With Crypto Projects, Including Stellar

Facebook ( FB ) is reportedly meeting with a number of cryptocurrency projects, including Stellar ( XLM ), to explore ways in which the company can leverage blockchain technologies. According to a recent report by Business Insider that cites insiders at Stellar, Facebook is interested in leveraging blockchain technologies to potentially undercut pa...
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