CME Group Plans to Launch Bitcoin Futures December 10

Just recently reported on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME Group) planning to launch its bitcoin-based derivatives products this quarter. Now according to CME’s bitcoin futures market specs, the firm plans to launch its derivatives products on December 10 pending regulatory approval. **On November 20, 2017, at 5:00 pm EDT, CME Group Inc, announced that […]

The White Paper is Dead – Here’s What Should Replace It

“Bitcoin Silver combines the revolutionary power of cryptocurrency with the speed of the Ethereum network to extend it’s [sic] accessibility and use value to the rest of the world.” So stutters the cover notes for one of the 300+ crypto white papers published this year. With more ICOs than there are writers qualified in the […]

Stanford’s Applied Cryptography Group Aims to Bulletproof Bitcoin

Stanford University’s Applied Cryptography Group (ACG) is proposing Bulletproofs, a way to drastically reduce blockchain data, roughly ten-fold. The ACG team argues how using aggregation for transaction proofs and reducing block size will result in two goals long sought in Bitcoin, confidentiality and speed.    Also read: Engineers Demonstrate Zcash/Bitcoin Atomic Swaps Bitcoin’s Bulletproofs Bulletproofs: Efficient Range […]

PR: Spectiv VR Video Streaming Platform Launch – Pre-ICO December 8th

This is a paid press release, which contains forward looking statements, and should be treated as advertising or promotional material. does not endorse nor support this product/service. is not responsible for or liable for any content, accuracy or quality within the press release. Today marks the alpha launch of the community-driven VR streaming […]

Publicly Listed Companies Are Getting in on the ICO Funding Action

Initial coin offerings (ICOs) are on fire and now also publicly listed companies are getting in on the new funding type action. Macau-based Dragon Corp plans a 500 million USD ICO for its floating casino. Germany’s Naga announced a decentralized blockchain trading platform. China’s NEO is being embraced at a time when the government isn’t […]