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Conducting the first futures contracts for bitcoins coincided with the fall in the exchange rate

Conducting the first futures contracts for bitcoins coincided with the fall in the exchange rate

In December 2017, the Chicago Stock Options Exchange (CBOE) began trading bitcoin futures (XBT). On January 18, the first contracts (more than 120 thousand) of F8 were sold at the price of $ 11,055. The total...
Bitstamp and KuCoin temporarily suspended the Withdrawals of Ethereum

Bitstamp and KuCoin temporarily suspended the Withdrawals of Ethereum

One of the serious problems of most crypto currencies is scalability. When the number of network users increases, transactions are delayed and commissions increase. At the end of 2017, the number of daily...
Ledger attracted $ 75 million to upgrade hardware wallet

Ledger attracted $ 75 million to upgrade hardware wallet

The French company Ledger, which develops hardware bitcoin-wallets, announced successful financing for the further development and expansion of the company. Several large investors made investments totaling...

Satoshi Nakamoto - The most influential person in the cryptocurrency world

The identity of the creator of Bitcoin, Satoshi Nakamoto, is still a mystery. Different people have stated that they are the developers of the most popular crypto currency after the publication of an article...

Binance added tokens of INS Ecosystem trading platform

Cryptoexchange Binance has added trading pairs INS/BTC and INS/ETH. INS is a token of the first distributed blockchain platform for direct interaction between grocery manufacturers and consumers....

Bitfinex registration is reopening for those who have $10,000

Bitfinex, one of the largest cryptocurrency exchanges, reopened registration for new users, but with restrictions. After registration, you must make a deposit of at least $10,000, for full account activation...

The owner of 5,057 Bitcoins will donate most of the money to charity

The owner of a Bitcoin wallet with 5,057 coins realized that he has more than he can spend and decided to donate most of his wealth to charitable purposes. The total value of the wallet at that time was about...

Raid at the cryptocurrency magazine ForkLog: Ethereum, equipment, and a bottle of rum were seized

The Security Service of Ukraine (SBU) conducted a search of the office of ForkLog and the apartment of the founder of the publication, Anatoly Kaplan. ForkLog - the largest Russian language online magazine...

The European Parliament wants to identify the owners of cryptocurrencies

The EU proposed amendments to the law on money laundering to allow for the addition of cryptocurrency holders into a special database which law enforcement agencies will be able to access. Now,...

A criminal kidnapped his acquaintance for $1.8 million in ETH

With the popularity of cryptocurrencies, the number of people who want to earn money grows. But not everyone wants to dive into the technology. For example, 35-year-old Louis Mesa from New York City decided to...

Charlie Lee sold his Litecoin in order not to influence the market

Charlie Lee decided to sell all his decided to sell all of his savings in Litecoin. The founder of the second bitcoin fork in the history explained that he did it to avoid conflicts of interest. Now Litecoin...

eBay will add payment in Bitcoin

Vice President of eBay, Scott Cutler, said that the company is seriously thinking about the payment of goods in Bitcoin. Cryptocurrency is what everyone is discussing today. It is becoming more and more...

GMO will pay employees with Bitcoins

The Japanese GMO Internet Group will pay salaries in cryptocurrency. With the help of the new payment system of the company, more than 4,700 employees will receive part of their salary in Bitcoins as early as...

Payment in IQ. Online encyclopedia Everipedia will switch to blockchain

Larry Sanger is best known as one of the co-founders of Wikipedia. He created the underlying principles of the Wiki community and also came up with the very name of the encyclopedia. Today, Sanger is among...

Bitcoin futures are more expensive than the coin itself

The recent rapid rise in the price of Bitcoin to $18,000 occurred against the backdrop of the preparation of stock exchanges for the trade of Bitcoin futures (XBT). The exchanges expect to attract investors...