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Ethereum Could Soon Launch Its First Casper Testnet

Ethereum developers are looking to use code for their experimental Casper proof-of-stake protocol as the basis for a new test network. During a core developer meeting today, ethereum founder Vitalik Buterin said that not only is Casper ready to be tested, but that it could provide a security boost when testing code across clients. It’s […]

Swiss bank to launch bitcoin futures to allow betting against cryptocurrency

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss bank Vontobel said it will start trading Switzerland’s first two mini futures to short bitcoin on Friday, giving investors a tool to bet against the value of the volatile cryptocurrency or to hedge bitcoin positions. The newly launched logo of Swiss bank Vontobel is seen at an office building in Zurich, […]

Swiss bank to launch bitcoin futures to allow betting against cryptocurrency

ZURICH (Reuters) – Swiss bank Vontobel said it will start trading Switzerland’s first two mini futures to short bitcoin on Friday, giving investors a tool to bet against the value of the volatile cryptocurrency or to hedge bitcoin positions. The newly launched logo of Swiss bank Vontobel is seen at an office building in Zurich, […]

Shitshow or Success? Bitcoin Gold’s Launch Has Been Anything But Smooth

An attack, a chain split and general chaos on social media aren’t getting the developers behind bitcoin’s latest fork down. The bitcoin gold cryptocurrency, which split from bitcoin in October, at the time touting a new mining scheme, has had a rocky start since it launched its live network on Nov. 12. Within the first […]

New Cryptocurrency-Based CoinPoker Set to Launch, But Is It the Future?

As the price of Bitcoin reaches record highs, a new cryptocurrency poker site claims it’s set to revolutionize the industry. But some see the innovation as something taking us back to a more unregulated industry. Tony G and the team behind CoinPoker insist they’re not just launching another unregulated online poker site, but really are […]

Ethereum-based Decentralized Online Sports Lottery to Launch Its Pre-ICO on November, 13th

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Bitcoin Gold Goes Live After Bumpy Blockchain Launch

The newest fork of the bitcoin blockchain is officially live after a rocky start. Developers for the project, dubbed bitcoin gold, published software for the breakaway cryptocurrency today, releasing the code on GitHub as well. Aimed at blocking the use of specialized chips for mining, the project revealed last week it was eyeing a formal launch on […]

Bitcoin-Based Ethereum Rival RSK Set to Launch Next Month

Interview The long-awaited smart contract solution for Bitcoin’s blockchain that offers additional scaling improvements, RSK, is preparing to launch. News.Bitcoin.com spoke with Sergio Demián Lerner, RSK Labs’ chief scientist, about to what to expect from the RSK launch as well as the subsequent launch of the Lightning-style scaling upgrade Lumino. Also read: A […]

Bjork to Embrace Cryptocurrency With Upcoming Album Launch

News Icelandic musician and composer, Bjork, has sought to embrace cryptocurrencies with the release of her new album. Bjork’s ninth studio album, Utopia, will be made available for purchase using bitcoin, litecoin, dash, or audiocoin. Purchasers of the album will also receive 100 free Audiocoins – a little-known altcoin valued at less […]

India Banning Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin Hits $7,450, CME Group To Launch Bitcoin Futures, And More

In an upcoming movie ‘Justice League’, Flash asks Batman, “What are your superpowers again?” Batman responds, “I’m rich.” With leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin hitting $7,450, it appears as if, he meant “I got Bitcoins!” This week, while the cryptocurrency market capital has hit the $200 Bn mark, primarily led by Bitcoins which accounts for $120 Bn, […]

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