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Bitcoin futures could open cryptocurrency to institutions

Getty Images Proposed bitcoin futures contracts could give pension funds and other asset owners a way to get a piece of the booming action in cryptocurrencies. CME Group Inc. on Oct. 31 announced it would launch a bitcoin futures contract in the fourth quarter, following an Aug. 2 announcement by […]

Open Money Aims to Integrate Ethereum Into Mainstream Software Applications – The Merkle

The year 2017 has been pretty spectacular for most cryptocurrencies so far. The Bitcoin price has gained a lot of value, but the increase in the Ethereum price hasn’t gone unnoticed either. As a result, Ethereum is slowly becoming more appealing to mainstream consumers. There is still a lot of work to be done in this […]

No Token Response: UNICEF Is Open to Doing Its Own ICO

So-called token sales or initial coin offerings (ICOs) are getting a nod of approval from an unlikely source. Revealed in an exclusive interview with CoinDesk, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the U.N. program tasked with providing assistance to children around the globe, said this week it would be open to exploring how it could […]

No ‘Token’ Response: UNICEF Is Open to Launching Its Own ICO

So-called token sales or initial coin offerings (ICOs) are getting a nod of approval from an unlikely source. Revealed in an exclusive interview with CoinDesk, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), the U.N. program tasked with providing assistance to children around the globe, said this week it would be open to exploring how it could […]

Bitcoin-Ethereum Atomic Swap Code Now Open Source

A team of cryptocurrency startup developers is open-sourcing technology that enables trustless trading between the bitcoin and ethereum blockchains. Now available on GitHub, the code has already been used to execute what startup Altcoin Exchange claims is the first so-called “atomic swap” between the largest cryptocurrencies by market value. As a result of the release, a […]

Ethereum blockchain derivatives trading platform VariabL launches open alpha

VariabL, a new application which leverages blockchain technology to offer a secure and efficient derivatives trading platform on Ethereum has announced the launch of its open alpha. The application allows for now limited trading on ETH/USD contracts. VaribL uses trustless smart contracts to match traders, hold users funds and settle contracts. User funds are always […]

How To Open Cryptocurrency Exchange: Practical Tips

The cryptocurrencies boom forced analysts to talk about bubbles, and late “miners” to buy up video cards. Meanwhile, many people have already earned enough money on the trend: someone did it on the appreciating prices, and someone, as in case with nVidia, profited on the growing demand for related issues. There are a lot of […]

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