Please share if you find this article interesting. Here’s What You Should Know About Cboe’s Bitcoin Futures Launch - Bitcoin News Finance The largest U.S. options provider, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe), is set to launch its bitcoin-based futures products today at 6 pm EDT. Currently, investors and speculators are interested in what will happen when the derivatives products launch, because at the moment there are no open standards for this type of cryptocurrency-based investment vehicle. Also read: Chicago Options Exchange Getting the Bitcoin Bug: “We Believe” says President Big Time Options Markets Are About to Shoot the Dice With Bitcoin Cboe is planning to launch its bitcoin derivatives product. It’ll be sold under the ticker XBT. Many people are wondering how
Please share if you find this article interesting. Hypnosis the Answer to Forgotten Wallet Passwords? Imagine this scenario. January 2013, you buy 100 Bitcoins for $1300 not thinking too much about the new cryptocurrency and the small amount of money you’ve spent. Fast forward five years and you realise your 100 Bitcoin are now worth $1.3 mln. But you have forgotten the password to your Bitcoin wallets - denying you access to your million dollar fortune. It would be a nightmare of epic proportions. You’d probably rather face Jason from Friday the 13th than not be able to access your Bitcoin wallet. But if you live in Russia, you could pay a hypnotist to help you remember your password and claim your little pile of digital gold. According to RT, a hypnotist in Russia is charging o
Please share if you find this article interesting. Bulgarian Exchange Crypto.bg to Resume Trading on Monday - Bitcoin News Featured Crypto.bg, a leading Bulgarian exchange effected by the unexpected banking clampdown on coin-traders in the country last week, is set to resume trading on Monday. The company’s management announced that access to their bank account has been restored after negotiations with bank officials. Also read: Viabtc Announces New Cryptocurrency Exchange With Bitcoin Cash as Base Currency “Our account has been opened today (Saturday). We have lots of pre-hedged orders and hundreds of transactions to process over the weekend. We need to crosscheck manually each transfer with Kraken. Everyone will get their money on Monday morning. That’s a promise!”, Stamen
Please share if you find this article interesting. Ludicrous Headlines About Bitcoin Mining Will Kill Us All - Bitcoin News Op-Ed To proponents, the words “bitcoin mining” are synonymous with security, value, and financial freedom. To exponents, those same words evoke images of burning tyres, oil slicks, and crying kittens. To say that bitcoin mining evokes strong feelings is like saying Charles Manson was “a bit naughty”. While the amount of energy bitcoin mining uses is up for debate, the most hyperbolic accusations can be dismissed out of hand. They’re not just inaccurate – they’re dangerous. Also read: Is “Zero-Waste” Bitcoin Mining Achievable? Don’t Believe the Hype It’s strange: bitcoin emerges out of nowhere to dominate global headlines and suddenly everyone’s an envi
Please share if you find this article interesting. ICOs Have Entered Intensive Care Yet the remedy proposed by regulators may actually kill the patient. Our London correspondent Nick Ayton aka The Sage of Shoreditch, after chairing Blockchain Expo in the heart of Silicon Valley, assess the state of ICOs and the near-term prognosis appears to suggest that in 75 percent of cases we are losing the patient. 12,000 people attended Blockchain Expo in Silicon Valley on 29 and 30 Nov. 2017, to date one of the biggest gathering of crypto enthusiasts, which provided a large enough sample of people in the ecosystem to measure the current temperature of ICOs as an emerging capital market. There is no doubt ICOs are entering a period of intensive care but should emerge fitter and stronger in ...
Please share if you find this article interesting. Litecoin Set to Approach $200 in Monster Rally Due to the recent hype of Bitcoin earlier this week, Litecoin (LTC) has reacted with a massive run of its own. The cryptocurrency is now approaching a 100 percent price increase just 24 hours after Bitcoin cooled down. Impactful surge of Litecoin The price of Litecoin is quickly heading for $200 USD, marking LTC as the sixth largest market capitalization at almost $9 bln. LTC volume on @GDAX over 3M, which is more than $400MM worth of litecoins traded. This means Litecoin has made Coinbase more than $1MM in revenue today from GDAX alone! pic.twitter.com/TgPpWWNbxn — Charlie Lee [LTC] (@SatoshiLite) December 8, 2017 Recently, there was some concern that a “flippening” would take plac
Please share if you find this article interesting. ICOs, Bitcoin's Growth and the Blockchain Community: An Interview Ivan on Tech Ivan Liljeqvist is an international speaker, software developer and founder of Ivan on Tech. On Ivan's channel he spreads knowledge about Blockchain technology to hundreds of thousands of viewers. He is known for making the complex simple, the boring interesting and Blockchain entertaining. Cointelegraph's Stephen Chase caught up with Ivan at this year's Blockshow Asia to chat about Blockchaining the world, understanding Bitcoin and making the future better for everyone. Also, Ivan gives a bit of advice on how you can go about getting others involved in the community by giving away some Bitcoin. CT: Could you tell us a bit about what you do when you're...
Please share if you find this article interesting. IRS Bitcoin Hunt Ramps Up, But Tax Amnesty Could Follow: Expert Blog Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at [email protected] Don’t get excited or fearful just yet. The IRS has not yet announced a tax amnesty for people who failed to report their gains and income from Bitcoin and other virtual currencies. But there has long been speculation that it might happen. And given recent developments, we may now be one step closer. It is well-known that the IRS is looking hard at
Please share if you find this article interesting. Happy Bitcoin-Mitzvah The tales of fortunes made on Bitcoin are numerous, but every now and then a unique and lovable tale captures the hearts of many - and has them green with envy. Enter Eddy Zillan, who made a fortune investing the money he was gifted for his Bar Mitzvah on various cryptocurrencies. According to The Telegraph, the young investor entered the market at the tender age of 16-years-old. Playing around with an initial $1,000, his trading hobby was boosted by a $5,000 injection from his Bar Mitzvah. The industrious youngster wasn’t just bank-rolled, he worked during holidays to make more money to invest. “I then invested another $6,000 through money I earned and saved from working summer jobs.” Seeing some returns on
Please share if you find this article interesting. Crypto Stimulus Expert Blog is Cointelegraph’s new series of articles by crypto industry leaders. It covers everything from Blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies to ICO regulation and investment analysis. If you want to become our guest author and get published on Cointelegraph, please send us an email at [email protected] Much has been said lately regarding tax cuts and economic incentives to drive the global economy. When tax reforms are discussed debates are sparked about political motives, winners and losers, and the overall efficacy of the propositions. What if there were an easier and more inventive way to stimulate the economy by helping businesses and consumers? The answer has arrived in the form of cryptocurre