Advertisement The Intercontinental Exchange’s Bitcoin futures contracts platform, Bakkt, has been launched for almost a month now. However, the Bitcoin community is still considerably disappointed in its performance and it would seem like with every passing day, some more hope is being lost. Long before the official launch, Bakkt has been suggested by many traders
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Cryptocurrency investment and infrastructure platform Layer1 has secured $50 million from a number of industry stakeholders in a Series A funding round. As Fortune reported on Oct. 15, venture capitalist and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel, early-stage investor Shasta Ventures, along with other industry players committed $50 million to Layer1, which plans to build a wind-powered
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Libra, the highly-scrutinized planned cryptocurrency led by Facebook (NASDAQ:FB), officially launched in Geneva yesterday despite several high-profile defections from the project last week. Libra Launches With 21 Chartered Members The Libra Association, the non-profit governing body of the digital currency, officially signed on 21 charter members at a meeting at its Swiss headquarters. The association
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UNICEF announced recently that it was working on a prototype for accepting donations made in Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH), with the crypto donations not being converted into fiat. The United Nations Children’s Fund has boosted the crypto adoption movement by announcing that it will start accepting Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH) donations. UNICEF’s Christina
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The Oxford English Dictionary, published by the Oxford University Press, has added ‘satoshi’ to its compendium of the English language. First used less than seven years ago, satoshi is the newest word added to the dictionary. The addition was made as part of a quarterly update to the respected source’s database that also includes the words
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The head of Sweden’s Riksbank has characterized Facebook’s Libra project as “an incredibly important catalytic event” that is spurring the world’s central banks to ready themselves for digital transformation. In an interview with CNBC’s Squawk Box Europe on Oct. 15, Riksbank Governor Stefan Ingves said: “It has been an incredibly important catalytic event to sort
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The world’s second-largest stock exchange, Nasdaq, has listed the AI-powered CIX100 index created by crypto data provider CryptoCompare. The news was revealed in a press release shared with Cointelegraph on Oct. 15.  Neural network-based analysis CIX100 is a crypto market benchmark that analyzes uses a neural network algorithm to analyze data for the top 100
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The social trading and investing platform eToro has partnered with analytics and finance management startup The Tie to launch a sentiment-based analytical tool to track people’s perception of cryptocurrencies. eToro unveiled the new strategy, dubbed TheTIE-LongOnlyCopyPortfolio, in an official announcement on Oct. 15. The strategy analyzes digital currency-related conversations, processing 850 million tweets every day
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VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LiteLink Technologies Inc. (“LiteLink”) (CSE:LLT)(OTC:LLNKF)(FRA:C0B) , a key player in logistics and payment solutions, is pleased to announce PerfectRoute, a delivery route planning and fleet optimization solution for all types of vehicles designed for last-mile delivery, powered by the 1SHIFT Logistics platform. With the global route optimization
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Blockchain technology has proven to be a catalyst of change across a wide variety of industries in the years since Bitcoin’s (BTC) inception in 2009. The subsequent creation of various blockchain projects and alternate cryptocurrencies has shown that blockchain technology can provide innovative changes across a broad spectrum. The worlds of finance, logistics and even
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