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Bitmains IPO Filing Has Expired

n nn nn Bitmains long-anticipated initial public offering IPO filing with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange is officially a bust.The mining titans IPO expired on Tuesday, March 26, 2019. Bitmain filed the application for its IPO on September 26, 2018,… Continue Reading →

R3 Co-Founder Jesse Edwards Is Leaving the Enterprise Blockchain Firm

Co-founder Jesse Edwards is leaving R3, but will remain an investor and continue working with the blockchain firm.

Central Banks See No Value in Issuing Digital Currency BIS Chief

BIS chief Agustin Carstens has said that central banks are wary about issuing digital currencies due to the huge operational consequences.

Bitcoin Price Consolidation Continues, Downside Break Looks Likely

Chart signals of bullish exhaustion suggest bitcoin’s narrowing trading range could soon be breached to the downside.

Blockchain Financial Plumbing Is Still Years Away, Says LSE Spinoff Exactpro

Exactpro, which tests software for stock exchanges, says it could be years before blockchains can safely connect to existing post-trade systems.

Ex-Enron CEO Leaves Jail to Plot Possible Blockchain Venture Report

The former CEO of Enron, Jeffrey Skilling, is reportedly looking to start a blockchain-related company just a month after being freed from prison.

A Sad Joke Bitcoin Cashs Lead Coder Quits Bitcoin Unlimited Project

Amaury Schet, a leading developer of bitcoin cash, is leaving one of the projects that paved the way for the controversial cryptocurrency.

TrueDigital Expands Distribution of Its Bitcoin and Ether OTC Reference Rates

Institutional digital assets platform trueDigital has signed two new deals to expand the reach of its OTC reference rates for bitcoin and ether.

eToro Acquires Smart Contract Startup for Tokenized Asset Boost

Social investing platform eToro has acquired Firmo, a smart contract firm that enables derivatives to be tokenized on any major blockchain.

Blockchain Insurance Consortium B3i Quietly Raises $16 Million

B3i, a blockchain startup owned by some of the world’s top insurance firms, raised $16 million last month, Swiss records show.

OKEx Crypto Exchange Is Building a Blockchain, DEX to Come Soon

Cryptocurrency exchange OKEx has said it plans to soon launch a decentralized exchange DEX on a native blockchain.

Bitcoins Trading Range Narrows In March to Hit Two-Year Low

Bitcoin’s daily volatility in March, measured as the difference between 24-hour highs and lows, is its lowest since April of 2017.

A Bitcoin Lightning Web Standard, Inspired By Ethereum, Is Gaining Steam

Sending bitcoin lightning payments over the web might soon get easier. That&8217s because a new bitcoin standard for simplifying lightning payments, the open-source WebLN standard, is gaining traction, now being used by Lightning Joule and Bluewallet, two of the more… Continue Reading →

Crypto Mining Giant Bitmains IPO Application Has Officially Expired

Bitmains application to go public in Hong Kong has officially lapsed, meaning there’ll be no IPO anytime soon for the mining giant.

Euroclear Plans 2017 Launch for Blockchain Gold Market

Euroclear is planning to launch its blockchain-based gold trading platform later this year. nSource

Bitcoin’s Latest Scaling Twist Support is Building for a UASF

It seems to be one thing after another for bitcoin. Amid the long-standing debate, one well-known bitcoin developer recently posted a note to the project’smailing listalleging a major mining entityis prolonging the debate overscalingbecause it would accidentally wipe out a… Continue Reading →

Bitcoin News Summary March 25, 2019

The post Bitcoin News Summary &8211 March 25, 2019 appeared first on 99 Bitcoins.nHeres what happened this week in Bitcoin in 99 seconds. Digitec-Galaxus, considered Switzerlands, started accepting Bitcoin and 9 major altcoins. The company will utilize payment processor… Continue Reading →

How Lightning Makes Bitcoin Great Again for Payments

Lightning Labs’ Alex Bosworth talks about how the lightning network provides bitcoin’s best hope for becoming the payments network of the future.

Crypto Futures and Institutional Interest Looking in the Wrong Place

Cboe’s suspension of bitcoin futures highlights a mistake we’re all making when it comes to institutional involvement, argues Noelle Acheson.

BMW, Intel Partner With Government-Backed Blockchain Accelerator

BMW Group Asia, Intel and Nielsen are now corporate partners of the Singapore government-supported blockchain accelerator Tribe.

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