Bitcoin 

Bitcoin Futures | Nasdaq Claims BTC Futures Contracts are Still Coming

Nasdaq Inc. is still planning to launch its Bitcoin futures early next year, Bloomberg reported early this morning. Two individuals familiar with the Bitcoin project told Benjamin Bain, a reporter at Bloomberg, that despite the downturned market the index still plans on offering these contracts. Bitcoin Futures Bitcoin (BTC) has plunged nearly -75% since the beginning of the year and interest in digital currencies has dramatically decreased. Still, the Wall Street exchange feels there is enough investor interest to continue its plans. One of the individuals at Nasdaq told Bloomberg…

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ICOs 

Velix.ID Token Sale is Coming

RegTech startup Velix.ID has been wheeling and dealing the past couple of weeks, adding a handful of strategic partnerships ahead of their upcoming ICO. New partners include crypto exchanges Coinsecure and Bitxoxo, and the online marketplace Bazista. The Bazista deal is focused on keeping user data secure and creating an easy and intuitive shopping experience. Bazista is developing an online marketplace which will use cryptocurrencies and digital assets as primary payment methods. The company is currently running an ICO and hopes to launch their platform by the end of this…

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Ethereum 

Sharding Improvement Coming to Ethereum Network?

There’s a lot of news floating around about the Ethereum network this week. Some bad, some good. This article, however, is going to focus primarily on the latter news.  Ethereum Network to Add Sharding Scaling Yesterday, the co-founder of Ethereum hinted that sharding scaling is coming to the Ethereum network. He tweeted this to his 747K followers. This would be pretty significant if it were to happen. Why? Because it means the transaction processing capacity on the Ethereum network could soon increase.  For those who don’t know, sharding is defined as…

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