NYSE and Cboe File For Bitcoin ETFs

NYSE and Cboe File For Bitcoin ETFs

This month, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe) and The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), the world’s largest options and stock exchange, filed six bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) applications to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). …

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Several South Korean Banks May Close Down The Accounts of Bitcoin Traders

Several South Korean Banks May Close Down The Accounts of Bitcoin Traders

Woori Bank, the third largest commercial bank in South Korea behind Shinhan and Kookmin, is planning on closing down the existing accounts of cryptocurrency exchanges. Last week, mainstream media outlet Hankyoreh reported that Woori Bank is planning to…

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South Korean Government Will Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges, Refutes Ban Rumors

South Korean Government Will Regulate Bitcoin Exchanges, Refutes Ban Rumors

The South Korean government has officially refuted various reports on the possibility of a cryptocurrency trading ban within the country. On Wednesday, December 13th, the South Korean government, central bank, and financial authorities had held an emer…

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Prominent Investor: Why Jamie Dimon Insisted on Calling Bitcoin a Fraud

Prominent Investor: Why Jamie Dimon Insisted on Calling Bitcoin a Fraud

Over the last year, Jamie Dimon, CEO of JPMorgan, the largest bank in the global finance sector with a market valuation of over $367 billion, has publicly expressed his opposition to bitcoin, falsely describing the cryptocurrency as a fraud and a money…

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Australia becomes World’s First to Move Stock Exchange to A Blockchain

Australia becomes World’s First to Move Stock Exchange to A Blockchain

The Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) has confirmed that it is to become the world’s first global market to use blockchain technology to clear and settle trades. The distributed ledger will replace the outdated Clearing House Electronic Subregister …

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What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

During a developer panel at the recent Baltic Honeybadger Bitcoin Conference in Latvia, the panelists were asked about the prospects of future changes to the Bitcoin protocol in the context of the perceived contention between the mining and development…

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What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

What Does the Tension Between Bitcoin Developers and Miners Mean for Future Protocol Improvements?

During a developer panel at the recent Baltic Honeybadger Bitcoin Conference in Latvia, the panelists were asked about the prospects of future changes to the Bitcoin protocol in the context of the perceived contention between the mining and development…

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Mark Cuban: Bitcoin Futures Approval Will be ‘Generally Positive’

Mark Cuban: Bitcoin Futures Approval Will be ‘Generally Positive’

Billionaire investor and entrepreneur Mark Cuban has said that the approval of the bitcoin futures on major exchanges will be ‘generally positive’ for the digital currency. The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) Group and the Chicago Board Options Excha…

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South Korean Minister’s “Bitcoin is Corrupting Kids” Logic is Flawed

South Korean Minister’s “Bitcoin is Corrupting Kids” Logic is Flawed

South Korean Prime Minister Lee Nak-yon has recently called for the imposition of strict and rigid regulatory frameworks for cryptocurrency businesses, given the exponential growth of the global bitcoin market. Lee emphasized that currently, cryptocurr…

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Roger Ver: ‘I Hold the Majority of My Cryptocoin Wealth in Bitcoin Cash’

Roger Ver: ‘I Hold the Majority of My Cryptocoin Wealth in Bitcoin Cash’

On a recent episode of The Crypto Show, longtime Bitcoin angel investor and Bitcoin.com CEO Roger Ver, who has been referred to as “Bitcoin Jesus” due to his early adoption and advocacy of the technology, shared his thoughts on Bitcoin Cash, which is a…

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