• Billionaire Mark Cuban Says Futures Contracts Are a “Positive” for Bitcoin

    Billionaire Mark Cuban Says Futures Contracts Are a “Positive” for Bitcoin

    As recently covered by CCN, the CME Group, the $51 billion U.S.-based financial institution and the world’s largest options exchange, is set to open bitcoin futures for trading by December 18 on its platform. Recently, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (CBOE) also received approval from the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to list bitcoin futures contracts on its platform, and Nasdaq Inc. is reportedly also planning on adding bitcoin contracts next year.

  • eBitcoin’s Payment Solution Aiming Mass Adoption via Messengers & Online Shops

    eBitcoin’s Payment Solution Aiming Mass Adoption via Messengers & Online Shops

    eBTC was originally created to combine the best characteristics of both Bitcoin and Ethereum together in a tokenized form. Rather than host an ICO, the developer decided to offer a simple airdrop to community supporters to highlight his revolutionary vision to ensure fair and equal distribution for a truly decentralized digital currency. Right after the successful airdrop, the opportunists came out of the woodwork with copycat “e” versions of other main altcoins attempting to tarnish eBitcoin’s authenticity and dent its wider cryptocurrency image. Notwithstanding, the eBitcoin Foundation takes all these “e” series tokens as a compliment since it is the original.

Future Flight: Air New Zealand is Experimenting with a Public Ethereum Blockchain

Future Flight: Air New Zealand is Experimenting with a Public Ethereum Blockchain

Air New Zealand, the country’s national airline, is exploring blockchain technology for “a number of potential use cases” including booking and baggage tracking via a partnership with Swiss startup Winding Tree.