Year: 2019


United States’ National Defense Authorization Act proposes the use of DLT for defense purposes

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), a series of United States federal laws that defines the annual budget and expenditures of the U.S. Department of Defense, now contains a provision requesting research into the potential use of DLT (distributed ledger technology) for defense purposes. According to Section 255 of the NDAA bill, the Undersecretary of […]


CoinMarketCap announces its first-ever large scale conference with an exciting speakers line-up – and it’s free to attend

CoinMarketCap, the world’s most popular site for cryptocurrency information, has announced its first look at speakers and supporting media headlining its first-ever large scale conference, named The Capital, taking place in Singapore on November 12-13 this year. For this first conference, the dual themes that they have earmarked are “adoption” and “liquidity”, two of the […]


Facebook’s Libra is what the USA needs to defend the ‘Free World’ from China, claims David Marcus

Facebook is laying its claim as the saviour of the free world. You read that right. A company whose motto, according to the underwebs of Silicon Valley, is “Move Fast and Break Things,” is positioning itself as the digital shining light for democracies everywhere. Led by Mark Zuckerberg, who you would recall sat pale-faced before […]


CME Group unveils plans to launch Bitcoin options in early 2020

The leading derivatives marketplace, Chicago Merchantile Exchange Group, has announced that it would be launching options on Bitcoin futures on its platform in Q1 of 2020, subject to regulatory approval. In a press release, Tim McCourt, CME Group’s Head of Equity Index and Alternative Investment Products, said, “Based on increasing client demand and robust growth […]


Bitcoin whales move $90 million over different transactions as king coin holds steady

With Bitcoin [BTC] maintaining its value above the $10,000 mark, altcoins also joined the BTC bulls. Amid the recent glitch that happened in the price of the king coin over CoinMarketCap, crypto-traders were left scratching their heads and started discussing the sudden change in the price of the digital gold. As Bitcoin’s bullish momentum continued, […]