Bitcoin Cash Proponents Prepare for the Largest Block Size Increase Ever

Technology In a little more than three weeks time the Bitcoin (BCH) network will hard fork by upgrading its block size to 32MB and incorporate additional functionalities to the protocol. Currently, the entire community is steadily preparing for the consensus change as development teams release new code, while users and infrastructure providers upgrade their full…

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Ether & Ripple Doomed As Securities According to Regulation Expert

News Former Obama administration financial regulator Gary Gensler believes cryptocurrencies such as ether and ripple appear as unregistered securities, and in current violation of the law. His comments carry considerable weight in the broader financial community. They also come after venture capitalists and lawyers invested in ether projects met secretly with the US Securities and…

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Cboe Exchange Wants to Lower Its Bitcoin Futures Prices

The Cboe wants to change the way it prices bitcoin futures contracts, a move that comes just months after the exchange operator first debuted its inaugural cryptocurrency product. In a newly published letter to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) dated April 17, CBOE Future Exchange (CFE) managing director Matthew McFarland announced a proposed rule amendment that…

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Walmart Is Ready To Use Blockchain For Its Live Food Business

Walmart Inc., US retail corporation and the world’s largest discount retailer, is ready to use Blockchain technology in its live food business, Bloomberg reported April 23. Frank Yiannas, Walmart Vice President of Food Safety and Health, made the announcement Monday at the MIT Technology Review’s Business of Blockchain conference in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Yiannas said that…

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