US Deputy Treasury Secretary: Crypto Raises Questions on Self-Government

The U.S. Deputy Treasury Secretary argued that decentralized privately-issued cryptos can shift some functions of the state to the private sector. The United States Deputy Treasury Secretary argued that decentralized privately-issued digital currencies can shift some functions from the state to the private sector. Deputy Secretary of the Treasury Justin Muzinich presented his view on […]

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ICE Officially Confirms Dec. 9 Launch of Cash-Settled Bitcoin Futures

The Intercontinental Exchange’s Bakkt platform has officially confirmed its forthcoming launch of a cash-settled Bitcoin futures contract. The Intercontinental Exchange (ICE)’s Bakkt platform has officially confirmed its forthcoming launch of a cash-settled Bitcoin (BTC) futures contract. In a news release published Nov. 22, ICE — the operator of 23 leading global exchanges, including the New […]

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R3 CEO: Facebook’s Announcement of Libra Was ‘Ridiculously Stupid’

CEO of blockchain firm R3, David Rutter, has ridiculed the way Facebook introduced its yet-to-be-released Libra stablecoin. CEO of blockchain firm R3 has ridiculed the way Facebook introduced its yet-to-be-released Libra stablecoin. Skepticism surrounding Facebook’s forthcoming Libra stablecoin continues growing as David Rutter, the CEO of enterprise software firm R3, said that the announcement of […]

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