Wall St. to Washington: Bakkt Launches New Products, CEO Joins Senate

Bakkt launches first U.S.-regulated BTC options and cash-settled futures, while CEO is set to become a senator. What does it mean for crypto? Earlier this week, institutional Bitcoin (BTC) futures platform Bakkt launched two new financial products: the first United States-regulated BTC options and cash-settled futures. The announcement came just three months after the project […]

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Majority Leader of California State Assembly Pushes for Legal Certainty for Blockchain

CA State Assembly Majority Leader pushes for legal certainty of blockchain in California, shares plans for moving forward at Elev8CON. Speaking at Elev8CON in Las Vegas on Dec. 10, Majority Leader of the California State Assembly Ian Calderon discussed plans to bring greater legal certainty for blockchain technology to the State of California.  California is […]

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Ugandan Police Hold Director of Alleged $2.7M Crypto Ponzi Scheme

Ugandan police have reportedly seized Samson Lwanga, one of the directors of the alleged cryptocurrency pyramid scheme Dunamiscoins Resources Limited. Ugandan police have seized Samson Lwanga, one of the directors of the alleged cryptocurrency pyramid scheme Dunamiscoins Resources Limited. As domestic news publication Daily Monitor reported on Dec. 9, the police arrested Samson Lwanga, one […]

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Ethereum Hard Fork Live, Stolen ETH Moved, ‘Hodlers Are Insane’: Hodler’s Digest, Dec. 2–8

Ethereum completes the Istanbul hard fork, analysts warn “the halvening” will be a non-event, and research suggests crypto will replace fiat by 2030. Coming every Sunday, Hodler’s Digest will help you track every single important news story that happened this week. The best (and worst) quotes, adoption and regulation highlights, leading coins, predictions and much […]

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Deutsche Bank Research: Crypto to Replace Fiat Currencies by 2030

By 2030, the demand for alternative currencies will rise, with digital currencies eventually replacing cash, according to recent research from Deutsche Bank. By 2030, the demand for alternative currencies will rise, with digital currencies eventually replacing cash, according to recent research from Deutsche Bank. In the “Imagine 2030” report, Deutsche Bank strategist Jim Reid raised […]

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