An exchange giant lays out its defense of a bitcoin product that could transform the cryptocurrency

The exchange behind one of the two markets for bitcoin futures in the US is trying to mollify regulators' concerns about an exchange-traded product tied to the cryptocurrency. In a letter to the Securities and Exchange Commission out Monday, Cboe Global Markets president Chris Concannon addressed …
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These Tiny “Crypto-Anchors” From IBM Could Help Fight Product Fraud (bitcoinmagazine.com)

Each year, IBM showcases “5 in 5” technologies coming out of IBM Research’s global labs — five technologies that the company expects to fundamentally reshape business and society in the next five years.This year, a “5 in 5 at a Science Slam” was held at Think 2018 in Las Vegas. One of the 5 in 5 breakthrough technologies presented…

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Lightning is an open protocol, not a product. Core is an open process, not a company. Corporations and centralization are faster, marketed better, more polished, and can be more efficient. Open systems and decentralized solutions will still win; if we fight for them.

Lightning is an open protocol, not a product. Core is an open process, not a company. Corporations and centralization are faster, marketed better, more polished, and can be more efficient. Open systems and decentralized solutions will still win; if we fight for them. submitted by /u/acevol
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Bitcoin Likely to Become 'Niche' Product, Says ING's Top Economist

The chief economist for Dutch banking giant ING believes bitcoin will likely wind up as a niche financial product, according to a new report. In a report from Dec. 18, ING's principal economist Teunis Brosens argued that actual use of the cryptocurrency will be limited to "tech nerds, people obsessed about …
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A security backed by Bitcoins which will shortly debut on the Gibraltar Stock Exchange, will offer new opportunities for investment. On Monday, Gibraltar welcomed Europe’s first regulated Bitcoin product in the form of Bitcoin exchange-traded instrument B

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