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Coinbase Targets Institutional Investors With Custodial Storage Service
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Coinbase Targets Institutional Investors With Custodial Storage Service

Bitcoin exchange Coinbase has announced the creation of Coinbase Custody, a digital currency custodial service that is targeted at hedge funds and other institutional investors who have remained hesitant to invest in the crypto markets due to concerns over ass...
Alleged BTC-E Admin’s Extradition Hearing Postponed until December
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Alleged BTC-E Admin’s Extradition Hearing Postponed until December

As CCN previously reported, 38-year-old Russian national Alexander Vinnik was arrested in July while vacationing in Greece, in connection with alleged financial crimes committed while operating the now defunct bitcoin exchange BTC-e. Back in October, a thre...
Vontobel and Leonteq Securities Launch Bitcoin Futures
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Vontobel and Leonteq Securities Launch Bitcoin Futures

Switzerland-based companies Vontobel and Leonteq Securities AG are launching separate futures products that will allow customers to bet against the price of the leading cryptocurrency Bitcoin. The product launchings come amidst the growing interest in digital...
High Demand Prompts Japanese Bitcoin Exchange to Seek Partner in Russia
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High Demand Prompts Japanese Bitcoin Exchange to Seek Partner in Russia

A major Japanese bitcoin exchange is looking to enter the Russian cryptocurrency market and is seeking a local partner. The exchange’s CEO says “demand is huge” and urges Russia to look at Japan as a model for cryptocurrency regulations. Japanese Exchange E...
One of the World’s Largest ATM Manufacturers Announces Bitcoin Support
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One of the World’s Largest ATM Manufacturers Announces Bitcoin Support

Buying bitcoin just keeps getting easier, with vendors of all kinds adding support for the cryptocurrency. Just days ago, Square revealed they were adding the ability to buy BTC within their app. Now Hyosung have gotten in on the act by launching bitcoin ATM s...
Betting Against Bitcoin? Swiss Firms Launch World’s First Bitcoin Short Notes
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Betting Against Bitcoin? Swiss Firms Launch World’s First Bitcoin Short Notes

Swiss financial houses Vontobel AG and Leonteq Securities AG have today launched separate products to allow investors to bet on bitcoin price drops. Swiss asset management firm Vontobel is launching the country’s first two mini futures to bet against the pr...
Square Mobile ‘Cash App’ Allows Bitcoin Buying And Selling
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Square Mobile ‘Cash App’ Allows Bitcoin Buying And Selling

Square quietly begins supporting bitcoin transactions for selected users in an apparent pilot program. This month, the mercantile credit card service Square, Inc. began testing support for bitcoin transactions on its Cash App, available in the iTunes and ...
CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Launch in Mid-December
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CME CEO: Bitcoin Futures Could Launch in Mid-December

CME Group chairman and CEO Terry Duffy has said that the planned bitcoin futures contract could launch by mid-December. At the end of October, Duffy revealed that the company had decided to introduce a bitcoin futures due to ‘increasing client interest in the ...
Daniel Krawisz on Governance – ”The Invisible Bitcoin Leaders: Insights of Don Quixote and Tom Bombadil”
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Daniel Krawisz on Governance – ”The Invisible Bitcoin Leaders: Insights of Don Quixote and Tom Bombadil”

Daniel Krawisz is cofounder of Satoshi Nakamoto Institute, a consistently great repository for thoughts on Bitcoin as a network and bitcoin as a currency. Mr. Krawisz is a well-known personality in the ecosystem, routinely sought for hisindependent voice. This...