Coinbase Records Over 100,000 New Users Since CME Futures Announcement

On Tuesday just past, the CME Group announced plans to launch a futures market for Bitcoin. Since then, the largest Bitcoin exchange in the US has reported an influx of users. It’s widely believed that the expectation of greater institutional money entering the market is driving the high number of registrations Coinbase has experienced. The company reported a […]

Introducing a Programming Language so Simple, It “Fits on a T-shirt”

Blockstream is introducing Simplicity, a new programming language for blockchain-based smart contracts, intended for inclusion in Blockstream’s sidechains and eventually in Bitcoin. The new language was presented by its creator, Russell O’Connor, Infrastructure Tech Developer at Blockstream, at the ACM SIGSAC Workshop on Programming Languages and Analysis for Security (PLAS 2017). “Simplicity is a blockchain […]

Funding the Blockchain Future of the Digital Media Industry

BTC Media, the largest media group in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, announced the launch of BTC Labs, a venture studio focusing on launching and incubating blockchain applications for the digital media industry on September 25, 2017.   BTC Labs, in turn, introduced Storyboard Ventures, a venture financing arm of the organization, seeded with $2 million […]