World’s Largest Options Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures, Optimistic Long-Term Indicator

CME Group, the US-based financial market company operating the world’s largest options and futures exchange, has officially announced its plans to launch bitcoin futures by the end of 2017. In a corporate statement, CME revealed that its bitcoin futures trading platform is currently being reviewed by US financial authorities and regulators. Upon the approval of … Continue reading World’s Largest Options Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures, Optimistic Long-Term Indicator

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World’s Largest Options Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures, Optimistic Long-Term Indicator

CME Group, the US-based financial market company operating the world’s largest options and futures exchange, has officially announced its plans to launch bitcoin futures by the end of 2017. In a corporate statement, CME revealed that its bitcoin futures trading platform is currently being reviewed by US financial authorities and regulators. Upon the approval of … Continue reading World’s Largest Options Exchange to Launch Bitcoin Futures, Optimistic Long-Term Indicator

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Can Hashgraph Dethrone Blockchain as the Future Backbone of Consensus Algorithms?

TheMerkle Hashgraph Consensus ModelOver the past few weeks, there has been a lot of talk about a new technology known as Hashgraph. So far, a lot of people have no idea what this is, let alone why it should matter in the first place. According to the Swirlds team, Hashgraph is a new consensus algorithm based on distributed ledger technology. It certainly lacks some of the features one would associate with a proper blockchain, but that doesn’t mean this technology is useless by any means. Hashgraph Achieves Consensus with Proof of Work Over the past few years, we have seen multiple attempts to achieve