[UPDATE] The Tao Blockchain Outlines the Way Forward with the XTO Roadmap
It has been over a year since the Tao Blockchain issued its crowdsale. Now this ambitious music blockchain will continue to climb the charts with its latest announcement. In their latest whitepaper, the team discusses their humble beginnings of raising just over $100,000 in crowdfunding and how they plan to move forward with their new industry partners. continue »
CME announced Tuesday it plans to launch bitcoin futures in the fourth quarter, pending regulatory review. Bitcoin rose to a record high above $6,400 Tuesdaymorning, according to CoinDesk, after the announcement by the world’s largest futures exchange. continue »
More than 90 funds focused on digital assets like bitcoin have launched this year, bringing the total number of such “crypto-funds” to 124, according to financial research firm Autonomous Next. Data shared exclusively with CNBC Friday showed that the largest share of the funds, 37 percent, used venture capitalist-type strategies and had about $1.1 billion in assets under management. continue »
Bitcoin is celebrating its ninth anniversary on Tuesday. On this day in 2008, an unknown person with the alias Satoshi Nakamoto announced the creation of the bitcoin “Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System.” At the very beginning, bitcoin had no value at all until March 2010 when it was worth $0.003. continue »
Whether we like it or not, crime is a part of the human race. We can go forward and start naming the various vices in which they come in like armed robbery, cyber thieves, money laundering, burglary, etc. continue »
Fintech firm R3 and 22 of the world’s biggest banks have together developed an international payments system that would allow existing central bank currencies and any new digital ones to be transacted via the blockchain, R3 said on Tuesday. continue »
Jaron Lukasiewicz is a co-founder of WRKFLOW, an advisor to several blockchain companies and the founder of Coinsetter, a cryptocurrency exchange sold to Kraken FX. In this opinion piece, Lukasiewicz proposes a way for initial coin offerings to avoid running afoul of securities laws while retaining the practical commercial advantages of tokenization.