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Google Set To Revolutionize Blockchain Search-ability, Sheds New Light on Cryptocurrency Uses

Google has been working on a new tool to more efficiently search blockchains for specified data, which is helping shed light on the legitimacy of cryptocurrency transactions. Continue reading Google Set To Revolutionize Blockchain Search-ability, Sheds New Light on Cryptocurrency Uses

Bakkt’s Futures Contract Is Set to Be Launched

Bakkt‘s Bitcoin (USD) Daily Futures Contract, the physically-settled daily futures contract, is quite close to getting the green light from the authorities, according to reports on the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). The exchange has been working with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to ensure its business plan is compliant with the agency’s regulatory framework. A couple of areas that stood out are the exemptions for the exchange to keep customer’s bitcoins, cybersecurity issues that could crop up and the financial liability, in the event of a hack. Once the CFTC decides to approve the project, the public has 30 days to weigh in with comments. Continue reading Bakkt’s Futures Contract Is Set to Be Launched