• Square Open-Sources Subzero Bitcoin Cold Storage Solution
    by Emilio Janus on October 23, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Square invested both time and money into a bitcoin cold storage solution to support trading through its Cash app. Realising that this work could help others in the community, Square today released the entire GitHub repository as open-source. Hardware Security Modules Whilst Cash users can buy, sell and withdraw bitcoin through the app, the bitcoin actually remains with Square in a combination of hot and cold wallets. To protect both itself and customers’ funds, Square needed a robust Read More The post Square Open-Sources Subzero Bitcoin Cold Storage Solution appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. […]

  • VanEck Says Bitcoin ETF Concerns ‘Resolved’ at Meeting With SEC
    by Wilma Woo on October 23, 2018 at 2:00 pm

    Entities seeking to launch a Bitcoin ETF (exchange-traded fund) met with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) October 23 as one commissioner spelled out the expectations in fresh media comments. 5 Key ‘Issues Resolved’ VanEck, which received a rejection of its ETF application in late August, met with the SEC to discuss its status, producing a supporting document outlining five reasons for approval. “Issues identified in disapproval order have been resolved,” it states.  There now Read More The post VanEck Says Bitcoin ETF Concerns ‘Resolved’ at Meeting With SEC appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. […]

  • ICE: Bakkt Will Go Live in December Pending ‘Regulatory Approval’
    by Wilma Woo on October 23, 2018 at 12:00 pm

    New York Stock Exchange owner Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) has announced its “regulated ecosystem” for cryptocurrency, Bakkt, would launch one month late. Bitcoin Futures Postponed In a notice issued October 22, ICE confirmed Bakkt’s first product would now go live on December 12, not in November as originally forecast. Developers are planning to open up regulated cryptocurrency exposure options to institutional investors, beginning with physical Bitcoin futures, the subject of this week’s notice. “ICE Futures U.S., Read More The post ICE: Bakkt Will Go Live in December Pending ‘Regulatory Approval’ appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. […]

  • ‘OMG Hacked!’ Twitter Blocks Elon Musk After Bitcoin Tweet
    by Wilma Woo on October 23, 2018 at 10:00 am

    Elon Musk suffered a temporary ban of his Twitter account after advising people to buy Bitcoin, he revealed October 22. Musk: Twitter ‘Thought I Got Hacked’ In a move which focused attention on the social media platform’s controversial cryptocurrency policy, Twitter cut off access to Musk’s account after he sent a tweet as part of a debate on a separate topic. “Twitter thought I got hacked & locked my account,” he subsequently confirmed. Twitter thought Read More The post ‘OMG Hacked!’ Twitter Blocks Elon Musk After Bitcoin Tweet appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. […]

  • Johnny Depp Teaming Up for a Cryptocurrency Collaboration
    by Georgi Georgiev on October 23, 2018 at 7:00 am

    Johny Depp is reportedly teaming up with blockchain-based content sharing platformTaTaTu. The actor will participate in the partnership through his production company Infinitum Nihil. Johnny Depp Sails the Blockchain Sea Actor Johny Depp has signed a development deal with content sharing platform TaTaTu and its founder Andrea Iervolino. TaTaTu is using blockchain technology to certify the identity of its users and to guarantee unique views. The platform is also rewarding users with its very own Read More The post Johnny Depp Teaming Up for a Cryptocurrency Collaboration appeared first on Bitcoinist.com. […]