The company’s patent filing was for an “expedited virtual cryptocurrency transaction system” to potentially speed up Bitcoin transactions (Marketwatch).
The Chicago Stock Exchange hit a wall when the SEC denied its request to merge with the Chinese-based company, due to concerns over the proposed ownership structure (Business Insider).
An overview of different ways to buy cryptocurrency today (Cointelegraph).
US Marshals are going to auction off $25 million worth of Bitcoin that was seized from criminal and civil convictions on March 19th (Cointelegraph).
Three college students in San Francisco are looking to start an ice-cream delivery service that runs on Bitcoin’s developing Lightning Network when launched (Coindesk).
Head of the technology unit at China’s Securities Regulatory Commission believes Blockchain’s full potential would be best used if relied on a centralized infrastructure (Coindesk).
According to Harvard Professor and Economist Kenneth Rogoff, Bitcoin’s “actual uses as a transaction vehicle are very small” (Fortune).
Bitcoin entrepeneurs want to rebuild Puerto Rico as a cryptocurrency-fuelled economy after Hurricane Maria (BBC).