Investors bullish on Ethereum ahead of much-hyped CME futures launch

The day is finally here—today, depends on how you cut it, the CME Group will be launching a futures market for Ethereum. The CME Group is one of the world’s leading financial exchanges, hosting a majority of trade in top commodities, including Bitcoin. The CME Group made crypto headlines in 2017 when it rolled out […]

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A Hedge Against The Dystopian Present – Bitcoin Magazine

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, when asked about the potential of Bitcoin, Kenneth Rogoff, an economist and Harvard faculty member, conceded that the cryptocurrency has a future…. but only if the future is “dystopian” in nature. But what if the dystopian future is already here? Without wishing to engage in linguistic inflation, let us […]

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Bitcoin blockchain’s hash rate hits new all-time high

The mean hash rate of the Bitcoin (BTC) blockchain—or the total computational power dedicated to mining—reached a new all-time high of over 176 exahashes per second (EH/s) on Friday, according to crypto metrics platform Glassnode. Yeah, that’s a lot. The Bitcoin network’s mean hash rate exceeded 176 EH/s. Image: Glassnode The increase in hash rate […]

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