When Bakkt? Bitcoin Futures Market’s Approval Appears Stuck in Limbo

by Nikhilesh De
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Overstock Delays E-Commerce Business Sale, Deferring Cash for Crypto Ventures

| Anna Baydakova

Overstock has put off plans to sell its retail business, delaying a cash infusion for its blockchain ventures.

A Lightning API for Bitcoin Futures Data Has Launched

| Alyssa Hertig

An experimental service that allows users to pay for futures data from exchanges Kraken and BitMEX via the lightning network is now live.

Colorado Lawmakers Seek Exploration of Blockchain Use in Agriculture

| Yogita Khatri

Lawmakers in the U.S. state of Colorado are eyeing a role for blockchain technology in the agricultural industry.

Banking Startup Launching Visa Card That Lets You Spend 7 Cryptos

| Yogita Khatri

Banking startup 2gether is launching a prepaid Visa debit card that allows eurozone-based users to spend cryptocurrencies.

Coinbase Pro Has Good and Bad News Regarding Fees for Traders

| Yogita Khatri

Coinbase Pro is changing its fee structure later this week, with bottom tier traders seeing a hike and higher value clients paying less.

An Old Resistance Hurdle Is Back and Could Stall Bitcoin’s Price Rally

| Omkar Godbole

Bitcoin's four-week price rally now faces a former support-turned-resistance level that repeatedly capped gains in 2018.

Australian Government to Help Fund Trade Mission to CoinDesk Consensus

| Yogita Khatri

Australia’s government has committed AU$100,000 to support blockchain firms joining Austrade's mission to CoinDesk Consensus in May.

Bitcoin’s Price and Network Activity: One is Outpacing the Other

| Sam Ouimet

Active addresses on bitcoin's blockchain have increased 20 percent in recent weeks. So, why is the BTC price trading sideways?

Crypto Investment App Donut Raises $1.8 Million in Seed Funding

| Yogita Khatri

Crypto investment app startup Donut has raised $1.8 million in a seed funding round as the firm prepares to take its beta product live.

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How Ethereum Applications Earn A+ Security Ratings

| Christine Kim

More than 1.2 million ethereum applications have used a little-known security tool from Amberdata to help avoid costly errors from smart contracts.