Monthly Archives: May 2018

Decentralized Exchanges (DEXs): The Future of Trading Cryptocurrency

This article is originally posted at Coincentral.com on May 21, 2018 by Erin Gorsline Blockchains and cryptocurrencies were originally designed to remove the need for central authorities. However, centralized exchanges (CEX’s) like Coinbase contradict this value and put control back into the hands of companies that function similar to banks. As well, in the past four years, hackers have run off with billions…

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Ethereum Futures Contracts Have Officially Arrived

Ethereum Futures Contracts Have Officially Arrived

This article is originally posted at Coincentral.com on May 14, 2018 by Richard Malone Crypto Facilities, a fully-regulated cryptocurrency exchange based in London, is now offering Ethereum futures contracts. At 4:00pm GST on May 11th, the exchange became the first licensed organization to provide Ether derivatives trading, representing a significant step towards institutional maturation for the nascent cryptocurrency market. Investors will now be…

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Is your airdrop a distribution of securities?

Is your airdrop a distribution of securities?

Thinking of conducting an airdrop? You’re not alone. This year has seen a marked increase in the number of companies using airdrops to distribute tokens (to the point that some have likened the airdrop to spam). There are a number of reasons behind this surge in popularity – including the heightened uncertainty surrounding the regulatory status of ICO’s. However, while companies…

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These Nations Are Proving That Size Doesn’t Matter in Cryptocurrency

These Nations Are Proving That Size Doesn’t Matter in Cryptocurrency

This article is originally posted at Coincentral.com on April 27, 2018 by Cole Gibson In recent years, cryptocurrency has become much more than just a hobby or speculative investment. It has become an industry ripe with opportunity. While China is still the global leader in cryptocurrency mining, their restrictions on crypto are forcing crypto businesses to look elsewhere for a place to…

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