Bitfinex has announced plans to offer bitcoin options that will put it in direct competition with two major traditional exchange operators, Intercontinental Exchange and CME Group’s Bakkt. Both of those also announced enhanced bitcoin options choices over the past two days.
Cryptocurrency research firm Messari has raised $4 million to help it bring more sunshine into the murky world of cryptocurrency issuers.
The tech giants that already know everything about you, and now they want to be your banker, too. What could possibly go wrong?
Here’s a beautiful turn of phrase from a Chinese central bank executive talking about its forthcoming national digital currency: “controllable anonymity.”