Here’s What You Should Know About Cboe’s Bitcoin Futures Launch

The largest U.S. options provider, the Chicago Board Options Exchange (Cboe), is set to launch its bitcoin-based futures products today at 6 pm EDT. Currently, investors and speculators are interested in what will happen when the derivatives products launch, because at the moment there are no open standards for this type of cryptocurrency-based investment vehicle.[…]

Bulgarian Exchange Crypto.bg to Resume Trading on Monday

Crypto.bg, a leading Bulgarian exchange effected by the unexpected banking clampdown on coin-traders in the country last week, is set to resume trading on Monday. The company’s management announced that access to their bank account has been restored after negotiations with bank officials. Also read: Viabtc Announces New Cryptocurrency Exchange With Bitcoin Cash as Base Currency[…]

Reigns: Her Majesty review — it’s a royal ball

REVIEW: Reigns: Her Majesty shows that it’s not easy being queen — but it sure is fun. It’s developer Nerial and publisher Devolver Digital’s followup to the card-based kingship simulator from 2016, which tasked players with making decisions for the realm based purely on swiping left or right. Though the mechanics are deceptively simple, you’ll[…]

NHL to Seattle; Microsoft’s new cricket grounds; MLS Cup predictions; and more from the week in sports tech

Renderings of Oak View Group’s proposed KeyArena renovation. (Oak View Group Image) [Love sports and technology? Sign up for our sports tech newsletter to receive this rundown from GeekWire’s Taylor Soper via email every week.] TAYLOR’S TAKE ON THE WEEK IN SPORTS TECH: The big sports news in Seattle this week was all about Key Arena and the[…]

30 People Who Were Really Wrong About Bitcoin

“The horse is here to stay but the automobile is only a novelty – a fad.” So scolded a bank president in 1903, warning Henry Ford’s lawyer not to invest in the motor company. 80 years later, inventor Marty Cooper predicted: “Cellular phones will absolutely not replace local wire systems.” And, 30 years after that,[…]