CME Plans Launch of Micro Bitcoin and Ethereum Options by End March

The world’s largest financial derivatives exchange plans on launching micro options for Bitcoin and Ethereum at the end of the month. Sponsored Sponsored CME Group said the contracts would represent one-tenth of each cryptocurrency and be open not only to institutional but also retail traders, for whom the instruments were designed. Pending a regulatory review, … Read more

Ethereum Investment Products Break Nine-Week Outflow Streak

Digital asset investment products inflows amounted to $75 million last week, making it the fourth consecutive week of inflows. Sponsored Sponsored The $209 million in total inflows from the four-week run now represent 0.4% of total assets under management (AUM), according to the latest CoinShares report. Despite the solid run so far, the report highlights … Read more

Ethereum Brushes New All-Time High a Week After Bitcoin

Ethereum (ETH) hit a new all-time high of $4,400, just over a week after Bitcoin (BTC) achieved the same feat. Sponsored Sponsored ETH is also riding the recent wave of enthusiasm in the cryptocurrency markets. Up nearly 55% since the end of September, ETH has now topped its previous record of $4,380 set in May, … Read more

Vitalik Buterin Among TIME Magazine’s Top 100 Influential People of 2021

TIME Magazine included co-founder and current leader of Ethereum, Vitalik Buterin, in its list of this year’s most influential people. Sponsored Sponsored Former executive chairman of Reddit Alexis Ohanian composed the write-up featured in this year’s issue. Not only did Ohanian reflect with some personal pride at Buterin’s development, but also emphasized how his accomplishments … Read more

BIC’s Video News Show: EIP-1559 Impact

In this episode of the BeInCrypto video news show, host Jessica Walker will review everything you need to know about the Ethereum Improvement Upgrade (EIP) 1559, as it continues the shift to Ethereum 2.0. Sponsored Sponsored EIP 1559 impact  One aspect of the upgrade, dubbed London, aims to change the way transaction fees, or “gas … Read more

Ethereum 2.0 Could Increase Adoption, but Poses Centralization Risks

During the Second Annual Global DeFi Summit, Rivet Founder and CXO Greg Lang, moderated a session about Ethereum 2.0 where speakers discussed the expected updates, and the benefits and risks they pose. Sponsored Sponsored Bankless Founder David Hoffman kicked things off by defining some of the key updates that are expected with Ethereum 2.0. He … Read more

Crypto Outflows Continue for Second Week Straight

Cryptocurrency investment products and funds experienced outflows for the second week in a row, according to data from CoinShares. Sponsored Sponsored The whole of the crypto markets experienced outflows worth $21 million over the week ending June 11. This has contributed to the total outflows of $267 since the middle of May, when cryptocurrencies began … Read more

EEE Token Launches to Enhance Ethereum’s Environmental Efficiency

Energy Efficient Ethereum 2.0 LLP (EEE) launched an ERC20 token to enhance Ethereum’s environmental efficiency. EEE became the first token to launch on the Crypto Climate Exchange (CCX), which debuted concurrently. CCX is the world’s first exchange dedicated to funding climate action initiatives. EEE entered into an agreement with Oairo, which produces air-conditioning that reduces … Read more