An Indonesian financial watchdog has set out new regulations for the trading of crypto assets on futures exchanges in the country. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/indonesia-passes-rules-for-trading-of-cryptocurrency-futures"Indonesia Passes Rules for Trading of Cryptocurrency Futures"
Bitmain Technologies has announced a new 7nm bitcoin mining processor that it says offers a big boost in energy efficiency. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/bitmain-announces-new-more-efficient-7nm-bitcoin-mining-chip"Bitmain Announces New, More Efficient 7nm Bitcoin Mining Chip"
Cryptocurrency mining and manufacturing giant Bitmain lost about $500 million in the third quarter of 2018, CoinDesk has learned. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/mining-giant-bitmain-posts-500-million-loss-in-ipo-financial-filing"Mining Giant Bitmain Posts $500 Million Loss in IPO Financial Filing"
Bullish bets on bitcoin, the world’s largest cryptocurrency by value, reached 11-month highs on Monday. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/bullish-sentiment-for-bitcoin-as-long-bets-near-11-month-highs"Bullish Sentiment for Bitcoin As Long Bets Near 11-Month Highs"
When “liking” your favorite tweet isn’t enough, you can now send small bitcoin tips via the lightning network. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/you-can-now-send-bitcoin-tips-over-lightning-on-twitter"You Can Now Send Bitcoin Tips Over Lightning on Twitter"
Schnorr signatures are no longer just another idea for improving bitcoin thanks to a new code library from Blockstream. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/blockstream-releases-test-code-for-bitcoin-tech-upgrade-schnorr"Blockstream Releases Test Code for Proposed Bitcoin Tech Upgrade Schnorr"
Privacy-oriented crypto Beam has secured an undisclosed amount of funding from “Japan’s equivalent to LinkedIn” Recruit Co., Ltd. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/privacy-crypto-beam-gets-funding-from-japanese-linkedin-recruit"Privacy Crypto Beam Gets Funding from ‘Japanese LinkedIn’ Recruit"
A long-time contributor to the ethereum codebase is taking a step back from social media after tweeting contentious remarks. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/ethereum-core-developer-quits-social-media-over-conflict-of-interest-attacks"Ethereum Core Developer Quits Social Media Over ‘Conflict of Interest’ Attacks"
Much has been made of a new attempt to launch the failed Mt. Gox exchange. What’s true? CoinDesk’s Nik De examines the details. Original source: https://www.coindesk.com/brock-pierce-mark-karpeles-mt-gox"Brock Pierce, Mark Karpeles and the War of Words Over Mt Gox’s Future"