Enterprise ETH: Ethereum Pantheon Client Becomes “Besu” in Hyperledger

The Hyperledger blockchain consortium has officially welcomed Pantheon, an enterprise-minded Ethereum client written in Java by the ConsenSys-backed PegaSys engineering team, into its fold as “Hyperledger Besu.” Accordingly, many Ethereum stakeholders are celebrating the development, interpreting it as another sign that the Ethereum community is increasingly positioning itself as having built the blockchain of choice […]

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Coinome Becomes Latest Indian Bitcoin Exchange Forced to Shut Down

Bitcoin exchanges continue to shut down their services in India on account of the less than favorable operating conditions for such businesses in the country. Coinome, a cryptocurrency exchange based in the country recently announced that it would shutter its services come the middle of May 2019. Meanwhile, despite months of legal ramblings, India appears […]

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BlackRock’s Larry Fink: No Bitcoin ETF Until it Becomes More “Legitimate”

As the pressure mounts for Bitcoin ETFs to be approved, one organization says it will never go down that route until bitcoin and the cryptocurrency space become more “legitimate.” Bitcoin exchange-traded funds (ETFs) have been edging their way into the crypto market for months. While none have been approved just yet, the one getting the […]

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