Category: Technology

South Korea has reportedly banned bitcoin futures

South Korea has banned securities firms from handling bitcoin futures. Exchange operator Cboe launched first bitcoin futures on Sunday night. Huge demand for the product crashed Cboe’s website and sent prices jumping. LONDON — South Korean officials have reportedly banned…

NEW YORK/SYDNEY (Reuters) – Bitcoin futures jumped more than 20 percent in their eagerly anticipated U.S. debut, which backers hope will encourage wider use and legitimacy for the world’s largest cryptocurrency even as critics warn of the risk of a…

LONDON (Reuters) – Uber [UBER.UL] will defend its right to operate in London in a court hearing on Monday after the app was deemed unfit to run a taxi service and stripped of its license in its most important European…