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Starbucks may not be embracing crypto after all, but there is an alternative

Editorial 7 March 2019

Starbucks may not be embracing crypto after all, but there is an alternative

New reports have surfaced that Starbucks is ready to begin accepting cryptocurrencies, but those rumors have been squashed as quickly as they made their appearance. Fortunately, there is a solution, and it is available through the original Bitcoin, Bitcoin SV.

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New institutional exchange hopes to take on the heavyweights

Business 5 March 2019

New institutional exchange hopes to take on the heavyweights

U.S.-based cryptocurrency exchange LGO Markets targeting institutional investors is planning on making its entrance into the space this month and will begin spot trading in Bitcoin Core (BTC) as of March 11. 

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Scam alert: Fraudsters seek to raise money by impersonating Bakkt

Business 12 February 2019

Scam alert: Fraudsters seek to raise money by impersonating Bakkt

Fraudsters have developed a website that claims to be raising money for the development of Bakkt.

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Bakkt may be moving forward, announces hiring spree

Business 23 January 2019

Bakkt may be moving forward, announces hiring spree

The crypto trading platform Bakkt has already been forced to delay its launch because the U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) hasn’t found time to approve its application to act as a custodial solution.

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Bakkt acquires assets of futures merchant

Business 15 January 2019

Bakkt acquires assets of futures merchant

Bakkt, the cryptocurrency trading platform expected to be introduced by Intercontinental Exchange, is potentially facing delays that might postpone, once again, the launch of its services.

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Bakkt completes first round of funding, raising $182M

Business 2 January 2019

Bakkt completes first round of funding, raising $182M

Bakkt has announced it has completed its first round of capital fundraising, raising $182.5 million from 12 groups.

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ICE to delay launch of Bakkt futures products

Business 22 November 2018

ICE to delay launch of Bakkt futures products

The initial launch of a new trading platform for Bitcoin Core futures trading of Bakkt on December 12, appears to be move until next year.

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Bakkt crypto trading platform to go live in December

Business 24 October 2018

Bakkt crypto trading platform to go live in December

The cryptocurrency trading platform Bakkt is set to go live, a collaborative effort involving ICE, Starbucks and Microsoft, has a target date of December 12.

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Bakkt platform’s first offering? Physical crypto futures

Business 26 September 2018

Bakkt platform’s first offering? Physical crypto futures

Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), the company behind the New York Stock Exchange and startup crypto platform Bakkt, has announced its first product for the Bakkt platform—physical crypto futures.

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Wall Street is coming for your crypto

Editorial 24 August 2018

Wall Street is coming for your crypto

The sixth installment in a weekly column, A Power of Facing examines the financialization of cryptocurrency and what that means with giants such as ICE and its Bakkt project entering the ecosystem.

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Bakkt’s crypto platform to set new standards for market, CEO says

Business 22 August 2018

Bakkt’s crypto platform to set new standards for market, CEO says

Bakkt is a joint project between International Exchange (ICE), which operates the New York Stock Exchange, and several big name companies including Starbucks, BCG and Microsoft.

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No, Starbucks is not accepting Bitcoin for coffee purchases

Business 6 August 2018

No, Starbucks is not accepting Bitcoin for coffee purchases

Coffee retailer Starbucks clarified that it would not be accepting cryptocurrencies as payment for coffee and croissants purchases. At least, not yet.

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