Bitcoin News Mash-Up: Coinsetter New Features; OKCoin’s Explanations; and More


Bitcoin News Mash-Up

Following are the major Bitcoin news of the day

Coinsetter Introduces New Features to Its Bitcoin Trading Platform

New York-based Bitcoin exchange Coinsetter recently introduced margin trading and shorting features on its trading platform, a feature that was previously available on only a certain section of users. But following the announcement, the aforesaid features will now be available for every trader. You can read more about them here.

OKCoin Announces Compensation for DDoS Affected Users

Chinese Bitcoin trading platform OKCoin has announced to carry out proportioned compensations for users that were affected by the recent DDoS attack. It is believed that OKCoin traders were unable to access its futures trading platform, an error that led their trades executing against the speculations. You can read more about this report here.

Swift Institute Calls Bitcoin for Blockchain Research, Announces €15,000 Award

The Swift Institute has published a document where it has raised certain questions about the blockchain, Bitcoin’s underlying technology. The organization has further announced a €15,000 reward for the researcher who will be able to bring out the most logical and practical answers to these questions. Swift is hoping to use the winning thesis for its securities settlements project. You can read more about these questions here.