Bitcoin futures exchange BitMEX is launching a new ‘BitMEX Index’ aimed specifically at its own traders, using custom charts built by bitcoin data specialists Kaiko.com. The new index will go live on April 29, 2016.
Unlike the online marketplace giants this new model of online commerce isn’t controlled by any company or organization. OpenBazaar is a fully peer-to-peer marketplace where buyers and sellers engage in trade directly with each other.
This paper analyzes how fundamental and circumstantial bottlenecks in Bitcoin limit the ability
of its current peer-to-peer overlay network to support substantially
higher throughputs and lower latencies.