Cryptocurrency news today 13 October
Team Cryptocoins.group presents to your attention our regular column – “the news of the cryptocurrency today”. Recall that in this column we publish news, which influence on the exchange rate of the cryptocurrency of the TOP 100 by market capitalization according to Coinmarketcap.
Saturday traffic on the cryptocurrency market were insignificant. The strongest of all for the last day decreased the XRP exchange rate (-2%), the highest recovery was demonstrated live and litecoin (+1,5%). Courses other cryptocurrencies has changed within +-1%.
Nouriel Roubini, recently publicly criticized the cryptocurrency industry as a whole and some of its members in particular, 11 Oct spoke at a meeting of the Senate of the United States. Well-known economist with all the force he tried to give the senators a maximally negative opinion about bitcoin. Roubini called cryptocurrency mother and father of all pyramids and scams, and the blockchain completely useless technology. According to Roubini, the problems which are solved by the blockchain, already solved by banks and various financial institutions, and more efficiently. The expert urged the senators have now to think about what consequences can lead the craze of cryptocurrency among ordinary users. Users, however, mostly reacted to the words of Roubini ironic. Some community members gave detailed answers to the speech of the economist, putting, where, and why he is mistaken, or intentionally misleads its audience.
October 12 during the regular videoconference of the developers of Ethereum took a preliminary decision to hold hardwork Constantinople in November of this year. At the moment, the update is already integrated with all major clients of the network broadcast, the next step is to run the test network Ropsten. Probably, the final date for the launch of Constantinople in the core network will depend on the results of the test period in Ropsten. Some developers at the meeting said that they are already completely ready for a full hard forks.
Head TRON Foundation Justin San was intrigued by cryptologist, writing on his page on Twitter that his project is finally partnered with a company worth tens of billions. San did not specify the name of the company, inviting users to guess it. One of the subscribers immediately assumed that this company is Alibaba – because Justin San graduated from the University founded by the head of the Internet giant, Jack MA. However, most users criticized this assumption as untenable. The most popular candidates for TRON began partnership with Baidu, Clover and Disney.
Company IOHK and Emurgo responsible for developing solutions for blockchain Cardano and the involvement of third parties in the ecosystem have announced the termination of relations with Cardano Foundation. This is an open letter, announced head IOHK and Emurgo Charles Hoskinson and Ken Kodama. Cardano Foundation was to promote the project Cardano and his blockchain, however, as noted, Hoskinson and Kodama, the team for two years could not cope with the task. The authors have listed in the letter all the shortcomings of the leadership Foundation Cardano. Given that Cardano Foundation is an independent legal entity and the partners are not able to get the President and members of the Board of Directors to leave their posts, they were forced to cease cooperation with the entire company.
Cryptocurrency exchange Gemini has received official permission to work with litecoin from the controller. Trade pairs with LTC needs to start already on October 16. Guide kriptolodzhika also considered the possibility of listing Bitcoin Cash, however, because of the uncertainty of cryptocurrency hardforum the date it was added, it was decided to migrate.
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