Cryptocurrency news today 17 Aug
Team Cryptocoins.group presents to your attention a 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.
Cryptocurrency market in the last day again showed a good growth of the Top 10 by market capitalization XRP increased by 8.33%, Cardano by 6.85%, Stellar by 5.49%, the rest by 1-4%.
Binance enters into a partnership with the LCX, the cryptocurrency exchange of Liechtenstein. Overall the product is called Binance LCX, it will launch a new platform for cryptocurrency exchange. Binance LCX will be in Liechtenstein, the main cryptocurrency pairs will be drawn up with the Euro and the Swiss franc. In the future we plan to expand the listing of cryptocurrencies with the approval of local regulators. Binance takes on the provision and maintenance of the platform, and LCX ? legal issues. Liechtenstein recently started to follow the Swiss path relative to the cryptocurrency, creating favorable legislation for the development of blockchain projects. The Prime Minister supported the creation of cryptocurrency exchanges.
Huobi, the Chinese cryptocurrency exchange, is expanding its geography. New branches will appear in Taiwan, Canada, Indonesia, Russia, and the Philippines. Among the new partners Huobi ? Vnesheconombank, Chi Fu Group, Dbank Group, Asia International Finance Holdings. The partners plan to adopt the tools and experience of cryptocurrency exchanges out of China. The service was launched on July 20.
Charles Hoskinson, head IOHK known blockchain, the company presented a new blockchain Cardano tools that can help developers. With Icarus you can create your own Cardano wallets light version. The tool is a browser-based google-extension, a simplified analogue of the well-known Daedalus. No need to download whole blockchain, enough copies of the server. Prometheus, another presented a tool that uses a programming language Rust, it is designed to backends of different purses, both desktop and browser-based. You can read and research about the language of Marlowe for smart contracts.
Nasdaq, one of the largest stock exchanges, is considering cryptocurrency trading next year. It is assumed that a platform with a capitalization of ten trillion dollars will cooperate with the bitcoin exchange Gemini, using it in the future architecture. Sources claim that the Union was discussed in Chicago at the initiative of Nasdaq.
Coinbase has applied for a patent safe method of bitcoin transactions. It is proposed to create a specialized portal for payments, which will allow you to pay for purchases and bills directly from the wallet. At the moment the document is posted on the website of the Office for patents of the United States. Clients repeatedly worried about the theft of private keys, and the current options do not guarantee complete security when making orders in the online stores. Coinbase offers to create the master key for signing transactions, as well as “logic freezing”, to allow the admin to pause the system at any time, and defrost-only transaction with a master key.
Ripple has partnered with popular cryptomeria: Bittrex (USA), Bitso (Mexico) and Coins.Ph (Philippines). The exchange will use the product xRapid for cross-border payments. This allows you to quickly transfer funds, using the scheme from Fiat to XRP and then back to Fiat. Transactions are recorded in the blockchain, which ensures reliability of transfers. At these markets a fairly large amount of XRP, so the lack of liquidity will not.
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