Cryptocurrency news today 18 August
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After yesterday’s lifting the cryptocurrency market has slightly declined. Ethereum lost of 5.13% for the last day, Cardano ? Of 6.32%, EOS ? 4,79%.
JD.com Chinese electronic Commerce company, plans to launch a blockchain platform with the model of BaaS (the blockchain as a service). In addition, it provides a new digital application that tracks orders. For the first time about his plans, the Chinese firm said in April. BaaS will help many trading companies not only to create a platform for Commerce, but also to create applications for the management of charity events, tracking of shipments, checking of certificates. The new app from JD.com helps to work with documents by automating the process and making it more effective. Earlier it was reported that JD.com planning to translate the documentation for blockchain.
Maritime industry of Ukraine starts to work on the blockchain. In the ports will gradually introduce the system e-Port, allowing to automate the work. The widespread use of e-government began after successfully passed pilot project in the port of “Olivia.” This system has helped to speed up the processing time and handling. The port authority and the state of the company actively participated in the development and updating of the system. The technology of the blockchain, as the Minister Volodymyr Omelian, will allow more confidence to apply to the transactions and to avoid fraud transactions.
The zcash for developers announced the first version of the software nod zcash for 2.0.0 c new update Sapling. The team urges all owners of nod faster to install the update because an upgrade is already active with 419200 unit. The estimated date of production of this unit ? 28 Oct. Prior to this network held Overwinter, hardwork zcash for.
Nvidia reported a decrease of income due to the fact that the device for mining of cryptocurrencies began to use smaller demand. While AMD during last year the cryptocurrency boom has been able to increase its share in this segment. The growth in demand for graphics cards, according to the Director of Nvidia, will be relevant only in the short term.
Exodus, a multi-currency wallet now supports TrueUSD and Ripple. TrueUSD ? the first stablon with support from Exodus. He enjoys less popularity than the Tether (the first line 96 in the ranking of capitalization, the second of the eighth). XRP also shows good growth in recent years , and the Ripple enters into a partnership with the popular cryptocurrency exchanges, as we reported earlier.
Chapter SIX, important stock exchange in Switzerland, said that with high probability the company will not launch the cryptocurrency platform. For SIX cryptocurrencies are not a priority, because already a lot of exchanges provides access to the top cryptocurrencies, which, according to the head of the company Thomas Zeb kept only on the hope of investors and popularity. However, the Zeb with the approval looks at the development of the ICO and believes that they will be the future. B SIX Group have stated that they want to create a regulated exchange for digital assets.
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