Cryptocurrency news today 21 Aug
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For the last day of the cryptocurrency market is not strong, but goes down. Top 10 cryptocurrencies by market capitalization lost 0.07% to 6.03%. The biggest loss at Cardano.
Steve Wozniak, renowned developer and co-founder of Apple, announced his interest in the blockchain and cooperation with Equi Capital, an investment company. This is his first project associated with cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies. Wozniak did not explain exactly what to do in the future, saying only that the company may settle in Malta, which is a very friendly attitude towards cryptocurrencies. He particularly noted the bitcoin application and their prospects. Although he called the blockchain fraud and bubble.
The head of the Central Bank in Thailand expressed support for the cryptocurrency, Virati Santiprabhob explained that not all the blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies attributed to financial fraud. Earlier, in Thailand the scandal broke, according to which, the crooks fraudulently obtained more than five thousand bitcoins from the Finnish investor. Special nature of cryptocurrency to do with it, it could be carried out in Fiat. But it is worth remembering that investing in cryptocurrency ? big risk due to price volatility, said the head of the Bank. The financial regulator of that country has already approved a number of cryptocoins included in the Top 10 and plans to consider some ICO. And financial institutions can trade tokens.
eToro is a well-known investment platform now brings bitcoin to football by signing a partnership with 7 football clubs from the Premier League of England. The blockchain can solve many modern problems associated with football: for example, the purchase and distribution of tickets. The company can popularize cryptocurrencies, and bitcoin in particular. Thus, a specific development will receive and football clubs as investments.
In China was compiled by another cryptocurrency ranking, this time there 33 positions, including the newly added Tezos there and NULS. The first place goes to EOS, followed Ethereum and Komodo. Bitcoin this time climbed from 16th position to tenth. The authors of the rating took into account the level of innovation, the application possibilities of the code.
In Australia you can now pay bills, including tax, bitcoin and other popular cryptocurrencies. The Alliance platform Gobbil and cryptocurrency exchanges CoinTree becomes a mediator between customers and merchants taking bitcoin and paying Fiat. Before that, were attempts to pay invoices in bitcoin, in particular, in the Philippines, such service is distributed with 2014. In China, too, the intention was to make digital payments based on blockchain.
In India (new Delhi) were arrested Diyash Dari. He is head of one of the divisions of fraudulent project Bitconnect, he was charged with the organization of the cryptocurrency financial pyramids and criminal fraud. Three of the branch managers in India gave seminars and offered a high percentage of income from investments in Bitonnect. Thus, they managed to earn tens of millions of rupees. A lawsuit against Bitconnect was filed in January in the southern district of Florida.
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