Cryptocurrency news today 4 Oct
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.
Thursday cryptocurrency market corrected upwards after the bearish trend that lasted several days. All of the top ten Coinmarketcap trading in positive territory, but growth of the majority of cryptocurrencies are insignificant. Most of all (2%) added broadcast and EOS, +1,5% in litecoin and Cardano. Other top cryptocurrencies have risen within 1%.
Well-known investor and kryptoperidinium Mike Novogratz, characterized by an optimistic view of kryptonyte, has dramatically changed its forecast for the exchange rate of bitcoin to the end of the year. If earlier, the Novogratz predicted growth the first cryptocurrency to 40,000 dollars, now an investor believes that 9000 by January 2019 is the limit for bitcoin. Mike also noticed that bitcoin does not give rise speculators and market participants seeking to earn on short positions.
The Bitcoin Core team introduced a new version of most popular client for bitcoin Bitcoin Core 0.17.0. In the process of development updates the team took into account more than 700 custom queries and suggestions. In particular, FOR added reduction function blockchain (the amount of which reached almost 200 GB). In version 0.17.0 added the ability to calculate commissions for portions of a transaction also added part of the transaction and the option to lock the wallet multipoles.
Analysts Forbes admit the imminent launch of futures on live and litecoin. The prerequisite for this was the information about the major American investment broker TD Ameritrade in an adjustable ErisX crypto currency exchange. Previously, Ameritrade has granted access to 11 million of its customers to a bitcoin futures that are traded on the CBOE. One of the leaders of TD Ameritrade James Mackenzie noted that investment in ErisX have to open the broker and all his customers access to new tools.
The developers of Ethereum can’t come to a consensus regarding mining on Azekah. The other day against ASIC miners was made by the head of security Ethereum Foundation Martin Canvas Svend. Earlier, some team members expressed the opinion that asik detrimental to the decentralization of the network and reduce the number of users who actually make money on mining. If the developers agree about the harm of ASIC-miners, coming hardwork Constantinople can make some changes in the blockchain, complicating or even eliminating the possibility of mine live with Asimov.
And thanks to the campaign of a startup Skale Labs managed to attract 10 million dollars to develop solutions for scaling the network broadcast. Most of the funds were attracted by the tool SAFT (simple agreements for future tokens). Skale discovery Labs is developing a blockchain to create decentralized apps on top of the blockchain ether, not overloading it.
Several Japanese banks are now using for translations app MoneyTap from Ripple.
For the week on the network cryptocurrency bitcoin number of addresses increased by 6.9%. This is a record figure for the last two months.
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