Overview cryptocurrency market 17.08.2018

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Nasdaq Stockholm stock exchange has started trading notes on BTC, tied to the dollar. New product can replace the bitcoin ETF, whose discoveries await investors in the United States. According to Bloomberg, the product is introduced the company XBT Provider. It is traded on the Swedish stock exchange under the Ticker CXBTF in the framework of an asset Bitcoin Tracker One running on the site in 2015. The company explains that buys and holds bitcoins for clients through broker-dealers. Cryptocurrency is bought with the money received from the sale of certificates guaranteed by Global Advisors (Jersey) Limited. In June 2017 XBT Provider has signed a partnership agreement with Haro, which under the contract is engaged in “cold storage” exchange of notes for bitcoin. In the same year on Nasdaq Stockholm appeared ETN that tracks the price of air.

Charles Hoskinson launched updates for Cardano. He said this on Twitter. Icarus is a reference implementation for lightweight wallets that will allow developers to create their own wallets for Cardano. The tool is a browser extension for Google Chrome, a simplified alternative to the Daedalus, and does not require jumps of the entire blockchain, and uses only the copy from the server. Prometheus is a tool in the programming language Rust to write the backends for different versions of wallets: browser and desktop. Moreover, IOHK has published a research paper in which he described the object-oriented language of Marlowe on the basis of the language Haskell for financial smart contracts.

Against the ICO project Unikrn received a class action lawsuit. Last year, the startup has spent the ICO to create a platform for betting on eSports. It is noteworthy that the project was actively supported by the billionaire and well-known venture investor mark Cuban, reports Geekwire. A resident of Las Vegas and the main plaintiff John Hastings filed a lawsuit in Washington, accusing Unikrn in the sale of unregistered securities in the form of tokens UnikoinGold (UKG). Hastings said that the project has introduced investors into the misconception, making it clear that the price of a token in the future will grow. He added that the allegations Unikrn about the issue of utility-tokens are merely a “smokescreen”.

Capital One intends to patent the blockchain is a tool for user authentication. The us banking giant is working to use the blockchain to create a more convenient and secure user authentication methods for use, for example, in security systems of banks. According to a patent application published on Thursday and submitted in June 2017 at the Bureau of patents and trademarks USA (USPTO), Capital One creates a blockchain system to receive, store and retrieve the encrypted authentication data of users.

In Norway, the anonymous author promised to blow up the mining company because of the noise. Kryptovault received threats, according to local newspaper Vakdalposten. “Expanding activities for mining and filling the country with noise, you thus arrange peace sabotage. I threaten you send explosives,” — said in a letter to the attacker. According to managing Director Kryptovault of Gjermund Haeseler, threats came after a local newspaper there was a mention of the company. He noted that he had reported the incident to law enforcement.

The total market capitalization of cryptocurrency, is now 216,3 billion.

  • Bitcoin (Bitcoin) over the past day rose by 1.51% to $6516.
  • The ether (ETH/USD) rose by 3.26% to $301,8.
  • XRP (XRP/USD) rose by 8.43% to $0.32.
  • Cash Bitcoin (Bitcoin.Cash) rose by 4.49% to $533,2
  • EOS (EOS/USD) rose by 9.70% to us $5.8.

The best growth among the top 10 crypto-currencies have shown that EOS (+9,7%)

The best growth among the top 100 cryptocurrencies showed: Cortex (+68,17%)

Market dynamics

The trading volume of the cryptocurrency 24 hours was 15.57 billion (+ 1.97 billion per day).

The profitability of mining

  • Bitcoin: $0.25 per 1 TH/s
  • Ether: $0,02 per 1 MH/s
  • Bitcoin Cash: $0,27 per 1 TH/s
  • Litecoin: $3,13 per 1 GH/s
  • Dash: $0,09 per 1 GH/s

Reddit of the day

One of the most discussed topics of the day on Reddit was ironic GIF picture about how to hold the bitcoin for a week.

The expected ICO

  • 20 Aug DATAEUM
  • 27 Aug Vertex
  • 31 August Token Exchange Local
  • 1 Sep AirGlobalChain
  • 5 Sep Cryptocean

The full list of ongoing and anticipated ICO you can see the link.

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