With a sense of urgency, the US Congress has set Sept. 24 as a day to thrash out issues relating to cryptocurrency together with the leadership of the SEC, which comes just a day after Bakkt launch.
Ripple has recently moved to court making strong counter-allegations on one of the plaintiffs claiming XRP is a security. The company has filed a motion to dismiss the plaintiff’s claims.
In recent news, Patrick Byrne, the former CEO of Overstock, has sold all his Overstock equity holdings worth about $90 million to shift his investments to different assets like precious metals and cryptocurrencies.
Recently China’s Research Institute on Digital Currencies changed its director to Changchuan Mu, who elaborates on the idea of the upcoming PBoC’s digital currency and regulation of Facebook’s Libra.
SEC Chairman Jay Clayton said that it will take a while before there is proper regulation for Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies, and that has to happen before major exchanges can begin to list them.
Mike Novogratz said that despite Telegram approached him for the TON’s private token sale participation, he refused them multiple time due to his early skepticism about the project.
Electronic Arts (EA) is not one of the traditional firms that are going the crypto way. However, a recent tweet from the company sought to mislead the crypto community that it was and succeeded quite well at it.
Bitcoin hash rate has set a new record. It has exceeded 102 quintillion for the first time in history which has become a new milestone for the entire industry.
As it was expected, today, on September 19, Huawei has officially introduced its Mate 30 series. The launched Mate 30 Pro and Mate 30 do not have any preinstalled Google’s services.
Viva Gaming, through the DAObet team, introduces a gamified event on its own blockchain, that calls for all participants to compete with each other as validators on the network for a chance to win a share of a total prize pool of more than 500,000 BET tokens.