TRON drops after lunch with Warren Buffett postponed due to Justin Sun illness
Circle is heading to Bermuda to serve its non-U.S. Poloniex clients. The firm has secured a Class F DABA license, which will allow it to offer a host of services relating to digital assets including custody and other financial services. Circle says the framework offered by Bermuda also requires Circle to comply with strict international standards, including AML procedures compliant with FATF.
Interbank messaging giant SWIFT has settled a cross-border payment, from Australia into Singapore, in just 13 seconds in a global trial. The trial integrated SWIFT's payments standard, Global Payments Innovation Instant, into Singapore's domestic instant payment service Fast And Secure Transfers.
RIDDLE&CODE, Europe's leading provider of blockchain interface solutions, provided details and context of its DLT hardware wallet powering a Daimler Financial Services-led consortium to provide an open car wallet solution. RIDDLE&CODE provides vehicle identity, trusted data provenance and a settlement layer to vehicles.
Bitfinex and Tether general counsel Stuart Hoegner says a previous filing by the New York Attorney General's office claiming that Empire State residents used the companies' platforms for far longer than previously stated "contain a number of inaccurate and misleading assertions." According to Hoegner, some documents presented as evidence "make clear that we would only do business with a foreign entity having no presence in New York," while other documents describing Bitfinex customers based out of New York were actually about "foreign eligible contract participants."
Binance Launchpad announces WINK IEO, a trustless, permissionless and high-performance gaming platform. There will be a maximum of 200,000 winning lottery tickets. After the token sale, WIN tokens will be issued on Binance Chain, thus becoming a BEP2 asset.
Robinhood received $323 million in its newest funding round, bringing the startup’s valuation to $7.6 billion. Investment company DST Global led the newest funding round. Other investors included Ribbit Capital, Sequoia, Thrive Capital and NEA.
AlipayHK has been licenced to provide services country-wide. Earlier this year, the AlipayHK wallet extended its services from Hong Kong to cities in the Greater Bay Area, including Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Payment provider will gradually be made available across China via any merchant accepting Alipay payments, hoping to offer new payment rails to Hong Kong citizens.
Jul 26 - CME Bitcoin Futures Jul 2019 contract (BTCN19) last trade date; settlement July 29
Jul 29 - Tether Case "Order to Show Cause" deadline for NY AG's office
Aug 6 - Litecoin Block Reward Halving (Coin reward decreases from 25 to 12.5 coins)
Aug 14 - SEC decision on Bitwise ETF
Aug 20 - Blockchain Summit Singapore 2019 (forthcoming)
Aug 30 - CME Bitcoin Futures Aug 2019 contract (BTCQ19) last trade date; settlement Sept 3
Nov 2020 - ZCash Halvening / Founders’ Reward set to expire
Market Cap Return
Perspective.... 21 million coins total. 17 million currently minted. 4.5 million lost. Of the remainder estimated 60% or more are being hodled and are off the market. Of 7 billion people, about 2% have transacted in Bitcoin.
TRON Foundation announces postponement of Warren Buffett lunch, press conferences after founder Justin Sun falls ill with kidney stones. Parties agreed to reschedule at a later date.
1/ #Bitfinex & #Tether systematically take apart the NYAG's latest claims: -ECPs are foreign entities -No personal or subject matter jurisdiction -No NY customer has suffered -Tether has never had a problem with redemptions. Period -USDT has not been proven to be a commodity
2/ The ECPs are all foreign entities: "Bitfinex and Tether do not transact with any New York ECPs. All references to New York-based trading or virtual currency firms … refer to foreign entities"
$BTC If I had to pick two places to close shorts///long it would be the two green areas below. S1: $9800 S2: $8200 Anything else is in no shape or form significant enough to me to buy in a (short-term) bear trend.
The difference between $ETH now vs. March 2016: 1. ~$500m locked in DeFi 2. Legit ETH 2.0 progress 3. Resolved identity crisis (PSoV) 4. Institutional adoption coming (e.g. futures) 5. Quiet UX improvements for dapps 6. L2 progress 7. Community maturation The future is bright.
Bitcoiners trying to spin a fake narrative. Bulgarian authorities seemingly hold 200K bitcoin seized from criminals. Bulgaria does not hold bitcoin "reserves". Law enforcement bodies =/ Central bank trustnodes.com/2019/07/21/bul…
The difference is huge. - law enforcememt stuck with seized property Vs - acquisition of bitcoin by central bank for monetary policy reasons If true, liikely a business opportunity for someone to help Bulgaria offload those bitcoins.
Reading through the latest Ethereum Core Dev call notes and it appears that EIP-2025 is being seriously considered as an EIP for Istanbul. EIP-2025 adds 0.044 ETH per block for 3,100,000 blocks to go to a dev fund. That’s 136,400 ETH. Absolutely absurd! This cannot happen.
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