Bitfinex has declared the deployment of a Bitfinex Ballot tool enabling users to cast their votes for EOS Block Producers (BPs). It is operating under a Delegated Proof-of-Stake algorithm. The Bitfinex Ballot would be allowing the users to possess their tokens and stake them for votes. It is reported that nearly 21 percent have cast their vote.
Business Insider revealed eToro’s is launching a cryptocurrency trading desk in London. The news has been confirmed by the CEO of eToro, Yoni Assia that, “We’ve announced that we’re launching the exchange as well so, between the exchange and the OTC desk, we’re also starting to serve more potential institutions and financial institutions.”
Cryptopia Exchange has declared the launch of TokenPay. The exchange enables users to deposit and withdraw TPAY. The exchange is to offer trading pairs such as TPAY/ BTC, TPAY/LTC, and TPAY/DOGE. The TPAY is ranked at the 193rd position on a chart revealed by CoinMarketCap. The exchange has also added other coins such as ZEST, PROOF, GINcoin, Quasarcoin, and BlitzPredict.
CryptoSpaceX and Worldwide Asset eXchange (WAX) has declared the availability of Crypto Collectibles on OPSkins platform. They can be traded with WAX tokens, Bitcoin, ETH, USD, Euros, and other cryptocurrencies. The crypto collectibles are also identified as Non-Fungible tokens or the NFTs. It is similar to CryptoWars powered by Ethereum blockchain. OPSkins is a platform for online video game assets.
The chairman of the U.S. SEC, Jay Clayton stated in a public forum, “much of what I have seen in the ICO or token or ICO space is a security offering.” McAfee tweeted, “I will fight with every last breath to ensure that this absurd overreach by the SEC will not stand.” He let loose after classification of cryptos as securities.
A film on cryptocurrencies, titled Crypto would be featuring Kurt Russell, Alexis Bledel, Jeremie Harris and Luke Hemsworth. One of the producers of the movie, Jordan Yale Levine stated, “Cryptocurrency has captured the attention and imagination of consumers and entrepreneurs all over the world but has never been explored in the film.” The release date is yet to be revealed.
Bitcoin futures have dropped 55 percent during this year, as acknowledged by CNBC. The CIO of Equity Armor Investments, Brian Stutland commented on the allegations that Tether impacts the bitcoin price fluctuations. He stressed, “If people were producing Tether to go ahead and then buy Bitcoin, then to me it seems that Tether should go to zero, not Bitcoin.”
The former White House strategist, Steve Bannon declared his interest for bitcoin and stated that he is interested to associate with companies and entrepreneurs to develop cryptocurrencies. He has also disclosed the idea of launching “deplorables coin,” earlier this year. He quoted that the decentralized money is a key component of his political mission.
Bittrex crypto exchange has begun its second phase of fiat trading system. The company has already unveiled its USD trading system in the midst of corporate customers which was its initial phase. The cryptos such as Bitcoin, Tether, and TrueUSD were supported. The second phase is to include traders from Washington, California, New York and Montana.
The crypto trading platform, ItBit has been sanctioned to add Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Stellar Lumens (XLM), and Bitcoin Cash (BCH). The approval granted by the New York State Department of Financial Services enables the platform to extend custodian, escrow, and over-the-counter services to the users. These services are expected to reach a wider audience.