Blockchain Daily Digest - August 19th, 2019

By Ellie Suen   Aug 19, 2019 2 Min Read

Blockchain Daily Digest - August 19th, 2019

1. China's Shenzhen Special Economic Zone Now Supports Digital Currency Research
- The Central Committee of the Communist Party of China recently announced that the Shenzhen special economic zone would be supporting research and the promotion of digital currencies.

2. Fidelity Charitable has received over $100 million donations in crypto since 2015
- However, the number of donations dropped to $30 mn in 2018, compared to over $69 mn in 2017.

3. US delegators to visit Switzerland for Libra discussion
- Six delegators from the House Financial Service Committee will meet with the Swiss Federal Data Protection and Information Commissioner (FDPIC) Adrian Lobsiger to exchange views on digital currencies.

4. Coinbase discloses a potential vulnerability in password storage
- The customers’ passwords were stored on Coinbase’s internal server log and were not accessed by outside parties yet.

5. Jeju is striving to become the “Bit-Island” of South Korea
- The city announced the establishment of “Global Blockchain Hub City Development Research Service”.

6. QuadrigaCX’s victims lost patience with Ernst & Young
- The users are seeking a better explanation on how the accounting firm accidentally lost 103 Bitcoin.

7. Indian State to apply blockchain in various applications
- The second-largest Indian state Maharashtra has completed the first blockchain pilot for health, supply chain, agriculture marketing, vehicle registration and document management.

 

Top 5 Crypto At a Glance

 

#

Coin

Symbol

Market Cap.

Price (US$)

Price % (24h)

Trading Vol. (24h)

1

Bitcoin

BTC

$108.85 bn

$10391.51

2.43%

$13.37 bn

2

Ethereum

ETH

$21.05 bn

$196.03

6.41%

$6.05 bn

3

XRP

XRP

$12.29 bn

$0.29

8.3%

$1.32 bn

4

Bitcoin Cash

BCH

$5.69 bn

$317.12

3.99%

$1.16 bn

5

Litecoin

LTC

$4.83 bn

$76.59

6.13%

$2.68 bn

 


About the author

Ellie Suen    📧
A blockchain enthusiast




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