Blockchain Daily Digest - August 21st, 2019

By Ellie Suen   Aug 21, 2019 1 Min Read

Blockchain Daily Digest - August 21st, 2019

1. Whatsapp is Close to Launching Digital Payments in Indonesia 
- Whatsapp, the Facebook-owned messaging platform has been engaging in preliminary talks with multiple Fintech establishments to launch digital payments in Indonesia.

2. Austrian Telecom Giant A1 to accept crypto in selected locations
- The telecommunication giant will accept crypto payments in Dash, Ethereum, Litecoin, Stellar and XRP.

3. U.S. SEC fines ICORating USD 268,998 for undisclosed payments of project reviews
- According to the SEC’s Enforcement Division, ICORating has violated Section 17(b) of the Securities Act of 1933.

4. Former head of U.S. SEC’s Cyber Unit Joins Coinbase’s law firm
- Robert A. Cohen will join the corporate law firm Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP as partner.  

5. Expert: South Korean Projects Seek Product Listing on Foreign Exchanges
- The key reasons are stricter domestic crypto exchange regulations and low transaction volume.

 

Top 5 Crypto At a Glance

#

Cryptos

Symbol

Market Cap.

Price (US$)

Change % (24h)

Trading Vol. (24h)

1

Bitcoin

BTC

$183.69 bn

$10,268.95

-5.06%

$16.61 bn

2

Ethereum

ETH

$20.34 bn

$189.41

-5.27%

$7.2 bn

3

XRP

XRP

$11.4 bn

$0.27

-4.94 %

$1.16 bn

4

Bitcoin Cash

BCH

$5.52 bn

$307.36

-4.52%

$1.24 bn

5

Litecoin

LTC

$4.65 bn

$73.76

-3.45%

$2.7 bn


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Ellie Suen
A blockchain enthusiast




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