Blockchain Daily Digest – October 18th, 2019

By Lucas Cacioli   Oct 18, 2019 2 Min Read

  1. Telegram Maintains Gram is not a Security, Urges Court to Deny SEC Action
    The United States Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) seems set on making an example of Telegram, but the fight is far from over. 

  2. Bruno Le Maire Insists He Cannot Support Facebook’s Libra
    Since the social media giant, Facebook announced its plan to launch its digital currency Libra, it has received lots of negative criticism from the likes of Donald Trump and Olaf Scholz, indicating that those in positions of power are uncomfortable with a competing currency from a private enterprise that may potentially have the ability to usurp traditional regulation.

  3. Bank of America Plays Ripple Project Close to Chest
    Bank of America has been keeping its blockchain contingency plans under wraps for the better half of a decade. According to a tweet from CoinDesk’s Nick Carmillo, B of A has been quietly testing Ripple’s distributed ledger technology.

  4. Blockchain-Powered Farm to Plate Portal to Mitigate Recalls
    Farm to Plate, a blockchain-enabled provenance tracking portal by Paramount Software Solutions are set to address the challenge of recalls witnessed in the food & beverage sector. 

  5. Xpring Invests in Towo Labs To Develop Software for XRP Hardware Wallet
    Xpring, Ripple’s investment arm, and tech incubator announced in a recent report that it has invested in Towo Labs, a Swedish cryptocurrency self-custody startup, to develop a software that will support XRP on a hardware wallet.


The Top 5 Cryptos At a Glance

#

Crypto

Symbol

Market Cap.

Price (US$)

Change % (24h)

Trading Vol. (24h)

1

Bitcoin

BTC

$142.86B

$7,937.43

-1.98%

$15.211B

2

Ethereum

ETH

$18.67B

$172.63

-2.75%

$7.25B

3

XRP

XRP

$12.48B

$0.28

-2.46%

$1.86B

4

Tether

USDT

$4.11B

$1.00

-0.14%

$18.84B

5

Bitcoin Cash

BCH

$3.83B

$212.42

-3.15%

$1.23B

 


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Lucas Cacioli
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