Blockchain Daily Digest – October 24th, 2019

By Lucas Cacioli   Oct 24, 2019 2 Min Read

  1. Zuckerberg's Hearings with Congress and What the US Regulators Really Think
    It has been more than three months since Facebook announced plans to launch its digital currency, Libra in June 2020; however, the social media giant has met with regulatory and political skepticism globally.
     

  2. Telegram Investors Agree Not to Demand Money Back Until TON is Launched
    The majority of the investors of the Telegram Open Network (TON) in the $1.7 billion Gram token sale have voted against the return of their funds and agreed to postpone the launch of the blockchain network. 


  3. Google’s Quantum Technology Could Satiate Proof-of-Stake Detractors
    Google’s newly achieved ‘Quantum Supremacy’ computing technology has been marked for some surprising applications in the cryptocurrency space. According to one researcher on the project, the technology could enhance the proof-of-stake (PoS) algorithm.


  4. Bank of Lithuania Selects IBM and Tieto as Finalists for its Blockchain-Powered LBChain Project
    Bank of Lithuania, the nation's central bank, has chosen IBM, a technology titan, and Tieto, a leading Nordic software and services company, as the finalists in its blockchain-powered LBChain project. 


  5. ANNA Develops New Technology Strategy On Digital Assets
    In a report published on Oct. 23, ANNA, the Association of National Numbering Agencies apprised the public that it has developed a new technology task force on digital assets.


The Top 5 Cryptos At a Glance

#

Crypto

Symbol

Market Cap.

Price (US$)

Change % (24h)

Trading Vol. (24h)

1

Bitcoin

BTC

$135.22B

$7,508.52

-6.63%

$22.708B

2

Ethereum

ETH

$17.54B

$162.06

-3.67%

$9.85B

3

XRP

XRP

$11.79B

$0.27

-6.40%

$2.24B

4

Tether

USDT

$4.13B

$1.01

0.17%

$30.28B

5

Bitcoin Cash

BCH

$3.83B

$212.01

-3.69%

$1.90B

 


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Lucas Cacioli
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