Crypto News Flash: Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Tron, EOS, Litecoin, IOTA, Stellar
From a Bitcoin revival to a digital battle royale between the creators of EOS and Ethereum, here’s a look at some of the stories breaking in the world of crypto.
Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Litecoin (LTC), Bitcoin Cash (BCH)
Bitcoin’s price returned to around $8,200 on WorldCoinIndex after a brief tailspin triggered by news that the US Securities and Exchange Commission rejected the second Bitcoin ETF proposal from the Winklevoss twins.
Meanwhile, Bitcoin, Ethereum, Litecoin and Bitcoin Cash have all been added to the popular London-based crypto-to-fiat exchange Skrill.
The platform’s 25 million users can now buy and sell all four cryptos in more than 40 fiat currencies.
Stellar has officially launched on Huobi, the fifth largest exchange by volume. The crypto is up about 14% in the last week.
Launch of Stellar (XLM) on Huobi Global! Deposit has started.
XLM/BTC & XLM/ETH trading pairs will be available tomorrow from 4:00pm July 26, 2018 (GMT+8).
— Huobi Global (@HuobiGlobal) July 25, 2018
Hong Kong-headquartered cryptocurrency exchange CoinEx has completed migrating its customers’ ERC20 TRX tokens onto the new Tron blockchain.
A total of 36 crypto exchanges have now completed the Tron migration process.
Dear CoinEx users:
CoinEx has completed the TRX mainnet swap on July 27th, 2018 and opened deposits and withdrawals of TRX.
For more Mainnet swap arrangement, please stay tuned.
— CoinEx (@coinexcom) July 27, 2018
Ripple and XRP
In a new interview, Ripple’s chief market strategist Cory Johnson explains why Ripple strongly supports cryptocurrency regulation. Johnson also compares the speed of XRP to Bitcoin and Ether, saying money should move as fast as ideas.
Singapore-based Qtum has launched its decentralized application development platform on Amazon Web Services. The platform allows developers to launch a Qtum node or boot up a pre-installed version of Qtum without having to start from scratch.
The developers of IOTA’s first DApp and decentralized game say they’re making major progress. The game is called Tangle Farm, and lets players grow and harvest food on their own farm.
Finally! 🥂🍾The very first qApp and decentralized IOTA game "Tangle Farm" (more info on https://t.co/W3JHRVT0vs) has been successfully tested in a 3 player session, showcasing the capabilities of the Qubic Lite protocol. 😍 pic.twitter.com/1peWq5D9sS
— Qubic Lite (@QubicLite) July 27, 2018
The EOS community on Reddit is trying to verify the legitimacy of a new website claiming that the first crypto combat game powered by EOS is in development.
The art for the game Pump Dump Wars features EOS CTO Daniel Larimer in an epic battle with Vitalik Buterin, the creator of Ethereum.