From Bitcoin’s expansion in North America to a new crypto conference on Capitol Hill, here’s a look at some of the stories happening in the world of crypto.
Bitcoin (BTC) and Ethereum (ETH)
Square’s Cash App now supports Bitcoin in all 50 states across the US, which means all 33.5 million users can now use the platform to buy and sell BTC.
Meanwhile, a new partnership is bringing more than a million people to a zero-fee trading platform for Bitcoin and Ethereum. The new pact brings BRD’s 1.2 million customers to Canada’s crypto trading platform Coinberry.
We're happy to announce the @BRDHQ & @coinberryio partnership at @Futurist_conf. Now it's easier than ever to buy and safely store your #crypto.
Stay tuned, we heard there's another announcement coming soon! #FUTURIST18 pic.twitter.com/HFN0gEWRDR
— Coinberry (@CoinberryHQ) August 15, 2018
Ripple and XRP
Republican Congressman Warren Davidson has invited Ripple and 32 leaders in the crypto space to talk about ICO regulations. The list of invites includes NASDAQ, Kraken, CME Group, Circle and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE), which is forming Bakkt, a new crypto trading platform.
The meeting is scheduled to happen on Capitol Hill on September 25th.
Cardano has released its latest weekly report. It highlights progress on the platform’s IELE testnet and Daedalus wallet. The company has also listed new job openings.
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The latest Cardano Weekly Technical report by IOHK is out! You can have a look here: https://t.co/1t8Cadr8Yq
— Cardano Foundation (@CardanoStiftung) August 17, 2018
IOTA’s lead developer has dropped a new update on IOTA’s Trinity wallet, announcing that the desktop release is on the horizon.
VeChain CEO Sunny Lu is gearing up for a Q&A. The YouTube link is already live, with the session scheduled for 6:00 a.m. PST Monday.