📌 The XRP dump continues: over the past two days, Ripple have withdrawn 1.5 billion XRP coins from their account.
📌 Today CoinMarketCap has started the transition to a new cryptocurrency rating system, which should become more fair and collect only the most worthy projects in the top 200.
📌 Binance Crypto Exchange launched two Futures A and Futures B platforms for testing futures trading.
📌 Brazilian payment provider Cielo, whose network is 1.4 million terminals across the country, is going to add support for bitcoin.
📌Lending platform for lending to margin traders has been launched on Binance, and futures products have been announced that promise to launch in September.
📌 Swiss financial regulator FINMA for the first time issued banking licenses to blockchain companies, lucky startups SEBA Crypto and Sygnum.
📌 Ethereum Foundation has issued $ 2 million in grants to develop the initial phase of Ethereum 2.0
📌 Research: According to Coin Metrics, the profitability of bitcoin mining for all time exceeded $ 14 billion.
📌 Study: Chainalysis estimates that only 12.7% of bitcoins passing through BTC mixers are really related to illegal transactions.
📌 Trust Trustnodes portal reports that the first stage of Ethereum Istanbul hard fork may be delayed due to the unpreparedness of the Parity client developers.
📌 French police detected and neutralized a virus miner that infected 850 thousand computers in 100 countries.
📌 The Portuguese Tax Administration has stated that cryptocurrency payments are not subject to VAT.
📌 Research: The number of virus attacks by miners in the first quarter of 2019 increased by 29%, most often they mine Monero.